Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Motivated and results driven leader and professional with 10+ years of teaching experience. Highly skilled in planning study programs conducive to individual student needs and guiding the learning process towards achievement of curriculum. Well versed in employing a variety of instructional techniques and media. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, staff, parents and the community. Currently seeking a position that will effectively utilize all acquired skills, abilities, and areas of expertise.

Core Qualifications

Excellent classroom management

Teaching, tutoring and counseling

Experience working special needs students

Motivating students

Creative lesson plan development

Parent/teacher conferences

Behavior modification

  • Interactive teaching/learning
  • Innovative lesson planning
  • Learning style assessment
  • Performance assessments
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Positive atmosphere promotion

Education Strategies

  • Employed special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory/perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory

Plan Development

  • Planned and conducted activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provided students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.

Goal Setting

  • Established clear objectives for all lessons/projects and communicated with students, achieving a total understanding of grading rubric and overall class expectations.


  • Served as student mentor and counselor for students when academic problems and personal adjustments arose, meeting with guardians to reach solutions.

Technology Integration

  • Increased student participation and test scores by introducing relevant computer programs and exercises to encourage student interest and enjoyment.

Parent Communication

  • Regularly met with parents to discuss student issues and course weakness areas.

Lesson Planning

Introduced new learning methods to ensure total comprehension for all students.

Professional Experience
07/2011 to 07/2012
Social Studies Teacher Kingman Unified School District Kingman, AZ,
  • Taught various courses in Social Studies including American Government, Civics and World History to middle school students.
  • Developed interesting course plans to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students. Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
  • Routinely met with students' parents regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions.
  • Applied progressive teaching principles to a class of 29 students, improving standardized tests scores by 17% in six-month period.
07/2006 to 07/2011
Social Studies/Business Education Teacher Touchdowns4Life Charter School City, STATE,
  • Taught various courses in Social Studies and Business Education.
  • Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability. Decreasing disruptions by 80%.
  • Maintained records of attendance. Developed, administered and corrected tests and quizzes in a timely manner. Issued grades in accordance with the methods used by the school district.
  • Coordinated after school tutoring hours with other teachers to help students in need of extra attention.
07/2001 to 09/2005
Program Manager/Teacher Smart School Charter Middle City, STATE,
  • Facilitated and monitored an integrated computer aided instruction program with a focus on Reading, Math and Science.
  • Performed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.
  • Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
  • Maintained records of attendance, administered tests and issued grades in accordance with the methods used by the school district.


Professional in Social Science (5-9)

Professional in Business Education (6-12)

Category II ESOL Training Requirements Met

Expected in 2007
Master of Arts: Education/Curriculum and Instruction
University of Phoenix - Miramar, Florida
Expected in 2005
Master of Science: Business Administration
Florida Metropolitan University - Pompano Beach, Florida
Expected in 1996
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration
Fort Lauderdale College - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Proficient in Microsoft Office products

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