Physical Education Specialist In Healthcare resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Knowledgeable educator with over 10 years of experience providing educational guidance and mentorship to high school students. Shifts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' needs. Caring and enthusiastic with demonstrated skills in communication and relationship building. Eager to parlay teaching expertise to a new position utilizing my expertise.

  • Teamwork
  • Problem-Solving
  • Listening
  • Leadership
  • Self-Motivation
  • Adaptability
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Decision-Making
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Time-Management
  • Exercises knowledge
  • Program management
  • Relationship building
  • Data analysis
  • Decision making
  • Group instruction
  • Health education
  • Safety instruction
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Lesson planning
  • Standardized tests
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Classroom management
  • Activity planning
  • Student counseling
  • Curriculum selection
  • Safety awareness
  • Prevention strategies
  • Presentation skills
  • Community outreach
  • Physical education instruction
  • Educational programming planning
  • Understanding of special education
  • Behavioral intervention specialist
  • Physical and endurance training
  • Research abilities
  • Organized
Work History
10/2010 to Current
Physical Education Specialist in Healthcare The May Institute Inc Burlington, MA,
  • Conveyed health and well-being concepts beyond physical fitness
  • Managed and maintained school equipment and facility grounds
  • Assessed student physical fitness levels and adjusted objectives according to successes
  • Collaborated with other teachers to develop, implement and assess IEP plans
  • Planned and executed special programs and events
  • Completed documentation of classroom and individual record keeping
  • Taught physical education classes covering exercise strategies, sports and safety
  • Complied with state and federal standards for physical fitness benchmarks and exercise programs
  • Utilized knowledge of biology, anatomy and kinesiology to design safe and effective exercises
  • Helped cultivate interest in overall wellness by implementing interactive and fun fitness activities
  • Assessed each student's fitness level throughout year and recorded key details about individual progress to track changes
  • Carried heavy caseload of approximately 120-130 students every year
  • Provided instructions to students using appropriate terminology to provide optimal support and keep individuals well-informed on changing policies and new educational materials
  • Identified and participated in variety of different activities with students to enhance muscle development
  • Interacted with other members of team in staff and IEP meetings to discuss student progress and adjust plans to meet changing demands
  • Encouraged and worked with young students on IEP goals to develop gross motor skills
  • Marked lesson notes, corrected errors and made useful suggestions on written assignments for improved writing communication performance
  • Planned, implemented, monitored and assessed classroom instructional program
  • Recommended and administered appropriate solutions, sanctions, and discipline for non-compliance to rules and standards for student performance and behavior
  • Upheld commitment to educational excellence and fostered atmosphere of mutual respect and trust
  • Offered constructive feedback to minors under care regarding specific actions, behaviors and words
  • Instituted mentoring program between [Number] and [Number]-grade students, increasing student development and enthusiasm for learning
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues
  • Developed program to work with students and increase interest in higher learning
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies
  • Developed activities and integrated technology to diversify instruction
  • Established and maintained rapport with other staff, students, and parents to facilitate communication and academic progress
  • Facilitated group sessions and provided one-on-one support
  • Created new lesson plans based on course objectives
  • Documented student attendance and progress against goals
  • Continually improved knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback and self-identified professional developmental needs
10/2009 to 08/2010
Special Education Teacher Assistant Christiana Care Health System Chadds Ford, PA,
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance to support classroom instruction
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness and assign grades
  • Performed special tasks such as working one on one to help students with special needs learn and grow
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities
  • Oversaw students in classroom, halls cafeteria and bus to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher
  • Organized and guided activities for students, including grades K-4
  • Monitored student actions and applied established interventions to redirect behavior and resolve conflicts
  • Handed out classroom materials, like pencils, paper, reading workbooks, etc
  • Provided mobility and personal care support to students with physical limitations
  • Implemented reading exercises and used repetition, which enabled students to grasp new reading concepts quickly
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading
10/2006 to 06/2019
Health Educator Biofourmis Princeton, NJ,
  • Promoted available resources and connected individuals with services
  • Gave public talks on importance of health education and specific disease prevention and treatment strategies
  • Taught health education classes for community workers and members of public
  • Led planning and achievement of goals and objectives consistent with agency mission and philosophy
  • Assisted with development of improved seminars and training materials
  • Continually improved knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback and self-identified professional developmental needs
  • Identified and addressed clients' barriers to self-sufficiency such as substance abuse and educational deficiencies
  • Provided behavioral/emotional counseling with students and their families when suspended from school due to drug use with their families through the SOBIR program
  • Represented the department at community and professional organizational meetings to answer questions and address concerns from local citizens and other personnel about overall health and drug prevention outreach ideas
  • Represented the department at community and professional organizational meetings to train professionals on the Take-10 program, a classroom-based physical activity program
  • Communicated effectively with individuals of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds to increase drug prevention awareness in the school system and local agencies and locations throughout the county
  • Served as liaison for city with professional, business and civic groups, community organizations and individuals
  • Coordinated project activities with other city departments
  • Educated families and community members about domestic violence, drug abuse and more including its impact on children
06/2006 to 06/2009
Wellness Coach YMCA Of Cleveland County City, STATE,
  • Liasion for the S.E.N.S.E program:designed to assist the needs for obese and overweight children
  • Promoted fitness center programs offered within the company
  • Scheduled and conducted fitness orientation appointments with new members
  • Led individual and group wellness seminars and educational programs on Health, Nutrition and Wellness topics
  • Demonstrated safe and correct forms for each exercise and piece of equipment
  • Conducted group wellness presentations for classes up to 20 participants
  • Provided individual health coaching to help clients optimize personal choices
  • Performed screenings or markers such as blood pressure, weight and BMI for clients
  • Built strong relationships with members to promote health, wellness and available services
  • Monitored, tracked and reported on individual progress with wellness plans
  • Helped clients set and achieve health and wellness goals
  • Developed public relations materials, marketing, and advertising strategies
  • Conducted fitness orientation programs for new members
  • Maintained cleanliness of group fitness room, mirrors, floor and fitness equipment
  • Devised personalized programs and nutritional plan for a diverse cliental to achieve optimal results
  • Cultivated positive relationships with diverse class participants by teaching variety of challenging and entertaining group fitness classes
  • Assisted clients in finding new ways to inspire healthier habits
  • Created and delivered numerous presentations to promote health education
  • Maintained detailed personal training records and updated progress after each session for each client served
  • Designed customized client programs to meet individual fitness needs
  • Ensured all gym equipment was in optimal operating condition and instructed clients on proper use
  • Implemented marketing strategies which resulted in 12% growth of customer base
  • Created safe environment for children in after-school care setting, delivering creative curriculum to support daily activities and programs
  • Designed and implemented athletic training for rehabilitation and reconditioning
  • Worked directly with management, Executive Director, and our Sports department to brainstorm, discuss strategy and mitigate obesity issues amongst the children we served
Expected in 05/2006
Bachelor of Science: Health Promotions
Appalachian State University - Boone, NC
  • Minored in Psychology
  • Received Athletic Scholarship

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School Attended

  • Appalachian State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Physical Education Specialist in Healthcare
  • Special Education Teacher Assistant
  • Health Educator
  • Wellness Coach


  • Bachelor of Science

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