7th 8th Grade Teacher resume example with 15+ years of experience

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

A highly organized teacher with years of experience in education. I am a motivated individual with a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to a team's success through hard work and attention to detail. I have a clear understanding of secondary curricula, knowledgeable in both undergraduate and graduate admission process. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in a new position.


- curriculum planning multiple disciplines

- collaborated with teachers / parents

- work productively as an active team member

- coordinator / supervisory positions

Work History
08/2018 to 06/2020
7th & 8th Grade Teacher Rocketship Education Milwaukee, WI,
  • Collaborated with parents to meet needs of OCD and ADD students requiring extra support.
  • Diversified teaching techniques and learning tools help students with differing ability levels and varied learning modalities.
  • Implemented new technologies, including the use of Google Classroom and YouTube videos into my classroom, which boosted understanding of subject matter in Math, Science & Social Studies.
  • Prepared instruction materials including copying, construction of bulletin boards, grading work and setting up work areas in all subects for both 7th and 8th grade.
  • Established positive rapport with all students and parents through home calls, emails and Parent /Teacher Google homework document & site updated daily.
  • Planned and supervised class projects, school field trips and visits by guest speakers.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Selected to be a member of the curriculum evaluation team for the Diocese of Madison.
  • Created a science curriculum incorporating UW-Madison's GLOBE Progam.
  • Leveraged diverse learning strategies to prepare students for higher-level education requirements.
08/2015 to 06/2018
6th & 7th Grade Math & Literature Teacher Rio Community School District City, STATE,
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways, such as a flipped classroom concept.
  • Created a reading curriculum blending literature circles, teaching with movies, and interest groups making sure to address all genres of literature.
  • Diversified teaching techniques and learning tools help students with differing ability levels and varied learning modalities.
  • Collaborated with specialists to meet needs of ADD and ADHD students requiring extra support.
  • Developed and distributed study guides to reinforce lecture details and help students with test preparation during study hall, before & after school.
  • Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Used tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and determine understanding of course materials.
  • Integrated technology into classroom as instructional tool, such as Smartboard.
  • Participated on the planning committee to create a scope and sequence for a new mathematics curriculum.
  • Contributed to a middle school team planning group resulting in new behavioral school guidelines.
  • Attended Google & Wisconsin State Mathematics Teacher Conferences.
  • Junior High School Class Adviser
06/2014 to 08/2017
Summer Swim Coordinator / Supervisor Poynette School District City, STATE,
  • Developed training task, process guidelines, communicated clear and concise directions to employees. Each employee was given the manual I created once the training was complete, to be used as a guide.
  • Charged with staffing, performance management and reviews, coaching, and mentoring with positive reinforcement.
  • Created efficient work schedules for each team member to maintain deadlines and keep shifts properly staffed while teaching or lifeguarding.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training. Example: Some employees are better at teaching younger students then older students.
  • Prepared and managed work schedules and vacation time accurately.
  • Administered summer budget and implemented strategies to increase program effectiveness.
  • Evaluated program operations, successes and deficiencies to identify concerns and recommend strategies to enhance the program.
  • Other duties included; teaching swim lessons, teaching and over-seeing instructors, scheduling, testing students, report cards, complying with Red Cross guidelines.
09/2004 to 05/2015
Substitute Teacher Lodi, Waunakee, Poynette, & SaukPrairie School Dis City, STATE,
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Collaborated with teaching staff to devise and implement coordinated educational strategies and student support networks.
  • Implemented outlined grading and assessment techniques to document growth, development and knowledge advancements during teacher absence.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Maintained day-to-day classroom management and discipline to promote learning initiatives.
  • Repeatedly requested as substitute teacher for 7th grade Language Arts in Waunakee while the teacher was selected as Teacher of the year for the State of Wisconsin based on my excellent past and trusted performance in her classroom.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school day activities to provide to primary teacher.
  • Organized and cleaned teaching areas after daily use to maintain high standards for returning teachers or other substitutes.
Expected in 01/1994
Bachelor of Science: Education
University of Wisconsin - Platteville - Platteville, WI
  • Majored in Education
  • Minor in Social Science
  • Life Time License Grade 1-9

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School Attended

  • University of Wisconsin - Platteville

Job Titles Held:

  • 7th & 8th Grade Teacher
  • 6th & 7th Grade Math & Literature Teacher
  • Summer Swim Coordinator / Supervisor
  • Substitute Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science

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