Jessica Claire
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. Experienced Substitute Teacher with five years of experience successfully helping students achieve academic goals. Life-long learner and passionate educator looking to make difference in children's lives. Adaptable and flexible to meet classroom and institutional needs Eight years of working with inmates emphasized how important education is . Many inmates discover how much they wish they had not wasted their time. Offenders who are released to make a place for themselves will also need education. This is why caring and dedicated teachers are desperately need.

  • Video conferencing
  • Technology savvy
  • Smartboard technology
  • Proctoring
  • Basic math
  • Active listening
  • Teambuilding
  • Project planning
  • Decision-making
  • Troubleshooting
Substitute High School Teacher, Apr - Current
Trinity Health Corporation Lagrange, IL,
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level.
  • Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts.
  • Provided notes and reports on school day activities to primary teacher.
  • Requested as substitute teacher based on excellent referrals and trusted performance.
  • Engaged students in discussions to promote interest and drive learning.
  • Maintained student attendance and assignment records to prevent lapses during teacher absences.
  • Differentiated classroom and small group instruction to meet needs of students with various learning styles and abilities.
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve educational goals.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Reported problem students to principal to maintain control of classroom.
  • Managed high school classrooms during teacher absences.
  • Stayed up to date with current regional curriculums to maintain readiness for long- and short-term substitute jobs.
  • Oversaw pop quizzes, material exams and standardized tests to facilitate instruction.
  • Studied various school subjects to better understand content and assist with projects and assignments.
  • Assigned homework to students based on curricula and modified based on daily progress.
  • Promoted learning by leveraging traditional and modern instructional strategies.
  • Documented student growth, development and understanding using outlined grading procedures and assessment strategies.
  • Proctored standardized tests by adhering to strict requirements while completing student records.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Counselor, 01/2014 - 10/2014
County Of Racine, Wisconsin Racine, WI,
  • Set up and maintained physical and electronic filing systems to maintain organizational efficiency.
  • Greeted clients, assisting operations by performing entrance interview tasks to determine need.
  • Managed phone calls from clients during executives' absences and delivered informative answers to questions.
  • Communicated with vendors to place and receive orders, request services and deliver instructions from office management.
  • Produced and distributed memos, newsletters, email updates and other forms of communication.
  • Verified operation of office equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements and calling for repairs.
  • Handled data entry tasks with high levels of speed and accuracy.
  • Monitored sales performance data, updating spreadsheets with information to assist review and analysis.
  • Arranged domestic and international travel, hotel and transportation needs for staff.
  • Coordinated resources, documents and schedules to meet challenging deadlines.
  • Produced timely and accurate status updates and routine inquiry letters.
  • Maintained positive working relationship with fellow staff and management.
  • Assisted organizational efforts by filing, entering data and answering phones.
  • Worked with vendors to obtain quotes, negotiate contracts and handle [Number] shipments per week.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.
  • Provided cognitive-based therapy to assist with challenge and crisis resolution.
  • Liaised with family members to discuss progress and develop ongoing plans for counseling goals.
  • Conducted outreach, advocacy and rehabilitative services for regular cases and crisis intervention.
  • Performed counseling interventions to address issues through conflict resolution and situational adjustment to depression, anxiety, and physical or substance abuse.
  • Partnered with teachers to outline therapy goals and monitor progress against objectives, including active participation in CSE meetings.
  • Trained and supervised [Job title] regarding patient treatment.
Social Worker I-IIII-Probation Officer, 07/2004 - 01/2014
State Of Hawai'i Judiciary City, STATE,
  • Created, organized and maintained files, case notes and electronic databases.
  • Monitored offenders' activities regarding fulfillment of court ordered requirements.
  • Answered phone calls concerning clients, handled complaints and responded to requests for information.
  • Administered regular drug and alcohol tests and completed DNA indexing for felony offenders.
  • Maintained positive relationships with offenders and family members through weekly visits.
  • Gathered social and legal data on each probationer and verified details.
  • Developed offender case plans based on analysis of criminogenic needs of parolees.
  • Worked in collaboration with offenders to fully participate in rehabilitation planning.
  • Recommended probation conditions to court, including drug treatment, vocational rehabilitation and mental health programs.
  • Cultivated rapport with defendants and offenders while assessing living conditions and background to drive optimal case success.
  • Counseled adult felony offenders with legal, substance abuse, mental health, employment and personal problems.
  • Managed full-cycle caseloads, including pretrial, pre-sentence and client supervision.
  • Participated in probable cause and revocation hearings to stay informed of relevant legal processes.
  • Assisted probationers with resolving housing, employment and social services problems.
  • Assisted offenders with adjusting to community life post-incarceration.
  • Conducted investigation interviews and court processing for minors referred to juvenile court.
  • Observed and recommended special community services opportunities to support offenders.
  • Maintained relationships with employment and community contacts.
  • Collected probationer conduct information from community individuals, family members and government agency representatives.
  • Completed statistical analysis by developing, updating and maintaining statistical and related records and reports.
  • Facilitated cognitive behavioral programs with [Type] offenders in group setting.
Correction Officer, 03/1994 - 12/2001
State Of Hawai'i Dep. Of Public Safety City, STATE,
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings and prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, security and safety.
  • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
  • Operated communication systems, including telephones, switchboards, intercoms and two-way radios to effectively communicate with other personnel.
  • Conducted cell and illegal substance checks.
  • Observed and directed inmates during recreation, visits, telephone and shower time.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Recognized signs of problems, such as despondency, depression and anger in order to prevent riots or suicides.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Conducted booking procedures on new inmates by performing fingerprinting and medical assessments.
  • Transported inmates to and from personal appointments, including medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Monitored behavior of 50 inmates to prevent escape attempts, crime and other dangerous activities.
  • Monitored behavior of 50 inmates to prevent escape attempts, crime and other dangerous activities.
  • Monitored behavior of 50 inmates to prevent escape attempts, crime and other dangerous activities.
  • Monitored behavior of 50 inmates to prevent escape attempts, crime and other dangerous activities.
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • Monitored behavior of [Number] inmates to prevent escape attempts, crime and other dangerous activities.
  • Escorted prisoners to and from court, jail and other jurisdictions or rehabilitation institutions.
Education and Training
: , Expected in
University of New Orleans - New Orleans, LA,
Master of Arts: Military History, Expected in 06/2010
Norwich University - Northfield, VT
Additional Information

1st and 2nd degree in Shoto Kan Karate

Worked for the State as a Suicide Intervention on Maui

worked for mentally ill people in a over night to ensure all were safe

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