math department head teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Caring Teacher with strong communication skills and drive to excite students about learning. Progressing forward with 10 years of experience instructing students with a wide range of learning abilities. Specializing in creating stimulating environments that help students achieve full potential and enjoy learning. Communicates effectively and maintains strong relationships with scholars, families and colleagues.

  • Progress reporting
  • Elementary and Secondary education
  • Mathematics and Social Studies instruction
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Teaching, tutoring and counseling
  • Tutoring and after school help
  • Emergent curriculum
  • Differentiated learning techniques
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Course material development
  • Organizational development knowledge
  • Student assessment and achievement
  • Student rapport
  • Calm under pressure
  • Title I knowledge
  • Parent and student communication
  • Classroom management
  • Instructional best practices
  • Creative lesson plan development
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Curriculum development
  • Member of National Education Association
  • NM teaching credential
Math Department Head/Teacher, 05/2013 - Current
Carondelet High School Concord, CA,
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
  • Distributed quarterly progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Held office hours to review material with students requiring extra assistance.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Assisted fellow teachers with assignment development, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading.
  • Taught classes of 20+ students Algebra 2, Precalculus, and Calculus AB/BC, employing differentiated learning techniques.
  • Tutored numerous skill leveled students per week before and after school to enhance knowledge and abilities.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Earned positive feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve educational goals.
  • Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum which addressed individual learning styles.
  • Selected and implemented interesting and interactive learning media to increase student understanding of course materials.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Created tests and assignments to evaluate student knowledge.
  • Monitored student progress using exams and assignments to check for thorough understanding.
  • Tracked student progress in online system, immediately implementing action plans for failing grades.
  • Conquered challenges of working with highly diverse student population to attain exceptional student achievement.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and increase participation for comprehensive and long-term student success.
  • Employed broad range of instructional techniques to retain students' interest and maximize learning.
  • Mentored and counseled students with social adjustment and academic issues.
  • Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
  • Taught after-school and summer enrichment programs.
  • Incorporated technology into classrooms to maximize student progress and understanding of course material.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Created assignments and tests to evaluate student knowledge.
  • Tested students with quizzes, essays and exams to gauge learning effectiveness.
  • Motivated students to be more engaged in classes through applying positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Developed, administered and graded tests and quizzes promptly to provide quick feedback.
  • Promoted collaboration and problem-solving skills by facilitating group projects and class discussions.
  • Maintained office hours to discuss grades and projects and mentor students.
  • Developed individualized lesson plans based on each student's IEP goals.
  • Worked with students individually to address areas of concern, including test grades and missed coursework.
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Implemented assessment tools to evaluate student progress and identify weak points.
  • Attended and participated in department staff meetings to brainstorm ideas on academic and social emotional issues.
Substitute Teacher, 08/2011 - 05/2013
Novolex Charlotte, NC,
  • Proctored standardized tests by adhering to strict requirements while completing student records.
  • Oversaw pop quizzes, material exams and standardized tests to facilitate instruction.
  • Engaged students in discussions to promote interest and drive learning.
  • Requested as substitute teacher based on excellent referrals and trusted performance.
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Maintained student attendance and assignment records to prevent lapses during teacher absences.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Reported problem students to principal to maintain control of classroom.
  • Liaised with teachers to develop cohesive educational plans and improve student support.
  • Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts.
  • Educated students in various subjects to provide seamless transition during absence of head teacher.
  • Stayed up to date with current regional curriculums to maintain readiness for long- and short-term substitute jobs.
  • Assisted fellow teachers with assignment development, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading.
  • Studied various school subjects to better understand content and assist with projects and assignments.
  • Applied proactive behavior management techniques to facilitate classroom discipline.
  • Used diverse technologies to help students grasp materials and enhance overall education.
  • Provided notes and reports on school day activities to primary teacher.
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve educational goals.
Supervisor, 01/1999 - 08/2011
Choice Hotels City, STATE,
  • Complied with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep employees working collaboratively.
  • Developed position rotation to support continuous improvement and operator development.
  • Conveyed project information consistently and quickly to resolve issues and deliver constructive feedback.
  • Transformed work area by increasing production, reducing turnover, eliminating waste and enhancing quality.
  • Coached and mentored 15 staff members through constructive feedback to develop long-term career goals.
  • Performed scheduled and surprise inspections of worksites to gauge technician skill and performance in field.
  • Coordinated with internal departments to maximize operational efficiency across production and administrative areas.
  • Identified and corrected performance and personnel issues to reduce impact to business operations.
  • Created training manual for all employees to use as reference guide.
  • Conducted evaluations and reviews for 15 employees.
  • Interviewed applicants, recommended individuals for hiring and evaluated staff performance.
  • Resolved customer complaints and adjusted policies to meet changing needs.
  • Established and maintained operating schedules to provide effective coverage for key areas and achieve objectives.
  • Monitored equipment, checked supplies and coordinated manpower to meet expected demand.
  • Provided ongoing training to address staff needs.
  • Performed minor equipment repairs to keep jobs on task and notified maintenance department of major machinery failures.
  • Inspected incoming supplies to conform with materials specifications and quality standards.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Sociology, Expected in 05/2012
New Mexico State University - Las Cruces, NM
Status -
Master of Arts: Curriculum And Instruction, Expected in 05/2014
New Mexico State University - Las Cruces, NM
Status -
Master of Arts: Secondary Education, Expected in 05/2014
Eastern New Mexico University - Portales, NM
Status -
  • Training: - Delivered training modules to inter-departmental teams to ensure smooth adoption of new program. Completed training on-time and under-budget.
  • Education Strategies - Employed special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory/perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
  • Recognized in "Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction” in 2019/ 2020.
  • Recognized in “Nominated for Presidential Award for Educational Excellence” in 2020/2021.
  • Student-Centered Curriculum Planning - Developed mid-semester evaluation for students to give feedback about current curriculum and suggest alternative course materials and subjects for remainder of year.
  • Elementary Level 3A NM Teaching License
  • Secondary Level 3A NM License Endorsed in Mathematics and Social Studies.
  • AP Summer Institute Training - 2019, 2020
  • AP Workshop Calculus BC Training- 2019, 2020
  • AP Workshop Calculus AB Training - 2017, 2018, 2021

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  • New Mexico State University
  • New Mexico State University
  • Eastern New Mexico University

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