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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
Resilient Special Education Teacher familiar with the challenges associated with teaching special needs children. Remains positive under times of stress or conflict.Extensive experience working with autistic children.
Skills
  • Certified in Early Childhood Education
  • Certified in Special Education Adaptive Curriculum
  • GA Teaching credential
  • Managing classroom for diverse populations
  • Diverse classroom settings
  • Strong collaborator
  • Experience with special-needs students with diverse disabilities
  • Positive learning environment
  • Diaper changes and feedings
  • Coordinate Special Olympic
  • Teaching/tutoring
  • Lead local Best Buddies affiliate chapter.
  • MS Office proficient
  • Test Proctoring
  • Familiar with Infinite Campus and GoIEP programs
  • Unique Learning Systems proficient
  • Familiar with Mindset De-escalation techniques
Education
Concordia University Portland, OR Expected in 2014 Master of Education : Curriculum and Instruction - GPA :
Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT Expected in 2011 Bachelor of Arts : Special Education/Early Childhood Education - GPA :
Work History
Lighthouse Academies - Severe/Profound Intellectual Disabilities Teacher
North Little Rock, AR, 06/2013 - Current
  • Communicated non-verbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Created strategies to meet the needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
  • Instructed students with disabilities, including Autism, Severe, Profoundand Moderately intellectual disabilities.
  • Led activities that developed students\' physical, emotional and social growth, including Best Buddies and Special Olympics.
  • Organized instruction material, including constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Attended monthly staff training sessions.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
  • Taught academic and functional education principles while complying with IEP goals.
  • Communicated regularly with parents about daily activities and behaviors.
Griffin-Spalding County Schools/ Mainstay Academy At Jackson Elementary - Autism classroom paraprofessional
City, STATE, 08/2012 - 06/2013
  • Organized instruction material, including constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Attended monthly staff training sessions.
  • Redirected poor behavior using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Established a safe play environment for the students.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout the day.
  • Communicated non-verbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Taught basic education principles while complying with IEP goals.
  • Instructed students with disabilities, includingAutism,Severe, Profoundand Moderately intellectual disabilities.
Monroe County Schools/ Banks Stephens Middle School - Access classroom Teacher
City, STATE, 10/2011 - 03/2012
  • Promoted good behavior by using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Taught education principles while complying with IEP goals.
  • Communicated non-verbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with the master schedule.
  • Created strategies to meet the needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBIS).
  • Led activities that developed students\' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout the day.
  • Established a safe play environment for the students.
  • Organized instruction material, including constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Instructed students in fouracademic areas and tworeading groups.
  • Instructed students with disabilities, includingAutism,Severe, Profoundand Moderately intellectual disabilities.
Lamar County School System - Special Education Paraprofessional
City, STATE, 07/2005 - 10/2011
  • Instructed students in fouracademic areas and over tenreading groups
  • Instructed students with disabilities, including severe, profound, moderate, mild intellectual disabilities, downs syndrome, autism, and students with seizure and chromosomal disorders.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout the day.
  • Communicated non-verbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Supported numerousclassroom teachers in implementing a developmentally-appropriate curriculum forstudents with and without disabilities.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as the alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Prepared instruction materials, including making copies, constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Relieved the classroom teacher during breaks.
  • Graded tests and papers for teaching staff.
  • Monitored students\' educational progress with individual charts and files.

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School Attended

  • Concordia University
  • Western Governors University

Job Titles Held:

  • Severe/Profound Intellectual Disabilities Teacher
  • Autism classroom paraprofessional
  • Access classroom Teacher
  • Special Education Paraprofessional

Degrees

  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts

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