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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Summary

Attentive and creative Early Childhood Educator, passionate about helping young children develop emotional, social and educational skills to promote well-being. Familiar with developmentally appropriate activities and experienced in providing nurturing environments conducive to learning. Inspired to promote physical health, emotional and social health as complement to academic progress.

Skills
  • Mail management
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Reliable
  • Classroom management
  • Infant, toddler and preschool curricula
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Familiar with Head Start
  • Positive and cheerful
  • Early education
  • Age-appropriate activities
  • Housekeeping abilities
  • Lesson plan development
  • First Aid/CPR
Experience
10/2019 to Current
Office Assistant Ashford Senior Living Seattle, WA,
  • Updated financial, customer and business records with accurate information each day, preventing data loss and keeping files current.
  • Strengthened traceability, developing organization systems for contracts, records, reports and agendas.
  • Filed and retrieved records to support business needs and boost team productivity.
  • Maintained business records by updating customer information.
  • Prepared presentations and proposals, assisted in bookkeeping and produced budget reports.
  • Collected payments, issued receipts and updated accounts to reflect new balances.
  • Posted open positions on company and social media websites.
  • Routed agreements, contracts and invoices through signature process.
  • Supported clerical needs including taking messages, scanning documents and routing business correspondence.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents.
10/2015 to 06/2020
Daycare Teacher North Country Academy Grand Rapids, MI,
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Created infant area, toddler area and preschool area of play within daycare area.
  • Identified early signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and brought problems to parents' attention.
  • Routinely picked children up from school and activities.
  • Encouraged early literacy through read-aloud time and alphabet games.
  • Mediated talks between parents and teachers regarding disciplinary concerns.
  • Completed daily paperwork for agencies such as Child Protection Services and Resource and Referral Centers.
  • Carefully monitored children's play activities to identify additional learning opportunities or behavioral issues.
  • Offered detailed daily reports that outlined each child's activities.
  • 6+ years infant care experience.
  • Maintained developmentally appropriate environment.
  • Recognized early signs of emotional or developmental problems in children.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Managed general housekeeping duties, including feeding, diapering, resting, and cleanup.
  • Upheld all CPR and Louisiana regulated certifications.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems.
  • Employed variety of materials for children to explore and manipulate in learning activities and imaginative play.
  • Trained multiple of River Road's employees.
  • 6+ years childcare experience.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding and patient with others.
  • Read stories to children and taught painting, drawing and crafts.
  • Introduced groups of 8 toddlers to multisensory activities such as music, dance and stories to encourage exploration and spark curiosity.
  • Implemented positive discipline; followed policy of warning, timeout, talk and parent check-in.
  • Cleaned toys, play equipment, dishes and other surfaces to keep facility sanitary.
  • Helped prepare meals, snacks and refreshments for children, accounting for individual dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Managed crafts and other hands-on activities to engage kids and promote development.
  • Enhanced academic, social and emotional learning with use of structured playtime and unstructured free play.
  • Balanced schedules to provide optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans based on ages and abilities of class children.
  • Enforced rules to teach manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Attended to lunch periods to help children open food packages and monitor activities
  • Recorded information about behavior, food served and medications administered.
  • Cleaned and organized student and employee areas.
  • Delivered exceptional care to groups of children between ages infant and 4 years old.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children under care.
  • Led children in tidying up, handwashing and restroom to teach responsibility.
  • Provided nurturing and appropriate environment for children ranging in age from six weeks to age five.
  • Maintained organized and clean classroom and work areas.
  • Assisted children in developing fine motor skills in preparation of preschool and kindergarten.
  • Updated detailed records for each child with information such as daily observations, meals served and medications administered.
  • Inventoried and purchased classroom materials for education, games and crafts.
01/2015 to 09/2017
Waitress Marriott International Des Plaines, IL,
  • Prepared salads and appetizers and set up garnish stations to back up kitchen staff.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Attended to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Greeted customers, assisted with questions and made recommendations concerning daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
04/2014 to 08/2015
Waitress Marriott International Hacienda Heights, CA,
  • Prepared salads and appetizers and set up garnish stations to back up kitchen staff.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Attended to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Greeted customers, assisted with questions and made recommendations concerning daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2020
Associate of Applied Science: Early Childhood Education
Baton Rouge Community College - Baton Rouge, LA
GPA:
Expected in 05/2015
High School Diploma:
Livonia High School - Livonia, LA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Baton Rouge Community College
  • Livonia High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Office Assistant
  • Daycare Teacher
  • Waitress
  • Waitress
Degrees
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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