Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

An enthusiastic and dedicated educator with 4+ years of classroom leadership, advising and job coaching young adults with developmental disabilities. As well as 8 years of experience tutoring children and young adults with a mixture of different learning styles. Inspired and motivated to make a difference within society by contributing to a company or organization whose mission is to advocate for the underrepresented groups in the education system and workplace.

  • Excellent reading and writing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience working remotely
  • Virtual teaching
  • Career coaching young adults
  • Familiarity with Individual Education Plans (IEP) and 504’s
  • Patient and empathetic
  • Leadership abilities
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office, G Suite and online learning platforms.
  • Works well under high stress situations.
  • Detail oriented
  • Critical Thinker
Work History
Life Skills Teacher's Assistant/Para Educator, 08/2017 - Current
Region 4 Schools City, STATE,
  • Assist classroom special education teacher to create engaging lesson, activities and field trips for 10-15 students with developmental disabilities ages ranging from 14-19 years.
  • Advise students in classes and community outings to achieve appropriate social and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Use behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills in order to promote independence within school and community.
  • Advise and mentor 10-15 students in learning daily living skills such as hygiene, cooking, cleaning and job skills in order to lead successful life and career.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students.
  • Collaborate with special education teacher to plan and implement career exploration activities and projects.
  • Collaborate with special education teacher, administration and faculty to achieve students ultimate high school and transition academy goals.
  • Attend PPT meetings to provide information to parents and staff on academic and behavioral progress of student in order to tailor future goals and objectives.
Assistant Unified Sports Coach, 08/2018 - Current
Valley Regional High School City, STATE,
  • Assists in sports team that unites students with developmental disabilities and students without developmental disabilities as teammates in order to promote inclusion and awareness.
  • Assists head coach in developing warm-ups and practice plans for multiple sports such as soccer, volleyball, track and basketball.
  • Ensures players are playing appropriately and safely.
  • Ensures that all players are participating with positive sportsmanship and communicating appropriately with teammates.
  • Assists head coach in planning and operating games, meets and competitions at off campus locations to ensure optimal safety and security for students involved.
ESY- Transition Academy Job Coach, 08/2018 - Current
Region 4 Schools City, STATE,
  • Provide onsite assistance for small group of 3 to 6 individuals with developmental disabilities at job sites in order to achieve proper workplace behavior and communication skills.
  • Assists students in uncovering skills and developing tools to successfully perform job tasks.
  • Provide individuals with immediate feedback and advice to improve interpersonal and communication skills.
Substitute Life Skills Teacher, 10/2020 - 05/2021
Valley Regional High School City, STATE,
  • Prepared lesson plans and materials for 10 high school level developmentally disabled students with wide range of academic levels and social skills amongst multiple subjects such as math, reading, writing and Science.
  • Collaborated with parents, social workers, counselors, BCBA and speech pathologists to form student's academic schedules, weekly appointments and create plans in order to achieve IEP goals and objectives.
  • Observed student behavior in order to create plans to help student progress socially, behaviorally and to achieve IEP goals and objectives.
  • Attended PPTs with parents, educators and school faculty to discuss student progress and potential future academic achievements.
  • Supported students in building multi-faceted skillset to promote independence and self-confidence.
Childcare Provider/Tutor, 08/2011 - 08/2018
Self Employed City, STATE,
  • Mentored and cared for multiple children from several different families with ages ranging from infant- 16 years old.
  • Adapted to many different personality types, behaviors and family dynamics.
  • Created trusting bonds with parents and children.
  • Created safe and secure environment for children within their home, vehicle and community.
  • Tutored multiple children ages ranging from 5-14 in various subjects such as english, math and reading with intention of improving grades and comprehension.
Bachelor of Arts: Communications, Media And Journalism, Expected in 05/2017
Central Connecticut State University - New Britain, CT

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  • Life Skills Teacher's Assistant/Para Educator
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