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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Kind and compassionate Elementary School Teacher dedicated to creating an atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging to all students. Enjoys using modern technology in the classroom.


Highlights
  • Texas Teaching Certificate with Early Childhood Education endorsement
  • Urban public schools background
  • Critical thinker
  • Title I knowledge
  • Curriculum development
  • Standardized testing techniques
  • Learning assessments
  • IEPs knowledge
  • Decisive
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Calm under pressure
  • Member of Association of Texas Professional Educators
Accomplishments

Worked with a committee of fellow educators to develop campus wide curriculum development.

Skills

*Classroom management

*Records of Progress

*Small group/Guided Reading Instruction

*Hands on Math Instruction

Experience
Teacher, 07/2011 - Current
Department Of Health And Human Services Irvine, CA,
  • Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
  • Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
  • Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Set and communicated ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health problems in students and followed up with parents.
  • Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.
  • Taught after-school and summer enrichment programs.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Mentored and counseled students with adjustment and academic problems.
  • Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
  • Contributed ideas at weekly staff meetings each month.
  • Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning.
  • Implemented remedial programs for students requiring extra assistance.
  • Took appropriate disciplinary measures when students misbehaved.
  • Improved students' reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Accepted coaching from fellow teachers and administrators and immediately incorporated feedback.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Used children's literature to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar and phonics.
  • Enhanced reading skills through the use of children's literature, reader's theater and story time.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Taught students to exercise problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.
  • Taught students in various stages of cognitive, linguistic, social and emotional development.
  • Strengthened parent-teacher and parent-child communication by holding regular parent-teacher conferences.
  • Encouraged students to explore issues in their lives and in the world around them.
  • Employed a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction textual materials to encourage students to read independently.
  • Encouraged parents to take an active role in their child's education.
Reading Tutor, 02/2011 - 05/2011
Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN,
  • Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.
4th Grade Teacher, 09/2006 - 08/2008
Northeast Independent School District City, STATE,
  • Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
  • Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
  • Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Set and communicated ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health problems in students and followed up with parents.
  • Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.
  • Taught after-school and summer enrichment programs.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Mentored and counseled students with adjustment and academic problems.
  • Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
  • Contributed ideas at weekly staff meetings each month.
  • Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning.
  • Implemented remedial programs for students requiring extra assistance.
  • Took appropriate disciplinary measures when students misbehaved.
  • Improved students' reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Accepted coaching from fellow teachers and administrators and immediately incorporated feedback.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Used children's literature to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar and phonics.
  • Enhanced reading skills through the use of children's literature, reader's theater and story time.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Taught students to exercise problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.
  • Taught students in various stages of cognitive, linguistic, social and emotional development.
  • Strengthened parent-teacher and parent-child communication by holding regular parent-teacher conferences.
  • Encouraged students to explore issues in their lives and in the world around them.
  • Employed a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction textual materials to encourage students to read independently.
  • Encouraged parents to take an active role in their child's education.
Education
Master of Arts: Education, Expected in 2002
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The University of Texas - San Antonio, TX
GPA:
Education Worked as a Graduate Assistant in the Education and Counseling Department at the University. Worked with adult students working to gain their GED.
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology Government Early Childhood Development and Child Psychology, Expected in 1998
-
The University Of Texas - Austin, TX
GPA:
Psychology Government Early Childhood Development and Child Psychology

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