7th Grade Social Studies Teacher Resume Example

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

Passionate Middle School Teacher committed to academic and social success of every student. Specializing in multi-subject classroom teaching and individual counseling. Dedicated Academic teacher and coach who brings 20 years of education experience in multi grade level schools in a variety of settings. Effective in driving students to work hard while boosting positive classroom and online culture. Excellent classroom and online management and technology integration skills.

  • Standardized testing
  • Schedule creation and maintenance
  • IEP familiarity
  • Hands-on learning
  • Tutoring experience
  • Academic performance evaluations
  • Lesson planning expertise
  • Verbal crisis prevention intervention
  • Behavioral disorders knowledge
  • Work ethic
  • Multitasking
  • Data management
  • Relationship building
  • Training & Development
  • Organization
06/2006 to Current 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher Coweta County School System | City, STATE,
  • Managed consistent, learning-focused classroom environments by establishing and communicating clear objectives for all students.
  • Delivered clear, informative lectures on subject matter framed to meet state standards.
  • Facilitated activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Employed assessment tools and strategies to improve instruction methods.
  • Evaluated submitted assignments for clarity and skills, assigned grades and discussed results with struggling students to enhance understanding of course objectives.
  • Created study guides and materials to reiterate lecture details and prepare students for tests.
  • Graded tests and papers and uploaded all grading information to district system using a variety of software.
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
  • Attended variety of professional development workshops centered on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Communicated objectives for all lessons, units and projects to students and parents in clear and effective manner.
  • Assessed student progress with course material through routine quizzes, final examinations and standardized assessments.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Improved child-bonding skills by coordinating IEP meetings and family conferences.
  • Met with parents to share perspectives on child's strengths and weaknesses.
  • Used positive reinforcement method to redirect poor behavior.
  • Observed fellow teaching professionals, gathering valuable techniques, including differentiation to use in classroom.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Explored different avenues of learning with students to help each prepare for later educational environments.
  • Coordinated materials and instructional plans for immersive activities exploring Social Studies concepts.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and areas for improvement.
01/2004 to 05/2004 GED Teacher in Rural South Carolina Hampton County | City, STATE,
  • Reached out to community resources and school administrators to gather materials for classroom instruction and special projects.
  • Helped develop non-trade skills such as problem-solving, critical thinking and attention to detail with at risk young adults
  • Coached program participants on advanced job searching
  • Helped students succeed through coaching, mentoring and positive reinforcement.
  • Improved class pass rate to 90%.
  • Incorporated diverse technologies to help students feel engaged in material.
  • Taught concepts found on standardized tests and built necessary support skills to help students perform well.
  • Performed skills evaluations to uncover students' areas of interest and competencies.
  • Mentored and tutored individual students struggling to understand lecture objectives.
  • Completed required classroom documentation and updated student records.
  • Completed class and student documentation for permanent files.
  • Tracked individual student progress and adjusted teaching methods to improve understanding of material.
  • Helped students build useful skills such as writing proficiency and reading comprehension.
  • Built relationships with students of all cultural, social and economic backgrounds.
  • Worked with individual students to bring up to level or help gifted advance further.
05/2001 to 05/2002 7th Grade Language Arts and Gifted Social Studies Colleton County School District Title I | City, STATE,

same skills listed as a teacher

coaching and mentoring at risk kids and troubled teens

organized, directed, and facilitated an onsite afterschool exercise program for students instead of only having study hall as an option

Education and Training
Expected in 05/2016 Master of Arts | Curriculum And Instruction LaGrange College, La Grange, GA GPA:
Expected in 06/1996 Bachelor of Science | Elementary And Middle School Education Samford University, Birmingham, AL GPA:

Lead teacher in grade level department for 4 years

Coordinator for Gifted and Talented program 2001-2002

Activities and Honors

Nominated twice by students for Disney Teacher of the Year

Club sponsor and facilitator for Girls of Faith, a student led club that serves the community and supports one another

Organized and lead our middle school team of 125 students to actively contribute and participate in Soldiers Angels- they filled and distributed 200 Christmas stockings for veteran soldiers

Participated and led students to serve five consecutive years at a community Thanksgiving meal and clothing drive

Served on the Positive Behavior Intervention System team for 4 years


Georgia Certificate of Standard Professional Service level 5

Curriculum and Instruction

Elementary Education (P-5)

Middle School Education (6-8) Social Studies and English Language Arts

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School Attended
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  • Samford University
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  • 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher
  • GED Teacher in Rural South Carolina
  • 7th Grade Language Arts and Gifted Social Studies
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  • Bachelor of Science