2nd Grade Teacher resume example with 19+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Energetic teacher driven to continue to learn and grow professionally. Understands and implements new technologies and teaching strategies. Excellent at working with different learning styles. Experienced teacher with over 20 years of experience in Education. Enthusiastic teacher eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of education standards and working with others. Motivated to learn, grow and excel as an assistant/principal.

  • Organizational skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Relationship building
  • Activity Planning
  • Technology integration
  • Team collaboration
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Classroom management
  • Elementary education
  • Lesson Planning
Cumberland University Lebanon, TN Expected in 08/2003 Master of Arts : Curriculum And Instruction - GPA :
Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate, TN Expected in 01/2000 Bachelor of Arts : K-8 Education - GPA :
Walters State Community College Morristown, Expected in 05/1998 Associate of Arts : Elementary Education - GPA :
Washburn High School Washburn, TN, Expected in 05/1996 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Commended for exceptional teaching and support to students.
  • Spearheaded Donors Choose projects focused on getting supplies for teachers' classrooms.
  • Taught hundreds of students over my almost 21 years of education.
  • Always scored at or above 3 on overall evaluation effectiveness.
  • Highly qualified in 7th grade science.
Work History
Grainger County Schools - 2nd Grade Teacher
City, STATE, 08/2007 - Current
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover all requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Sourced supplies to fill gaps in student activities.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
Union County Schools - 7th Grade Science Teacher
City, STATE, 09/2001 - 06/2006
  • Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Used tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and determine understanding of course materials.
  • Scheduled appointments with parents to discuss student progress and classroom behavior.
  • Developed and distributed study guides to reinforce lecture details and help students with test preparation.
  • Instructed more than 500 middle school students through lectures, discussions, group activities and demonstrations.
  • Collaborated with specialists to meet needs of students with learning disabilities and students requiring extra support.
  • Assisted large groups of students during small-group learning periods.
  • Kept classroom environments consistent and focused on learning by establishing and enforcing clear objectives.
  • Increased parent satisfaction through well-organized IEP meetings and family conferences focused on improving parent-child bonding skills.
  • Planned and supervised class projects, field trips and visits by guest speakers.

Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.

  • Established positive rapport with all students and parents through home calls, emails and Parent Teacher Club.
Claiborne County - Interim Kindergarten Teacher
City, STATE, 09/2000 - 06/2001
  • Delivered lesson plans, implemented school curriculum and used data to create, monitor and establish personalized learning plan for each student.
  • Created child-centered learning environment characterized by consistent application of sound mental health and educational psychology practices.
  • Provided guidance on policies and initiatives for kindergarten teaching team.
  • Collaborated with other faculty and staff to promote rigorous learning opportunities, general well-being of school and collective interest of staff and student body.
  • Created, managed and participated in variety of learning environments and activities to support opportunities for students to develop full potential and achieve learning objectives.
  • Assessed comprehensive student growth including academic, social and personal skills.
  • Introduced read-aloud literature to stimulate imagination and build comprehension and vocabulary.
Additional Information

As a teacher of over 20 years, I have put my heart and soul into education. I want to see all children succeed and learn. I am very caring and compassionate and understand the needs of my students. I grew up in the Washburn community and went to Washburn School. We are one big family at Washburn School. I want to continue that family tradition as well as help Washburn School be outstanding in all things.

As an assistant/principal I would demonstrate the ability to manage, coach, and collaborate with a variety of people. I have excellent capacity to lead with intelligence and morality in an instructional environment. Strong data-analysis skills and the ability to give constructive feedback to improve academic outcomes. Great relationship-building abilities. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Openness to learn and grow in a multifaceted environment. Strong organizational skills with attention to detail. Quick and sound decision-making skills in discipline and crisis situations. Knowledge of both traditional learning styles and innovative teaching techniques.

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School Attended

  • Cumberland University
  • Lincoln Memorial University
  • Walters State Community College
  • Washburn High School

Job Titles Held:

  • 2nd Grade Teacher
  • 7th Grade Science Teacher
  • Interim Kindergarten Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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