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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Versatile Special Education Teacher with 4 years of experience, focusing 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
  • Child development
  • Special education
  • Disability assessment testing
  • Post-secondary education
  • Classroom management
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Lesson Planning
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Written Communication
  • Multitasking Abilities
Education
Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL, Expected in 05/2018 Bachelor of Science : Special Education - GPA :
Elgin Community College Elgin, IL, Expected in 05/2012 Associate of Arts : Special Education - GPA :
Accomplishments

    March 2019 Teacher of the Month - Elected by principal as Teacher of the Month for the Palm Springs Unified School District.


    May 2019 Special Education Parent Advisory Committee Guiding Star Award (SEPAC) - Elected and honored for caring and supporting students with special needs.

Work History
Mounds View Public Schools - Special Education Teacher
Shoreview, MN, 08/2021 - Current
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule.
  • Implemented and taught life skills program, enabling students to master such tasks as checkbook balancing and laundry.
  • Provided life skills programming for students with moderate to severe autism.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
  • Worked with students with moderate to severe autism to increase life skills.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Partnered with standard education teachers from across academic departments.
Mounds View Public Schools - Special Education Teacher
Shoreview, MN, 07/2018 - 06/2021
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule.
  • Implemented and taught life skills program, enabling students to master such tasks as checkbook balancing and laundry.
  • Provided life skills programming for students with moderate to severe autism.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
  • Worked with students with moderate to severe autism to increase life skills.
  • Instructed students in core academic areas and specialized reading groups.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Taught reading, language arts and social sciences in self-contained ED and LD classroom.
  • Partnered with standard education teachers from across academic departments.
Council For Economic Opportunities In Greater Cleveland - Teacher
Cleveland, OH, 01/2015 - 07/2018
  • Sanitized toys and play equipment each day to maintain safety and cleanliness.
  • Supervised students and enforced discipline during all Head Start activities.
  • Allowed for ample outdoor discovery time in schedule each day.
  • Promoted sensory development by providing access to different textures.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to children while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Observed children to identify individuals in need of additional support and developed strategies to improve assistance.
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
  • Identified signs of emotional and developmental problems in children and reported to parents.
  • Addressed behavioral and learning issues with parents and daycare management.
  • Protected children in-class, at recess and off-site with observational skills and positive reinforcement for good behavior.
Languages
English :
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated :
American Sign Language :
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated :

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Northern Illinois University
  • Elgin Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Teacher

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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