5th grade elementary teacher resume example with 16 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Accomplished 5th grade Reading Teacher successful in classroom management, a variety of instructional methods, and assessments. Proven history of improving student learning outcomes by differentiating lessons to support student needs and goal. Dedicated to promoting academic proficiency, fostering social skills, and character development while implementing and supporting school-wide literacy initiatives.

  • Title One Literacy support for at-risk populations
  • MTSS- evidence-based practices within multi-tiered system of support
  • Balanced Literacy approach
  • Orton Gillingham structured literacy approach; Current NCRESA training
  • GELN Essential Literacy practices
  • PBIS Framework for classroom management
  • Standardized assessments- NWEA, M-STEP, Fountas and Pinnell, DIBELS, MLPP
  • Technology proficiency-Fast Forward reading program, Moby Max, Freckle, Skyward School Management System, Google (Docs, forms, sheets, slides, classroom)
  • SEL lesson planning/Relationship skill-building
  • Collaboration-School Improvement, Grade Level Chair, Teacher Mentor, Family Night Literacy Coordinator, IMT, and Child Study teams
  • Accurate records, data collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Parent, teacher, and student communications
  • Grant writing
Work History
5th Grade Elementary Teacher, 09/2014 to Current
Fremont Public SchoolsCity, STATE,
  • Created supportive and inclusive learning environments for over 8 years, fostering positive classroom atmospheres for student growth and learning while using evidence-based practices and effective systems to improve instruction and interventions
  • Implemented evidence-based literacy practices for effective small and large group instruction using high engagement activities for all subject areas
  • Assessed student learning progress with various literacy assessments, resulting in data collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Adapted and planned lessons to differentiate instruction across all subject areas to meet student's diverse learning needs and abilities, including at-risk students
  • Integrated technology and multimedia tools into lessons to enhance student learning
  • Collaboration with grade level teachers, Child Study, and ITM teams
  • Served in extra-curricular activities as Grade Level Chair, School Improvement Member, Family Night Literacy Coordinator, grade level Mentor to new teachers, after school4th-5th grade RC Car Club coordinator,
  • Grant writing for engaging classroom materials and resources
  • Communicated effectively with parents, teachers, and students
Academic Interventionist, Grades 6th-8th, 09/2012 to 09/2014
Fremont Public SchoolsCity, STATE,
    • Implemented research-based Tier II literacy interventions and supports to at-risk students individually/small groups to foster personal growth; 2 years
    • Collaborated with teachers to assess literacy needs, set objectives, and discuss strategies; Pull-in and pull-out
    • Implemented literacy technology for learning enhancement using tracking tools to evaluate successes and areas in need of improvement
    • Communicated daily and weekly feedback to parents, teachers, and students concerning progress
RTI Title One Interventionist, 4th/5th Grade , 09/2011 to 06/2012
Shelby Public SchoolsCity, STATE,
    • Facilitated small group literacy instruction while creating supportive and inclusive learning environments, that fostered positive atmosphere and supported student growth and learning; 1 year
    • Monitored student performance to evaluate effectiveness of instructional strategies, while adapting lessons to differentiate literacy instruction and meet at-risk students' diverse learning needs and abilities
    • Assessed student progress by administrating literacy tests, evaluating, and reporting results to Title One Supervisor
    • Maintained accurate records of student progress and attendance
Title One ELA Teacher Assistant, Grades 5-8, 09/1993 to 06/1998
Hesperia Community SchoolsCity, STATE,
  • Supported at-risk students individually and in small groups to reinforce literacy concepts and reach literacy goals; 5 years
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environments that also supported individual learning needs
  • Leveraged diverse learning strategies to engage students and allow for creativity in higher order thinking skills and problem solving
  • Administered literacy assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
Master of Arts: Reading Specialist (BR), Expected in 05/2013 to Northern Michigan University - Marquette, MI,
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education/Social Studies, Expected in 01/2006 to Grand Valley State University - Allendale, MI

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School Attended

  • Northern Michigan University
  • Grand Valley State University

Job Titles Held:

  • 5th Grade Elementary Teacher
  • Academic Interventionist, Grades 6th-8th
  • RTI Title One Interventionist, 4th/5th Grade
  • Title One ELA Teacher Assistant, Grades 5-8


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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