3rd and 4th grade teacher resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Highly motivated teacher with 13 years of classroom experience. Accomplished in cultivating long-term relationships with students and establishing cooperative, professional relationships with parents, staff and administration. Certification areas include Elementary Education 1-6 & Middle School, Generic Special Education 1-8, MSDE Pupil Personnel Worker Certification. A great asset to any work environment due to outstanding relationship building and communication skills.

  • Self-motivated, self-taught, and flexible learner
  • Ability to adapt and implement best practices
  • Practical time management skills and commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work successfully and contribute positively to the team environment
  • Organizing and scheduling events and activities to promote social and cultural awareness
  • Interpersonal and written communication with staff, parents, students, and community members
  • Collecting and managing data to monitor progression and growth
  • Establishing a community of diverse learners where resources are accessible to all
  • Planning and implementing lessons based on student needs and abilities
Work History
3rd and 4th Grade Teacher, 08/2007 to Current
Southwest Key ProgramsValdosta, GA,
  • Building positive relationships with students and parents to involve them in the educational process
  • Planning and executing activities to promote individual student-led learning and growth mindset development
  • Helping students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking, and communication
  • Keeping accurate records of student data to monitor progression and mastery
  • Collaborating with teachers and administrators to discuss the academic needs of individual students
  • Leading data discussions and analyzing grade-wide student progress as a Math Leader
  • Staying abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service training
  • Leading school-based cultural proficiency sessions after completing Cultural Proficiency Professional Development Levels I and II
  • Team Representative on Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) and STEM Committee
  • Teaching students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills
  • Collaborating with Towson University supervisors to plan and implement essential programs for interns as a PDS Site Liaison
  • Supervising aspiring teachers and providing constructive feedback as a PDS Mentor Teacher
Outreach Ministry Leader, 05/2017 to Current
Akron Public SchoolsAkron, OH,
  • Facilitating community outreach programs, including programs focused on helping elementary and middle school students excel in math and reading
  • Coordinating programs to increase church members' service throughout community, including providing food and clothing to homeless and displaced families in Washington, DC
  • Providing spiritual care to teen moms at St. Ann's Center for Children Youth & Families through visitation, fellowship, and prayer
  • Referring families to community resources and educational programs
Teacher, 06/2007 to 08/2019
Black Student Achievement Program/Summer InstituteCity, STATE,
  • Facilitated group sessions and provided one-on-one support
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support
  • Taught lessons encompassing skill-building activities in speaking, writing, reading and listening
  • Planned and executed activities to promote number sense, financial literacy, and creative writing development
  • Enforced BSAP's Six P's of Excellence to drive social development and maintain positive interactions
  • Promoted exploration of building blocks of learning by leading diverse, hands-on activities
Tutor, 01/2010 to 06/2013
A-Z In Home TutoringCity, STATE,
  • Collaborated with parents and students to create tutoring sessions appropriate for student's age, learning preference and learning style
  • Planned social activities to maintain a personal rapport outside of the academic setting
  • Provided one-on-one and small group instruction to homeless and displaced students falling behind in math and reading skills
  • Planned lessons and kept a weekly record of student progress in order to identify opportunities to enhance tutoring methods and help students achieve math and reading goals
Master of Science: Curriculum & Instruction/Administration, Expected in 2011 to McDaniel College - Westminster, MD
Bachelor of Science: Integrated Elementary & Special Education, Expected in 2007 to Towson University - Baltimore, MD
  • Graduated suma cum laude
  • Member of Kappa Delta Pi

Elementary Education 1-6 & Middle School/ Special Education 1-8

MSDE Pupil Personnel Worker Certification

Ancillary Credits

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School Attended

  • McDaniel College
  • Towson University

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  • 3rd and 4th Grade Teacher
  • Outreach Ministry Leader
  • Teacher
  • Tutor


  • Master of Science
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