Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Talented Special Education Teacher focused on meeting student academic and emotional needs. Compassionate and caring with the capability of delivering personalized, hands-on support and lessons targeted on specific learning needs and strengths. Able to leverage strong communication skills and a patient nature to provide positive reinforcement in team-based, structured environments.

Compassionate Behavior Specialist enthusiastic about helping teachers better manage student behavior and increase academic performance.

  • Adaptable style
  • Classroom management
  • Curriculum development
  • Behavior management
  • Parental communication
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Special needs students
  • Social skills development
  • Personalized instruction
  • Behavioral analysis
  • Instructional best practices
  • Performance assessments
  • Behavior modification
  • Program management
  • Behavioral improvements
  • Data-driven instruction
QBHP, 11/2018 - 01/2019
Urbandale Community School District Urbandale, IA,
  • Trained internal staff members on administrative processes, work instructions and procedures to facilitate consistent and seamless company operations.
  • Assisted with building life and social skills useful for everyday activities and interactions.
  • Documented activities and behaviors.
  • Helped to implement individualized interventions as part of behavior treatment plans.
  • Developed activity plans and instructional materials to assist with treatment.
  • Maintained thorough clinical treatment notes.
  • Identified treatment goals based on individual diagnosis and history.
  • Tracked all incoming patient information, intervention plans and patient responses to treatment.
  • Performed comprehensive diagnostic assessments for each patient.
QBHP, 08/2017 - 10/2018
The Stepping Stones Group Laguna Niguel, CA,
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués, and reports.
  • Utilized theoretical approaches to treatment such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, and Narrative Therapy
  • Managed caseload of multiple sessions weekly using various types of therapies and approaches.
  • Performed comprehensive diagnostic assessments for each patient.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to determine effective treatment plans.
  • Developed and optimized treatment plans to help clients continue to progress.
  • Educated family members and helped each support clients by improving coping techniques.
Special Education Teacher, 10/2012 - 10/2016
Alpena Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Fostered relationships with students to increase engagement, and periodically reported student progress to parents/guardians and school leadership.
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués, and reports.
  • Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by developing IEPs and using wide variety of teaching aids and motivational strategies.
  • Developed Individual Education Programs (IEP) to establish student outcome goals and define educational strategies; leveraged developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Delivered specialized classroom instruction to broad range of students with developmental disorders, including autism using differentiated instruction.
  • Supervised field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.
  • Encouraged students to be understanding of others.
  • Worked with students of varying degrees of specialized need to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Led resource class of special education students.
General Education Teacher, 01/2008 - 10/2012
All Saints Catholic School City, STATE,
  • Provided small group and classroom instruction to 28 students.
  • Conducted classes with an engaging, informative and motivational style.
  • Completed required classroom documentation and updated student records.
  • Mentored and tutored individual students struggling to understand lecture objectives.
  • Tracked individual student progress and adjusted teaching methods to improve understanding of material.
  • Helped students build useful skills such as writing proficiency and reading comprehension.
  • Built relationships with students of all cultural, social and economic backgrounds.
  • Helped students develop skills and prepare for regional and national competitions.
  • Completed documentation and maintained files.
  • Maintained classroom tools and special equipment in an organized and working fashion.
  • Taught concepts found on standardized tests and built necessary support skills to help students perform well.
  • Selected curriculum and developed lesson plans based on class needs.
  • Worked with individual students to bring up to level or help gifted advance further.
  • Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Created safe, nurturing environment of trust and respect.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education, Expected in 05/2007
Spring Arbor University - Spring Arbor, MI,
Master of Arts: Special Education, Expected in 05/2016
Spring Arbor University - Spring Arbor, MI
Applied Behavior Analysis - 24 Credit Certificate: Applied Behavior Analysis, Expected in 03/2018
University California Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara, CA,

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