Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Motivated teacher and summer camp counselor promoting 5 years of experience helping children to develop life skills while building relationships and having fun. Compassionate individual known for communicating well with others, problem solving and managing time. Dedicated to promoting procedures and measures to encourage safety.

  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Composure and Emotional Control
  • Recreational Program Planning
  • Microsoft Office
  • Group Supervision
  • Relationship Building
  • Team Leadership
  • Problem Solving and Complaint Resolution
  • Safety Guidelines and Procedures
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Time Management
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Customer and Service-Oriented
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Activity Planning and Coordination
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Youth Behavior Management
  • Enrichment Activities
  • Individual and Group Coaching
  • Daily Schedule Creation
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Positive Reinforcement Methods
  • Emergency Response
  • Group Discussions
  • Attention to Detail
  • Decision Making
  • Enforcing Rules and Regulations
  • Sports and Games
Work History
Summer Camp Counselor, 06/2020 to Current
Bretton Woods RecGermantown, MD,
  • Led groups of children safely through variety of camp activities.
  • Implemented camp activities fostering physical, social and emotional growth.
  • Organized and guided group activities by leading, coaching and participating with campers.
  • Helped at-risk youths in low-income areas by guiding, mentoring and counseling, as well as encouraging each to achieve personal and spiritual goals.
  • Worked with children of varying age, interest, skill and developmental levels.
  • Participated in meetings to coordinate with other staff on campers' progress, issues and goal achievement.
  • Counseled individuals on self-discipline and personal accountability.
  • Supported children by actively listening and offering encouragement.
  • Planned various indoor activities, including painting, drama productions and ceramics in preparation for rainy days or stormy weather.
  • Kept athletic and games equipment and facilities organized and maintained.
  • Supervised camper activities to address behavioral issues and promote fun, safety and inclusivity.
  • Kept track of allergies and dietary restrictions, verifying correct meals and snacks were given to campers.
  • Provided clear instruction to activity and program participants to deliver fun and safety.
  • Factored-in abilities, needs and interests of participants in development of events and programs.
  • Planned weekly activities schedule for assigned group and facilitated smooth transitions for on-time arrival.
Teacher's Assistant, 08/2017 to Current
Southwest Key ProgramsChannelview, TX,
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Oversaw groups of students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
  • Recorded grades for coursework and tests in online reporting system.
  • Supervised residential and day treatment children during class and on field trips.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Helped teachers recognize learning issues evidenced in one-to-one support instruction.
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Documented student progress and communicated with parents to keep informed.
  • Handed out classroom materials, like pencils, paper and crayons.
  • Organized and guided activities for students, including skills practice, research and memorization tasks.
  • Worked with lead teacher to monitor class schedule and take attendance.
  • Collaborated with teachers for lesson preparation by preparing materials and setting up equipment.
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Assisted lead teachers with lesson plan creation and materials development .
  • Reviewed lesson material with students individually or in small groups.
  • Partnered with teacher to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals and objectives.
  • Provided support to help students with special needs learn and grow.
  • Attended training classes, parent conferences, and faculty meetings to stay up-to-date on student progress.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
Lead Teacher, 08/2016 to 06/2017
Bright Horizons Family SolutonsQuincy, MA,
  • Guided student teachers and teaching aides in classroom management, leading by example and thoroughly answering questions.
  • Chose optimum curriculum for each class and devised creative daily lesson plans to meet requirements and needs of different learners.
  • Worked one-on-one with students and student teachers to increase overall classroom success.
  • Designed lesson plans for teaching staff and worked closely with administration for compliance with state curricula.
  • Communicated frequently with parents about student growth and progress, recommending at-home reinforcement to support struggling students.
  • Maintained detailed records of attendance, test scores and assignment grades for each student to identify trends and rectify issues.
  • Organized rooms in line with current educational thinking to maximize educational opportunities for students.
  • Planned and implemented different daily activities to enhance overall development and growth of every student.
  • Maintained patience and level-headedness in diverse situations to support student development and personal growth.
  • Developed and optimized rich learning environment by capitalizing on diverse engagement strategies and enriching teaching techniques.
Sales Associate, 08/2014 to 06/2015
Natixis Global Asset ManagementSan Francisco, CA,
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Helped customers locate products and checked store system for merchandise at other sites.
  • Engaged with customers to effectively build rapport and lasting relationships.
  • Processed product returns and assisted customers with other selections.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies such as recommending accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue.
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing, accessories and proper care for merchandise.
  • Boosted sales by conferring with customers to evaluate purchase requirements and recommend best-fit company offerings.
  • Provided positive first impressions to welcome existing, new and potential customers.
  • Increased sales by offering advice on purchases and promoting additional products.
  • Worked alongside retail representatives to enhance product presentations and advertising collateral.
  • Achieved perfect attendance and on-time record.
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Developed, marketed and sold full range of products and support services.
  • Solved customer challenges by offering relevant products and services.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with quick and professional handling of product returns.
Associate of Applied Science: Early Childhood Education, Expected in 05/2018
College of The Albemarle - Elizabeth City, NC
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2011
Gates County Senior High School - Gatesville, NC

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School Attended

  • College of The Albemarle
  • Gates County Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Summer Camp Counselor
  • Teacher's Assistant
  • Lead Teacher
  • Sales Associate


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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