Language Department Chair resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Pursue a graduate degree in Counseling.


Received the Shelton Award for Excellence in Teaching at Santa Fe Preparatory School for inspired and outstanding teaching, 2014

Work History
08/2009 to Current
Spanish Teacher Urbandale Community School District , ,
  • Taught levels I, II, III, III Accelerated, and AP Spanish with focus on the four styles of communication: reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
  • Created engaging lesson plans, fostered culture of discovery, and provided well-organized classroom structure to help students succeed.
  • Inspired academic success based on belief that all students can achieve excellence, regardless of background.
  • Assisted colleagues in duties such as lesson planning, teaching classes, managing classroom behavior, and running orientation programs and camping trips.
  • Led and/or sponsored student clubs.
  • Served multiple years as a 10th-grade class sponsor.
  • Participated in our community service program (TAP) by taking students to El Camino Real to tutor in a 3rd-grade bilingual classroom.
  • Participated in school's DEIJ work.
  • Served each year as an advisor to groups of high school students.
08/2011 to 06/2022
Language Department Chair Mississippi State University (Ms) , ,
  • Developed scope and sequence for courses, including the creation and implementation an accelerated track for gifted language students and a course for our heritage speakers.
  • Mentored and evaluated department members.
  • Worked with department members, parents, families and caregivers to build and maintain strong relationships throughout course of school year.
  • Used data to drive instruction and school-wide decisions related to content and workload.
  • Planned and led department meetings.
  • Determined course schedules and coordinated teaching assignments and room assignments to optimize use of buildings and equipment.
  • Planned and led language and cultural immersion trips for students.
  • Selected and procured appropriate books and instructional aids to complement lesson plans for the department.
08/2001 to 08/2006
Teacher Rodeph Sholom , ,
  • Began as an assistant homeroom teacher in the Elementary School and then became a lead teacher. Also taught English, History, and Spanish in the Middle School.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to achieve student-centered learning.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Mentor teacher and support for incoming faculty members.
Expected in 05/2008
Master of Arts: Master of Arts in Liberal Arts
St. John's College - Santa Fe, NM,
Expected in 05/2001
Bachelor of Arts: Comparative Literature
Brown University - Providence, RI,
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School Attended

  • St. John's College
  • Brown University

Job Titles Held:

  • Spanish Teacher
  • Language Department Chair
  • Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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