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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

Compassionate, creative and effective Teacher with more than 20 years of experience developing and implementing diverse curriculum covering wide range of subjects. Highly skilled and successful in helping students develop strong literacy, numeracy, social and learning skills. A charismatic and dependable teacher capable of delivering educational assistance and instruction to various levels of learners. Committed to providing students with necessary tools to achieve academic goals, instilling love of learning and cooperative teamwork. Adept in application of excellent communication and problem solving skills.

Resilient Special Education Teacher familiar with challenges associated with teaching special needs children. Remains positive under times of stress or conflict. Works well with classroom teachers to develop accommodations and special techniques for mainstream classroom inclusion.

Skills
  • Elementary education
  • Differentiated instruction
  • RTI familiarity
  • Kind empathetic educator
  • ESL- English as Second Language
  • Strong collaborator
  • Experience with special-needs students
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Child development
  • Positive learning environment
  • Experience with instructional design
  • Instructional best practices
  • Student engagement
  • STEM Fellow with Regional Opportunity Initiative, Hoosier Uplands
  • Student records management
  • Team Management
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Team Building
  • Conflict resolution techniques
Education
Skyline Community College Pacifica, CA Expected in 1994 Associate of Arts : Liberal Arts And General Studies - GPA :
College Of Notre dame De Namur Belmont, CA Expected in 1996 Bachelor of Arts : Liberal Studies - GPA :
  • Majored in Liberal Studies
  • Minor in Psychology
  • Graduated cum laude
  • Graduated with 3.8 GPA
College of Notre Dame De Namur Belmont, CA Expected in 1997 Bachelor of Arts : Teacher Education, Multiple Levels - GPA :

I received my B.A. in Liberal Studies as well as a Teaching Credential with a CLADD (Cross Cultural Language and Acquisition Development) emphasis.

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Minored in Psychology
Work History
Fullbloom - Special Education Resource Teacher
Greenville, NC, 08/2019 - Current
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to 30 students
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule
  • Created and managed 30 IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals
  • Developed team communications and information for IEP and Case Conference meetings
State Of Georgia - Teacher
Dekalb, GA, 08/2007 - 07/2019
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects
  • Worked collaboratively with other teachers to review data and develop instructional strategies to address student learning objectives
  • Administered assessments to determine each student's specific educational and social needs
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students based on various instructional techniques and technologies
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies
  • Used variety of assessment tools and strategies to improve instruction methods
  • Networked with other educators to promote awareness of advanced teaching practices and development of 21st Century skills
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects
  • Collaborates with other teachers to coordinate social activities and field trips in alignment with curriculum
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities
  • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops
  • Promoted student engagement with positive reinforcement techniques and diverse learning strategies
  • Fostered oral language development and critical thinking skills during literary discussions
  • Developed and deepened relationships with students, family members and faculty to promote optimal student learning environments
  • Prepared lesson plans according to assessment of student needs and learning ability
  • Promoted and modeled lifelong love of learning and reading
  • Instructed 25 first grade students per year in Early Literacy and Math principles, concepts and in-depth subject matter
State Of Georgia - Teacher
Eastman, GA, 09/1997 - 06/2007
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students based on various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Used range of instructional approaches and classroom activities to draw students into material and enhance understanding.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Worked collaboratively with other teachers to review data and develop instructional strategies to address student learning objectives.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest of Children's Literature as avenue of study.
  • Promoted student engagement with positive reinforcement techniques and diverse learning strategies.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
  • Promoted and modeled lifelong love of learning and reading.
  • Instructed up to 27 students individually and in groups.
  • Prepared lesson plans according to assessment of student needs and learning ability.
  • Collaborated with other teachers to coordinate social activities and field trips in alignment with curriculum.
Hospital Housekeeping Systems - Preschool/daycare Teacher
Alice, TX, 01/1993 - 08/2006
  • Promoted sensory development by providing access to different textures
  • Addressed behavioral and learning issues with parents and daycare management
  • Promoted physical, academic and social development by implementing diverse classroom and outside activities
  • Educated students in foundational concepts such as shapes, numbers and letters
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of and patient with others
  • Administered medications and kept appropriate records
  • Organized and engaged in recreational activities such as games and puzzles
  • Incorporated music and play into developmentally appropriate activities
  • Designed monthly activity schedules to balance play, rest and learning time
  • Engaged with children on individual basis to build positive relationships and promote learning
  • Made nutritious breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks for children
  • Taught children importance of patience and understanding
  • Allowed for ample outdoor discovery time each day
  • Developed age-appropriate activities and programs for children 5 to 12 years old
Additional Information

Recently completed STEM Fellowship with the Regional Opportunity Initiative (ROI)

Member of Delta Kappa Gamma- Professional Society for Women Educators

Currently hold an emergency credential for Special Education. I would like continue my education in this area.

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School Attended

  • Skyline Community College
  • College Of Notre dame De Namur
  • College of Notre Dame De Namur

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Resource Teacher
  • Teacher
  • Teacher
  • Preschool/daycare Teacher

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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