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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated Special Education Teacher focused on building students' strengths and confidence. Committed to providing students with firm guidelines, structure, routines and dependability to foster social and academic growth. Prepared to handle onsite, online or blended instruction. Specializes in designing and using precision teaching and behavior management systems for remediation. Over 4 years of experience teaching mentally disabled students in contained classroom. Employs variety of instructional techniques and strategies aligned with instructional objectives to meet needs of all students.

Skills
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Competent in Smartboard technology
  • Social skills development
  • Job readiness training
  • Excellent classroom management
  • In-depth knowledge of autism
  • Basic clerical knowledge
  • MS Office proficient
Experience
Mental Health/Disability Behavior Intervention, 08/2020 - Current
University Of North Carolina Greensboro Fort Collins, CO,
  • Conducted and Documented observations, interventions, and concerns in student charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Verified appropriate clinical information is communicated when students are referred to specialists.
  • Drafted reports to track patient referrals and scheduling issues.
  • Train staff on positive intervention strategies to address problematic behaviors.
  • Train staff on identifying triggers and maintain a positive approach when initiating an intervention.
  • COPA Database proficiency
Special Education Teacher, 08/2018 - 07/2020
University Of North Carolina Greensboro Fort Collins, CO,
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Collaborated with conventional education instructors across multiple departments to optimize student learning.
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs.
  • Encouraged student empathy of others to build confidence and improve self-image.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
  • Implemented specialized tests to evaluate literacy performance.
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Met with parents about student needs to garner additional support.
Special Education Teacher, 08/2017 - 05/2018
Arkadelphia Public School City, STATE,
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Collaborated with conventional education instructors across multiple departments to optimize student learning.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Facilitated functional life skills development in students with autism through explicit instruction and repetition to entrench skills.
  • Delivered specialized classroom instruction to students with developmental disorders.
  • Encouraged student empathy of others to build confidence and improve self-image.
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs.
  • Implemented specialized tests to evaluate literacy performance.
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Supervised field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos to develop social skills and community awareness.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Managed small and large student groups completing special activities focused on target areas.
  • Performed assessments prior to, during and after program.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Supported intellectual, emotional and social development of students in need of extra assistance.
  • Arranged activities for guardians and parents and handled childcare arrangements, parenting classes and counseling sessions.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1983
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Delight Public School - Delight, AR,
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Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 12/2013
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University of Phoenix - Tempe, AZ
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Master of Science: Developmental Therapy, Expected in 12/2015
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Henderson State University - Arkadelphia, AR
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Master of Arts: Special Education, Expected in 05/2017
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Henderson State University - Arkadelphia, AR
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Delight Public School
  • University of Phoenix
  • Henderson State University
  • Henderson State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health/Disability Behavior Intervention
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Arts

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