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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary
"As I reflect back on my years of teaching, I realize that the moments that stand out to me as most powerful and successful are those moments when I am not the teacher but rather the facilitator of discoveries."
Seasoned teaching professional with a talent for gaining the trust and confidence of students, co-workers and guardians. Enthusiastic elementary teacher with a knack for making learning exciting and enjoyable for diverse classrooms. Seeking a full time position with a innovative school where student success and well-being are the top priorities.
Skills
  • Hawaii Teaching Certificate with Elementary Education endorsement
  • Creative lesson planning
  • Experiential learning
  • Kind and empathetic educator
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Use a variety of technology to support assessment and engage learners
  • Strong class management skills 
  • Able to design, adapt and deliver instruction for diverse learning needs
  • Use a variety of methods to engage learners 
  • Make appropriate modifications to meet student needs and interests  
Education
Chaminade University Honolulu, HI Expected in 2014 Master of Arts : Elementary Education - GPA :
Teaching Methods courses:
  •  Managing School Environments 
  • Elementary Science Methods 
  •  Elementary Math Methods 
  •  Elementary Language Arts methods 
  •  Elementary social studies methods
  •  Music, Art and Creative Movement 
  • Education Technology in Classroom 
  • Student Teaching Practicum 
  •  Hawaiian Culture and Language Education 
Education Theory courses:
  •  Assessing Teaching and Learning 
  • Special Education: Introduction to Exceptional Children 
  •  Multi-Cultural Education Peace, Justice, and Education Reform Foundational Phycology 
  •  Child Development and Education 
University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, HI Expected in 2003 MFA : Dance - GPA :
Cornish College of the Arts Seattle, WA Expected in 1998 BFA : Dance - GPA :
Work History
University Of Arkansas - Primary Math Teacher
Bentonville, AR, 08/2013 - Current

  • Creative custom math materials, games and activities
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games 
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
  • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
  • Created and taught engaging math lessons and activities.
Kapiolani Community College - Dance lecturer
City, STATE, 07/2007 - 11/2013
  • Taught 9-12 credits per semester. Introduction to Dance 150, Beginning Modern Dance 131 and 132, Musical Theatre 220
  • Responsible for curriculum planning, assessment and lessons to meet community college accreditation standards for dance courses. 
  • Created a safe and harmonious environment with an emphasis on creative process and self-expression.
  • Continued to study and train in dance and participate in professional development experiences
  • Created an enjoyable and interesting learning environment for approximately  40 students per semester.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
The Dance Space, Inc - Director and Owner
City, STATE, 04/2005 - 04/2011
  • Design and implement combined technique and creative dance curriculum including: ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, tap and tumbling
  •  Instructed students of all diverse ages, toddlers- adults
  • Specializing in preschool and early elementary ages. Kids Classes:
  • Non-instructional responsibilities: teacher training, choreography,  organizing and promoting performances, budget and marketing 
  • Instructed up to 15 students individually and in groups.
  • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
Lunallio Elementary - Creative Dance Specialist
City, STATE, 08/2004 - 09/2013
  • 6-10 week creative dance series for Kindergarten classes
  • Planned cross-curricular lessons that met state and national dance standards.
  • Collaborated with classroom teachers for lesson themes
  • Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
University Of Hawaii, At Manoa - Dance Lecturer
City, STATE, 07/2003 - 11/2004
  • Dance lecture for Creative Dance 490, a creative dance teaching methods course
  • Planned and implemented creative dance lessons in accordance with state and federal dance standards.
  • Completed and filed all necessary paperwork for classroom activities, assessments, attendance logs.
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects.
University Of Hawaii, At Manoa - Graduate Assistant
City, STATE, 07/2001 - 11/2003
  • Instructed beginning modern dance 131, an introduction to modern dance technique course. 
  • Responsible for aspects of planning and teaching the class.
  • Completed training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching methods and developments in the field.
  • Created an enjoyable and interesting learning environment for 25+ students per semester.
  • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
Hidden Valley Camp - Camp Councilor, instructor
City, STATE, 05/1998 - 07/2001
  • Summer work.Lived with campers ages 7-14            I
Councilor Duties:
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing cabin games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Created a classroom living environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
Instructional Duties:
  • Taught lessons in dance, drama, art, swimming, yoga, stained glass, camping, hiking
  • Create positive atmosphere to foster positive self-esteem and confidence to try new experiences.
Additional Information
"Jessica demonstrated that she is highly effective in her instructional practice. Her lessons were well-designed and organized with clear transitions and appropriate pacing throughout." -Jeffrey S. Judd, PHD, Assistant Professor, Leeward Community College 

"The instructional strategies that Jessica employs throughout the course of her teaching are effective and engaging, her students are often unaware that they are actually learning because they are having so much fun." -.Kehau Wright, India Educational Methods

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Chaminade University
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Cornish College of the Arts

Job Titles Held:

  • Primary Math Teacher
  • Dance lecturer
  • Director and Owner
  • Creative Dance Specialist
  • Dance Lecturer
  • Graduate Assistant
  • Camp Councilor, instructor

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • MFA
  • BFA

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