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

Passionate culturally responsive Lead educator with more than 4 years of experience developing and implementing diverse and interactive learning Opportunities . Through positive encouragement and reinforcement of concepts via interactive classroom and Virtual instruction and observation. Successful in helping students develop strong literacy, numeracy, social and learning skills.

Work History
08/2017 to Current Lead Teacher Devereux | Woburn, MA, Columbia
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Creates environments and instructional opportunities that meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Implements Every Child Ready (ECR) instructional model with fidelity and collaborates with coach and principal to ensure fidelity.
  • Demonstrates an understanding Response to Intervention (RTI) Instructional model.
  • Uses a variety of observational and direct assessment tools in collaboration with ECR standards to determine children’s varying needs and opportunities.
  • Uses information and data from a variety of sources in order to differentiate instruction for all children.
  • Ensures effective implementation of universal behavior management systems as well as targeted plans to support student behavior.
  • Actively supports the diversity of learners in their classrooms (e.g.
  • Cultural, linguistic and academic diversity).
  • Fosters tolerance and a sense of community in their classrooms, modeling and explicitly teaching acceptance and appreciation of others.
  • Collaborates and cooperates with related service providers and student support staff (SPED, ELL, PBS, etc.) to ensure the needs of all children are met, as needed.
  • Implements instructional activities that encourage children’s abilities to analyze, conceptualize, synthesize and evaluate.
  • Intentionally provides modeling and support for children’s expressive and receptive language throughout the school day.
  • Collaborates with families and communities to support children’s social, emotional, and cognitive development.
  • Solicits parents and community members to share their skills, experiences, and cultures in the classroom.
  • Supports school-wide family engagement activities (i.e.
  • Planning, communicating, and/or leading) and participates in at least one family event each month.
  • Plans collaboratively and shares ideas and resources with instructional team.
  • Provide informal and formal feedback on instructional materials, school-wide practices, and professional development/coaching.
  • Guides professional development and growth of teaching assistants and helps team members meet professional goals.
  • Incorporates coaching and feedback from regular observations conducted by Instructional Leader and AppleTree Leadership Team members.
  • Communicates professionally and constructively with colleagues.
07/2016 to 06/2017 Teaching Fellow (Resident Teacher) Regional Food Bank Of Oklahoma | Moore, OK,

As a Resident Teacher, I was part of a 3-person instructional team consisting of the Lead Teacher, Teaching Assistant, and myself.

As a resident teacher, I provided support to the Lead Teacher in all facets of instructional planning and implementation. In addition, I engaged in a year-long apprenticeship during which I learned teaching competencies and acquired knowledge of the development of young children through hands-on, classroom experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Mentor Teacher in an AppleTree classroom to implement the Every Child Ready instructional model with fidelity
  • Set an authentically positive tone and build relationships so that each student and family feel valued
  • Participate in weekly Resident Teacher professional development
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data from a variety of sources to understand children's instructional needs and to improve teaching and learning for young children
  • Fulfill all standards of participation and professionalism
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to reinforce student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student-centered learning.
  • Completed and filed daily paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Attended and facilitated IEP meetings for students and families.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Promoted physical, mental, and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
01/2016 to 06/2016 AmeriCorps Member City Year @Plummer Elementary School | City, STATE,
  • Designs and implements five ELA lesson plans each week, for the implementation of the curriculum and standards of the District of Columbia Public School.
  • Executes daily reading tutoring sessions for 10 sixth grade students, who have shown 50% improvement in classroom assessments.
  • Spearheaded a school-wide initiative that incentivized students to read outside of school.
  • Collaborates with school staff to implement afterschool enrichment for sixty elementary school students.
  • Organized community resources to provide books and resources for over one hundred students.
  • Establish positive relationships in a weekly behavior coaching club that has led to a decrease in disruptive classroom behavior.
  • Utilize various data sources to make informed decisions for improving student performances.
  • Identify and eradicate ineffective instructional practices within the classroom.
  • Demonstrate a professional demeanor and participate in ongoing personal professional development.
  • Perform all others tasks assigned and unassigned to ensure all students received a high-quality education in a peaceful, pleasant and productive school environment.

    ECR Platform

    Mac/Apple Applications Microsoft Office

    Power Point Presentations Google Applications



    Cisco WebEx

    Excel Spreadsheets

    Digital Interactive Slides

Expected in 08/2020 Master of Arts | Early Childhood Education Relay Graduate School Of Education, New York, NY GPA:
Expected in 01/2015 Bachelor of Arts | Sociology Trinity Washington University, Washington, DC, GPA:

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School Attended
  • Relay Graduate School Of Education
  • Trinity Washington University
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  • Teaching Fellow (Resident Teacher)
  • AmeriCorps Member
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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