Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Experienced Substitute Teacher with 4 years of experience successfully helping students achieve academic goals. Life-long learner and passionate educator looking to make difference in children's lives. Adaptable and flexible to meet classroom and institutional needs. Successful at maintaining classroom progress and functionality with fantastic observation and conversational skills. Personable and kind with extensive understanding of early child-hood education. Decisive leader and analytical problem solver helps students develop to full potential. Talent for utilizing diverse educational techniques. Expert in working with students and maintaining control of classrooms while keeping up with lesson plans. Dedicated to helping students through transitionary periods.

  • Individualized care
  • Activity planning
  • Proctoring
  • Technology savvy
  • Behavior modeling
  • Parent/teacher conferences
  • Effectively work with parents
  • CPR/First-aid certified
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Positive student engagement
  • Differentiated learning techniques
Long-Term Substitute Teacher, Oct - Current
Griswold Public Schools Griswold, CT,
  • Requested as substitute teacher based on excellent referrals and trusted performance.
  • Provided notes and reports on school day activities to primary teacher.
  • Educated students in various subjects to provide seamless transition during absence of head teacher.
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level.
  • Maintained student attendance and assignment records to prevent lapses during teacher absences.
  • Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts.
  • Mentored, tutored and instructed students after school and during planning times.
  • Documented student growth, development and understanding using outlined grading procedures and assessment strategies.
  • Used diverse technologies to help students grasp materials and enhance overall education.
  • Applied proactive behavior management techniques to facilitate classroom discipline.
  • Kept detailed records of student progress, attendance and assignments in Seesaw.
  • Directed group activities to promote immersive, play-based learning.
  • Stayed up to date with current regional curriculums to maintain readiness for long- and short-term substitute jobs.
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve educational goals.
  • Taught 24 students for a full school year and kept up with lesson plans and student assignments.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Promoted learning by leveraging traditional and modern instructional strategies.
  • Engaged students in discussions to promote interest and drive learning.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Used Seesaw to organize lesson plans for long-term interim assignments.
Hostess, 08/2018 - 03/2019
Omni Hotels Oklahoma City, OK,
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Stayed abreast of server availability and table turnover to make quick decisions about seating locations.
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Enhanced guests' experiences by fulfilling special requests during visits.
  • Collaborated with front of house staff to move tables and adjust seating to accommodate customers.
  • Accommodated guests with children and special needs to promote comfortable dining experience.
  • Helped to plan and execute parties for more than 50 guests, including coordinating menus and preparing tables.
  • Answered customers' questions about hours, seating, current wait time and other information.
  • Answered questions about food and order statuses for waiting customers.
  • Answered telephone to provide dining information and take party reservations.
  • Helped restaurant staff set up small and large events to coordinate smooth execution.
  • Supported management by resolving customer service and food-related issues to maintain guest satisfaction.
  • Offered preferred tables and other special accommodations to VIP customers.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Supervised activities of dining room staff to maintain service levels and support guest needs.
  • Notified server after seating parties in section to facilitate prompt service.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff about cook times to foster customer satisfaction.
  • Delivered outstanding service and support from initial interaction to final departure, maintaining loyal clientele.
  • Set up and decorated menu marketing boards with current meal and drink specials.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Greeted guests and gathered information to seat groups or place on waitlist.
  • Supported serving staff, food runners and bussers to keep dining room presentable and ready for guests.
  • Escorted guests to seating area, furnished menus and highlighted daily specials to promote positive experience.
  • Scheduled reservations and notified servers and managers of large groups to prepare seating in advance.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Managed guest expectations by relaying information regarding hours, wait times and specials.
  • Answered front of house phone to inform customers of wait times, take reservations and record to-go orders.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
Preschool Teacher, 01/2017 - 08/2017
Az Quality Services Mesa, AZ,
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Distributed quarterly progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods with children.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems.
  • Encouraged teaching staff to continually improve strategies and maximize student learning.
  • Maintained child-friendly environment with access to outdoor activities.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Enforced behavior expectations at all times.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Increased student academic performance by diversifying teaching techniques.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Integrative Studies, Expected in 12/2016
George Mason University - Fairfax, VA

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