Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Skilled Reading Tutor proficient in successful reading interventions for students in Kindergarten through fifth grade. Familiar with diverse techniques and strategies to improve student abilities at all levels of elementary school. Experience developing and implementing diverse curriculum covering wide range of subjects. Highly skilled at motivating students through positive encouragement and reinforcement of concepts . Successful in helping students develop strong literacy, numeracy, social and learning skills.

  • Tailoring Curriculum Plans
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Positive Learning Environment
  • Instructional Best Practices
  • Student records management
  • Student engagement
  • Flexible Approach
  • Improvement Plans
Work History
02/2014 to 06/2020 Reading Intervention Teacher Kipp Bay Area Schools - San Francisco | San Francisco, CA,
  • Supported improvement of reading skills in 96% of the students I taught.
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national standards.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to achieve student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Attended and facilitated IEP meetings for students and families.
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on reading assessment analysis.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to achieve student-centered learning.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom.
  • Made presentations to parent groups to inform ways to support their students, with handouts for reference.
  • Collaborated with teachers to assess needs, set objectives, and discuss strategies.
  • Assessed and documented student progress with established goals.
  • Developed interventions for students currently struggling or at risk of falling behind.
  • Enhanced knowledge by attending training and adopting new technologies.
  • Implemented tracking tools to evaluate successes and areas in need of improvement.
  • Gathered, organized, and analyzed data on student needs and progress.
  • Utilized diverse approaches in teaching, technology and behavior modification.
  • Supervised small reading groups of students.
  • Interpreted student assessment data to ascertain best intervention methods.
  • Created positive and engaging environment in classroom that encouraged literacy skills.
  • Affirmatively communicated and promoted positive attitude with each and every student.
  • Promoted love of reading and literacy to all students.
  • Contacted parents to discuss student progress and notify about class issues.
08/1999 to 02/2014 5th Grade Teacher San Lorenzo USD - Dayton Elementary School | City, STATE,
  • Attended supplementary training in math, science, and language arts to improve instruction.
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Promoted exploration of building blocks of learning by leading diverse, hands-on activities.
  • Collaborated with administrators and colleagues on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Organized classroom supplies and decorated walls to create fun, nurturing settings and meet learning needs.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Sourced supplies to fill gaps in student activities.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Chaperoned field trips to maintain safety and encourage learning. This included three multi-day excursions at Camp Arroyo in Livermore, California
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Taught lessons encompassing skill-building activities in speaking, writing, reading and listening.
  • Retained student interest and maximized receptive learning.
Expected in 05/1994 Certificated Teaching Credential | Education St. Mary's College Of California, Moraga, CA, GPA:
Expected in 06/1969 Bachelor of Arts | German, With Minor in Sociology California State University - East Bay, Hayward, CA GPA:

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