7th grade life science teacher resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Hands-on Science Teacher committed to promoting student learning with diverse instructional plans and activity plans. Bringing two years experience as a 7th grade life science teacher, over six years of experience as a Histology/Laboratory Technician in a research laboratory, and one year of experience as a Curriculum Development Educator creating project-based learning lessons for students interested in STEM careers. Several years of training and mentoring high school and college students, while employed as a Histology Technician, in the functions of a scientific laboratory and opportunities in STEM careers. Multiple semesters of student teaching in various grade levels and subjects as required by the edTPA program through Athens State University.

  • Parent and student communication
  • Program and classroom management
  • Instruction and leadership
  • Curriculum development
  • STEM Project-Based Learning
  • Course material development
  • Differentiated science instruction
  • Hands-on learning
  • IEP familiarity
  • Reporting and documentation
7th Grade Life Science Teacher, 08/2020 to Current
Osf HealthcareWashington, IL,
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
  • Delivered clear, informative lectures on subject matter framed to meet state standards.
  • Assessed student progress with course material through routine quizzes, final examinations and standardized assessments.
  • Formed, facilitated, and led student group through new establishment of STEM program and club while mentoring individual learners.
Histology Technician, 12/2014 to 07/2020
Aegion CorpOrlando, FL,
  • Developed hundreds of custom tissue micro arrays for clients and research purposes.
  • Responsible for creating microscope slides from hundreds of tissue blocks per day for in-house pathologists to review in order to verify accurate research criteria.
  • Mentored a team of high school and college interns on daily, weekly, and monthly tasks to teach the basic functions of a scientific research laboratory in order to create interest in pursuing a career within the STEM fields.
  • Created Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the processes in the histology department.
Curriculum Development Educator, 12/2018 to 11/2019
Tennessee Valley Authority, TVACity, STATE,
  • Developed environmental science curricular units that align with the Alabama Course of Study.
  • Created Project-Based Learning lessons to investigate the environmental issues that can arise surrounding a nuclear power plant, and to explain the different STEM career options within TVA and the EPA to promote student interest in STEM careers.
  • Selected from a large group of submissions to present this curriculum at the Alabama Science Teacher Association Conference in Fall 2019.
  • Project-Based Learning lessons were selected from a large group of submissions to be posted on the TVA STEMready website as a resource for other science teachers within the State of Alabama.
Laboratory Technician, 01/2014 to 12/2014
Conversant BiologicsCity, STATE,
  • Identified cell counts by use of hemocytometer and cellometer for peripheral blood mononuclear cells and for bone marrow mononuclear cells.
  • Conducted lab tests and pipetting for plasma, serum, and urine samples.
  • Successfully completed up to 100 rounds of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for Hepatitis-B, Hepatitis-C, and HIV.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Biology Education, Expected in 05/2020 to Athens State University - ,

Magna Cum Laude, GPA: 3.79

Bachelor of Science: Biological Science: Exercise Physiology, Expected in 12/2013 to University of Alabama - Huntsville,
Associate of Science: , Expected in 12/2010 to Wallace State Community College - ,
  • TVA STEMready Grant – Awarded Spring 2020
  • Presenter at Alabama Science Teacher Association- Fall 2019
  • Project Based Learning Lessons (PBLs) chosen to be posted as a teacher resource on
  • PBLs presented at Alabama Council for the Social Studies – Fall 2019

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School Attended

  • Athens State University
  • University of Alabama
  • Wallace State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • 7th Grade Life Science Teacher
  • Histology Technician
  • Curriculum Development Educator
  • Laboratory Technician


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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