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

Capable educator with over 25 years of experience Elementary and Secondary eduactional roles. Excellent classroom management, lecturing and behavior enhancement skills. Collaborative in working with teachers, administrators and specialists to support all student needs.

  • Professional development
  • Lesson planning expertise
  • Tutoring experience
  • IEP familiarity
  • Schedule creation and maintenance
  • Self-contained classrooms
  • Academic performance evaluations
  • Proficient in Microsoft
  • Fine Arts Department Chair
  • Licensed in the State of Nevada
  • Certified Generalist Teacher for K-12
  • Taught Guitar lessons to 180 children

08/2004 to Current Middle School Music Educator Queen Anne's County Public Schools | Stevensville, MD,
  • Created positive educational climate to promote student learning.
  • Created lesson plans and prepared presentations to cover increasingly complex content.
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Met with parents to share perspectives on child's strengths and weaknesses.
  • Evaluated submitted assignments for clarity and skills, assigned grades and discussed results with struggling students to enhance understanding of course objectives.
  • Used positive reinforcement method to redirect poor behavior.
  • Improved child-bonding skills by coordinating IEP meetings and family conferences.
  • Attended variety of professional development workshops centered on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Graded tests and papers and uploaded all grading information to district system using Infinite Campus.
  • Created study guides and Method Book materials to reiterate lecture details and prepare students for tests.
08/1999 to Current Elementary Education Teacher Clark County School District | City, STATE,
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Helped students learn to persevere with challenging tasks and build resilience for later educational efforts.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • Involved parents in student education by cultivating strong relationships.
  • Oversaw class field trips to keep students safe and educate about related topics.
  • Maintained safe, clean, and organized classroom environment.
  • Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies.
  • Identified student needs and collaborated with faculty to resolve social, cognitive or behavioral challenges.
  • Translated lesson plans into learning experiences and routinely evaluated student progress and social development.
  • Formed deep relationships with parents and students by engaging groups through conferences, emails, texts and phone calls.
  • Participated in professional development workshops during academic school year and summer.
08/1994 to 08/1999 Secondary Education Teacher Wolf Creek Elementary School | City, STATE,
  • Addressed student learning needs through diverse teaching styles.
  • Managed and updated student records.
  • Created lesson plans focusing on world history, important historical figures and events that have impacted modern society.
  • Promoted safe and clean classroom environment conducive to individualized and small group needs.
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for all students.
  • Built life-long learning skills and strong study habits in students to help each prepare for higher-level education.
  • Used school and public library resources to provide extra educational opportunities for students.
  • Coordinated with other professional staff members to evaluate and assess science-based curriculum.
  • Guided students through exploration and analysis of different art forms and implemented hands-on approach to art education.
  • Cultivated collaborative and innovative learning environment to meet each student's unique educational needs.
  • Administered standardized ability and achievement tests and interpreted results to determine students' strengths and areas of need.
  • Developed class learning plans to meet all district and statement requirements for instruction.
  • Maintained school-wide culture of respect and actively used positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) disciplinary methods.
  • Talked with students needing extra attention and made plans to assist with problems.
  • Reviewed academic records to develop a complete understanding of each student's abilities and initiated learning solutions to address any areas of concern.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1993 Bachelor of Science | Music University Of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, GPA:
Expected in 05/1998 Teaching Certificate | Education Black Hills State University, Spearfish, SD GPA:
Expected in 05/2001 Master of Science | Education Administration University Of Nevada - Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV GPA:
Expected in 04/2005 Master of Science | Adult Literacy Instructor Walden University, Minneapolis, MN GPA:
  • K-12 Teaching License - 2020
  • School Administrator License - 2020
  • Literacy Specialist License - 2020
  • Music K-12 License - 2020

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