Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

I have worked in the school system for almost 16 years as an attentive educator. I have been successful at leading classroom activities in large and small group settings, tutoring, communicating and building genuine and meaningful relationships with both teachers and students. I am able to maintain student interest using engaging teaching methods, friendliness and enthusiastic attitude. I understand the benefits to students and their education when I am attentive to their needs in and out of classroom. I would consider myself to be respectful, hardworking and well-versed in student support. Brings strong desire to positively impact students' lives.

  • Special needs education
  • Early childhood education
  • Behavior modeling
  • Setting up activities
  • One-on-one and small group instruction
  • Maintaining safe environments
  • People skills
  • Active listening
  • Relationship building
  • Multitasking
  • Collaboration
08/2015 to Current
Title 1 Assistant Alamogordo Public Schools Alamogordo, NM,
  • Monitored small reading groups comprised of 5 to 6 students.
  • Shared information about student progress and concerns with lead teacher.
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in small groups by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Showed flexibility and teamwork by stepping in as a substitute for a teacher for the day or when needed.
06/2005 to 07/2019
SpEd Daycamp Director (Seasonal) Kipp Houston Public Schools Dallas, TX,

My responsibilities as the OPC Daycamp director are to plan activities for a six week period during the summer break. I am responsible for planning daily activities, finding my staff and getting registration forms distributed and contacting the family of campers. During this time, I take on the responsibility of feeding, diapering and changing those that need the assistance. I am also in charge of guidance and behavior during that time. Overall and most importantly my role as the director is to provide a plan and promote a safety and consistency so that children with special needs are able to enjoy a summer with friends.

08/2004 to 07/2012
SpEd Paraprofessional Ponca City Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Escorted students to restroom cafeteria, outside to playground and on field trips.
  • Worked in tandem with teacher to develop customized classroom environment conducive to students' needs.
  • Managed class of 8 to 12 students when teacher stepped out of room.
  • Provided support to students through specialized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments.
  • Affirmatively communicated and promoted positive attitudes with every student.
  • Instructed students with varying abilities and needs in alignment with IEP objectives while delivering personalized and small group lessons.
  • Participated in supervision of students during lunch, physical education and after-school extracurricular activities to maintain peaceful and productive environment.
  • Fostered positive relationships with students, parents and personnel to facilitate program growth and ensure positive learning outcomes.
  • Utilized curriculum with life-based approach.
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
  • Created safe and nurturing environment focused on students to ensure quality learning experiences.
  • Kept students safe in classroom and outside environments.
  • Helped students to develop good behavioral habits through positive reinforcement and encouragement in studies as well as discipline and careful use of physical intervention when required.
  • Engaged and supported students with differing learning styles and cultural backgrounds.
  • Coordinated with teachers to support instruction implementation through students' specific needs and progress evaluations.
  • Led lessons on early childhood subjects to classes averaging 8 to 10 special needs students with Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disorders and genetic disabilities.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
Education and Training
Expected in
Associate of Arts: Social Science With Behavior Option
Northern Oklahoma College - Tonkawa, OK,
Additional Information
  • Girl Scout leader for 14 years. My first troop graduated in 2020, they have been together since Kindergarten.
  • Planning weekly activities, program events and community service projects.
  • Building relationships with other adults and girls in other troops for benefit and success of girl scouting in the community.
  • Guidance and behavior, modeling expectations and encouragement.
  • Promoting structure, support and safety as I encourage others to find their courage, confidence and character.

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