trauma and social emotional learning coach resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Highly motivated, dedicated, resourceful and goal-oriented community service professional looking to transfer my versatile skill set to a position within a related field.

  • Teacher Education
  • Student Evaluation and Needs Assessment
  • Educational Programs
  • Creating Customized Learning Plans
  • Developing Trust
  • Building Confidence Through Positive Reinforcement
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Student-Parent-Teacher Collaboration
  • Encouraging and Motivating Students
  • Building Rapport and Trust
  • Instructional Methods
  • Developing Individualized Lessons
Work History
Trauma and Social Emotional Learning Coach, 01/2019 to 10/2021
Rwj BarnabasEast Brunswick, NJ,

Provide support to staff regarding trauma sensitivity and embedding social, emotional leaning within the classroom. Support students that have suffered traumatic life experiences.

  • Participant in various RUSD Teams (Trauma Team, Suicide Prevention, Support Staff, Leader in Me)
  • Regularly met with students to develop and implement plans in order to provide necessary supports for success.
  • Developed trusting relationships with students in order to teach them mindfulness and other coping strategies.
  • Educate staff through various professional development opportunities on the importance of trauma sensitivity and embedding SEL into the classroom.
  • Provide staff with a variety of resources through Google Community and Website.
  • Provide classroom observation and feedback to ensure staff are implementing appropriate TSS and SEL practices.
  • Collaborate with local mental health service providers for referral purposes.
  • Collaborate with Racine Police Department to develop up to date data regarding attendance and area call volume and it's impact on student success.
Cross Categorical Special Education Teacher, 07/2008 to 01/2019
Racine Unified School DistrictCity, STATE,

Provide instruction to a diverse group of students in various academic settings in grades 9-12.

  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Taught students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
  • Developed and implemented a Behavior Intervention Services Room with the school setting in order to support students varying needs.
  • Oversaw a community based vocational program for students with disabilities and taught them necessary independent life skills to increase post secondary success.
  • Established ongoing relationships with community partners (i.e. liaison between school and department of vocational rehabilitation).
  • Assisted in incoming student schedules as well as schedule changes prior to the start of the school year.
  • Assisted with department related responsibilities (staff schedules, IEP compliance, facilitation of monthly department meetings).
Supervisor, 05/2005 to 07/2008
Professional Services Group Inc.City, STATE,

Supervised a staff of 5 employees in a high school based truancy program as well as ran Adult Family Care Program for Racine, Kenosha and parts of Milwaukee County.

  • Conducted weekly client related staffings' with program employees.
  • Maintained daily records log of client interactions.
  • Conducted weekly home visits with clients and their families.
  • Organized various school wide events such as Opportunity Fair and truancy related intervention meetings with students, parents, school social worker and local juvenile lawyers and judges.
  • Coordinated and facilitated monthly Adult Family Care provider trainings.
  • Partnered with Racine Unified School District comprehensive high schools to assist in combating truancy related issues.
  • Worked closely with Human Services Department caseworkers and the juvenile justice system to bridge the gap between truancy and student success.
  • Successfully licensed and re-licensed Adult Family Care homes.
Master of Science: Educational Administration, Expected in 12/2020 to University of Wisconsin - Superior - Superior, WI
Teaching Certification: Special Education, Expected in 08/2010 to Carthage College - Kenosha, WI
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in 05/2004 to University of Wisconsin - Parkside - Kenosha, WI
  • Certificate of Mindfulness Based Interventions for Children & Teens (2017)
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification (2020)
  • NASRO Adolescent Mental Health Certification (2020)

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School Attended

  • University of Wisconsin - Superior
  • Carthage College
  • University of Wisconsin - Parkside

Job Titles Held:

  • Trauma and Social Emotional Learning Coach
  • Cross Categorical Special Education Teacher
  • Supervisor


  • Master of Science
  • Teaching Certification
  • Bachelor of Arts

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