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

Dedicated Special Education Teacher Assistant able to develop and implement lesson plans that help meet class goals. Compassionate and responsible classroom support professional with a creative and flexible approach to dealing with educational and behavioral issues. Ready to offer 4 years of experience to a new student-focused position.

Successful at working with up to 25 students to support academic success, social growth and emotional development. Focused on optimizing learning and engaging students.

  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Teaching
  • Special Education
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Learning difficulties experience
  • Personal care support
  • Autism understanding
  • Mobility assistance
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Classroom Management
Work History
Special Education Teacher Assistant, 02/2013 to Current
The May Institute IncSavannah, GA,
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance
  • Oversaw groups of up to 25 students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills
  • Monitored student actions and applied established interventions to redirect behavior and resolve conflicts
  • Helped classroom teachers achieve instructional objectives
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and TBRI
  • Partnered with teacher to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals, objectives and philosophies
Residential House Cleaner, 03/2006 to Current
The Cleaning AuthorityBaton Rouge, LA,
  • Cleaned and sanitized bathrooms, hallways, bedrooms, living rooms and kitchens
  • Followed procedures when using chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors and fixtures
  • Cleaned residential units, resident's rooms and common areas, including stairwells, of assigned worked areas
  • Maintained clean and orderly environment and kept cleaning equipment in excellent condition
  • Cleaned bathrooms and kitchens with sanitizing products to prevent spread of germs and reduce likelihood of illness
Waitress, 05/2011 to 07/2013
Traditions SpiritsAda, OK,
  • Stayed up to date on menu changes to offer current and accurate information, answer questions and help customers select optimal meal choices based on individual preferences.
  • Applied communication and problem-solving skills to resolve customer complaints and promote long-term loyalty.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Used correct cleaning, sanitizing and food handling procedures to maintain optimal protections for customers.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly and courteously.
  • Cleaned outdoor eating area and indoor dining room by wiping tables, placing trash in receptacles and restocking napkin dispensers.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked during service hours to increase efficiency while serving tables.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials, took drink orders and built immediate positive connections with guests.
  • Performed complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Prepared hot and cold beverages to highest standard while providing guests with legendary customer service.
  • Used cash registers and credit card machines to cash out customers, handling up to $500 in cash per event.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction by clarifying questions about orders and specialty items.
Tax Preparer, 01/2008 to 04/2013
Jackson HewittErie, PA,
  • Conducted reviews of internal tax documentation, reducing errors related to missed tax benefits
  • Reviewed available data and compared against tax code to determine exemptions, deductions, and potential liabilities
  • Maintained complete records of client tax returns and supporting documentation in secured areas
  • Reviewed clients tax filing papers thoroughly to determine eligibility for additional tax credits or deductions
  • Offered clients recommendations to reduce tax liabilities
  • Completed and filed returns with tax departments at local, state and federal levels
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2001
Chisholm Trail Academy - Keene Tx,
: Tax Preperation, Expected in 10/2008
Jackson Hewitt Tax School - Fort Worth, TX,

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