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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

I believe that I have a unique knowledge of the Mt. Pleasant school system. Having had all my boys go to school here and having been employed as a paraprofessional for the past ten years. I have seen many good things happen under many different leaders. I am convinced that I would be a good fit for a classroom position in the Mt. Pleasant school.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Experience
08/2011 to Current
Paraprofessional East Baton Rouge Parish School Board Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Applied positive reinforcement for performance to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Supported students in developing strategies for individual needs and classroom group dynamics.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Communicated effectively with educators from various grade levels.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Encouraged students to be understanding of and helpful to others.
08/2008 to 05/2011
Teacher Universal Health Services Olive Branch, MS,
  • Applied proactive behavior management techniques to facilitate classroom discipline.
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve educational goals.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Improved students' reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.
  • Assisted fellow teachers with assignment development, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading.
  • Performed student background reviews to ascertain learning deficiencies and strengths to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Used children's literature to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar and phonics.
  • Monitored student progress using exams and assignments to check for thorough understanding.
  • Strengthened parent-teacher and parent-child communication by holding regular parent-teacher conferences.
  • Taught students to exercise problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.
  • Introduced and encouraged debate-style classroom setting to increase student active participation and critical thinking.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, participation and progress student accountability.
  • Developed interesting course plans with multimedia learning tools to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Developed individualized lesson plans based on each student's IEP goals.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Observed children and recorded activities, maintained daily records and created safe environments during activities.
  • Taught reading, language arts, mathematics and other subjects utilizing course of study adopted by Board of Education.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
08/1999 to 05/2008
Teacher Universal Health Services Champaign, IL,
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve educational goals.
  • Applied proactive behavior management techniques to facilitate classroom discipline.
  • Worked one-on-one with students to create individualized lesson plans to increase progress.
  • Assisted fellow teachers with assignment development, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading.
  • Taught students to exercise problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.
  • Developed interesting course plans with multimedia learning tools to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Improved students' reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.
  • Monitored student progress using exams and assignments to check for thorough understanding.
  • Taught reading, language arts, mathematics and other subjects utilizing course of study adopted by Board of Education.
  • Performed student background reviews to ascertain learning deficiencies and strengths to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.
  • Prepared unit and lesson plans for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines and Common Core standards.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Used children's literature to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar and phonics.
  • Developed individualized lesson plans based on each student's IEP goals.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, participation and progress student accountability.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1999 to to
BBA: Elementary Education
Valley City State University - Valley City, ND
GPA:
Expected in 05/1996 to to
Associate of Arts: Generals Focused On Elementary Education
Bismarck State College - Bismarck, ND
GPA:
Expected in 05/1994 to to
High School Diploma:
Century High School - Bismarck, ND,
GPA:
Accomplishments

I have been an active member of NDU for the past twenty years.

I have worked with all grades in the classroom and including music, PE, and time out room.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Valley City State University
  • Bismarck State College
  • Century High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional
  • Teacher
  • Teacher

Degrees

  • BBA
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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