Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Motivated and highly experienced special education teacher with over 16 years of experience addressing individual student needs and ensuring proper student placement for success.

  • Strong collaborator
  • Experience with special-needs students
  • Teaching/tutoring/coaching
  • Community involvement - Boy Scout & Girl Scout Leader
  • Computer proficient
  • Outstanding social skills
  • Effective time management
  • Effective leader
  • Strong communicator
  • Mentor
Work History
Special Education Teacher, 08/2005 - Current
Youth Villages Anniston, AL,
  • 5th & 6th grade Math, Science and Social Studies in a self-contained Language/Learning Disabilities classroom and In-Class Support classrooms.
  • 3rd & 4th grade Reading, Writing, Math, and Orton-Gillingham also in the LLD classroom.
  • 4th grade Resource Room - Math & Language Arts Literacy; In-Class Support Science and Social Studies.
  • Kindergarten-2nd grade Behavioral Disabilities classroom; focusing on social/emotional goals, implementing behavior plans, modeling appropriate behaviors and collaborating with support staff to support students on all levels with behavioral and academic needs.
  • Kindergarten & 1st grade Resource Room/In-class support - Math & Language Arts Literacy.
  • Extended School Year - provided instruction based on students' goals/objectives to help students maintain their learning from the school year.
  • Instruct students with disabilities such as Communication Impaired, Autism, Multiple Disabilities, Other Health Impaired, Specific Learning Disability.
  • Create learning experiences based on student's individual needs while also implementing curriculum.
  • Give one-on-one instruction to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
  • Implement behavior plans to meet individual student needs
  • Coordinate special education students and teacher assistant schedules with the master schedule.
  • Effectively manage the use of teacher assistants to provide best supports for students.
  • Work collaborative with general education teachers to create inclusive lessons and classroom environment.
  • Work with the child-study team and parents to develop and implement the best educational plan possible to promote student success.
Private Tutor, 08/2005 - Current
State University Of New York At Cobleskill Cobleskill, NY,
  • Work one on one with students of all abilities to reinforce concepts taught in their daily school instruction.
  • Create lessons to match the needs of my students.
Adjunct Instructor, 01/2010 - 08/2010
Warren County Community College City, STATE,
  • Taught Basic Mathematics and Basic Reading/Writing at the college level. 
  • Distributed course syllabus and answered student questions regarding standards, material, grading and progression.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans that covered all required topics.
  • Tracked student assignments, attendance and test scores.
: STEM Leadership Certificate, Expected in 2019
Teachers College Of Columbia University - New York, NY

Graduate certificate to integrate STEM into teaching focusing on meaningful use of authentic data for teaching math and science content with the purposeful use of technology and engineering design as tools for learning.

Certificate of Supervisory: Education Leadership, Expected in 2018
Rutgers–New Brunswick - New Brunswick, NJ
Master of Science: Elementary Reading and Math, Expected in 2007
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education/Special Education/Psychology, Expected in 2005
Rider University - Lawrence Township, NJ
  • Supervisor Certificate
  • Teacher of the Handicapped
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Orton-Gillingham

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School Attended

  • Teachers College Of Columbia University
  • Rutgers–New Brunswick
  • Walden University
  • Rider University

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  • Special Education Teacher
  • Private Tutor
  • Adjunct Instructor


  • Certificate of Supervisory
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