5th grade ela teacher resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) XXX-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Hardworking and dependable Teacher with 6 years of experience delivering educational assistance and instruction to various levels of learners. Committed to providing students with necessary tools to achieve academic goals, instilling love of learning and cooperative teamwork. Adept in application of excellent communication and problem solving skills.

  • Technological Instruction
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Positive Learning Environment
  • Standardized Testing
  • Testing and grading
  • Classroom management
  • Instructional Best Practices
  • Curriculum Development
  • Records Maintenance
  • Test and quiz creation
  • Teacher collaboration
  • Lesson Planning
  • Special education
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Student engagement
  • Child development
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Learner assessment
  • Classcape knowledge
  • Classroom technology
  • Student-centered learning
  • SMART Board aptitude
  • Experiential learning
  • MS Office
  • Operational improvement
  • Group learning mechanics
  • Relationship development
  • Team management
  • Problem resolution
  • Supervision
  • Project organization
  • Business operations
  • Process improvement
Work History
08/2014 to Current
5th Grade ELA Teacher City Of Oceanside City Hall - 300 North Coast Highway - Oceanside, CA,
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects for ELA
  • Supported teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization. (ELA Department Head)
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student centered learning.
08/2013 to 06/2014
Coaching Assistant La Joya Independent School District City, STATE,
  • Held special events to promote camaraderie among teammates, families and community members.
  • Encouraged everyone to cultivate strong work ethic by demonstrating diligence, patience and respect for others.
08/2012 to 05/2013
Library Aide IDEA Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Maintained accurate records and confidentiality of library book and periodical inventory.
  • Kept detailed records of lending transactions and library users.
09/2020 to Current
Instructional Resource Teacher Kingsville ISD City, STATE,
  • Modified lessons and curriculum to accommodate diverse learners by using strategies such as peer-assisted learning and group work.
  • Prepared quizzes, tests and examinations to gauge how well students were learning.
  • Implemented different technologies such as Google Classroom and [Type] to engage students in class instruction and diversify approaches.
  • Collaborated with teaching staff to devise and implement coordinated educational strategies and student support networks.
  • Created and developed lesson plans according to students' academic needs, including both group and individual work.
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Participated in department meetings to provide input to colleagues about student achievement and improvement.
  • Assisted in developing student-led after-school tutoring program to teach at-risk students.
  • Scheduled conferences with parents to discuss students' progress and classroom behavior.
  • Implemented [Technique] into daily classroom practices, resulting in [Number]% increase in student grade averages.
  • Fostered student curiosity and interest through creative hands-on activities, including [Action] and [Action].
  • Completed and filed all necessary paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Scheduled [Number] hours per week to provide academic support and tutoring to struggling students, resulting in [Result].
  • Assessed and looked after [Number] students by working closely with staff and efficiently planning and coordinating work.
  • Integrated [Type] and [Type] items into classroom to create safe and positive learning environment.
  • Instructed up to [Number] students individually and in groups on [Area of study] subjects.
  • Increased [Area of expertise] learning progress through streamlining testing procedures and updating protocols.
  • Developed and implemented classroom routines to address varying student needs.
  • Managed caseload of [Number] students with mental illness and intellectual or physical disabilities.
  • Executed [Technique] and used [Type] materials to inspire students during class lectures.
  • Instructed [Type] students in [Area of expertise] principles, concepts and in-depth subject matter.
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
  • Shifted between formal and informal methods of teaching to keep students interested, including debates, practical activities and experiments.
  • Initiated tutoring sessions with students, improving grades [Number]%.
  • Maintained accurate and complete records for [Number] students.
  • Created schedules and lesson plans for [Number]-grade [Area of expertise] classes to increase student interest and participation.
  • Implemented different technologies such as [Type] and [Type] to engage students in class instruction and diversify approaches.
  • Increased educational expertise and knowledge of [Technique] by participating in instructor-oriented workshops.
  • Designed detailed learning plans for struggling students based on test, homework and assignment records.
  • Implemented [Technique] and [Technique] to engage students, increasing classroom collaboration in [Type] subject area.
  • Prepared [Type] and [Type] tests and quizzes to determine student comprehension.
  • Improved students' analytical skills by introducing state-of-the-art computer program technologies.
  • Boosted cultural awareness by incorporating children's literature from world cultures.
  • Completed student progress reports on [Timeframe] basis to notify students and parents of strengths and areas of improvement.
  • Achieved [Number]% grade average for [Area of expertise] tests over [Timeframe] through effective student preparation.
  • Met with students, parents and administrators to address and resolve students' behavioral and academic issues.
  • Adapted teaching methods and lesson plans to changing student needs to increase classroom participation by [Number]%.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Administered assessments to determine each student's specific educational and social needs.
  • Assisted students of all ability levels develop life-long learning skills and good study habits.
  • Worked with staff members and teachers to design comprehensive and individualized plans to optimize student education.
  • Used designated student database and [Software] to document student grades.
  • Evaluated students' understanding of course material through examinations and in-depth essay writing.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Took over [Type] class for [Number] months, managing all classroom assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
Expected in 10/2019
Master of Arts: Educational Administration
Ashford University - San Diego, CA
Expected in 12/2013
Bachelor of Arts: History
University of Texas Pan-American - Edinburg, TX,

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School Attended

  • Ashford University
  • University of Texas Pan-American

Job Titles Held:

  • 5th Grade ELA Teacher
  • Coaching Assistant
  • Library Aide
  • Instructional Resource Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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