4th 5th Ela Teacher resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Knowledgeable Elementary/Middle Grade ELA Teacher with 7 years of experience teaching students language and literature. Proficient in developing comprehensive grammar, writing and reading assignments for students. Motivated to help students develop a high level of proficiency in reading, speaking and writing in English.

  • Early Childhood (Elementary)
  • Middle Grades - Language Arts
  • Teacher Support Specialist
  • Reading Curriculum Specialist
  • Writing coursework
  • Individualized instruction
  • Administering GMAS
  • Proofreading and editing
  • Classroom management
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Reading assignments
  • Curriculum Development
  • Modern classroom technology
  • Grammar principles
  • Student mentoring
Work History
08/2014 to 03/2021 4th-5th-ELA Teacher Hyatt Hotels Corp. | Dallas, TX,
  • Taught 4th and 5th grade ELA and Writing.
  • Administered the GMAS standardized test for ELA with students scoring at least %15 higher than the previous year.
  • Provided individualized teaching strategies to meet specific student learning needs.
  • Designed and executed an effective classroom management and behavior plan along with an effective and diverse assessment strategy.
  • Provide an environment conducive to student learning and development.
  • Employed a variety of activities and techniques to encourage student learning and build community within the classroom.
  • Implemented Google Classroom, Google Documents, Google Drive and Google Sites to reinforce student learning.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Teams, and Zoom.
  • Instructed curriculum in a variety of ways to engage all levels of student learning.
  • Used a variety of instructional strategies, including Guided Reading, direct instruction, and small groups.
  • Documented over 700 hours of district training for professional development in enhancing my repertoire of subject-specific pedagogy and classroom management skills.
  • Implemented positive classroom management strategies, individualized behavior-based plans, and disciplinary programs to effectively provide guidance for challenging behaviors.
  • Served as grade level coordinator,, school improvement/leadership member and professional development committee member.
  • Participated in a professional learning community to collaborate regarding the stem curriculum that will be implemented within each grade level.
  • Participated in grade level meetings that worked cohesively to offer our students better opportunities throughout their educational experience.
02/2010 to 08/2012 Rental Car Agent Enterprise Rent-a-Car | City, STATE,
  • Resolved customer disputes to maintain positive relationships and increase customer base.
  • Implemented rental asset processes, including cleanliness standards.
  • Entered rental payment and late fee data into [Software] for forecasting, budgeting, expenditure management and bill paying.
  • Addressed guest complaints and resolved issues to promote satisfaction.
  • Responded quickly to customer inquiries, answering questions and offering insight into products.
  • Managed multiple tasks in high-volume environment.
  • Completed sales transactions, including all accepted forms of payment.
03/2010 to 03/2020 Engineer U.S. Army Reserves | City, STATE,
  • Start Date: End Date, Reason for leaving: n/a.
  • Performed on-site field surveys and wrote technical narratives to document processes and design changes.
  • Conducted research to test and analyze feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems.
  • Provided technical direction on [Type] projects and initiatives to other engineers, designers and technicians.
  • Calculated load levels and material stress factors using Revit to identify design constraints.
  • Reviewed and checked technical drawings by architectural technicians, CAD technicians and drafters.
  • Verified construction documentation conformed to quality assurance standards and client requirements.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints, technical drawings, schematics and computer-generated reports.
  • Completed complex technical field environmental surveys for development of roadway, intersection and bridge construction plans.
Expected in 05/2019 MA | Curriculum and Instruction Thomas University, Thomasville, GA GPA:

GPA: 3.9

  • Graduated in Top 10% of Class
Expected in BA/BS | MG Education Columbus State University, Columbus, GA GPA:

GPA: 3.1


Teacher of the Year 2017 Clay County Elementary.

Increased GMAS test scores 2016-2019.

Increased students' reading levels by integrating online word games and altering lesson plans for students needing extra guidance.

Student Progress Conferences - Conducted conferences with parents, administrators, testing specialists and social workers to discuss educational plans designed to promote students' educational/social development.

Student Mentor - Volunteered as temporary student guidance counselor to help resolve student personal issues.

Interactive Learning - Introduced and encouraged debate-style classroom setting to increase student active participation and critical thinking.

Technology Integration - Participated in technology training courses and trained colleagues in new technology concepts and practices applicable for the classroom.

Targeted Development - Met with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress and to determine priorities and resource needs.


Middle Grades ELA 4-8

Middle Grades Reading 4-8

Curriculum and Instruction

Additional Information
  • Teacher of the Year 2017
  • U.S. Honor Society

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School Attended

  • Thomas University
  • Columbus State University

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  • 4th-5th-ELA Teacher
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  • Engineer


  • MA
  • BA/BS

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