supervisor of education resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

I am a supervisor/teacher with 16 years of experience as a classroom teacher of students with special needs as well as students in general education and 17 years as a supervisor of education. I currently directly supervise 35 staff and assist in overseeing a staff of over 150, including teachers, teaching assistants, paraprofessionals and therapists. I oversee daily program operations and administrative tasks. I am a proven leader with expertise coordinating with staff and students to achieve individual and program goals. I am hardworking and reliable and I have a passion for education and supporting teachers to be outstanding.

  • Good listener
  • Strength in leadership
  • Strong work ethic
  • Friendly and use a positive approach
  • Strong foundational knowledge in teaching and supervision
  • Strong in organization, problem-solving skills, team collaboration
  • Videoconferencing expertise
08/2004 to Current Supervisor of Education Shelby County School District | Germantown, TN,
  • Supervise classroom teachers, teaching assistants and paraprofessionals.
  • Observe, evaluate and supervise educators to assess performance and offer support.
  • Review resumes, conduct interviews and hire new staff
  • Plan for and lead staffings, IEP meetings, teacher and staff meetings, staff trainings
  • Develop and enhance departmental and program learning objectives and instructional learning tools.
  • Assist in writing curriculum and oversee lesson planning to meet instructional goals.
  • Assist in the planning of a number of education programs and set ambitious program goals to establish targets for achievement.
  • Schedule and coordinate staff/speakers to encourage an environment of lifelong learning through professional development.
  • Work closely with all program staff to aide in fostering a community of collaboration and teamwork.
  • Manage all volunteer groups including UMDNJ/Rutgers medical students
09/1988 to 08/2004 Classroom Teacher Flemington-Raritan School District | City, STATE,
  • Taught in a classroom of 12 students who were challenged behaviorally in a self-contained setting grades 5-8
  • Taught in a classroom of 8-10 students who were multiply disabled in a self-contained setting grades 2-5
  • Collaborated with general education teachers across multiple grade levels to encourage and support inclusion and optimize student learning
  • Co-taught in a 4th grade general educaton classroom
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students and parents to increase engagement by going on home visits
  • Conducted large and small groups and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs
  • Encouraged student empathy of others to build confidence and improve self-image by creating the Understanding Differences Program. Implemented this program with all in-district schools as well as outside districts
  • Created and facilitated a functional life skills curriculum for students who were Multiply Disabled in 2nd through 5th grade through differentiated instruction and community-based trips
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments by assisting students with the transition across grade levels through careful planning and preparation in order to best meet the demands of the general education classroom
  • Implemented specialized tests to evaluate academic performance
  • Developed IEPs to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives
  • .Integrated technology resources including AAC devices to assist with achieving program goals
  • Developed school-wide programs including Meals-on Wheels, Operation Child to Child and Happy Helpers
09/1988 to 07/2004 Private Tutor Self-employed | City, STATE,

While maintaining a teaching position, offered private tutoring to students with special needs and students in general education in all subject areas grades K through 9 during after school hours and weekends.

Education and Training
Expected in 05/2001 Masters in Educational Leadership | Education Administration TCNJ, Ewing, NJ, GPA:
  • Magna Cum Laude graduate
  • Dean's List
  • Inducted into Kappa Delta Phi National Honor Society
Expected in 05/1992 Master of Education | Education TCNJ, Ewing NJ, GPA:
  • Magna Cum Laude graduate
  • Dean's List
Expected in 05/1987 Bachelor of Science | Special Education TCNJ, Ewing, NJ, GPA:
  • Cum Laude graduate
  • 3.85 GPA in Special Education
  • Dean's List Honoree
  • Minor in Psychology

NJ Certificate of Eligibility: Principal

NJ Certificate: Supervisor

NJ Certificate: Teacher of the Handicapped K-12

NJ Certificate: Elementary Education K-8

NJ Certificate: Early Childhood

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