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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Knowledgeable Lead Teacher with strong leadership background, excellent program management expertise and devotion to meeting learning needs of each student. Well-organized in planning lessons and activities to diversify instruction and engage students. Analytical problem-solver successful in calmly approaching classroom or student personal problems to devise appropriate interventions and resolve concerns. Dedicated and responsive PK teacher with proven skills in classroom management, behavior modification, and individualized support. Comfortable working with students of different skill levels to promote learning and boost educational success. Serves as role model by using growth mindset to develop young minds and inspire love of learning.

Skills
  • Department Leadership
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Learning Modalities
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Schedule Management
  • Instructional Materials Creation
  • Parent Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Curriculum Development
  • Student Motivation and Engagement
  • Learning Assessments
  • Lesson Planning
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Training and Development
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Childcare Requirements
  • Staff Development
  • Age-Appropriate Discipline
  • Safe Learning Environment
  • Instructional Methods
  • Creative and Resourceful
  • Group Learning Mechanics
  • Program Design
  • Multi-Subject Instruction
  • Positive Learning Environment
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Social Development
  • Classroom Safety Practices
  • Core Curriculum and Standards
  • SMART Board
  • Creative Instruction Style
  • Behavior Modification Techniques
  • Problem-Solving
  • Interpersonal and Social Skills
  • Data Analysis
Experience
08/2008 to Current
Lead Teacher Ymca Of Greater Cleveland North Randall, OH,
  • Maintained secure and disciplined classroom to provide positive learning environment.
  • Selected optimal curricula and planned daily lessons to meet needs of children with various developmental levels.
  • Arranged classrooms to facilitate optimal education for student groups.
  • Created various strategies to engage students and deliver enriching educational opportunities.
  • Worked with students one-on-one to boost skills in weak areas and grasp new concepts.
  • Worked with teachers to design interactive lessons and increase student success.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Completed teacher observations to identify areas for improvement and suggest changes to teaching methods.
  • Researched books and supplemental materials to use with lesson plans.
  • Mentored other educators by delivering insight, positive feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Handled and resolved disciplinary issues according to district protocols.
  • Planned field trips and classroom events to enhance learning through fun activities.
  • Liaised between parents and administrative staff to clarify classroom and student objectives.
  • Coached new teachers on school guidelines to decrease training time and increase teacher success.
  • Raised money for classroom technology to advance learning needs of students.
  • Observed educators in classroom and offered methods to improve instructional techniques.
  • Communicated objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
08/2001 to 06/2008
Lead Teacher Ymca Of Greater Cleveland North Royalton, OH,
  • Maintained secure and disciplined classroom to provide positive learning environment.
  • Organized activities to promote physical, mental and social development of each child.
  • Involved parents in student learning to increase family interaction and student support.
  • Selected optimal curricula and planned daily lessons to meet needs of children with various developmental levels.
  • Arranged classrooms to facilitate optimal education for student groups.
  • Created various strategies to engage students and deliver enriching educational opportunities.
  • Worked with students one-on-one to boost skills in weak areas and grasp new concepts.
  • Worked with teachers to design interactive lessons and increase student success.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Planned field trips and classroom events to enhance learning through fun activities.
  • Liaised between parents and administrative staff to clarify classroom and student objectives.
  • Handled and resolved disciplinary issues according to district protocols.
  • Researched books and supplemental materials to use with lesson plans.
  • Completed teacher observations to identify areas for improvement and suggest changes to teaching methods.
  • Communicated objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
08/1993 to 05/2001
Lead Teacher 2-3-4 Yr.old Zion Luthern Preschool & Kindergarten City, STATE,
  • Maintained secure and disciplined classroom to provide positive learning environment.
  • Selected optimal curricula and planned daily lessons to meet needs of children with various developmental levels.
  • Organized activities to promote physical, mental and social development of each child.
  • Arranged classrooms to facilitate optimal education for student groups.
  • Created various strategies to engage students and deliver enriching educational opportunities.
  • Worked with students one-on-one to boost skills in weak areas and grasp new concepts.
  • Worked with teachers to design interactive lessons and increase student success.
  • Communicated objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Researched books and supplemental materials to use with lesson plans.
  • Handled and resolved disciplinary issues according to district protocols.
  • Planned field trips and classroom events to enhance learning through fun activities.
  • Liaised between parents and administrative staff to clarify classroom and student objectives.
  • Observed educators in classroom and offered methods to improve instructional techniques.
  • Coached new teachers on school guidelines to decrease training time and increase teacher success.
  • Involved parents in student learning to increase family interaction and student support.
08/1989 to 06/1993
Teaching Assistant/Art Teacher St. Helena's Church City, STATE,

Assisting with reading and math specializing in remedial support for First and second grade reading. Working closely with students with learning challenges by developing creative and engaging ways to present lessons and increase love of learning. Supported Lead teacher at conferences and kept detailed documentation of all students progress and challenges.

Taught art classes to students from grades K-6 with very limited funds and supplies. Brought in local artists to teach children basic skills for creating their own expression of art and generate interest is the arts. Was involved in a diocesan art show and mentored art students.

  • Planned, prepared and delivered instructional activities related to various art mediums.
  • Developed lesson plans to teach course materials according to schedule.
  • Designed lesson plans and modified according to student progress.
  • Encouraged student creativity with motivation, positive feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Implemented diversified curriculum to meet student performance goals.
  • Developed and implemented skill-building activities to build students' abilities.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1973
High School Diploma:
Notre Dame High School - Moylan, PA,
GPA:

Early Childhood

Expected in
: Early Childhood Education
University of Delaware - Newark, DE
GPA:

TEC 1 & TEC 2 EarlyChildhood Certificate through the University of Delaware and Delaware First Programs.

Expected in
:
Various Courses Throughout Life Experiences - ,
GPA:
  • continued education in Early Childhood Education
  • earned following certificates in Early Childhood Education
  • Read Assist Delaware Initial course for phonics through The Orton Gillingham Method
  • Completed Kindergarten Blog course of teaching the alphabet with Read Assist Delaware
  • Summit Learning Courses - Sensory Processing Disorders, Preschool & Autism
  • Middle States Accreditations Diocese of Wilmington 2009 and 2016
  • Developmental Curriculum Planning
  • Handwriting without Tears
  • Assessment/ Grading
  • Dealing with Challenging Behaviors
  • Primary reading with Silver Burdett Ginn
  • Improving Classroom Management
  • Unpacking Standards in Common Core
  • Working with Challenging Students
  • Cognitive Demands of Tasks
  • Academic Vocabulary
  • Social/Emotional Learning- Educating all Learners

Diocese of Wilmington Technology Conference for Earlychildhood teachers

Assessment for Learning

Religion 1 Certification

Providing Literacy Rich Environment for children with disabilities

Misbehaviors or Missed Communication Strategies

McGraw Hill Primary Reading Training

Accomplishments
  • Student-Centered Curriculum Planning - Developed mid-semester evaluation for students to give feedback about current curriculum and suggest alternative course materials and subjects for remainder of year.
  • Education Strategies - Employed special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory/perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
  • Goal Setting - Established clear objectives for all lessons/projects and communicated with students, achieving a total understanding of grading rubric and overall class expectations.
  • Lesson Planning: - Introduced new learning methods to ensure total comprehension for all students.Developed new learning center for reading assistance.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Notre Dame High School
  • University of Delaware
  • Various Courses Throughout Life Experiences

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Teacher
  • Lead Teacher
  • Lead Teacher 2-3-4 Yr.old
  • Teaching Assistant/Art Teacher

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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