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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and responsive teacher with proven skills in classroom management, behavior modification and individualized support. Comfortable working with students of all skill levels to promote learning and boost educational success. Serves as role model by using growth mindset to develop young minds and inspire love of learning.

Skills
  • Interdisciplinary teaching
  • Tutoring and after school help
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Parent and student communication
  • Innovative lesson planning
  • Quizzes, tests and exams
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Classroom management
  • Parent/teacher conferences
  • Student rapport
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Elementary education
Experience
07/2020 to Current
Waitress Marriott International Newport, RI,
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Increased sales of high margin menu items through effective upselling.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
08/2007 to Current
Elementary/Junior High School Teacher Marriott International Costa Mesa, CA,
  • Facilitated classroom discussions by asking relevant questions.
  • Monitored students, maintained discipline and wrote up students for misbehavior.
  • Created lesson plans and prepared presentations to cover increasingly complex content.
  • Graded and corrected assignments and tests to assess student performance.
  • Attended professional seminars and continuing education sessions to expand knowledge and skills.
  • Met with parents to discuss student behavior or performance concerns.
  • Taught information to meet individual learning styles and student needs.
  • Obtained and organized necessary supplies to deliver engaging lessons to students.
  • Planned in-class and homework assignments to reinforce lessons.
  • Employed technology to present innovative classroom lessons and assignments.
  • Held scheduled examinations to evaluate comprehension.
  • Communicated with other teachers and school administrators to build professional relationships.
  • Answered students' questions and coached struggling individuals to boost success.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Attended variety of professional development workshops centered on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Encouraged students to be understanding with others.
  • Graded tests and papers and uploaded all grading information to district system using Renweb.
  • Assigned lessons and corrected homework.
  • Participated in ongoing staff training sessions.
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
06/2019 to 07/2020
Waitress Hacienda La Puente Unified Industry, PA,
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
08/1999 to 06/2007
Elementary School Teacher Lighthouse Christian Academy City, STATE,
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using varied teaching methods.
  • Cultivated classroom environment focused on inclusion and growth, fostering both social and academic development.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Helped students learn to persevere with challenging tasks and build resilience for later educational efforts.
  • Formed deep relationships with parents and students by engaging groups through conferences, emails, texts and phone calls.
  • Integrated variety of educational programs to develop strong academic foundation.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Encouraged creativity by giving students choices whenever possible.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Created customized grading rubrics powerful assessment tools.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Prepared, administered and graded daily work and tests to evaluate student's progress.
  • Brought in purchased and donated materials to round out supplies for classroom activities.
  • Inspired students to want to read by taking to library and helping to choose books.
  • Provided before and after school tutoring for students needing extra help.
  • Administered tests and assessed results to evaluate student understanding of material.
  • Arranged field trips as tool to provide students with real-world experiences.
  • Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
  • Created safe, nurturing environment of trust and respect.
  • Oversaw class field trips to keep students safe and educate about related topics.
  • Maintained safe, clean, and organized classroom environment.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1983
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts And General Studies
Ocean County College - Toms River, NJ,
GPA:
Expected in 05/1985
Bachelor of Science: Biology
Wheaton College - Wheaton, IL
GPA:
Certifications

NJ State Teaching Certificate: Certified K-8

AACS certification

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Ocean County College
  • Wheaton College

Job Titles Held:

  • Waitress
  • Elementary/Junior High School Teacher
  • Waitress
  • Elementary School Teacher

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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