7th grade ela teacher 8th grade ela teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Skilled Language Arts Teacher knowledgeable about building strong verbal and written communication skills in students. Familiar with curriculum selection, lesson planning and classroom management. Highly effective at promoting learning and encouraging well-rounded development through written assignments, oral exercises and testing protocols. Well-versed in using Google Classroom to diversify classroom instruction. Dedicated Teacher offering 20+ years of experience in education. Resourceful and passionate educator with adaptable and approachable style. Expertise includes test preparation and ongoing evaluations. Committed to creating comfortable learning environments for students. Experienced Middle School ELA Teacher successful at building positive teacher-parent relationships to support student success. Open and clear communicator and creative problem-solver. Background includes working with 7th to 8th grade students on language skills. Excellent recordkeeper, organizer and problem-solver. Responsible Educator certified in Hawaiʻi to teach ELA. Learns and integrates new technologies and teaching strategies as part of leadership and classroom management. Enthusiastic Middle School Teacher motivated to drive student growth for lifelong success. Mindful Middle School Teacher accomplished in preparing students for future through use of new technologies. History of encouraging students to engage in group work and to solve problems in team-driven approach. Energetic teacher genuinely interested in and respectful of young people. Passionate about ELA and committed to maintaining up-to-date knowledge in field. Trained in unique needs of middle school learners. Excellent parental communication techniques for middle school environment.

  • Recordkeeping skills
  • IEP familiarity
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Lesson plan implementation
  • Organizational ability
  • Time management
  • Grading proficiency
  • Student assessments
  • Lesson Planning
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Individualized instruction
  • Literacy skills
  • Response-to-intervention understanding
  • Smartboard operation
  • Learning assessments
  • Autism spectrum awareness
Work History
07/2016 to 07/2022 7th Grade ELA Teacher/8th Grade ELA Teacher Yucaipa-Calimesa Jt. Unified | Yucaipa, CA,
  • Evaluated academic skills of each student through verbal assessments, graded assignments and standardized tests.
  • Cultivated relationships with parents for complete support network.
  • Encouraged independent thought, good judgment and expression of original ideas.
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Kept classroom organized, clean and safe for students and visitors.
  • Promoted effective verbal and written communication through listening, speaking, reading and writing practice.
  • Helped students develop academic, social and emotional skills for long-term success.
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Supported student skill development in alignment with personal and academic goals.
  • Taught age-appropriate spelling techniques, grammar rules and language skills.
  • Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Integrated Smartboard and other instructional technologies into classroom.
07/2010 to 02/2016 Substitute Teacher New London Public Schools | New London, CT,
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Took over class for regular classroom teacher, managing assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Organized lesson plans using teaching software for long-term interim assignments.
  • Provided instruction for students in core subject areas.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Maintained day-to-day classroom management and discipline to promote learning initiatives.
  • Implemented outlined grading and assessment techniques to document growth, development and knowledge advancements during teacher absence.
  • Repeatedly requested as substitute teacher by teachers based on excellent past referrals and trusted performance.
  • Helped students develop life-long learning skills and good study habits.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school day activities to provide to primary teacher.
  • Administered and graded tests and quizzes and reported performance to primary teacher.
  • Studied changing regional curriculums to maintain knowledge of lesson plans for short- and long-term substitute positions.
  • Diversified classroom instruction and group activities to successfully support students with unique strengths and learning styles.
  • Developed rules and set goals to maintain order in classroom.
  • Organized and cleaned teaching areas after daily use to maintain high standards for returning teachers or other substitutes.
09/1996 to 06/2006 Social Studies Teacher Charles Brown Middle School | City, STATE,
  • Consulted with teachers in other disciplines to identify and adopt successful instructional strategies.
  • Gave assignments, graded work and regularly discussed performance with students.
  • Created lesson plans and made adjustments based on overall class performance throughout year.
  • Planned and implemented integrated Social Studies lessons to meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
  • Utilized curriculum which reflected diverse educational, cultural and linguistic background of student body.
  • Conducted regular parent-teacher conferences to keep parents informed of student progress.
  • Encouraged consistent classroom attendance and managed student behavior using constructive criticism.
  • Completed documentation of attendance, grades and other required details.
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education.
  • Used computers, audio-visual aids and other equipment to supplement presentations.
  • Implemented prepared lesson plans in established classrooms.
  • Utilized technology to enhance student education and grasp of materials.
  • Proctored quizzes, tests and standardized examinations.
  • Planned learning activities that provided students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate social studies topics.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all educational activities.
  • Established and supported positive educational environment for student learning.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives and expectations to students.
  • Researched latest teaching techniques and incorporated into lesson delivery to improve concept acquisition.
Expected in 05/1985 to to Bachelor of Science | English Education Boston University, Boston, MA GPA:

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Boston University

Job Titles Held:

  • 7th Grade ELA Teacher/8th Grade ELA Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Social Studies Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: