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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Innovative Kindergarten Teacher creates individualized lesson plans promoting intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth of students. Adapts instructional strategies to meet various learning needs and objectives. Student-centric instructor with unwavering commitment to optimizing success.

Skills
  • Creating a Safe Learning Environment
  • Enthusiasm for Students and Teaching
  • School Policy and Rules Enforcement
  • Experience with Diverse Student Populations
  • Collaborative and Team-Oriented
  • Problem Solving
  • Early Education Specialist
  • Individual Student Instruction
  • Organizational and Planning Skills
  • Lesson Planning and Preparation
  • Reading Mastery
  • Relationship Building
  • Reinforcing Learning Concepts
  • Facilitating Online Learning
  • Excellent Classroom Management
  • Encouraging Participation and Inclusivity
  • Student Behavior and Progress Reporting
  • Field Trip Supervision
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Audio-Visual Demonstrations
  • Communicating with Parents and Teachers
  • Time Management
  • Student Needs Assessments
Experience
Kindergarten Teacher, 07/2017 - 06/2022
Torrington Torrington, CT,
  • Implemented focused lessons for reading readiness highlighting phonics, language comprehension and writing abilities.
  • Monitored, documented and reported students' progress and performance.
  • Fostered language development, comprehension and vocabulary using traditional poetry, nursery rhymes and riddles.
  • Worked closely with peers to devise and utilize advanced technology and smart boards.
  • Employed evidence-based methods of classroom teaching and direction.
  • Coordinated conferences with parents to discuss student progress and establish goals for improvement and advancement.
  • Improved students' reading independence using methodical sensory lessons on phonemic awareness and strategies for decoding by sounding out words.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • Guided reading aloud to spark imagination and foster reading comprehension and vocabulary development.
  • Formed deep relationships with parents and students by engaging groups through conferences, emails, texts and phone calls.
  • Monitored student progress to ensure cooperation and growth.
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Integrated technology into lesson plans.
  • Designed lesson plans based on comprehensive teaching of academic, social and personal skills.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
  • Developed assessments to test student growth.
First and Second Grade Teacher, 07/2014 - 05/2017
Contech Engineered Solutions Fort Payne, AL,
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using varied teaching methods.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Maintained safe, clean and organized classroom environment.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Administered tests and assessed results to evaluate student understanding of material.
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Met with parents to communicate students' progress, achievements and classroom issues.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies for grade level.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
  • Oversaw class field trips to keep students safe and educate about related topics.
Child Protective Service Specialist II, 11/2012 - 06/2014
Golden Plains Unified San Joaquin, CA,
  • Oversaw child support cases, referring delinquent cases to other departments for appropriate enforcement.
  • Conducted home visits, completed inspections and interviewed family members and witnesses.
  • Supervised visits between children and parents at various sites by setting up age-appropriate activities and maintaining safety of participants.
  • Maintained legal documents for court proceedings and submitted testimony.
  • Answered and investigated reports of abuse or neglect.
  • Addressed legal issues, assisting with hearings and providing testimony to inform custody arrangements
  • Updated documents and maintained permanent records.
  • Developed and implemented family improvement plans.
  • Identified appropriate community resources and provided referrals for services.
  • Assigned, administered and monitored social work cases for individuals and families.
  • Referred family members to outside support options to assist with coping during times of increased stress.
  • Attended hearings with victims to provide emotional support.
  • Entered client data in centralized database and maintained up-to-date case records for all clients.
  • Conferred with clients to discuss options and goals for various services.
  • Informed victims about legal processes and timelines.
  • Built trust and rapport with victims of violent crimes by remaining calm and compassionate in variety of situations.
  • Interviewed family members to assess situations, capabilities and problems.
  • Met with clients to determine necessary services and make treatment recommendations.
  • Explained available housing, domestic violence, employment, education and substance abuse treatment resources.
K-12 Substitute Teacher, 01/2008 - 11/2012
Ysleta Independent School District City, STATE,
  • Provided notes and reports on school day activities to primary teacher.
  • Differentiated classroom and small group instruction to meet needs of students with various learning styles and abilities.
  • Remained up-to-date with emergency protocols and fire drill and lockdown procedures to keep students and staff safe in emergency events.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Educated students in various subjects to provide seamless transition during absence of head teacher.
  • Utilized outlined grading procedures and assessment strategies to document and report on student growth, development and understanding.
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level.
  • Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts.
  • Requested as substitute teacher based on excellent referrals and trusted performance.
  • Monitored appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Engaged students in discussions to promote interest and drive learning.
  • Maintained student attendance and assignment records to prevent lapses during teacher absences.
  • Prepared, administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student progress.
  • Managed high school classrooms during teacher absences.
  • Explained assignments and relayed information from lead teacher.
  • Maintained classroom order and enforced school and class.
  • Followed established lesson plans to continue learning trajectory.
  • Led or moderated classroom discussions and guided exploratory thought.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Elementary Reading , Expected in 07/2021
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Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
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Bachelor of Arts: Bilingual Generalist- Spanish Grades EC-4, Expected in 05/2009
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The University of Texas At El Paso - El Paso, TX
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Associate of Arts: Teaching EC-4, Expected in 05/2007
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El Paso Community College - El Paso, TX
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Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in 05/2007
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El Paso Community College - El Paso, TX
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2003
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Ysleta High School - El Paso, TX
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • The University of Texas At El Paso
  • El Paso Community College
  • El Paso Community College
  • Ysleta High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • First and Second Grade Teacher
  • Child Protective Service Specialist II
  • K-12 Substitute Teacher

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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