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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Creative and energetic professional earning a Bachelor's of Science in Elemantary & Special Education coupled with 20 years experience in Early Chidhood Development. Commited to promoting physical, social, emotional and academic growth. Well-versed in positive reinforcement, behavior redirection and inclusive learning environments. Adept at successfully managing diversified classrooms. Skilled at collaborating successfully with children, parents and staff.

Skills
  • Special education
  • Group learning mechanics
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Curriculum Development
  • Social-Emotional Learning training
  • Student records management
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Classroom management
  • Student engagement
  • Lesson Planning
  • Organizational abilities
  • Creative problem solving
  • Adaptable
  • IEP understanding
  • Creating a Safe Learning Environment
  • School Community Relations
  • Facilitating Online Learning
  • Communicating with Parents and Teachers
  • School Policy and Rules Enforcement
  • Teaching Method Adaptations
  • Audio-Visual Demonstrations
  • Teacher and Administrator Collaboration
  • Volunteer Work Coordination
  • Progress Tracking and Reporting
  • Collaborative and Team-Oriented
  • Exploratory Learning
  • Needs Identification and Assessment
  • Individual Student Instruction
Work History
08/2020 to 06/2021
Personal Care Assistant Country Meadows Retirement Communities Frederick, MD,
  • Transported individuals to events and activities, medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Conferred with supervisor to discuss patient condition and medical care.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Helped clients maintain optimal health by overseeing medication administration and all doctor's appointments.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded.
  • Recorded vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Planned healthy meals, purchased ingredients and cooked meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Monitored and assisted residents through individual service plans.
  • Planned activities to encourage movement, stretching and strength building.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Delivered compassionate care to improve and enhance patient lives.
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updaed.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance to staff.
08/2019 to 12/2019
Childcare Coordinator Rockingham County, Va Rockingham County, VA,
  • Worked inside a live-in facilty that shelters families of Domestic violence
  • Developed and implemented a children's trauma based curriculum for group therapy.
  • Administered assessments and developed academic goals based on specific disabilities and barriers to learning.
  • Facilitated family therapy sessions between children, caregivers and siblings to remediate conflict and build healthy relationships.
  • Encouraged socialization and engagement through therapy, music therapy and social activities.
  • Delivered comprehensive therapeutic services to children, adolescents and adults to support child welfare and prevention services.
  • Maintained regular contact with clients
  • Maintained record of daily individual activities, behaviors and pertinent incidents for patient analysis and assessment.
  • Interviewed clients, families or groups to assess situations, limitations and issues and implement services to address needs.
  • Helped clients develop new coping mechanisms and techniques to drive behavior modification.
  • Collaborated with community program leaders and advocates to make resources accessible to those in need.
  • Reported child abuse in accordance with legal standards of mandatory reporters.
  • Interviewed individuals and families to assess needs and provide informational resources.
  • Built solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to all clients, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
12/2012 to 12/2019
Owner/Operator & Preschool Teacher Ymca Metro Atlanta Lawrenceville, GA,
  • Develop, implement, coordinate and evaluate childcare program and activities.
  • Maintain and track records of children to include assessments, family records, immunizations and progress.
  • Organize fire and safety drills.
  • Shop for and prepare meals and snacks.
  • Budget monthly expenses and order curriculum and craft supplies.
  • Maintain classroom toys and outdoor play areas.
  • Set up and participate in field trips.
  • Provide care for children with learning and physical disabilities, speech delays and behavior modification.
  • Keep current on trainings.
  • Provide family interactions and support.
  • Discuss child's progress with parents.
  • Maintain schedules.
  • Keep children active and on task.
  • Implement music and movement activities along with academic activities.
  • Enhanced operational performance by developing effective business development strategies, systems and procedures.
  • Set and administered annual operating budget, consistently maintaining controls and preventing overages.
  • Planned large-scale preschool events.
  • Oversaw the day-to-day activities of the preschool.
  • Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Maintained child-friendly environment with access to outdoor activities.
  • Supervised up eight children on field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Made healthy, well-balanced breakfasts and lunches for children.
02/2009 to 12/2012
Preschool Lead Teacher Child Development Center NAWS City, STATE,
  • Set guidelines for teacher performance, lesson planning and compliance with established procedures.
  • Updated files for individual children and teachers for recordkeeping.
  • Increased academic performance by diversifying teaching techniques.
  • Established an open and loving environment where children could express desires and focus on learning.
  • Clean and Organize classroom.
  • Stay current on trainings.
  • Parent teacher conferences.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Adhered to learning strategies.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods with children.
  • Developed and implemented activities for preschool age students.
  • Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Kept youth safe and secure at facility and in public.
  • Provided feedback on individual actions, behaviors and verbal responses.
Education
Expected in
Bachelors of Science Special Education & Elementar: Set To Graduate 2022
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix AZ,
GPA:

GPA: 4.0

Honor Roll 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

  • Coursework in Mild to Moderate Disabilities, Creating & Managing Engaging Learning Environments, ESL: Structured English Submersion & SEI English Language, Literacy & Phonics Skills, Instructional Planning & Assesments for Elemenatry Teachers and Collaborations & Communications in Special Education.
Certifications
  • Nevada State Substitute Teaching License
  • CPR & First Aid

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  • Grand Canyon University

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  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Childcare Coordinator
  • Owner/Operator & Preschool Teacher
  • Preschool Lead Teacher

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  • Bachelors of Science Special Education & Elementar

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