Personal Tutor resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Proactive and caring worker with over 20 years of experience combined with communication strengths and good observational skills. Skillfully handles day-to-day activities while looking for opportunities to make a difference. I have a deep passion and love for the Deaf community and American Sign Language. I love to teach and spread the joy of learning this beautiful language, as well as bridging the gap between the hearing and Deaf world.

  • Encouraging and Motivating Students
  • Adapting to Student's Learning Style
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Individual and Small Group Instruction
  • Student-Parent-Teacher Collaboration
  • Building Confidence through Positive Reinforcement
  • Building Rapport and Trust
  • Positive Role Model
  • Organization and Planning Skills
  • Inspiring Love of Learning
  • In-Class or At-Home Support
Work History
10/2010 to 03/2020
Personal Tutor Nashua School District Nashua, NH,
  • Kept and reviewed academic records for students to determine areas to cover in tutoring sessions.
  • Planned lessons for allotted time to strengthen weak subjects and build skills.
  • Generated reports and provided feedback to students, supporting personal learning and development.
  • Planned and facilitated tutoring workshops for student groups on subjects of interest.
  • Generated handouts and learning materials to enhance education.
  • Coached and mentored junior tutors on successful teaching strategies and time management.
  • Taught students remotely via pre-recorded and live video sessions.
  • Administered and supervised exams to prepare students for more consequential learning evaluations.
  • Arranged tutoring environment to support optimal learning.
  • Tutored struggling, average and advanced students in course materials.
  • Identified student weaknesses to determine most useful tools to facilitate learning.
  • Provided early intervention assistance to struggling students.
  • Reviewed materials for student classes to enhance learning and used unique ways to reinforce learning materials.
  • Responded to after hours email and telephone requests to provide students assistance with specific questions.
  • Taught general life skills as well as academic skills, putting lessons in real-world perspective.
  • Updated required logs and student documentation to keep records accurate and current.
  • Worked closely with family members to further their child's interest and abilities.
  • Taught Deaf culture, mannerisms and immersed students into the Deaf community to give them a fully rounded education.
  • Volunteered and taught an ASL class at Harrison Library early 2020. (Pandemic shut down class before ended)
01/2016 to 10/2017
Fire, Mold and Water Restoration Service Master Restoration City, STATE,
  • Disinfected water and structures with chemicals such as ammonia and chlorine in exact concentrations.
  • Assisted with safety audits and tracking of chemical and waste inventories.
  • Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
  • Detail cleaned interior of structures from fire, water or mold damage.
  • Supervised and trained personnel.
  • Customer service
05/2009 to 02/2012
ASL Interpreter Grace Baptist Church City, STATE,
  • Attended training programs to improve professional knowledge and interpretation skills.
  • Provided interpretation services for deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
  • Collaborated in planning meetings to better serve hard of hearing in religious, educational and recreational settings.
  • Facilitated communication between deaf or hard of hearing individuals and church members and church leaders.
  • Maintained message content, tone and emotion as closely as possible.
  • Interpreted conversations simultaneously to help both parties conduct business, handle medical needs or manage personal concerns.
  • Stayed current on new expressions and cultural changes impacting language translation.
  • Provided cultural input to speakers to help parties who did not speak similar languages communicate with and understand one another.
  • Supported student education by accompanying non-ASL signing individuals to classes, study sessions and assemblies to translate instruction, conversation and documents.
  • Collaborated with the Deaf department to achieve a Deaf choir fully choreographed.
  • Worked with Deaf members to understand needs and provide excellent service.
  • Participated in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure projects were completed on time.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
Expected in
No Degree: ASL Interpreting
The Crown College of The Bible - Powell, TN

I attended from August, 2010- January 2012

Tested out of more than half of the college courses and had 2 semesters left to earn my ITP certification.

Tutored other students in lower classes, my own class, as well as higher classes to help get them back on track.

Took additional interpreting workshops not associated with the college during this time.

Traveled the Southwestern part of the United States in a group to tutor and interpret in other churches to promote the college.

Choreographed an ASL choir, and a Deaf choir.

Very involved in the Deaf ministry, interpreting during church, Sunday School, other college classes a Deaf member might take, and fully immersed myself in the Deaf culture as much as possible.

My health declined and I was psychically unable to live in Tennessee away from my family and moved back to Ohio to get my health back on track. Currently looking to get back into an educational setting to complete my ITP certification.

Expected in
No Degree: Freshman And Sophomore Year High School
Middletown Christian School - Middletown, OH,

Took ASL 1 and 2 my freshman and sophomore year of high school. GPA 5.0 in both classes.

Tutored and mentored other students who were struggling to grasp the language and culture in the Deaf community. Started interpreting the end of my freshman year, and more into my sophomore year.

Immersed myself into any Deaf event within a 2 hour radius.

Expected in 05/2009
High School Diploma:
Shenandoah Haven - Cleveland, TN,

Took ASL for my Junior and Senior year here and my GPA was a 5.0 for this class.

Tutored other classmates in language skills, communication skills, Deaf culture, and non verbal communication (body language communication, NOT signed)

Traveled to different churches to interpret and sign in song.

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School Attended

  • The Crown College of The Bible
  • Middletown Christian School
  • Shenandoah Haven

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Tutor
  • Fire, Mold and Water Restoration
  • ASL Interpreter


  • No Degree
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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