Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Goal-oriented lead teacher with expertise teaching young children. Upbeat when engaging with students and driven to maintain positive parent-teacher relationships. Focused on advancing student success resulting in academic excellence and social development. Hardworking and reliable with strong ability in organizing professional development and facilitating the workshops for full staff. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Materials sourcing
  • Multimedia instruction
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Leadership
  • Flexible
  • Training & Development
  • Excellent classroom management
08/2018 to Current
Kindergarten Teacher Friendship Schools Washington, DC,
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Organized supplies, including art and musical resources, to foster creative and welcoming classroom environment.
  • Helped students learn to persevere with challenging tasks and build resilience for later educational efforts.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
  • Involved parents in student education by cultivating strong relationships.
  • Employed diverse instructional resources, including online learning management systems to offer student remote assistance with assignments.
  • Formed deep relationships with parents and students by engaging groups through conferences, emails, texts and phone calls.
  • Embraced teaching children of diverse educational, cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to meet year end academic goals.
  • Assisted in completing the grade level portfolio for National Accreditation for the Education of Young Children.
06/2019 to 08/2020
Extended School Year Teacher Boston Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Developed and implemented virtual activities targeted on specific subjects and student learning needs.
  • Developed and maintained strong student, parent and team relationships to maximize program effectiveness by communicating remotely during the pandemic.
  • Worked one-on-one with students via zoom to create individualized lesson plans to increase progress.
  • Incorporated technology into classrooms to maximize student progress and understanding of course material.
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs by using technology and zoom as a means for reaching all students.
  • Collaborated with specialist across multiple departments to optimize student learning for each student via zoom group meetings.
08/2013 to 08/2018
ESL Kindergarten Support Teacher Baldwin Early Learning Pilot Academy City, STATE,
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Provided one-on-one instruction for non-English speaking students within classroom settings.
  • Taught lessons encompassing range of skill-building activities for speaking, writing, reading and listening.
  • Employed kinesthetic, visual and auditory approaches to make lessons interesting and interactive.
  • Organized supplementary materials in English for all students.
  • Facilitated and organized school wide workshops on strategies for young English Learners.
  • Facilitated the school based language literacy team.
  • Assessed all students from K0-K2 in the WAPT, Pre-IPT, ACCESS test, PPVT and EVT.
  • Adapt lessons from the K2 Focus to better support the individual language needs of the students.
08/1997 to 08/2013
Kindergarten/ First Grade Looping Teacher Baldwin Early Learning Pilot Academy City, STATE,
  • Designed lesson plans based on comprehensive teaching of academic, social and personal skills.
  • Spearheaded diverse kindergarten and first grade classroom with lessons on early literacy, independent reading and math.
  • Guided reading aloud to spark imagination and foster reading comprehension as well as vocabulary development.
  • Provided focused lessons for readiness highlighting phonics, language, writing and reading.
  • Motivated and supported students in growing reading independence using methodical, sensory lessons on phonemic awareness and decoding by sounding out words.
  • Write and implement individual goals and objectives for students and collaborate with team members to help implement IEP goals.
  • Plan and implement centers that focus on the specific needs of students at each grade level.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1994
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education
Bridgewater State University - Bridgewater, MA
Expected in 06/1996
Master of Science: Moderate Special Education Pre K-9
Bridgewater State University - Bridgewater, MA
Expected in 05/2011
Certification in ESL: English-as-a-Second-Language Education
Boston - Boston,

Lead Teacher for 10 years

LATF for 5 years

Led the ILT for 15 +years

Anti Bullying trained. Wellness Champion - 3 years

Mentor certified through BPS

Student Teacher supervisor

Attended Principal workshops

UDL trained

Experience creating portfolios for NAEYC

granted close to $10,000 in materials and resources

Assisted in the Instructional Focus Review of many Early Childhood centers.

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