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Jessica Claire
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Summary

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.

Skills
  • 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
Experience
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
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New Mexico State University - Las Cruces, NM
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Master of Arts: Curriculum And Instruction, Expected in 05/2014
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New Mexico State University - Las Cruces, NM
GPA:
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Master of Arts: Secondary Education, Expected in 05/2014
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Eastern New Mexico University - Portales, NM
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Accomplishments
  • 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.
Certifications
  • 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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Resume Overview

School Attended

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

Job Titles Held:

  • Math Department Head/Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Supervisor

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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