Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Friendly and energetic substitute teacher with 4 years in substitute teaching in a public classroom environment. Motivated to help students learn and be happy, healthy and well-behaved.

  • MS Office
  • Strong Communicator
  • VA Collegiate Professional license in grades 6-12 History and Social Studies
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Classroom Management
  • Customer Service in Retail and State Park Environments
  • Customer Interaction
  • Helped World History and US History students at Chilhowie High School prepare for and pass the Virginia SOLs
  • Managed classes ranging from 4-50 students in Virginia Beach and Arlington.
Substitute Teacher, 09/2012 to Current
Centralia ElementaryBuena Park, CA,
  • I substituted for all subject and grade levels in elementary, middle, and high schools throughout Virginia Beach.
  • In this position, I have substitute taught schools throughout Virginia Beach.
  • I have become known as a substitute who can go well beyond the level of just passing out worksheets and effectively carry on active classroom learning in any subject, not just my content area.
  • As a substitute teacher, I have developed active listening skills to help students work through problems that they have as they learn previously unfamiliar material.
  • I have utilized my strong communication skills to facilitate clear classroom expectations and a stable learning environment.
Historic Interpreter, 04/2014 to 07/2014
Phoenix Children's HospitalSan Bernardino, CA,
  • I conducted guided tours of the old logging town of Cass, WV as well as the Cass Scenic Railroad locomotive shops.
  • I also commentated on the train rides up Cheat and BacK Allegheny Mountains as well as led guided interpretative tours of a recreated logging camp and led tours of Bald Knob, the highest summit on Back Allegheny Mountain.
  • I utilized my customer service skills to insure positive visitor experience, and recommend additional activities in the park.
Interpreter, 05/2012 to 07/2012
Centralia ElementaryBuena Park, CA,
  • Conducted research of topics related to Mt Mitchell, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Black Mountain Region for the purpose of developing and leading interpretive programs.
  • Developed and presented a variety of formal and informal programs including talks, education programs, interpretive hikes, and demonstrations
  • .Educated park visitors on the history, geology, flora and fauna, and natural features of the Black Mountain Chain of which Mt. Mitchell is a part.
Substitute Teacher, 09/2011 to 04/2012
Captioncall LlcChicago, IL,
  • I substitute taught classes from grades k-12.
  • Worked with teams of teachers in special education environments to insure success of lesson plans.
  • Communicated effectively with educators from various grade levels as well as students in my classes.

Contact Ranger, 04/2011 to 07/2011
Sky Meadows State ParkCity, STATE,
  • Greeted Visitors as they entered the park and collected entry fees.
  • Staffed the park visitor center and gift shop and recommended purchases to park customers.
  • Explained the options for camping, special programs and activities, and sold passes and admissions for these activities.
Database Assistant, 06/2010 to 03/2011
First Home MortgageCity, STATE,
  • Converted paper records into electronic files.
  • Constructed and maintained an excel database.
  • Answered questions and inquiries from my superiors and located records upon request.
Student Teaching, 2009 to 05/2009
Chilhowie High SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Student Taught 2 blocks of World History and 1 block of US History
  • Prepared 75 students to successfully pass the Virginia Sols.
  • Wrote daily and weekly lesson plans.
  • Supported students in developing strategies for individual needs and classroom group dynamics.
  • Implemented differentiated classroom activities to encourage student participation.
Resident Adviser, 07/2008 to 04/2009
Emory & Henry CollegeCity, STATE,
  • Assisted residential students in a dorm setting in anyways possible
  • Resolved conflicts between roommates and other members of the campus community.
  • Recommended services to students.
  • Bought material for, developed, and led dorm-wide and campus wide activities, often in collaboration with other resident advisers.
maintenance ranger, 07/2008 to 07/2008
First Landing State ParkCity, STATE,
  • Assisted park guests by making their campsites and cabins ready.
  • I performed park maintenance including maintenance of park facilities and cleaning cabins.
  • Set up for special events.
  • Answered any questions park visitors may have had and referred any problems or special situations to my superiors.
B.A.: History, Expected in 2009
Emory & Henry College - Emory, Virginia

[Spring 2007 – Fall 2009] [Emory & Henry College] History – Social Studies Secondary Education

  • Honors student
  • Graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in History
  • Competed in Cross Country and Track and Field.
  • Leadership Positions: Track and Field Club president - Jan 2008-Dec 2009; Distance Captain Jan 2007 - Dec 2009; Cross Country team captain August 2008-December 2009
  • Resident Advisor
  • Residence Hall Advisory Committee
  • Team representative for Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

Active Listening, Communication, Critical Thinking, Customer Service

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