6th And 8th Grade Ela Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
I am a motivated teacher with highly developed computer skills and in-depth experience using technology in the classroom to maximize the learning experience.  I convey subject material in an accessible and compelling manner. I am an energetic Engilsh Language Arts teacher who is  genuinely interested in and respectful of young people. 
  • Managing classroom for diverse populations
  • Expertise in English and Reading
  • Diverse classroom settings
  • Technological instruction
  • Positive learning environment
  • Test proctoring
  • Critical thinking
  • Computer proficient
  • Varied lesson plans
  • Student-centered learning
  • Outstanding social skills
  • Positive reinforcement
  • Creative learning strategies
  • Effective time management
  • Classroom discipline
  • Age-appropriate lesson planning
  • Audio-visual aid implementation
  • Field trip planning
  • Certified ELA teacher for 5-9
Work History
08/2017 to Current
6th And 8th Grade ELA Fairview Middle School City, STATE,
  • Adhered to Common Core standards when planning course lessons.
  • Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Built learning and citizenship skills to help with personal growth in addition to increasing academic knowledge.
  • Evaluated and improved student reading comprehension through personalized instruction.
  • Maintained classroom discipline and modeled correct behaviors.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in the material.
  • Worked with administrators on behavioral issues to support the needs of all students.
  • Kept classroom organized, clean, and safe for all students and visitors.
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Assisted in developing student-led after-school tutoring program to teach under-privileged students.
  • Planned, implemented, monitored and assessed classroom instructional program.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest.
08/2015 to 06/2017
5th Grade ELA Sealey Elementary School City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with adults and children to provide a safe and educational experience.
  • Monitored each student’s educational progress with individualized charts and files.
  • Chose materials and developed lesson plans to enhance skills for individual students.
  • Organized and engaged in recreational activities such as games and puzzles.
  • Built constructive and open relationships with families with forthright yet friendly communication.
  • Communicated openly with children's parents about daily activities and behaviors.
  • Implemented curriculum.
  • Communicated with parents through enrollment, tours, newsletters, conferences and direct personal communication.
07/2010 to Current
6th Grade Teacher Fairview Middle School City, STATE,
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Communicated objectives for all lessons, units and projects to students and their parents.
  • Integrated technology into the classroom as an instructional tool, such as the Smartboard.
  • Established positive rapport with all students and parents through home calls, emails and the Parent Conferences.
  • Instructed more than 140 middle school students through lectures, discussions, group activities and demonstrations.
  • Planned and supervised class projects and field trips.
  • Prepared daily lesson plans for activities.
  • Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
  • Prepared instruction materials including copying, construction of bulletin boards, grading work and setting up work areas.
  • Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in students.
07/2006 to 05/2010
3rd/4th Grade Teacher Bethel Christian Academy City, STATE,
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest.
  • Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from students.
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
  • Increased student's English test scores by 14% through private tutoring and special attention.
  • Reported on student progress, behavior and social skills to parents.
  • Assigned homework assignments and quizzes and wrote corresponding keys.
  • Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects.
  • Assessed students' reading levels using DIBELS Next and Leveled Reading Passages.
  • Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
Expected in
Bachelor of Arts: English
Florida A & M University - Tallahassee, 32301, FL
  •  Reading Coach
  • 6 Grade Team Leader
  • SITE Co-Chair
  • Technology Integration
    Participated in technology training courses and trained colleagues in new technology concepts and practices applicable for the classroom.
  • Lesson Implementation -
  • ESL Literacy -
    Increased ESL students' reading levels by integrating online reading program and altering lesson plans for students needing extra guidance.
  • Targeted Development -
    Met with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress and to determine priorities and resource needs.-
  • Curriculum Implementation -
    Taught reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art and physical education to pupils utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education.
  • Delta Kappa Gamma International Society
  • National Association of University Women (NAUW)
  • Professional English Grade 5-9 certified
  • Reading Endorsed certified
  • ESOL Endorsed

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