Social Studies And Science Teacher resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Experienced Social Studies Teacher with experience educating students on global and American ideals and cultural heritage. Generates student awareness of rights, liberties and responsibilities as citizens. Explains concepts of government, geography, history, economics, civics and current events. Develops lesson plans, assigns and grades exercises and encourages student participation during classroom activities. Excellent motivator and prioritizer.

Seasoned Curriculum Developer with twelve years of experience preparing comprehensive instructional plans and guides for diverse organizations. Blends strong academic and learning backgrounds across diverse content. Skilled in designing targeted educational programs to fit needs of various groups.

  • Earned "Highest TVAAS" for Highest Growth in Reading for Robertson County .
  • Collaborated with team of 10 in the development of school assignment and re-do policy that is still utilized today.
  • Led professional development training for other Social Studies teachers to demonstrate and encourage best practices in Robertson County.
  • Participated in leadership panel to discuss problems and solutions on a regular basis for internal improvement.
  • Special Assignments
  • Emotional Support
  • Fundraising Documentation
  • Multimedia Presentations
  • Instructional Techniques
  • Positive Reinforcement Methods
  • Behavior Management Techniques
  • Teaching and Instruction
  • Online Systems
  • Instructional Materials Creation
  • Performance Optimization Strategies
  • Program Design
  • Personalized Support
Work History
Social Studies and Science Teacher, 01/2011 to Current
Sunrise Senior LivingJackson, NJ,
  • Maintained awareness of relevant current events and quickly incorporated study into curriculum.
  • Educated students regarding national and global social issues and influencing factors.
  • Created lesson plans and made adjustments based on overall class performance throughout year.
  • Devised lesson plans reflecting student educational, cultural and language diversity.
  • Established and supported positive educational environment for student learning.
  • Gave assignments, graded work and regularly discussed performance with students.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives and expectations to students.
  • Planned and implemented integrated Social Studies lessons to meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
  • Utilized technology to enhance student education and grasp of materials.
  • Developed instructional aids for classroom use and encouraged student participation.
  • Used computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment to supplement presentations.
  • Encouraged consistent classroom attendance and managed student behavior using constructive criticism.
  • Discussed important historical figures, dates and events which helped shape modern world.
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education.
  • Researched latest teaching techniques and incorporated into lesson delivery to improve concept acquisition.
  • Implemented prepared lesson plans in established classrooms.
  • Planned learning activities that provided students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate social studies topics.
  • Completed documentation of attendance, grades and other required details.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all educational activities.
  • Consulted with teachers in other disciplines to identify and adopt successful instructional strategies.
  • Utilized curriculum which reflected diverse educational, cultural and linguistic background of student body.
  • Met or exceeded course and student performance goals.
  • Proctored quizzes, tests and standardized examinations.
  • Worked with principal's office on disciplinary and safety issues.
  • Level 5 Educator status throughout career.
  • Consistent data demonstrating effectiveness in multiple learning types and content.
Care Taker, 08/2005 to 01/2006
YMCA Fun CompanyCity, STATE,
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline.
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Planned and guided age-appropriate tasks like reading, crafts and imaginative play.
  • Kept notes of behavior issues, food served and medications administered to children.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Set and enforced rules to maintain children's safety and created welcoming, caring environments for all children.
  • Used positive reinforcement techniques to promote patience and other good behaviors in children.
Car Prep, 04/2003 to 03/2005
Enterprise Rent-A-CarCity, STATE,
  • Managed multiple tasks in high-volume environment.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Cleaned and maintained vehicle and assessed vehicle for damage after each shift.
  • Completed routine pre- and post-trip inspections to evaluate vehicles and assess maintenance needs.
  • Achieved consistent safety targets by adjusting driving to different road and traffic conditions, balancing loads and avoiding dangerous driving actions.
  • Coordinated efficient routes to avoid delays and optimize schedules.
  • Planned and adjusted optimal routes based on traffic and weather conditions.
  • Upheld high standards of professionalism and discretion when working with high-value clients.
  • Answered, scheduled and responded to reservation calls at specific times and locations.
  • Customer Satisfaction raised 30% with my addition to branch
Bachelor of Science: History, Expected in 05/2010
Austin Peay State University - Clarksville, TN
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2001
Jo Byrns High School - Cedar Hill, TN,

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School Attended

  • Austin Peay State University
  • Jo Byrns High School

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  • Care Taker
  • Car Prep


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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