National Board Certified Educator resume example with 3 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary
Seasoned teaching professional with a talent for gaining the trust and confidence of students and guardians with a knack for making learning exciting and enjoyable. Highly motivated by the belief that all children can be successful learners and enthusiastically stay up-to-date on new learning technologies and trends in the education community.
  • Illinois Certificate:2189519 (K-9)
  • Meets Illinois’s NCLBs Highly Qualified Teacher requirements
  • Positive and encouraging
  • Standardized testing scoring
  • Kind and empathetic educator
  • National Board Certificate:2476069 (K-3)
  • Instructional best practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Purposeful lesson planning
  • Excel in classroom management
  • Resourceful, get it done attitude
Work History
National Board Certified Educator, Current - Current
City Of Louisville, Ky Louisville, KY,
  • Instructing between 29 - 36 students individually and in groups - for last 2 years teaching 1st/2nd split classroom.
  • Serving as the Common Core Primary Literacy Lead and selected as 1 of 8 for the school's Leadership Team.
  • Setting up lesson materials, bulletin board displays, and demonstrations.
  • Assessing students' reading levels using DIBELS Next and Leveled Reading Passages.
  • Contributor to  SIPPA (school improvement plan) for last 2 planning cycles
  • Adapting teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Promoting 24hr accessibility with parents and guardians allowing for regular communication to discuss children's progress - not uncommon for calls and texts.
  • Observing and evaluating students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Planning and implementing creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines by maintaining accurate and complete records for students.
  • Fostering team collaboration, oral language development, and critical thinking between students through group projects and literacy discussions.

Educator, Current - Current
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cold Spring Harbor, NY,
  • Instructed up to 32 - 38 students individually and in groups including 2008 - 2010 1st/2nd split classroom.
  • Customized school gifted program from scratch involving project based learning initiatives 
  • Selected age-appropriate stories and read them aloud during daily story time.
  • Boosted cultural awareness by incorporating children’s literature from cultures around the world.
  • Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
  • Developed students’ computer and technology skills through demonstrations and practice.
  • Determined student strengths and weaknesses through DIBELS and weekly assessments.
  • Began National Board Certification process and took part in professional development courses.
  • Preserved the confidentiality of student records and information at all times.
  • Drafted lesson plans and submitted them for review and feedback in a timely manner.
  • Enforced the school’s student discipline code to deal with problem situations.

Educator, Current - Current
Chicago Heights: McKinley Elementary (Second) City, STATE,
  • Instructed 25 - 28 students individually and in groups
  • Prioritized reading with customized programs for bilingual students which made up 85% of classroom
  • Contributing member of Discipline Committee and updated school's Code of Conduct
  • Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
  • Supervised an average of 28 - 86 students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, schoolyards and on field trips.
  • Completed and filed all necessary paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Encouraged students with special academic interests to fully pursue those subjects.
  • Participated in district's mentor/mentee program, who I still keep in contact to this day.

Bachelor of Science: Double Majors: Elementary Education (Pre-Primary, K-6) and Early Childhood (Birth through third grade) Minor: Sociology, Expected in 2004
Winona State University - Winona, MN
Honors Dean's List all 5 years

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  • Winona State University

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  • Bachelor of Science

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