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

Experienced early childhood educator dedicated to helping children learn, grow, and develop in a safe and nurturing learning environment; while fostering positive and stimulating learning experiences. Passionate about contributing to the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development of young children.

Highlights
  • Reliable
  • Child Development Associate Certificate
  • Teamwork oriented
  • Basic clerical knowledge
  • Experienced with creating lesson plans
  • Knowledge of child development
  • Dependable
  • Calm under pressure
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Interpersonal communication
Experience
Lead Teaching Assistant, 02/2010 - 10/2011
Liberty University Lynchburg, VA,
  • Organized activities that developed children's physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Redirected children to encourage safe, positive behaviors.
  • Helped facilitate indoor and outdoor play, parent-teacher conferences and keeping the classroom clean.
  • Created daily lesson plans for activities.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with children throughout the day.
  • Collaborated daily with classroom teachers to keep activities running smoothly.
  • Established and maintained a safe play environment for the children.
  • Monitored children's play activities to verify safety and wellness.
  • Taught children personal care behaviors, including toilet training and feeding.
  • Continually encouraged children to be understanding and patient with others.
  • Monitored educational progress by keeping detailed individual charts and files.
  • Openly exchanged ideas and materials with coworkers.
  • Trained in Epi-Pen and allergic reaction emergency procedures. Instructed children in health and personal habits including eating, resting and toilet habits.
  • Encouraged curiosity, exploration and problem- solving with age-appropriate playtime activities.
  • Clearly communicated to children in developmentally appropriate way.
  • Used clear communication and professionalism to develop constructive relationships with families.
  • Used read-aloud time and alphabet games to promote early literacy.
  • Maintained a safe, clean and constantly supervised play environment.
  • Wrote newsletters and email to communicate monthly activity schedules to parents.
  • Reported health concerns and posted health warnings in case of illness.
Volunteer - Big Sister, 03/2008 - 04/2009
Liberty University Lynchburg, VA,

Volunteered as a mentor and big sister in a school based program, for Big Brothers Big Sisters organization. Once a week I would meet with school aged children in the program and interact with them in outdoor activities, crafts, or games in there school environment. I would also attend planned field trips on the weekends with the big brothers big sisters group. I was the recipient of the statewide big sister of the year award in 2008.

Teaching Assistant, 01/2006 - 04/2009
Kamehameha Schools City, STATE,
  • Provided support to the Child Development Specialist and the Parent Educator when conducting parent and child interactive classes for children ages birth to three years of age.
  • The classes focused on supporting the emotional development between the child and main caregiver.
  • I would assist in preparing the classroom environment for that days specific class or topic ensuring that the toys and activities prepared were developmentally appropriate and the environment was safe.
  • I would assist with any questions the caregiver would have any a specific topic.I cleaned and sanitized toys daily.
  • I also would instruct and lead an infant massage class, as I am infant massage certified.
  • I would offer developmental screenings to parents such as ASQ's to see where there child was on the developmental chart.
  • I planned and prepared parent and child activities to invite and encourage parent involvement such as field trips to the park.
Teaching Assistant, 08/1997 - 01/2006
Honolulu Community Action Program - Head Start City, STATE,
  • Organized activities that helped support children's physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Redirected children to encourage safe, positive behaviors.
  • Frequently substituted in office and classroom areas.
  • Helped facilitate indoor and outdoor play, parent-teacher conferences and keeping the classroom clean.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with children throughout the day.
  • Made nutritious snacks and meals for [number] children.
  • Collaborated daily with classroom teachers to keep activities running smoothly.
  • Established and maintained a safe play environment for the children.
  • Monitored children's play activities to verify safety and wellness.
  • Taught children personal care behaviors, including toilet training and feeding.
  • Stayed current on all toy and child-related recalls and safety warnings.
  • Continually encouraged children to be understanding and patient with others.
  • Coordinated field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.
  • Monitored educational progress by keeping detailed individual charts and files.
  • Openly exchanged ideas and materials with coworkers.Instructed children in health and personal habits including eating, resting and toilet habits.
  • Clearly communicated to children in developmentally appropriate way.
  • Used clear communication and professionalism to develop constructive relationships with families.
  • Prepared, served and cleaned up daily meals for the children.
  • Monitored supply and material inventory.Maintained a safe, clean and constantly supervised play environment.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development with one-on-one attention.
  • Set up tables, decorations and refreshments for family events.
  • Maintained a neat environment by organizing toy bins and bookshelves.
  • Reported health concerns and posted health warnings in case of illness.
Education
High School Diploma: EarlyChildhood Education, Expected in
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Honolulu Community College - Honolulu, Hawaii
GPA:
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Early Childhood Education - Completed 42 college credits in ECE

High School Diploma: Early Childhood Education, Expected in
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Chaminade University - Honolulu, Hawaii
GPA:
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College Course - Health and Family Issues in Early Childhood Education Completed a 3 college credit course. Coursework includes 3 Units in Early Childhood Education

Skills

Organized, efficient, and able to manage multi tasks. Good written and verbal communication skills, and able to accurately document events. Able to use office machines and knowledgeable on basic computer skills. Able to maintain positive professional working relationships and work effectively within a team environment.

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School Attended

  • Honolulu Community College
  • Chaminade University

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Teaching Assistant
  • Volunteer - Big Sister
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Teaching Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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