5th Grade Science Teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Instructional & Administrative Leader Accomplished in Science, Technology, and Reading

Passionate educator with 26 years of experience working with children and their families...12 years experience teaching in Arlington ISD, 6 years starting and directing a Christian preschool, and 8 years experience in ministry and Christian education for children.

  • Astute in the content area of science and STEM learning
  • High Level of experience in the the K-6 environment and keen insight and interest in education trends including 21st century technology skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Experience and comfortable directing and leading an instructional team
  • Enjoys collaborating with a team of leaders
  • Creative classroom/teaching techniques
  • Comfortable in large settings including public speaking
  • Strong oral communication as well as written communication and editing
  • Experience conducting professional development training
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, enthusiastic and passionate about children and education
  • Familiar with a lot of educational technology platforms
  • Experience managing and training a staff
  • Excellent presentation skills including using variations of technology
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Office 365, Google Sites, Google Forms, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Classroom, Canvas, and PowerPoint
Work History
10/2015 to Current
5th Grade Science Teacher First United Methodist Church Memphis, TN,
  • Leveraged diverse learning strategies to prepare students for higher-level education requirements.
  • Incorporated a variety of technology platforms to meet current 21st Century Technology skills.
  • Assisted students in their own goal setting and data tracking for student learning objectives and STAAR goals.
  • 2019 received a "Distinction" on the Science STAAR
  • Assessed student comprehension through regular quizzes, tests and assignments.
  • Arranged materials and instructional plans to implement immersive activities delving into STEM concepts.
  • Yearly attend the three day CAST conference for STAT. ( Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching ; Science Teachers Association of Texas.)
  • Member of STAT.
  • Diversified teaching techniques and learning tools to help students with differing ability levels and varied learning modalities.
  • Yearly taught Science subject matter to about 75 students on information compiled from multiple sources, including textbooks, multiple online sites and other educational materials.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to vertically align our TEKS and instructional strategies.
  • Planned and escorted student field trips relevant to current science course work.
  • Planned, prepared and taught lesson plans, giving students individual support.
  • Served on campus PBIS team.
  • Coached a UIL team in Creative Writing.
05/2007 to 10/2015
Director of Children's Ministries Albany Charter School Network Baltimore, MD,
  • Managed the children's programming, leadership, volunteers, and curriculum for a growing church for ages 0 to 12.
  • Wrote and followed a yearly budget .
  • Oversaw the leadership and staff of the weekday preschool within the church.
  • Provide yearly training for about 30 staff members and numerous volunteers with curriculum, child development, social and emotional learning, and safety and security procedures.
  • Quarterly wrote and organized curriculum for Sunday school classes as well as weekday Bible studies, retreats, and small group studies.
  • Organized, planned, and led large community events of over 400 people such as Vacation Bible School, Fall Festival Outreach, community egg hunt and pancake breakfast, preteen nights, multiple camps and retreats, as well as a variety of other outreach events.
  • Met and counseled students, parents, and families.
  • Regularly spoke in front of large groups including entire congregations to lead mini sermons, share testimonies, lead worship, and train volunteers as well as paid staff.
05/2001 to 05/2007
Preschool Director St. Barnabas United Methodist Church City, STATE,
  • Developed and started a brand new Christian Preschool within a church.
  • Helped market and promote the school within our community.
  • Interviewed, hired, and trained staff in essential work responsibilities such as state educational regulations, social and emotional developmental stages of children, and curriculum planning.
  • Planned and led early childhood training yearly for staff of about 20 teachers.
  • Planned and helped write developmentally age appropriate curriculum for ages infant through 5.
  • Created and adhered to a yearly budget.
  • Managed a staff of teachers and led an advisory board that oversaw the entire preschool program.
  • Managed a successful partnership with the school and church.
08/1993 to 05/2001
3rd Grade Teacher Arlington ISD City, STATE,
  • Taught reading/language arts, math, science, and social studies in a self-contained class for 2 years.
  • Transitioned to teaching only Math and Science for 6 years.
  • Worked collaboratively with peers to design lesson plans focused on the current TEKS.
  • Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
Expected in 05/1993
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education
Baylor University - Waco, TX,
  • Coursework Specialization in Reading
  • Dean's List 2 semesters
  • Certified grades 1-8
  • Member of Kappa Alpha Theta

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School Attended

  • Baylor University

Job Titles Held:

  • 5th Grade Science Teacher
  • Director of Children's Ministries
  • Preschool Director
  • 3rd Grade Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science

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