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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

I am a dedicated educator with more than ten years of experience and advanced verbal and written communication skills for delivery of quality instruction and creation of a positive learning environment. I am skilled in best practices for individual student learning as well as experienced in use of technology to supplement traditional classroom delivery, including Smart Board interactive hardware and software. Daily, I strive to improve student engagement by facilitating interactive and collaborative use of classroom devices, digital curriculum and assessments for learning. I am an enthusiastic advocate for my students and eager to contribute to team success through hard work and attention to detail. I have a clear understanding of common core standards and I understand the importance of scaffolding early learners in effort to ensure success. I am motivated to learn, grow and excel in growing the minds of young children.

  • Elementary education
  • Social skills
  • Student records management
  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Common Core
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching
  • Tutoring
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Early Reading
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Classroom management
  • Relationship development
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Smart Classroom
Work History
01/2009 to Current
Kindergarten Teacher East Baton Rouge Parish School Board Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Assessed comprehensive student growth including academic, social and personal skills.
  • Introduced read-aloud literature to stimulate imagination and build comprehension and vocabulary.
  • Arranged parent-teacher conferences to address student progress and collaboratively set goals for areas of improvement.
  • Encouraged and prepared students to become independent readers through systematic, multi-sensory instruction in phonemic awareness and decoding skills.
  • Delivered structured lessons on readiness skills by emphasizing phonics, language skills, literature and handwriting.
  • Cultivated language skills through use of traditional poems, nursery rhymes and riddles to help students develop comprehension, vocabulary and love of language.
  • Observed and assessed student performance and charted progress.
  • Collaborated in planning, organizing and implementing instructional programs to facilitate academic, intellectual and social development.
  • Instructed children between ages five and seven on mathematical basics.
  • Delegated tasks to teacher assistants and school volunteers.
  • Reported to parents and administration about student progress.
  • Exercised good classroom management focused on positive behavior support by clearly articulating fair and consistent expectations along with appropriate natural consequences.
  • Provided guidance on policies and initiatives for kindergarten teaching team.
  • Identified characteristics, needs, abilities and problems of each child through personal interaction and progress reports, hearing and vision reports, staffing notes and weekly status reports.
  • Created, managed and participated in variety of learning environments and activities to support opportunities for students to develop full potential and achieve learning objectives.
  • Created child-centered learning environment characterized by consistent application of sound mental health and educational psychology practices.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to create and use enhanced technology and smart boards.
  • Played games with students to increase understanding of subjects.
  • Integrated outdoor education into lesson plans.
  • Delivered lesson plans, implemented school curriculum and used data to create, monitor and establish personalized learning plan for each student.
  • Applied evidence-based practices for classroom management.
  • Collaborated with other faculty and staff to promote rigorous learning opportunities, general well-being of school and collective interest of staff and student body.
08/2016 to 06/2018
Reading Recovery Teacher Intercept Youth Services Hopewell, VA,
  • Interpreted student assessment data to ascertain best intervention methods.
  • Promoted love of reading and literacy to all students.
  • Contacted parents to discuss student progress and notify about class issues.
  • Assessed and reported on each student's reading progress in accordance with policies developed by school district.
  • Supervised small reading groups of students.
  • Affirmatively communicated and promoted positive attitude with each and every student.
  • Provided tutoring and after school assistance to students requiring additional help with reading.
  • Created positive and engaging environment in classroom that encouraged literacy skills.
  • Cultivated relationships with parents for complete support network.
11/2007 to 12/2009
Instructional Assistant Currituck County Schools City, STATE,
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based strategies to foster independence and social academic engagement,
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Oversaw groups of up to 30-50 students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
Expected in
High School Diploma:
Currituck County High School - Barco, NC
Expected in 12/2005
Bachelor of Science: Psychology
Elizabeth City State University - Elizabeth City, NC
Expected in 12/2008
Obtained NC Teaching License: Education
Elizabeth City State University - Elizabeth City, NC
Expected in 07/2012
Master of Arts: Educational Management
Strayer University - Chesapeake, VA,

2009-2010 Moyock Ruritan Club First Year Teacher of the Year

2016-2017 Moyock Elementary Teacher of the Year

2018- Selected by the district to facilitate and lead Kindergarten cohort in mathematics

2018-Current- Early Learning Inventory District Representative

2019-2020 Nominated for North Carolina School Heroes Award


Current Principal/Supervisor:

Brandi Kelly

Moyock Elementary (252)-435-6521 ext. 8000

Former Principal/Supervisor:

Whitney Bisbing



Christine Hodges

(252)-232-2223 ext.1070

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School Attended
  • Currituck County High School
  • Elizabeth City State University
  • Elizabeth City State University
  • Strayer University
Job Titles Held:
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Reading Recovery Teacher
  • Instructional Assistant
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Obtained NC Teaching License
  • Master of Arts

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