4th Grade Teacher resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Focused teacher passionate about promoting inclusion, critical thinking skills and student development. Skillful in managing classroom environments and student behavior with positive and proactive strategies. Excellent communication, relationship-building and problem-solving abilities. Energetic Academic professional driven to promote student learning outcomes through engaging curriculum and innovative teaching techniques. Well-versed in coordinating in-class instruction, activities and exams to reinforce core concepts and gauge student comprehension. Attentive to individual student requirements with expertise in adapting to varied learning modalities.

  • Play-Based Learning
  • Multimedia Instruction
  • Materials Sourcing
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Individualized Learning Plans
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Class Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Student Needs Assessments
  • Lesson Planning
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Teaching Certification- Applied for the Emergency COVID 19 Certification while i finish state testing.
04/2022 to Current
4th Grade Teacher Adventist Health Nw Paradise, CA,
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Maintained safe, clean, and organized classroom environment.
  • Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
  • Involved parents in student education by cultivating strong relationships.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • Helped students learn to persevere with challenging tasks and build resilience for later educational efforts.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Administered tests and assessed results to evaluate student understanding of material.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
  • Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies for grade level.
  • Oversaw class field trips to keep students safe and educate about related topics.
  • Brought in purchased and donated materials to round out supplies for classroom activities.
  • Organized supplies and art and musical resources to foster creative and welcoming classroom environment.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using varied teaching methods.
  • Cultivated classroom environment focused on inclusion and growth, fostering both social and academic development.
  • Formed deep relationships with parents and students by engaging groups through conferences, emails, texts and phone calls.
  • Created collaborative environment in classroom where students worked together to support everyone's learning.
  • Maintained positive classroom culture through behavior management techniques.
  • Embraced teaching children of diverse educational, cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Prepared, administered and graded daily work and tests to evaluate student's progress.
  • Utilized diverse teaching methods to address curriculum objectives.
  • Provided positive feedback with emphasis on learning from mistakes to establish solid foundation for progress.
03/2020 to Current
Lead Childcare Teacher Bensenville School District Bensenville, IL,
  • Read stories to children and taught painting, drawing and crafts.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Communicated with parents regularly to maintain student progress, schedule meetings and increase overall student happiness.
  • Observed children to record development.
  • Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems.
  • Planned and led games, reading and activities for groups of 10 children.
  • Kept records of over 10 students' progress, detailing behavioral, emotional, academic and social growth.
  • Introduced groups of 10 toddlers to multisensory activities through music, dance and stories to encourage exploration and spark curiosity.
  • Updated rules, safety and behavioral guidelines and disciplinary protocols to clarify and share with 1-2-year-old students.
  • Organized diverse learning and play activities for classroom of 10 students.
  • Inventoried classroom supplies and budgeted for new classroom tools to enhance learning.
  • Implemented behavior modeling and positive reinforcement into daily routines.
  • Participated in professional development activities annually.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
10/2021 to 02/2022
Kindergarten Classroom Teacher North Country Academy Chicago, IL,
  • Monitored, documented and reported students' progress and performance.
  • Implemented focused lessons for reading readiness highlighting phonics, language comprehension and writing abilities.
  • Designed lesson plans based on comprehensive teaching of academic, social and personal skills.
  • Coordinated conferences with parents to discuss student progress and establish goals for improvement and advancement.
  • Improved students' reading independence using methodical sensory lessons on phonemic awareness and strategies for decoding by sounding out words.
  • Monitored student progress to ensure cooperation and growth.
  • Formed deep relationships with parents and students by engaging groups through conferences, emails, texts and phone calls.
  • Guided reading aloud to spark imagination and foster reading comprehension and vocabulary development.
  • Taught children ages 5 to 6 basic reading and alphabetical skills.
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Integrated technology into lesson plans.
  • Developed assessments to test student growth.
09/2021 to 02/2022
Student Teacher Afton Elementary School City, STATE,
  • Created lesson plans to incorporate mandated topics and include immersive activities for student engagement.
  • Accepted constructive criticism and feedback with positivity in areas requiring improvement.
  • Observed educators teaching various lessons, interacting with students and managing classrooms to gain insight and understanding of duties and responsibilities.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Observed teachers in classrooms to improve skills and communication.
  • Attended and contributed to staff meetings.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Supervised children in classroom, on playground and during brief teacher absences.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Followed school schedules and policies to promote safety and learning.
  • Studied lesson plan impact and made changes to methods to increase learning.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning.
  • Developed deeper understanding of teaching strategies with increasing responsibility for student learning.
  • Worked one-on-one with struggling students to raise GPAs.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Coordinated successful student organization events and activities.
  • Collaborated with parents to discuss and find solutions to student behaviors and needs.
  • Worked with mentor teacher to plan instructional goals and lesson activities covering required topics.
  • Attended required staff meetings, workshops and school functions.
  • Worked with main classroom instructor to devise creative activities for students.
  • Adopted different strategies for managing classroom environments and maintaining student discipline.
  • Assisted classroom teacher with preparing, typing, copying and filing learning materials.
  • Kept classroom neat, clean and well-organized, enabling students and teachers to quickly find needed materials.
  • Collaborated with classroom teacher on grading and feedback for students' assignments, tests and projects.
  • Delivered clear, comprehensive instructions to support classwork and projects.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2021
Master of Science: Unified Early Childhood Education
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
Expected in 05/2015
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education
Keuka College - Keuka Park, NY
Expected in 06/2011
High School Diploma:
Salamanca Junior/Senior High School - Salamanca, NY

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Keuka College
  • Salamanca Junior/Senior High School

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  • 4th Grade Teacher
  • Lead Childcare Teacher
  • Kindergarten Classroom Teacher
  • Student Teacher


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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