Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Successful English Teacher with expertise in building engaging lesson plans and communicating ideas to foster student comprehension. Expert in the use and integration of technology. Expert in adapting course materials to meet established standards and individual academic capabilities. Well-versed in motivating students to meet learning objectives. Strategic former business owner/operator with years of experience leading and overseeing business activities. Strong history of devising precise and targeted business operations plans, managing all business areas, reviewing performance and driving change. Forward-thinking leader with expertise in setting goals, quality standards and initiatives while leading quick and efficient attainment of objectives.

  • [Type] literature scholar
  • Special education
  • Literature analysis
  • Reading assignments
  • Field trips
  • Writing coursework
  • Quality education
  • Administering [Area of study] tests
  • Individualized instruction
  • Grammar principles
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Classroom management
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Organizational ability
  • Lesson Planning
  • Parent Communication
  • Individualized Education Plans
  • Student Testing
  • At Risk Student Support
  • Post-Secondary Career Exploration
  • College Planning
  • Records Maintenance
  • Individual and family support
  • Team collaboration and leadership
  • Diverse groups presentations
  • Career planning
  • Data-driven decision making
  • Business operations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Management
  • Staff Management
  • Budgeting
  • Operations management
  • Business Development
  • Scheduling
  • Staff training/development
  • Relationship building
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Customer Relations
Work History
Secondary English Education Teacher, 07/2007 - Current
Georgia Military College Fayetteville, GA,
  • Assessed student knowledge of algebra and geometry and applied appropriate methods to address learning needs.
  • Talked with students in need of extra attention and made plans to assist with concerns.
  • Planned, developed and executed mathematical lessons reflecting high school curriculum and [State]'s core educational standards.
  • Kept abreast of technological advances in mathematics and adapted curriculum for individual, small group and remedial instruction to meet diverse needs of high school students.
  • Taught mathematical skills and principles to high school students using real-world, application-based examples to maximize learning opportunities.
  • Administered standardized tests in accordance with [Type] testing programs.
  • Selected and requisitioned appropriate books and instructional aids to complement lesson plans.
  • Utilized curriculum which reflected diverse educational, cultural and linguistic background of student body.
  • Inspired academic success based on belief that all students can achieve excellence, regardless of background.
  • Created engaging lesson plans, fostered culture of discovery and provided well-organized classroom structure to help students succeed in program.
  • Prepared individualized lesson plans and educational materials to structure biology curriculum to needs of each student.
  • Fostered positive and pleasant classroom culture while maintaining learning development goals.
  • Worked with other teachers for comprehensive approach to education.
  • Conferred with parents and administration about student progress.
  • Monitored student growth and academic process.
  • Developed communicative relationships with students and parents to support learning.
  • Collaborated on and implemented innovative pedagogical initiatives that focused on student-first, hands-on and experiential learning to foster French instruction.
  • Planned and supervised out of classroom activities and trips.
  • Explored and implemented innovative use of technology in language education.
  • Assessed and improved lesson plans through implementation and experimentation.
  • Instructed students using established principles and common equipment.
  • Planned learning activities that provided students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate social studies topics.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all educational activities.
  • Integrated new technologies into class instruction where appropriate.
  • Developed positive rapport with students of various and diverse backgrounds.
  • Planned coursework to introduce students to [Number] pieces of important [Type] literature.
  • Administered [Type] tests to determine comprehension rates among students.
  • Established appropriate deadlines and provided complete instructions for reading assignment and homework.
  • Prepared comprehensive English curriculum for [Number] students.
  • Prepared students for [Type] standardized testing, resulting in scores ranking [Number]% in [Location].
  • Consulted with teachers in [Language] and [Language] disciplines to identify and adopt successful instructional strategies.
  • Kept classroom organized, clean, and safe for all students and visitors.
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
  • Adapted lesson plans and curricula to student interests, increasing GPAs and student engagement.
  • Built learning and citizenship skills to help with personal growth in addition to increasing academic knowledge.
  • Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Organized field trips for students to increase interest in subject matter.
  • Tracked student progress using exams and weekly graded assignments, keeping detailed notes and working with students to identify and rectify issues.
  • Worked with other teachers to support struggling students and provide thorough help to rectify comprehension issues.
  • Worked with administrators on behavioral issues to support needs of all students.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material.
  • Cultivated relationships with parents for complete support network.
  • Provided personal guidance for students struggling both in and out of classrooms, maintaining professionalism while helping students feel safe.
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Planned dynamic lessons to increase student comprehension of books and literary concepts.
Graduation Coach, 07/2014 - 10/2016
Elbert County Board Of Education - AEP City, STATE,
  • Guided students through evaluating career interests and potential schools.
  • Delivered high-quality services to students needing academic and emotional support.
  • Personalized career advice to incorporate student grades, goals and skill level.
  • Supported students through challenging developmental milestones and crisis situations and coordinated outside service referrals for those needing extra assistance.
  • Reviewed and discussed new students' academic credentials, interests and educational goals.
  • Used data to monitor students' progress and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Regularly met with enrolled students to confirm success and identify problem areas.
  • Identified and addressed concerns of incoming students and parents.
  • Developed team communications and information for [Type] meetings.
Business Owner/Operator, 08/1989 - 05/2012
Staycie's Studio Of Dance City, STATE,
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Stayed current with market trends to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Oversaw business budget planning and administration, accounting functions, purchasing and bi-weekly payroll to handle financial needs.
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels [Number]%.
  • Put together realistic budgets based upon costs and fees for effectively operating business.
  • Used print strategies such as newspaper ads, business catalogs and marketing brochures to bring in and capture new customer business.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Reconciled daily sales, returns and financial reports with [Software] and [Software].
  • Provided outstanding coaching to team of [Number] employees, which boosted efficiency throughout company.
  • Achieved sales goals and increased revenue and profits for [Type] store through effective strategy development and organizational leadership.
  • Devised and deployed sales and marketing tactics to drive strategic growth and support achievement of revenue goals.
  • Trained and developed [Number] team members throughout [Number]-year business history.
  • Input income and expense details into [Software] to track business finances and address variances.
  • Kept all building areas and equipment functional and well-organized to promote business performance.
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal [Product or Service] solutions.
  • Provided financial management through preparation of bank deposits and settlement of [Timeframe] sales, returns and transaction reports.
  • Maintained up-to-date administrative records to monitor operational conditions.
Education Specialist: Teacher Leadership, Expected in
Piedmont College - Demorest, GA
Master of Arts: English Education, Expected in
Piedmont College - Demorest, GA
Bachelor of Arts: English Education, Expected in
Lander University - Greenwood, S.C. ,
Associate of Arts: General Studies, Expected in
Anderson University - Anderson, SC,
  • Awarded the Glen Huey Math Award

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