1st grade teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Enthusiastic Elementary School Teacher with Sheltered English Instruction Certification, superb leadership and communication skills offering a diverse background in teaching Bilingual and ESL students with a strong educational background and more than 13 years of teaching and facilitating experience. Easily cultivates trusting and productive relationships with students, parents, teachers and administration.

  • Certified Teacher for General Education gr.1-8, ESL Teacher gr. K-12, Special Education K-6
  • 5 years teaching ESL and Bilingual students, 5 years teaching Students with Disabilities K-12, 6+ years teaching General Education
  • Sheltered English Instruction Certificate, 15 hours from Stockton University
  • Spanish/English instruction at the literate level in reading, writing, listening, and speaking
  • Team Leader, TTLM district program,1 year
  • Knowledge of IEPs and Special Education Law
  • Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention Specialist
  • Trained in standardized testing techniques
  • Collaborative lesson planner
  • Classroom management experienced
  • Differentiated instruction
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, TX Expected in 1999 Bachelor of Science : Interdisciplinary Studies with Special Education - GPA :

President and Member of Order of Omega Honors Society

Member of Sigma Kappa Sorority


Team Building and Leadership Lesson Planning Education Strategies Plan Development Counseling Parent Communication

  • Managed collaborative team experience through planning, collecting and compiling data for administrators, coordinating and designating as team leader for after school reading program, The Trenton Literacy Movement.
  • Introduced new learning methods to ensure student engagement and understanding for all students.
  • Employed ESL and all students' sensory/perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memorysgrade-levelpecial educational strategies and techniques during instruction in the general education classroom to improve the development of sensory/perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory of all students.
  • Organized, planned, and taught Leveled Literacy Intervention as grade level reading specialist.
  • Implemented Workshop Model in Reader's, Writer's and Math Workshop to guarantee differentiated instruction.
  • Used both informal assessments and formal assessment data to guide instruction, small group intervention, guided reading and prescriptive tutoring.
  • Collaboratively planned with general education teachers and specialists (art teacher, librarian) and conducted activities for a balanced program of instruction that provided students with hands-on opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Served as a mentor to students when academic problems, attendance concerns and personal adjustments arose, meeting with or keeping in weekly or daily contact with parents to reach solutions.
  • Communicated with parents to inform of class and schoowide events, discuss student progress in areas of academic, social, emotional.
  • Earned "[Award]" in [Year].
  • Commended for exceptional teaching, creativity and support to students.
King City Union Elementary - 1st Grade Teacher
King City, CA, 06/2008 - Current
Established positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues and administrators.Implemented remedial programs for students requiring extra help.Participated in regular training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching methods and developments in the field.Kept accurate records of student performance, maintaining the confidentiality of student records and information at all times.Alerted administrators to any concerns about student performance and progress.Worked cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula for special education students according to Individual Education Plans (IEPs). Taught lessons encompassing a range of skill-building activities for speaking, writing, reading and listening.Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
Frisco ISD - 3rd Grade Teacher
City, STATE, 07/2007 - 04/2008

Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.Coached students and reviewed test material in preparation for TAKS tests.

Frisco ISD - Special Education Teacher
City, STATE, 07/1999 - 04/2007

Developed individual educational plans (IEPs) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.Wrote and presented documents for ARD meetings.Encouraged students to be understanding of others.Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.Supervised and trained teaching assistants.

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