long term substitute teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Compassionate Long Term Substitute Teacher with two years of special education experience. Skilled at maintaining classroom productivity with great attention to detail and collaboration. Outgoing and caring with deep understanding of student centered differentiated teaching methods. Focused on maintaining compliance and classroom discipline. Dedicated team player with personable style. Adept at overseeing classes on long-term basis to cover for teacher shortages. Passionate educator with in-depth approach to learning. Successfully leverages wide range of instructional approaches.

  • Special Education
  • Student Records Management
  • IEP Understanding
  • Middle School Education
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Behavior Management Techniques
  • Classroom Management
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Substitute Teacher Coordination
  • Field Trip Supervision
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Assessment Administration
Work History
Long Term Substitute Teacher, 12/2021 to Current
Little LukesEast Syracuse, NY,
  • Taught diverse subjects for grades K-8, successfully delivering seamless teaching in absence of regular teacher.
  • Maintained day-to-day classroom management and discipline to promote learning initiatives.
  • Organized lesson plans using teaching software for long-term interim assignments.
  • Took over class for regular classroom teacher, managing assignments, student needs, and recordkeeping.
  • Communicated with parents regarding lesson plans and upcoming activities and provided feedback on student performance.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Adapted lesson plans and student activities to meet needs of students with special learning needs.
Reading Interventionist, 08/2020 to 12/2021
Osborn School District #8Phoenix, AZ,
  • Provided tutoring and after school assistance to students requiring additional help with reading.
  • Collaborated with teachers to assess needs, set objectives and discuss strategies.
  • Gathered, organized and analyzed data on student needs and progress.
  • Interpreted student assessment data to ascertain best intervention methods.
  • Supervised small reading groups of students.
  • Assessed and reported on each student's reading progress in accordance with policies developed by school district.
  • Developed interventions for students currently struggling or at risk of falling behind.
  • Assessed and documented student progress with established goals.
  • Managed caseload of 15-20 students increasing student reading fluency by 20%.
Professor, 07/2008 to Current
Princeton University FacultyPrinceton, NJ,
  • Used variety of learning modalities and support materials to facilitate learning process and accentuate presentations.
  • Encouraged class discussions by building discussions into lessons, actively soliciting input, asking open-ended questions and using techniques to track student participation.
  • Shifted between informal and formal methods of teaching to create multi-layered web of learning incorporating experiments, practical activities, discussions, and projects into lessons.
  • Conducted on-going program assessment, enrollment and retention tracking.
  • Established and maintained inclusive, collegial and collaborative culture within classroom.
  • Created dynamic learning environment that valued instructor and student interaction.
  • Provided students with constructive, encouraging and corrective feedback.
  • Graded tests and assignments and uploaded to school database.
  • Used different learning modes and types of technology to engage students in achieving learning outcomes.
  • Developed diversified course curriculum to meet regulatory standards and support learning objectives.
  • Researched and selected course texts and supplemental learning materials.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills, resulting in clear subject matter discussion with students.
  • Maintained regular office hours to provide struggling students with additional course help.
  • Graded quizzes, tests, homework, and projects to provide students with timely academic progress information and feedback.
  • Reviewed program materials and coordinated updates to keep department materials relevant and accurate.
  • Manage courses of 20-25 students providing suggestions for student success.
Deputy Probation Officer, 08/1992 to 01/2008
Maricopa County Adult Probation DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Built relationships with defendants and offenders, assessing living conditions and case background information.
  • Transported and monitored offenders on probation and parole for compliance with court protocols.
  • Researched each case thoroughly to strengthen case outcomes.
  • Interpreted data from various assessment tools to determine appropriate level of supervision.
  • Evaluated people on probation to determine best course of rehabilitation.
  • Maintained organized offender records and documentation in compliance with department and legal standards.
  • Suggested special community service rehabilitation programs to help further support offenders.
  • Referred felony and misdemeanor offenders to necessary community resources.
  • Managed unit of 8-15 officers to ensure compliance with state law and court rules.
  • Supervised offenders to reduce risk to community.
  • Conducted investigations into violations and other allegations.
  • Verified social and legal history information of individual probationers.
  • Helped resolve probationer issues with housing, employment and healthcare.
  • Adhered to legal requirements by performing office, home and employment visits.
  • Wrote progress reports and testified under oath at court hearings.
  • Completed reports on behalf of court and associated legal entities.
  • Determined appropriate supervision levels by conducting risk and needs assessments.
Masters of Education: Elementary Education And Special Education, Expected in 05/2023 to Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ,
Doctorate of Management: Organizational Leadership, Expected in 01/2006 to University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ,
Masters of Education: Leadership, Expected in 08/2000 to Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, AZ
Master of Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 08/1993 to Arizona State University - Tempe, AZ
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice , Expected in 05/1992 to Arizona State University - Tempe, AZ
  • Earned "Staff Member of the Week" for outstanding service.
  • Managed high school special education science classroom for six months.
  • Managed K-5 special education classroom for seven months.

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • University of Phoenix
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Arizona State University
  • Arizona State University

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