teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Compassionate, creative, and effective Teacher with valuable experience in classroom administration, professional development and project planning. Equipped with extensive background in versatile education environments. Student-centric instructor, academic facilitator and motivational coach. Competent at performing independently or as member of teaching team. Well-versed in classroom and online technologies. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Classroom management
  • Technological Instruction
  • Tailoring Curriculum Plans
  • Positive Learning Environment
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Creative Questioning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Child development
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Student engagement
  • Special education
  • Virtual teaching
  • Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Age-Appropriate Lesson Planning
  • Post-Secondary Education
  • EDPlan background
  • DIBELS knowledge
  • RTI familiarity
  • Fundraising
  • Social-Emotional Learning training
  • Student records management
  • Special Needs Students
  • Four Blocks knowledge
  • DRA familiarity
  • Adult Education
Work History
Teacher, 08/1994 - Current
Right At School Mariemont, OH,
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national standards.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Designed dynamic lesson plans based on student interests to increase overall student GPA.
  • Collaborated with faculty to develop after-school tutoring program for struggling students.
  • Implemented and encouraged debate-style classroom environment to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Attended and facilitated IEP meetings for students and families.
  • Developed fundraisers and completed grant documentation to raise money for district.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to achieve student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to achieve student-centered learning.
  • Completed daily reports, meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create and maintain cohesive school community within virtual classroom setting.
  • Maintained system required passing rate for years.
  • Piloted program to address proposed state subject area competencies and standards.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
Site Placement Coordinator, 09/2016 - 12/2021
Baker College Of Owosso City, STATE,
  • Headed strategy meetings to gather student information by coordinating with faculty members.
  • Contacted prospective school districts via email and phone calls.
  • Determining student eligibility for student teaching participation alongside program director, increasing those approved to the Education program.
  • Collaborated closely with deans and prospective students by answering questions, interpreting and administering contracts, and effectively alleviating issues.
  • Completed preliminary paperwork for incoming and outgoing students.
  • Counseled students regarding course and program selection, class scheduling and registration, and career planning.
  • Reviewed transcripts to verify students met graduation or college entrance requirements and wrote letters of recommendation.
  • Oversaw career and job fairs to connect students with area schools and employers. Employed 100% of student-teacher graduates.
  • Taught classes and presented self-help or information sessions on subjects related to education and career planning.
College Instructor, 01/2008 - 12/2021
Baker College Of Owosso City, STATE,
  • Used variety of learning modalities and support materials to facilitate learning process and accentuate presentations.
  • Shifted between informal and formal methods of teaching to create multi-layered web of learning incorporating experiments, practical activities, discussions and projects into lessons.
  • Encouraged class discussions by building discussions into lessons, actively soliciting input, asking open-ended questions and using techniques to track student participation.
  • Worked one-on-one with struggling students to optimize classrooms for Teacher Prep students.
  • Taught Education and Early Childhood Education courses to over 100 annual students.
  • Designed teaching curricula about reading instruction to increase student interest, resulting in 100% increase in class enrollment.
  • Guided personnel through selection and ordered of textbooks for program courses.
  • Helped recruitment diverse program faculty reflecting student population.
  • Developed and taught undergraduate courses in for department offerings serving major, minor and general students.
  • Analyzed data on student retention, completion, employment and success on national certification exam.
  • Collaborated with faculty and community stakeholders for program improvement.
  • Taught diverse student population by employing various learning styles and abilities.
  • Created excitement and enthusiasm in classroom by delivering engaging subject matter.
  • Contributed to planning appropriate and engaging lessons for both classroom and distance learning applications.
  • Reviewed program materials and coordinated updates to keep department materials relevant and accurate.
  • Incorporated instructional technologies in course delivery for both in-class and online instruction.
  • Participated in various campus memberships at each assigned school to promote academics and faculty development.
  • Evaluated and supervised student activities and performance levels to provide reports on academic progress.
  • Led and prepared lectures for early childhood and teacher prep classes.
  • Created syllabus and instructional plans for each class session in accord with stated course objectives.
  • Early Childhood Education Champion
  • Instructor-Teacher Education, Children’s Literature, Language Arts and Linguistics, Early Childhood Language Arts, Educational Practicum
  • Adviser during Student registration and orientation
  • Early Childhood Education NAEYC Accreditation team member
  • CAEP Accreditation team member

Masters of Arts: Reading, Expected in
Eastern Michigan University - Ypsilanti, MI,
Status -
  • Dean's List
Bachelor of Science: Social Sciences, Language Arts, Expected in
Central Michigan University - Mount Pleasant, MI
Status -
  • Professional Development Team Member for Owosso Public Schools
  • Mentor Teacher for Owosso Public Schools
  • Co-chair of Bryant School’s March Is Reading Month
  • Member of school’s MiBLSi Team
  • PTO Secretary at Elsa Meyer Elementary
  • School PTO Teacher Representative
  • School Yearbook Representative and Developer
  • Member of Professional Development team at Baker College
  • CAEP Accreditation Team Member
  • NAEYC Accreditation Team Member
  • Quarters-to-Semesters Curriculum Writing Team Member
  • Professional Development Team Member and Presenter at Baker College

Additional Information
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Educational tools include Windows, Kid Works Deluxe, Hyperstudio, Read, Write and Type, and Edmark
  • Utilize PowerSchool and PowerTeacher for student achievement and tracking
  • Taught online Hybrid classes
  • Proficient with Smart Board
  • Trained extensively in Blackboard, Canvas, Google Classroom, Google Meet, Google Applications
  • Virtual teaching through Zoom and Google Hangout

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School Attended

  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Central Michigan University

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  • Site Placement Coordinator
  • College Instructor


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