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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Experienced and passionate educator for children of all levels and ages with varying disabilities. Motivated by a deep desire to help students realize that the process of something is just as important as the finished product. Dedicated to stimulating students' creativity and imagination to encourage nonlinear thinking.

  • English and reading instruction
  • Music instruction
  • Special needs education
  • Early childhood education
  • Progress reporting
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Behavior modeling
  • Maintaining safe environments
  • Organization
  • Supervision
  • Problem resolution
Teacher's Assistant, 09/2019 - Current
Southwest Key Programs Seattle, WA,
  • Assisted reading and English teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
  • Tutored and supported inclusion students individually and in groups by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts.
  • Instructed ELAR pull out sessions to support individual student needs and improve state test scores.
  • Developed lesson plans designed to meet diverse needs.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Modeled and taught social skills, conflict management techniques, reading strategies, and study approaches to students.
  • Used gamification to enforce repetition and assist students in learning lesson concepts.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student files to support teacher plans.
  • Monitored students in class and hallways to enforce rules and maintain safety standards.
Music Instructor, 06/2016 - Current
San Francisco University High School San Francisco, CA,
  • Instructed students in mastering their instrument of choice.
  • Fostered enthusiasm for piano, woodwinds, and voice instruments while teaching good practice habits and creating a comfortable and fun classroom environment.
  • Provided engaging lesson plans covering music history and music theory.
  • Instructed performers on the history, fundamentals, and appreciation of different styles of music.
  • Created and delivered music-centered lessons, lectures, and presentations for elementary to high school level students.
  • Provided individual lessons for students of all ages and diverse musical ability.
  • Taught fundamentals to children between the ages of two and four to peak their interest in music.
  • Taught piano, woodwinds, and voice students how to read music and count rhythms.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss and arrange public performances for the students.
  • Prepared students for auditions and performances at school, church, and our recitals by helping select pieces and assessing necessary practice time, as well as monitoring accuracy and progress.
  • Played the piano to accompany student led performances.
  • Collaborated with parents and guardians to determine desired learning outcomes, the lesson schedule, and additional practical matters.
Teacher's Aide, 01/2019 - 05/2019
Country Manor Sartell, MN,
  • Supervised children on field trips to maintain safety.
  • Assisted teachers with implementing lessons and activities for full classes and small groups.
  • Supported lead teacher with daily classroom activities and assignments.
  • Monitored students to observe behavior, enforce rules, and maintain safety.
  • Prepared instructional materials such as handouts, textbooks, and visual aids.
  • Instructed and assisted students during craft activities.
  • Assisted with or led story time by reading books to children.
  • Supervised students outside classroom during recess, lunch and breaks.
  • Helped Set up for special events, including parties and parent nights.
  • Made and distributed nutritious snacks by preparing and dividing into portions.
Elementary Substitute Teacher, 08/2018 - 05/2019
United Independent School District City, STATE,
  • Attended professional development workshops centered on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Used gamification software and technologies in classrooms to improve skills in Reading, English, and Math.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Assisted struggling students with assignments to enhance their understanding of the course objectives.
  • Delivered clear, informative lectures on subject matter framed to meet state standards.
  • Managed consistent, learning-focused classroom environments by establishing and communicating clear objectives for all students.
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
  • Worked with average of fifteen students per class.
  • Coordinated materials and instructional plans for immersive activities.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Music, Expected in 05/2018
Texas A&M International University - Laredo, TX
Status -
  • Minor in English.
  • Cum laude graduate
  • 3.7 GPA

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  • Texas A&M International University

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  • Teacher's Assistant
  • Music Instructor
  • Teacher's Aide
  • Elementary Substitute Teacher


  • Bachelor of Arts

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