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

Attentive and creative teacher passionate about helping young children develop emotional, social and educational skills to promote well-being. Familiar with developmentally appropriate activities and experienced in providing nurturing environments conducive to learning. Inspired to promote physical health, emotional and social health as complement to academic progress.

Skills
  • Growth portfolios
  • Visual supervision
  • Creative lesson plans
  • Classroom management experience
  • Effective listening
  • Effectively work with parents
  • CPR/First-aid certified
  • Conscious Discipline trained
Experience
09/2017 to 11/2019
Lead Preschool Teacher Ymca Kansas City Atchison, KS,
  • Created safe, developmentally-appropriate environment for 20 children through implementation of age appropriate activity and discipline.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and schedule
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Maintained attendance records.
  • Distributed progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent twice a year.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Developed well-managed classroom, utilizing redirection and conscious discipline
  • Abided by all local regulations as well as safety protocols.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Kept records of over 20 students' progress, detailing behavioral, emotional, academic and social growth.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Communicated with parents regularly to maintain student progress, schedule meetings and increase overall student happiness.
  • Organized center based activities for classroom of 20 students to teach new ideas and concepts.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
04/2015 to 09/2017
Demo Event Specialist Jccs Of North America San Diego, CA,
  • Working in a team environment
  • Customer service
  • Knowledge of products
  • Knowledge/implementing safety protocols
  • Catered promotional events, setting up and tearing down event sites, and interacting with potential customer
01/2013 to 04/2015
Childcare Assistant Lineage Logistics New Orleans, LA,
  • Instructed children in health and personal habits including eating, resting and toilet habits.
  • Used clear communication and professionalism to develop constructive relationships with families.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children under care.
  • Helped prepare meals, snacks and refreshments for children, accounting for individual dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Sanitized all toys and play areas daily.
  • Carefully supervised children in play area.
  • Cleaned toys, play equipment, dishes and other surfaces to keep facility sanitary.
  • Frequently substituted in office and classroom areas.
  • Monitored children's play activities to verify safety and wellness.
  • Recorded information about behavior, food served and medications administered.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with children throughout each day to promote mental and emotional development.
  • Made nutritious snacks and meals for 30 children.
  • Reported health concerns and posted health warnings in case of illness.
  • Trained in Epi-Pen and allergic reaction emergency procedures.
  • Redirected children to encourage safe, positive behaviors.
  • Clearly communicated to children in developmentally appropriate way.
06/2005 to 05/2012
Owner/Operator Little Squirts Child Care City, STATE,
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate lessons involving center based learning.
  • Led children in tidying up, hand washing and toilet training to teach responsibility.
  • Identified concerns and signs of emotional or developmental problems and discussed issues with management and families.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children under care.
  • Implemented and oversaw activities centered on promoting learning and imaginative play.
  • Established and maintained safe, supportive and welcoming environments for children of all backgrounds.
  • Recorded information about behavior, food served and medications administered.
  • Kept children safe and secure at all times.
  • Encouraged positive behaviors
  • Discussed new developments, misbehavior and concerns with parents or guardians.
  • Cleaned toys, play equipment, dishes and other surfaces to keep facility sanitary.
  • Helped prepare meals, snacks and refreshments for children, accounting for individual dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Balanced schedules to provide optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Observed and monitored play to identify developmental strengths and target areas for enrichment activities.
  • Assisted children in development of social emotional skills.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2002
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology Emphasis in Elementary Education
University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Northern Colorado

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Preschool Teacher
  • Demo Event Specialist
  • Childcare Assistant
  • Owner/Operator

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts

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