Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Passionate and charismatic Education Professional with 17 years of classroom and coaching experience. Well versed in developing and implementing components of balanced literacy and workshop model. Focused on data driven strategic instruction to meet individual learning needs. Optimized student performance by promoting goal-oriented activities and encouraging critical thinking. Committed to providing students with necessary tools to achieve academic goals, instilling a love of learning and promoting cooperative teamwork. Provided safe learning environment that fostered growth of students both academically and emotionally. Devoted to building strong relationships within the classroom, school, and home environments.

Work History
07/2020 to Current Teacher, Fourth Grade ELA Woodstock Elementary, CCSD | City, STATE,
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom including small group instruction, one-on-one conferencing, modeling, guided practice, gradual release model, think aloud and flipped classroom model.
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives in Reading, Writing and Language.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to reinforce student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Served as Professional Learning Facilitator/Content Lead.
  • Gifted Endorsement Cohort - RESA, completion 5/2021
08/2017 to 05/2020 Instructional Coach - Literacy Birmingham Falls ES | City, STATE,
  • Coached teachers to improve practices through professional development, modeling instructional strategies, co-planning and co-teaching
  • Assessed literacy needs of school by reviewing student data, learning standards and current curriculum
  • Guided teachers to collect and analyze data and develope action plans in response to determined student needs as part of PLC work
  • Designed, planned, and effectively implemented best training practices and adult learning principles in planning and creation of professional development
  • Collaborated with administrators to determine literacy objectives based on school strategic plan
  • Established and maintained rapport with other staff, students, and parents to facilitate communication and support academic progress
  • Contributed to positive academic and social tone of school by demonstrating professionalism and enthusiasm for academic community
  • Curated culturally affirming reading room to supplement classroom libraries
  • Fostered school community by participating in after school events
  • Served on school Leadership Team
08/2005 to 05/2017 Teacher, Gr. 1, 2, 3, & 4 Medlock Bridge & Birmingham Falls | City, STATE,
  • Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities
  • Promoted student engagement with proactive behavior modification, positive reinforcement techniques and diverse learning strategies
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies to promote student learning and engagement
  • Promoted and modeled lifelong love of learning and reading
  • Connected with parents and community organizations to promote involvement and build relationships
  • Communicated within Professional Learning Community to ensure student learning through formative, summative, and benchmark data analysis
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies
  • Collaborated closely with peers to identify learning objectives and generate learning targets
  • Fostered classroom community focused on strong teacher-student relationships and strong peer relationships providing space where students felt comfortable, motivated, and willing to take risks
  • Developed and administered common formative assessments to determine each student's specific educational and social needs
  • Served as Grade Level Chair on school Leadership Team
  • Served as school Professional Learning Facilitator
  • Fluid in Balanced Literacy & Workshop Models
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving
  • Effective communicator
  • Strong collaborator
  • Organization & planning
  • Build positive relationships with peers, students & stakeholders
Expected in 08/2019 Master of Science | Reading And Literacy Walden University, Minneapolis, MN GPA:
Expected in 2001 Bachelor of Arts | Elementary Education University of Michigan - Dearborn, Dearborn, MI GPA:

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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • University of Michigan - Dearborn

Job Titles Held:

  • Teacher, Fourth Grade ELA
  • Instructional Coach - Literacy
  • Teacher, Gr. 1, 2, 3, & 4


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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