Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Dedicated and caring teacher with demonstrated ability to motivate and connect with students. Offering eight years of experience volunteering and working with the differently-abled, seeking the opportunity to apply exceptional patience and emotional sensitivity in the Special Education Instructional Aide position. Highly competent in planning lessons to promote essential education and life skills in students with varying cognitive diversities. Considered respectful, hardworking, and well-versed in student support. Organized planner, classroom manager, and educational support professional with more than years of experience. It brings a strong desire to impact students' lives positively. Knowledgeable about school processes and improvement strategies focused on diverse learners.

  • Individualized Educational Plans
  • Relationship Building
  • Supervising Student Activities
  • Experience with Diverse Student Populations
  • Lesson Planning and Preparation
  • Organizational and Planning Skills
  • Curriculum-Based Lessons
  • Encouraging Participation and Inclusivity
  • Social Integration
  • Small Group and Individual Assistance
  • Reading and Writing Support
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Calm and Patient
Paraeducator, 07/2018 to Current
State Of LouisianaVinton, LA,
  • Utilized curriculum with a life-based approach
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions, and results
  • Served as a classroom aide to teachers and worked one-on-one with special needs students age four to five
  • Monitored students' progress in skill areas such as Mathematics and Social-Emotional and personal behavioral development and reported findings to teachers and parents
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment, and classroom displays to foster learning
  • Maintained focused, inclusive, and supportive learning environments
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral, and emotional support
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management, and document coordination
  • Liaised with a team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students
  • Collaborated with teachers to devise and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligning with the school's philosophy and mission
  • Took attendance, graded assignments, and maintained routine student records
  • Organized and distributed homework, textbooks, classroom supplies, and other learning materials
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials, and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans
  • Attended in-services, workshops, and seminars
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics
  • Drove social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development through age-appropriate enrichment activities
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
Teacher, 12/2016 to 07/2018
Catholic Health InitiativeLas Vegas, NV,
  • Identified and documented learning achievements by reporting outcomes, performance information, and program adjustments used to boost comprehension
  • Used children's literature to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar, and phonics
  • Selected and implemented interesting and interactive learning media to increase student understanding of course materials
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards
  • Held office hours to review material with students requiring extra assistance
  • Planned and implemented lessons using various teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs
  • Fostered a positive, student-centered classroom environment by encouraging opinion sharing
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level
  • Conquered challenges of working with a highly diverse student population to attain exceptional student achievement
  • Identified early signs of emotional, developmental, and health delays or problems in students and followed up with parents
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and increase participation for comprehensive and long-term student success
  • Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement
  • Prepared unit and lesson plans for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines, and Common Core standards
  • Observed children and recorded activities, maintained daily records, and created safe environments during activities, meals, and naps
  • Worked one-on-one with students to create individualized lesson plans to increase progress
  • Established weekly anecdotal records and portfolios to assess student progress
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning
  • Strengthened parent-teacher and parent-child communication by holding regular parent-teacher conferences
  • Leveraged diverse instructional strategies and hands-on activities to engage students and boost understanding of the material.
Assistant Teacher, 08/2013 to 11/2016
Rochester General Health SystemBrasher Falls, NY,
  • Prepared, duplicated, and collated teaching materials to help students better understand learning concepts
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper, and art materials
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques, and study approaches
  • Drove social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development through age-appropriate enrichment activities
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards, and visitors
  • Attended in-services, workshops, and seminars
  • Contributed to a positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Early Childhood Education, Expected in 06/2022
National Louis University - Chicago, IL
Education: Services, Expected in 12/2016
Elgin Community College - Elgin, IL
Associate of Arts: , Expected in
National Louis University - Chicago, IL
Accomplishments Developed innovative instruction methods that became the standard for the district. Goal Setting - Established clear objectives for all lessons/projects and communicated with students, achieving a total understanding of grading rubric and overall class expectations. Education Strategies - Employed special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory/perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory. Technology Integration - Increased student participation and test scores by introducing relevant computer programs and exercises to encourage student interest and enjoyment.

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