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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Knowledgeable Kindergarten teacher with 12 years of early childhood development experience and advanced verbal and written communication skills for delivery of quality instruction and creation of positive learning environment. Personable teacher adept at communicating with both students and parents and maintaining classroom of fun and productivity. Adept at educational games and individualized lesson plans.

Eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel.

Skills
  • Student records management
  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Lesson Planning
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Relationship development
  • Communications
  • Customer service
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Teaching
  • Classroom management
  • Problem resolution
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Organization
  • Supervision
Work History
Kindergarten Teacher, 08/2014 - Current
Bridgeport Public Schools Bridgeport, CT,
  • Encouraged and prepared students to become independent readers through systematic, multi-sensory instruction in phonemic awareness and decoding skills.
  • Pioneered multi-age kindergarten and first-grade class to build early literacy and math skills and promote independent reading.
  • Instructed children between ages 5 and 6 on mathematical basics.
  • Observed and assessed student performance and charted progress.
  • Arranged parent-teacher conferences to address student progress and collaboratively set goals for areas of improvement.
  • Delivered structured lessons on readiness skills by emphasizing phonics, language skills, literature and handwriting.
  • Collaborated in planning, organizing and implementing instructional programs to facilitate academic, intellectual and social development.
  • Assessed comprehensive student growth including academic, social and personal skills.
  • Cultivated language skills through use of traditional poems, nursery rhymes and riddles to help students develop comprehension, vocabulary and love of language.
  • Introduced read-aloud literature to stimulate imagination and build comprehension and vocabulary.
  • Played games with students to increase understanding of subjects.
  • Integrated outdoor education into lesson plans.
  • Reported to parents and administration about student progress.
  • Created, managed and participated in variety of learning environments and activities to support opportunities for students to develop full potential and achieve learning objectives.
  • Delivered lesson plans, implemented school curriculum and used data to create, monitor and establish personalized learning plan for each student.
  • Created child-centered learning environment characterized by consistent application of sound mental health and educational psychology practices.
  • Exercised good classroom management focused on positive behavior support by clearly articulating fair and consistent expectations along with appropriate natural consequences.
  • Applied evidence-based practices for classroom management.
Preschool Teacher, 02/2012 - 08/2014
Az Quality Services Harrison, MI,
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
  • Applied play-based strategies, including crafts and games, to provide diverse approaches to learning.
  • Promoted physical, academic and social development by implementing diverse classroom and outside activities.
  • Promoted sensory development by providing access to different textures.
  • Educated students in foundational concepts such as shapes, numbers and letters.
  • Observed children to identify individuals in need of additional support and developed strategies to improve assistance.
  • Fostered reasoning and problem solving through active exploration games and activities.
  • Consulted with parents to build and maintain positive support networks and support continuing education strategies.
  • Sanitized toys and play equipment each day to maintain safety and cleanliness.
  • Identified signs of emotional and developmental problems in children and reported to parents.
  • Taught average of 11 children per school year.
  • Addressed behavioral and learning issues with parents and daycare management.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to children while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
Daycare Worker, 02/2009 - 01/2012
TLC Kids Care City, STATE,
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline.
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development.
  • Worked with children individually and in groups to teach social, communicative and problem-solving skills.
  • Maintained group discipline through positive reinforcement, behavior modeling and collaboration with parents.
  • Developed lessons and activities to promote children's physical and emotional development.
  • Kept notes of behavior issues, food served and medications administered to children.
  • Managed safety and security of all children under care.
  • Prepared group activities to enhance socialization, communication, and problem-solving skills for children.
  • Helped children develop motor skills in preparation for preschool and kindergarten.
  • Created safe and engaging learning environment for groups of diverse children with various learning styles.
  • Kept all areas neat, clean and properly sanitized.
Deli Clerk and Cashier, 05/2004 - 05/2005
Publix Super Markets City, STATE,
  • Processed POS transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age and refusing alcohol and tobacco sales to underage customers.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
  • Counted cash in register drawer at beginning and end of shift.
  • Checked prices for customers and processed items sold by scanning barcodes.
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales.
  • Answered questions about store policies and concerns to support positive customer experiences.
  • Met and exceeded upsell goals by highlighting target merchandise with strategic promotional approaches.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Checked bills with counterfeit pens and examined coins to spot and refuse foreign currency.
  • Used cash registers and POS systems to request and record customer orders and compute bills.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 08/2021
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Florida International University - Miami, FL
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Associate of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 08/2011
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Daytona State College - Daytona Beach, FL
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Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Child Development Associate
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School Attended

  • Florida International University
  • Daytona State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Daycare Worker
  • Deli Clerk and Cashier

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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