Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Mature and professional educator who adapts to new situations and technologies with ease. Adept at lesson planning and classroom management. Passionate educator with expertise in preschool curriculum development, classroom management and relationship building. Education professional driven to create an environment that promotes hands-on learning for children at all stages of the learning process. Educator versed in collaborating with teachers and parents to best meet each individual's unique needs. Attentive to the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of each student.

  • Classroom Management
  • Creative Lesson Planning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Ability to establish and enforce (by reinforcement) discipline and order
  • Team-building skills and interpersonal skills
  • Standardized Testing/Scoring
  • Learner Assessment
  • Experiential Learning
  • Special Needs Students/IEPs
  • Cultural Sensitivity (cultural diversity)
  • Superior communication skills with child, parent, and staff
  • Founded and led a comprehensive after school enrichment program at La Mesa Elementary School.
  • Designed and conducted a professional development workshop in Community outreach for La Mesa Elementary staff in February 2013.

    Pre-Service Teacher, 07/2012 - Current
    La Mesa Elementary School City, STATE,

    Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.Managed classrooms of 17 to 22 students during the absence of assigned teachers.Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.Set and communicated ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health problems in students and followed up with parents.Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.Taught after-school and summer enrichment programs.Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning.Improved students' reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.Used children's literature to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar and phonics.Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.Strengthened parent-teacher and parent-child communication by holding regular parent-teacher conferences.Encouraged students to explore issues in their lives and in the world around them.

    Pre-Service Community Educator, 06/2012 - Current
    AmeriCorps/TeacherCorps City, STATE,

    Assist master teachers to improve elementary teaching in predominantly lower-socioeconomic areas. Develop projects in partnership with local school districts (i.e. community gardens, nutrition programs). Participate in and develop community involvement activities in various neighborhoods where lower-socioeconomic schools are located. Assist and create community service work to provide enrichment for the children taught and to enhance the communities they live in. Modified curriculum to eliminate deficits and adjustment problems to schools caused by social and educational deprivation. Create community outreach programs to get the community involved to bring more community resources into schools.

    Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, Expected in 2013
    University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM
    • Earned high marks for the quality of classroom teaching, lesson plans and instructional materials used in teaching diverse subjects (e.g., language arts, math, science, social studies and history.
    • Advanced topics in elementary education, child psychology, children's literature, natural sciences, elementary mathematics, integrating technology in the classroom, and teaching diversity in the classroom.
    • New Mexico Assessment of Teacher Basic Skills, 2012
    • New Mexico Assessment of Teacher Competency (Elementary Education), 2013
    • New Mexico Content Knowledge Assessments ( Social Studies, TESOL), 2013
    Associate of Science: Elementary Education, Expected in 2011
    Central New Mexico Community College - Albuquerque, NM

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    School Attended

    • University of New Mexico
    • Central New Mexico Community College

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    • Pre-Service Teacher
    • Pre-Service Community Educator


    • Bachelor of Science
    • Associate of Science

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