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. Passionate Teacher with experience developing and implementing diverse curriculums covering math and science subjects. Highly skilled at motivating students through positive encouragement and reinforcement of concepts via interactive classroom instruction and observation. Successful in helping students develop strong literacy, numeracy, social emotional and learning skills. Caring Teacher with expertise in behavior modification and extensive experience in modernizing classrooms for long-term student success. Dedicated to individualized student academics.

  • Team Leader
  • Classroom Management
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Group Learning Mechanics
  • Post-Secondary Education
  • Social-Emotional Learning training
  • Lesson Planning
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Special Education
  • Leadership
Work History
Teacher, 08/2019 to Current
Onward Behavioral HealthPhoenixville, PA,
  • Work cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives.
  • Communicate frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Keep students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Incorporate multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom.
  • Promote physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Grade and evaluate student assignments, papers, course work, and assessments.
  • Support new teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national standards
Leadership Intern, 06/2021 to 08/2021
Rogers Memorial HospitalKenosha, WI,
  • Engaged in start of orientations to assist students with initial adjustment to summer school programs.
  • Presented and drafted various scheduling options for students to help properly allocate time for classes, extra work and free-time for summer school programs.
  • Conducted peer-mediations between students to help resolve conflicts and reach agreements.
  • Organized community outreach to promote nutrition, physical activity and health among peers.
  • Established team priorities, maintained schedules and monitored performance.
  • Effectively supervised staff of 15 personnel by implementing school policies, protocols, work rules and disciplinary action.
  • Opened and closed location and monitored shift changes with summer school staff to uphold successful operations strategies and maximize summer school program success.
  • Assisted with registration process for summer school programs.
  • Maintained accurate attendance records daily for each summer school program.
  • Cultivated positive rapport with fellow employees to boost staff / team morale.
  • Maintained equipment, printers and copier machines.
  • Maintained school materials.
  • Maintained financial accuracy when handling summer school purchases each week.
  • Coordinated with cafeteria staff to ensure accurate number of breakfasts and lunches were delivered each day during summer school programs.
Teacher, 08/2012 to 07/2019
Onward Behavioral HealthAtlanta, GA,
  • Worked at high school as Special Education Teacher.
  • Taught self-contained and co-taught classes for Biology and Resource.
  • Special Education Case Manager -maintained all required IEP paperwork.
  • Assistant Special Education Department Chairperson -in charge of IEP meetings and working closely with other special education teachers.
  • Special Education Career and Tech Center Coordinator -scheduled and completed necessary paperwork and advocated for each student to PERT representative.
  • Teacher Advisory Committee Representative -for our school and met monthly with superintendent and other teachers in our school district.
  • Mentor -for new special education teachers. Provided necessary support, training, and answered questions.
  • James Farmer Sponsor -to encourage, support, and mentor minority scholar students.
  • Black History Trivia Bowl -prepared students to compete against other high schools.
  • Home-based Instructor -provided academic instruction to students who were home-based.

Teacher, 02/2005 to 07/2012
Onward Behavioral HealthCharlotte, NC,
  • Worked as middle school Special Education teacher.
  • Maintained IEP paperwork and held IEP meetings.
  • Taught self-contained and co-taught classes for Math, Science, Learning Strategies, and Civics.
  • Mentored new Special Education Teachers -trained and supported them in and out of classroom.
  • Completed my Internship for my Master's Program -helped assistant principals with student discipline, teacher concerns, teacher issues, parent complaints, and worked after-school events and activities.
Teacher, 07/2003 to 01/2005
Onward Behavioral HealthCranford, NJ,
  • Worked as Special Education Teacher at middle school.
  • Special Education Case Manager -maintained required IEP paperwork, worked with caseload students, and remediated other students after school.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Supervised learning groups of students in classroom stations.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to achieve student-centered learning.
Teacher's Assistant, 09/1997 to 07/2003
Trudeau Memorial CenterWarwick, RI,
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Handed out classroom materials, like pencils, paper and crayons.
  • Worked with lead teacher to monitor class schedule and take attendance.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Provided support to help students with special needs learn and grow.
  • Worked directly with Emotional Disabled students in small groups to provide academic lessons.
  • Organized and guided skills practice, and created file folder remediation review games.
  • Completed my Teacher's Practicum while working in Emotional Disabled classroom / program.
No Degree: Business Administration, Expected in
Virginia State University - Petersburg, VA

Worked on Bachelor of Science Business Administration

Major: Business Minor: Administration

Master of Arts: Education Administration, Expected in 05/2009
University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ,

Master of Arts in Education Administration and Supervision

Bachelor of Science: Businsess Administration, Expected in 03/1994
Strayer University - Fredericksburg, VA,

Received Bachelor of Science Business Administration

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School Attended

  • Virginia State University
  • University of Phoenix
  • Strayer University

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