Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Reliable employee seeking teaching position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

  • Completed extra training to further help students under care.
  • Recognized by multiple schools as an excellent substitute.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Middle School Education
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Teaching
  • Lesson Implementation
  • Lesson Planning
  • Special Education
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Social Studies
  • Group Instruction
  • Student Evaluation
  • Test Preparation
  • IEP Documentation
  • Lesson Plan Implementation
  • IEP Understanding
  • Creative problem solving
  • Safety awareness
  • Secondary education
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Classroom management
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Parent Communication
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Adaptable
  • Discipline
  • Student records management
  • Shared governance
  • Tutoring
  • Autism Diagnosis and Care
  • Relationship building and management
  • Organizational abilities
  • Elementary education
  • Student Progress Reporting
Work History
Substitute Teacher, K-12, 10/2017 to Current
FullbloomPort Charlotte, FL,
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Took over class for regular classroom teacher, managing assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Administered standardized assessments with strict requirements and documented information in permanent records.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Maintained day-to-day classroom management and discipline to promote learning initiatives.
  • Leveraged classroom discussion strategies to engage students, promote topics and boost learning opportunities.
  • Worked with principal's office on disciplinary and safety issues.
  • Supervised lunchroom and recess activities.
  • Integrated existing and new technology into classroom to help provide creative and fun learning environment.
  • Diversified classroom instruction and group activities to successfully support students with unique strengths and learning styles.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school day activities to provide to primary teacher.
  • Developed rules and set goals to maintain order in classroom.
  • Organized lesson plans using teaching software for long-term interim assignments.
  • Assigned, explained and graded homework.
  • Assisted students of all ability levels develop life-long learning skills and good study habits.
  • Collaborated with teaching staff to implement coordinated educational strategies and student support networks.
  • Provided instruction for students in core subject areas.
  • Administered and graded tests and quizzes and reported performance to primary teacher.
Instructional Coach, 08/2006 to 05/2010
Dougherty County School SystemsAlbany, GA,
  • Coached teachers to improve practices through professional development and modeling instructional strategies.
  • Met diverse student population needs by planning and implementing lessons with wide variety of teaching strategies.
  • Collaborated with students to complete homework assignments, identify lagging skills and correct weaknesses.
  • Planned lessons for allotted time to strengthen weak subjects and build skills.
  • Reviewed formative and summative data and information from diagnostic tests to accurately assess students.
  • Modeled motivational lessons for daily or weekly instruction.
  • Built and maintained positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues and administrators.
  • Provided one-on-one instruction for students having difficulties or falling behind.
  • Provided direction and coordination to learners and provided ongoing feedback to learners.
  • Maintained confidentiality while recording and keeping detailed track of student performances.
  • Analyzed student data, diagnosed instructional needs and identified research-based instructional strategies.
  • Developed staff members' attitudes, skills, and knowledge through various professional development targeted topics.
  • Assessed students through diagnostic tests, in addition to formative and summative data.
  • Planned and implemented lessons utilizing variety of teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Developed student confidence though attentive instruction in English, applying positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Identified learning needs and implemented fun and engaging learning activities to help students advance.
  • Supported students with helpful study habits and exam strategies.
  • Coached and mentored junior tutors on successful teaching strategies and time management.
  • Motivated students towards learning and studying to build self-confidence and reduce fear of failure.
  • Assessed students' progress throughout tutoring sessions and adjusted instructional methods and content focus.
  • Tracked learning progress to identify opportunities to enhance tutoring methods and help students achieve language goals.
  • Provided homework assistance using specific curriculum and materials.
  • Provided one-on-one and small group instruction to over 20 students falling behind in reading skills.
  • Maintained detailed files and created charts tracking students learning progress.
  • Integrated technology into sessions to further enhance student learning.
  • Stressed importance of good study habits by encouraging students to create personalized study plans.
  • Responded to after hours email and telephone requests to provide students assistance with specific questions.
  • Created special handouts, study guides and enrichment materials to boost student knowledge.
  • Prepared lesson plans to meet goals identified in students' individualized study plans.
Teacher, 08/2007 to 05/2008
Tucson Urban LeagueCity, STATE,
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national standards.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to achieve student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Collaborated with faculty to develop after-school tutoring program for struggling students.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Instructed students in core educational principles, concepts and in-depth subject matter.
  • Attended and facilitated IEP meetings for students and families.
  • Implemented and encouraged debate-style classroom environment to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking.
  • Supervised learning groups of students in classroom stations.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Designed dynamic lesson plans based on student interests to increase overall student GPA.
  • Completed daily reports, meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create and maintain cohesive school community within virtual classroom setting.
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
  • Maintained system required passing rate for years.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans that addressed general students as well as those with individualized 504 plans as part of integrated classroom.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to achieve student-centered learning.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Directed after-school tutoring and mentoring program serving elementary school students.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
Bachelor of Arts: Cognitive Psychology, Expected in 08/1997
Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Carbondale, IL
  • Toastmasters
  • Certificated Teacher Training
Additional Information

I am enthusiastic and I genuine care for people's growth. I am well-prepared and organized. I never stop learning. Most importantly, I am approachable.

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