learning support specialist physics dept resume example with 13+ years of experience

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

First rate innovative education leader with 10 years of professional experience supporting and promoting learning environments. A deliberate coach and effective manager responsible for helping school leadership teams, teachers and scholars realize their full potential. Over 7 years of experience working collaboratively with school district leadership teams, School principals to develop a school-wide culture of respect and achievement and a team culture grounded in common goals, mutual respect, empathy towards others, and an appreciation of diversity.

A strong leader, visionary, a next generation educator who is a critical thinker and innovative problem solver with a high level of emotional intelligence.

  • Ability to analyze teacher practice, provide compelling feedback, and translate that into action
  • Ability to analyze data to target instruction and inform decision making
  • Proven track record of closing the opportunity gap
  • Process improvements
  • Relationship building and networking
  • Policy development and enforcement
  • Decision Making
  • Research
  • Strong understanding of rigorous, effective instruction
  • Successfully designed and implemented curriculum and assessments aligned with Common Core State Standards
  • Student and parent relations
  • Curriculum Development
  • Team Leadership
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Leadership Development
  • Problem Solving
Work History
08/2019 to Current Learning Support Specialist (Physics Dept) Primrose School | Cedar Park, TX,
  • Manage caseload of 65 students serving as liaison between school district and stakeholders; guiding awareness of learning differences and advocating for special needs curriculums that are innovative yet effective
  • Provide data to inform development of schools strategic plan aligned with school and network goals
  • Use data systems to organize and analyze student achievement data; ensure validity and reliability of student data by attending to rigor and alignment of assessments
  • Use data to inform decision making, to develop and modify curriculum, and to develop targeted and differentiated instruction
  • Meet with teachers regularly to discuss data trends; problem solve with teachers to prioritize teacher actions that will most impact student performance
  • Assist with creation of school culture with staff, parents and students focused on strong academic achievement, fairness, respect and high expectations for behavior
  • Work collaboratively with families and other members of community to involve them in academic activities, to support success of diverse student population, and to bring in volunteers and additional resources
  • Communicate respectfully and thoughtfully with parent/guardians remaining sensitive to different families’ cultures, values and needs
  • Solution-oriented mindset and ability to bring new lens to challenging problems
  • Strategic leader responsible for leveraging teacher performance to ensure students demonstrate significant and measurable results
  • Adept at thinking strategically/analytically, translating plans into action, and exhibiting excellent judgment
05/2015 to 08/2019 Curriculum Director DayStar Consulting | City, STATE,
  • Coach and developed staff of 13 substitute teachers to establish foundations for successful classrooms: ambitious vision and goals, purposeful long-term plans and unit plans, rigorous assessments, strong relationships, and positive classroom cultures
  • Observe teachers weekly to gather data on student learning and teacher proficiency to diagnose teachers’ strengths and weaknesses constantly and determine strategies for improving their practice and improving student learning
  • Provide wide variety of learning opportunities for teachers focused on analyzing student work, effective planning, targeted and differentiated instruction, as well as high expectations for classroom culture and behavior
  • Collaborate with leadership teams to determine school-wide professional development, curriculum and assessment needs to meet all school goals
  • Provide professional development to implement curriculums and learning programs; assist with development of and oversee schools new staff orientation; assist teachers in development and realization of Individual Professional Development Plans
  • Monitor implementation and effectiveness of education programs. Collaborate with School Leadership Teams to continuously improve personal practice, classroom instruction, learning curriculums, assessment, and student achievement, as well as overall goals and mission of school and network
  • Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate teachers in accordance with school district's overarching vision of excellent teaching
  • Collaborate with regional director of instruction, determining need for curricular materials, assessment materials, and instructional resources
07/2007 to 05/2015 Coordinator of Technology & Student Achievement Destyni Christian Academy | City, STATE,
  • Developed and nurtured faculty culture where 21st century learning, educational program innovation, and contemporary best practices are the standard
  • Responsible for creating a positive, structured, disciplined school culture that promoted excellence in academics
  • Supported faculty to align curriculum, teaching, technology, and assessment practices with the mission, guiding principles, approach to learning and strategic initiatives
  • Inspired, promoted and nurtured new and innovative programs
    Updated, revitalized and intensified technology and innovation initiatives to bring cutting-edge technology in all areas, working closely with Director of IT and Assistive Technology department
  • Promoted curriculums fostering project-based learning throughout school
  • Coordinated curriculum and instructional content, coached teachers, assessed performance, and coordinated professional development
  • Cultivated productive relationships with all members of school community, including faculty, students, and families
    Continuously monitored student achievement by analyzing independent work, standardized tests results, and other data points in order to target learning gaps
Expected in 12/2016 to to Master of Arts | Educational Leadership Southeastern University, Lakeland, FL GPA:
Expected in 1996 to to Bachelor of Science | Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HI, GPA:

• STEM Strategic Initiative (2015) -
• Member of Google Apps for Education 2015
• National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA)
• International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
• The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)
• Atlanta Area Technology Educators
• Georgia Association of Career and Technical Educators (GACTE)

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School Attended

  • Southeastern University
  • Hawaii Pacific University

Job Titles Held:

  • Learning Support Specialist (Physics Dept)
  • Curriculum Director
  • Coordinator of Technology & Student Achievement


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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