teacher resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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High-energy Teacher with solid background educating Students with Disabilities (SWD). Maintain organized and disciplined classroom environments devoted to student learning. Caring and compassionate in addressing individual student needs and promoting positive educational experiences.

Dedicated and responsive educator with proven skills in classroom management, behavior modification and individualized support. Comfortable working with students of all skill levels to promote learning and boost educational success. Demonstrated accomplishments in co-teaching and standards-based teaching.

Enthusiastic Teacher with 21 years of experience instructing students with wide range of learning disabilities. Committed to creating motivational and collaborative learning environments that encourage social and emotional growth. Strategic in blending organizational skills, thorough educational background and ability to work well and communicate effectively with children, parents, colleagues and supervisors.

  • Differentiated instruction
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Emergent curriculum
  • Tutoring and after school help
  • Standardized testing techniques
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Special needs students
  • Calm under pressure
  • Title I knowledge
  • Student rapport
  • Effective listening
  • Learning style assessment
  • Effectively work with parents
  • Active listening
Teacher, 11/2019 - Current
State Of North Carolina Bakersville, NC,
  • Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
  • Taught students to exercise problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Mentored and counseled students with social adjustment and academic problems.
Department Chairperson - Special Education/Special Education Co-Teacher, 09/2017 - 10/2019
State Of North Carolina Danbury, NC,
  • Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Fostered relationships with students to increase engagement, and periodically reported student progress to parents/guardians and school leadership.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Developed Individual Education Programs (IEP) to establish student outcome goals and define educational strategies; leveraged developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by developing IEPs and using wide variety of teaching aids and motivational strategies.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Delivered specialized classroom instruction to broad range of students with developmental disorders, including autism.
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués, and reports.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Supported SPED department by compiling paperwork and taking detailed meeting minutes.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
Teacher, 03/2013 - 05/2017
Department Of Juvenile Justice - Muscogee YDC City, STATE,
  • Performed student background reviews to ascertain learning deficiencies and strengths to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Held office hours to review material with students requiring extra assistance.
  • Designed compelling lesson plans focused on literature and writing learning goals for blended learning classes.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, participation and progress student accountability.
  • Applied proactive behavior management techniques for classroom discipline.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Created assignments and tests to evaluate student knowledge.
  • Helped learners of all abilities build learning and study skills to promote life-long educational goals.
  • Utilized technology resources, including SMART Boards, SLDS, and IXL to develop lesson plans.
  • Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning media to increase student understanding of course materials.
  • Promoted collaboration and problem-solving skills by facilitating group projects and class discussions.
  • Improved students' reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.
  • Implemented student discipline measures, decreasing classroom disruptions by 22%.
  • Entered data into online student information system to report Response to Intervention (RTI) information.
  • Prepared unit and lesson plans for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines and common core standards.
  • Tested students with quizzes, essays and exams to gauge learning effectiveness.
  • Tracked student progress in online system, immediately implementing action plans for failing grades.
  • Employed broad range of instructional techniques to retain students' interest and maximize learning.
Education and Training
Doctor of Education - ABD: Educational Leadership, Expected in
Argosy University - Atlanta, GA,
Status -
Specialist: Educational Leadership, Expected in 03/2010
Argosy University - Atlanta, GA,
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Master of Science: Education, Expected in 01/1994
Hofstra University - Hempstead, NY,
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Bachelor of Arts: English, Expected in 01/1986
Hofstra University - Hempstead, NY
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English 6-12, Special Education General Curriculum, SPED SS and Language Arts


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School Attended

  • Argosy University
  • Argosy University
  • Hofstra University
  • Hofstra University

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  • Department Chairperson - Special Education/Special Education Co-Teacher
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  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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