Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Experienced education industry professional with over ten years experience in establishing positive, stimulating, and nurturing learning environment for students and collaborative, supportive setting for teachers. Extremely dedicated and reflective practitioner with exemplary interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication, and determined attention to detail. Undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with Masters in Education from Bank Street College of Education.

  • Teaching
  • Tutoring
  • Helping struggling students
  • Lesson Planning
  • Attention to Detail
  • Staff Development
Work History
10/2006 to 02/2019 Middle School Assistant Bank Street School For Children | City, STATE,
  • Provided classroom support, which included everything from lead teaching, development and implementation of curricula, to supervision of lunch and recess activities
  • Handled behavioral and emotional challenges in classroom, working closely with students, staff, and families to identify problems, develop strategies, and facilitate solutions
  • Oversaw day-to-day operations, including planning and coordination of major school events such as Curriculum Night, scheduling, booking, and coordination of all field trips and related transportation, purchasing and supply management, maintenance of school calendars, correspondence within school, with outside vendors, and with families, hiring and orientation of substitute teachers and culling of resumes for permanent positions
  • Managed payroll, tracked hours, authorized and processed time-sheets for part-time and temporary staff
  • Proofed, edited, and corrected all student reports written in Middle School before reports were mailed to families, compiled, organized and maintained permanent student records and transcripts
01/2017 to 06/2017 Independent Contractor Concerning Learning | City, STATE,
  • Provided tutoring and enrichment services to middle school students
  • Administered informal assessments and evaluated student work to determine areas of need and develop interventions and strategies
  • Incorporated progressive, student-centered, multi-sensory supports to enhance academic performance, brain fitness, organization, and study-skills
  • Work called for effective communication with families, classroom teachers, and other service providers
  • Required to submit accurate, effective, and time-sensitive session notes to employer and families
06/2004 to 09/2006 Independent Contractor Inkwell Publishing Solutions, Inc | City, STATE,
  • Developed and constructed tests to supplement K-12 reading material for Scholastic Books
  • Designed tests to measure skills such as plot analysis, summary, literal comprehension, recall, and vocabulary
  • Implemented a variety of assessment techniques and question formats within each quiz (“cloze” format, complete the sentence, “because” questions, question mark format, etc)
  • Tests required extensive proofing and self-editing, submission was time-sensitive, and I was required to work with tight deadlines on a regular basis
Expected in 06/2013 Master of Science | Special Education Bank Street College of Education, New York, NY GPA:
Expected in 06/2004 Post Baccalaureate Teacher Certification | Education Concordia University Wisconsin, Madison, WI, GPA:
Expected in 06/1996 Bachelor of Arts | English Literature University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI GPA:
Additional Information

Selected Professional Development

Graduate School Writing Assistance Program, completed formal training program for both traditional and E-based tutoring of graduate students enrolled at Bank Street College Spring 2016

Undoing Racism, Summer 2014

Contemplative Teaching and Learning: Cultivating Mindfulness in the Classroom, Spring 2012

Play on 2010, Playworks conference at Columbia University, topics ranged from constructive play and recess redesign to school wellness and advocacy, Fall 2010

The A-B-Cs and 1-2-3s of Infusing Technology in the Classroom: Using GarageBand to Teach Poetry, taught original workshop for classmates at Bank Street College, Spring 2010

Bank Street Faculty Retreat: LGBT Issues in Education, Spring 2009

  • New York State Department of Public Instruction, Special Education Grades 5-9
  • New York State Department of Public Instruction, English Language Arts Grades 5-9
  • Wisconsin State Department of Public Instruction, English Grades 6-12
  • Member, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • Member, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)
  • Drums and Percussion: Professionally, my work has included a music video appearance with Laura Branigan (“Shattered Glass” from the album Touch)
  • Photography and Film Production: Wrote, produced, and directed original three-part film about public schools and public school policy using iMovie and Final Cut Pro for sabbatical project during the spring term of the 2016-17 school year
  • Speak conversational Spanish

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  • Bank Street College of Education
  • Concordia University Wisconsin
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison

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