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6th grade reading and language arts teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary
  • Experienced Elementary and Junior High School teacher successful at building positive teacher-parent relationships to support student success. Open and clear communicator and creative problem-solver.


  • Highly qualified with over 22 years in classroom environments. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.
Skills
  • Experienced with using technology in the classroom
  • Classroom supervision
  • Reading instruction
  • Lesson Planning
  • Parent-teacher relations
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Reading groups
  • Literacy skills
  • Learning assessments
  • Response-to-intervention understanding
  • Organizational ability
Work History
08/2019 to Current
6th Grade Reading and Language Arts Teacher Alvin ISD- Manvel Junior High City, STATE,
  • Created positive and engaging environment in classroom that encouraged literacy skills.
  • Supervised small reading groups of students.
  • Promoted love of reading and literacy to all students.
  • Assessed and reported on each student's reading progress in accordance with policies developed by school district.
  • Interpreted student assessment data to ascertain best intervention methods.
  • Contacted parents to discuss student progress and notify about class issues.
  • Provided tutoring and after school assistance to students requiring additional help with reading.
07/2013 to 05/2019
2nd Grade Teacher (Self-Contained) Alvin ISD- E C Mason Elementary School City, STATE,
  • Taught ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
08/2004 to 07/2013
1st and 2nd Grade Teacher Pasadena ISD- Moore Elementary School City, STATE,
  • Taught ELA,Math, Science, and Social Studies
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Taught lessons encompassing skill-building activities in speaking, writing, reading and listening.
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
12/2000 to 05/2004
Kindergarten and 2nd Grade Teacher Pasadena ISD- South Shaver Elementary School City, STATE,
  • Arranged parent-teacher conferences to address student progress and collaboratively set goals for areas of improvement.
  • Delivered structured lessons on readiness skills by emphasizing phonics, language skills, literature and handwriting.
  • Reported to parents and administration about student progress.
  • Collaborated in planning, organizing and implementing instructional programs to facilitate academic, intellectual and social development.
  • Observed and assessed student performance and charted progress.
  • Introduced read-aloud literature to stimulate imagination and build comprehension and vocabulary.
  • Encouraged and prepared students to become independent readers through systematic, multi-sensory instruction in phonemic awareness and decoding skills.
  • Exercised good classroom management focused on positive behavior support by clearly articulating fair and consistent expectations along with appropriate natural consequences.
  • Collaborated with other faculty and staff to promote rigorous learning opportunities, general well-being of school and collective interest of staff and student body.
Education
Expected in
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San Jacinto College South - Houston, TX,
GPA:

Attended from August 1995- July 1997

Expected in 12/2000
Bachelor of Science: Interdisciplinary Studies
University of Houston - Houston, TX,
GPA:
  • Member of Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society in Education
  • Member of Zeta Psi Omega Sorority
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Attended August 1997-December 2000
Certifications

Certified in the following areas:

  • Pre-K through 8th Grade
  • ESL Certification
  • GT Certification

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School Attended

  • San Jacinto College South
  • University of Houston

Job Titles Held:

  • 6th Grade Reading and Language Arts Teacher
  • 2nd Grade Teacher (Self-Contained)
  • 1st and 2nd Grade Teacher
  • Kindergarten and 2nd Grade Teacher

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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