Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Bilingual Spanish Teacher experienced teaching both English and Spanish to foreign nationals. Nurtured students struggling to learn foreign language and tailored teaching to best enhance competency. Explained assignments in native language and explained concepts clearly. Professional Teacher focused on maximizing student learning potential through diverse instructional strategies and classroom management techniques. Skilled lecturer, discussion facilitator and hands-on leader focused on student success. Excels at meeting and exceeding district standards.

  • Group and individual instruction
  • Progress reporting
  • Classroom management
  • SMART Board aptitude
  • Student-centered learning
  • Child development
  • Classroom technology
  • Lesson Planning
  • Learner assessment
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Experiential learning
  • Student engagement
  • Group learning mechanics
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Spanish instruction
Work History
Spanish Dual Language Teacher, 08/2019 to Current
The May Institute IncEaston, MA,

Instructed students in program of study which meets stated objectives and prepared students to master grade level standards; using strategies conductive to dual-language immersion such as instruction, cooperative learning and discovery learning.

Planned and conducted activities for Spanish Immersion Program that provided students with opportunities to listen, participate and learn using foreign language.

Created and adapted materials to support instruction, and to create engaging educational experience.

Meet regularly with parents to support children best learning practices.

Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and students learning success.

Tutor and gave individual support to students with difficulties.

Planned literacy rotations for differentiated instruction, and to provide support for all level students to be successful

  • Conducted foreign language exams to determine fluency and comprehension
  • Developed and wrote curricula in both Spanish and English, often sharing curriculum with other teachers
  • Completed performance reviews and remained up-to-date on required certifications and continuing education credits
  • Explored and implemented innovative use of technology in language education
  • Followed and adhered to rules and regulations concerning education of foreign students
  • Consulted with teachers in other disciplines to identify and adopt successful instructional strategies
  • Spoke to students in non-native language to challenge students and introduce students to non-native speaking environments
  • Created supportive learning environment for foreign students to nurture budding language development
  • Communicated and participated with homeschool programs and tutored homeschoolers in foreign languages
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education
  • Increased educational expertise and knowledge by participating in instructor-oriented workshops
  • Scheduled conferences with parents to discuss students' progress and classroom behavior
  • Implemented reading incentive program into daily classroom practices, resulting in 75% increase in student grade averages
Paraprofessional, 08/2009 to 06/2011
Brighton School District 27JBrighton, CO,
  • Handed out classroom materials, like pencils, paper and crayons
  • Prepared reports and paperwork for parent-teacher conferences
  • Reported on student progress, behavior and social skills to parents
  • Monitored students on field trips, handling roll call and group movement to keep youths safe in public settings
  • Implemented practice exercises and used repetition, enabling students to grasp new concepts quickly
  • Organized and guided skills practice, research and memorization tasks for students
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and cooperation
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery
  • Tailored lesson plans for students with emotional and cognitive disabilities
  • Maintained head count and attendance sheets
  • Prepared instruction materials, constructed bulletin boards and set up work areas
  • Relieved classroom teacher during breaks and maintained order and structure in classroom
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities
ESL Paraprofessional, 09/2012 to 05/2019
Jefferson Parish School SystemCity, STATE,
  • Presented subject matter according to guidelines established by learning facility's policies and administrative regulations.
  • Prepared lessons to reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.
  • Identified pupil needs and cooperated with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students resolve health, attitude and learning problems.
  • Evaluated and recorded various aspects of students' progress and reported information to parents.
  • Developed materials for classroom teachers to support instruction, lab work or in-class activities.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Compiled, maintained and filed reports, records and other documents required by school and district
  • Presented subject matter according to guidelines established by learning facility's policies and administrative regulations
  • Monitored student behavior in classes, laboratories and on field trips for unsafe or rule-breaking concerns
  • Copied, organized and distributed classroom assignments or other paperwork
  • Organized materials in classroom spaces based on lecture plans, activity stations or other requirements outlined by teachers
  • Handled class records for attendance, assignment grades and course participation scores
  • Encouraged small groups to discuss topics and explore concepts through hands-on activities
  • Mentored and tutored individual students needing additional help
Bachelor of Science: Education, Expected in 07/1997
ISP Jose Marti - Camaguey, Cuba,
Elementary English Teacher: Elementary Education, Expected in 07/1990
IS Enrique Jose Varona - Camaguey, Cuba,

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