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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Talented Special Education Teacher focused on meeting student academic and emotional needs. Compassionate and caring with the capability of delivering personalized, hands-on support and lessons targeted on specific learning needs and strengths. Able to leverage strong communication skills and a patient nature to provide positive reinforcement in team-based, structured environments.

Possessed uncompromised work ethic, time management, organization and prioritization qualities.

Skills
  • In-depth knowledge of autism
  • Learning style assessment
  • Case manager of LD, ASD,ADHD and ED students for 5 years
  • Excellent in meeting deadlines and record keeping
  • Prepare reports accordingly
  • Prepare lessons and age appropriate activities needed for differentiated instruction
  • Mastery of Teacher-Centered,Learner-centered and Interactive/Participative method of teaching
  • Collaborated with general education teachers, administrators and parents for effective case management of students
Work History
Special Education Teacher, 08/2013 to 02/2018
Banner HealthChandler, AZ,
  • Delivered specialized classroom instruction to broad range of students with developmental disorders, including autism using focus and self-control, communicating, making connections, critical thinking, taking on challenges and self -directed learning
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling
  • Facilitated development of life skills in students with varying degrees of autism through use of problem solving, critical thinking, effective communication skills,decision making, creative thinking, interpersonal relationships skills, self-awareness building skills,empathy, and coping with stress and emotions
  • Led instruction resource services at elementary level in Reading, Writing, Math, Geography and Physical Science
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués, and reports
  • Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents
  • Worked in collaboration with 9 conventional education instructors across multiple departments
  • Developed Individual Education Programs (IEP) to establish student outcome goals and define educational strategies; leveraged developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives
  • Encouraged students to be understanding of others
  • Administer and proctored Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude standardized tests
  • Transitioned sixth-graders into middle school setting and eighth-graders into high school setting successfully
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons to both students and parents
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs
  • Provided instruction to students in self-contained and general education setting to assist in development of variety of students' skills
  • Led resource class of 2-6 students
  • Fostered relationships with students to increase engagement, and periodically reported student progress to parents/guardians and school leadership
  • Worked with average of 2-8 students per class
  • Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by developing IEPs and using wide variety of teaching aids and motivational strategies
  • Implemented specialized tests to evaluate literacy performance
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs
Certified Caregiver/Nursing Assistant, 11/2015 to Current
Banner HealthMesa, AZ,
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment
  • Developed rapport with patients to create safe and trusting environment for care
  • Administered medication as directed by physician
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care 100%
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes to keep healthcare team updated
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed
  • Transported individuals to medical appointments and other errands
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking 100%
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically-relevant symptoms
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation
Special Education Teacher, 09/2019 to Current
Contracted With TUSD As Independent ContractorCity, STATE,
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth for life skills and academic areas
  • Delivered effective differentiated classroom instruction to diverse range of developmentally challenged students
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS)
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students
  • Organized instruction material, including constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas
  • Instructed students with Emotional disabilities and Learning disabilities
  • Led instruction resource services at elementary level in all subjects areas
  • Delivered specialized classroom instruction to broad range of students with developmental disorders, including severe emotional disorder by establishing consistent rules and routine in the classroom written as simple and understandable
  • Fostered relationships with students to increase engagement, and periodically reported student progress to parents/guardians and school administrators
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués, and reports
  • Worked with average of 3-6 students per class
  • Supervised and trained 2 teaching assistants
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons to both students and parents
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs
  • Worked in collaboration with 2-5 conventional education instructors across multiple departments
Education
Associate of Arts: MA Special Education, Expected in 2006 to St. Joseph's College - Manila, Philippines
GPA:
Associate of Science: Dentistry, Expected in 04/2030 to Centro Escolar University - Manila, Philippines,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified Special Education Teacher
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Home Health Aide Certified
  • Board Certified Dentist (Manila, Philippines)
  • Licensed Professional Teacher for Elementary and Secondary Education (Manila, Philippines)
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School Attended

  • St. Joseph's College
  • Centro Escolar University

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Certified Caregiver/Nursing Assistant
  • Special Education Teacher

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science

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