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reading specialist resume example with 13+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

I am a Reading Specialist familiar with creating personalized intervention plans for individual students. I am knowledgeable about the multi-sensory approach to teaching and learning and I am Wilson and Orton-Gillingham-Certified. I am capable of effectively developing, delivering and evaluating differentiated, instructional reading lessons to meet students needs. I am a collaborative colleague, who is passionate about improving literacy.

Skills
  • Computer
  • Skills:
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Inspiration, Kaleidomedia, Geometer’s
  • Sketchpad, Google Documents, Google Classroom
  • Classroom Leadership
  • Individualized Support
  • Literacy Support
  • IEP Understanding
  • Competent in Smartboard Technology
  • Motivating Students
  • Excellent Classroom Management
  • Wilson/ Orton- Gillingham trained
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Active Listening
  • Training & Development
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Organizational Skills
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
Experience
08/2020 to Current Reading Specialist Rocketship Education | Bay Area, CA,
  • lead students through listening, speaking, reading and writing activities.
  • Educated students on spelling, grammar and language rules through systematic, structured literacy instruction
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Created lesson plans and chose supporting materials to promote positive learning experiences.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using various teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Participated in workshops, trainings and conferences to improve educational skills.
  • Met with parents to discuss students' progress and review areas requiring improvement during Parent Teacher Conferences, IEP's, and 504 meetings
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
  • Participate in SRBI meetings every 6-8 weeks to discuss Tier 2 and Tier 3 student progress
  • Identified and documented learning achievements by reporting outcomes, performance information and program adjustments used to boost comprehension.
08/2010 to 06/2020 Classroom Teacher East Baton Rouge Parish School Board | Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Organized and plan lessons for all academic subject areas for fourth grade students
  • Differentiate learning for all students in all academic areas
  • Organize a classroom to accommodate middle school students of varying learning styles in grades 5 and 6
  • Co-plan and implement social studies/reader’s workshop lessons to engage students in interdisciplinary learning opportunities
  • Plan and implement project based learning opportunities and STEAM activities where students can demonstrate their own learning
  • Plan and implement writer’s workshop lessons for the entire fifth and sixth grade community of students, based on student needs
  • Work collaboratively with Special Education staff/paraprofessionals/other staff to meet the needs of all students
  • Implement behavior plans and incentives to help students meet success
  • Develop a classroom economy where students apply for a specific job within the classroom, get paychecks for completing their jobs, and pay rent for having a desk/table spot in the classroom, and earn money based on positive behavior and demonstrating respect, responsibility, and pride
  • Helped develop strong verbal and written communication skills by leading students through listening, speaking, reading and writing activities.
  • Assisted students with building long-term skills such for academic, social and emotional development.
  • Promoted student growth by encouraging independent thinking, judgment and thought expression.
  • Checked student academic progress by completing verbal activities, grading assignments and using mandated examinations.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Created lesson plans and chose supporting materials to promote positive learning experiences.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using various teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Participated in workshops, trainings and conferences to improve educational skills.
  • Engaged students through lecture and discussion, increasing classroom interaction to build inclusive learning environment.
  • Prepared and graded subject tests for students.
  • Met with parents to discuss students' progress and review areas requiring improvement.
  • Tested students' comprehension of subject matter through quizzes, tests and projects.
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
  • Used videos, lectures and discussions to engage students during class.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
09/2009 to 06/2010 Reading Intern University Of Saint Joseph, J.P. Vincent Elementary School | City, STATE,
  • Planned and implemented reading intervention lessons and activities to struggling readers
  • Planned and implemented supplemental enrichment reading activities to students reading at or above grade level expectations
  • Worked with teachers to plan and implement guided reading support in the classroom.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2013 to to Sixth Year And Reading Certification Program | Curriculum And Instruction- Literacy University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT GPA:

GPA: 4.0, GPA: 3.9/4.0

  • Dean's List
  • Honor Roll
  • Completed Literacy Courses
  • 4.0 GPA
Expected in 04/2012 to to Masters Degree | Elementary Education University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT GPA:
Expected in 10/2008 to to Bachelor of Arts | Education with Elementary Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT GPA:
Certifications

State of Connecticut Professional Educator Certification: Elementary K-6 with Remedial Reading- 102 Certification endorsement

State of Connecticut Initial Educator Certification: Language Arts Consultant- 097 Certification

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School Attended

  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Saint Joseph
  • Central Connecticut State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Reading Specialist
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Reading Intern

Degrees

  • Sixth Year And Reading Certification Program
  • Masters Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts

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