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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Versatile and dedicated facilitatory with focus on individual needs of the special needs population. Empathetic and accommodating in design and implementation of hands-on skill training. Exceptional skills working with staff, guardians, and specialists to meet training needs of individuals. Familiar with challenges associated with special needs population. Remains positive under times of stress or conflict. Works well with staff to develop accommodations and special techniques for inclusion into greater society. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in this position. Versatile Special Education Teacher with focus on individual student needs across academia and emotional development. Empathetic and accommodating in design and implementation of hands-on lessons, catering to diverse learning abilities. Proficient in employing constant communication, patience and positive reinforcement in team efforts to deliver exceptional educational tools, fostering academic achievement.

Skills
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Student records management
  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Motivating Students
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Program Development and Management
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Disability assessment testing
  • Classroom management
  • Lesson Planning
  • Trained in CPI
  • Child development
Work History
Special Education Teacher, 11/2011 to 10/2019
Teaneck School DistrictTeaneck, NJ,
  • Created and developed lesson plans according to students' academic needs, including both group and individual work.
  • Improved students' academic skills by introducing state-of-the-art computer program technologies.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Coordinated special education students and paraprofessional schedules with master schedule.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Communicated nonverbally with children to provide comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Developed and managed instructional materials and reports.
  • Developed/Provided monthly training sessions for paraprofessional and ancillary staff .
  • Worked with students with moderate to severe physical/cognitive challenges to increase life skills.
Special Education Teacher, 08/2000 to 05/2011
Teaneck School DistrictTeaneck, NJ,
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Organized instruction material, including constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Provided life skills programming for students with moderate to severe autism.
  • Taught students in variety of settings, including self-contained and resource environments.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout day.
  • Designed and implemented point system to encourage positive behavior.
Special Education Teacher, 10/1987 to 05/1999
Teaneck School DistrictTeaneck, NJ,
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Collaborated with students with multiple degrees of special needs to accomplish various tasks.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
Education
: , Expected in
Central New Mexico Community College - Albuquerque, NM
GPA:
Master of Arts: Special Education, Expected in 08/2007
University Of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Special Education, Expected in 06/1983
Montana State University - Billings - Billings, MT
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Central New Mexico Community College
  • University Of New Mexico
  • Montana State University - Billings

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