8th grade ela teacher resume example with 9+ years of experience

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Professional Summary
  • Highly effective at promoting learning and encouraging well-rounded development through written assignments, oral exercises and testing protocols. Well-versed in using Edcite to diversify classroom instruction.
  • Skilled Language Arts Teacher knowledgeable about building strong verbal and written communication skills with students. Familiar with curriculum selection, lesson planning and classroom management.
  • Lesson Plan Implementation
  • Quality Education
  • Grading Proficiency
  • Response to Intervention Understanding
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Classroom Integration
  • Team Collaboration
  • Positive Reinforcement Strategies
  • Individualized Instruction
  • Different Learning Styles
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Classroom Management
  • Field Trip Planning
  • Class Instruction
  • Student Assessment
  • Online Systems
  • Collaborative Environments
  • Educational Software
  • Autism Spectrum Awareness
  • Diversify Instruction
  • Academic Performance Evaluations
  • Tutoring
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Edinburg, TX Expected in 05/2021 Master of Arts : Special Eduation - GPA :
Texas Womens University Denton, TX, Expected in 05/2013 Transitional Degree For Speech Therapy : Communication Disorders - GPA :
American InterContinental University Schaumburg, IL Expected in 05/2010 Bachelor of Arts : Health Administration - GPA :
Work History
IDEA Mission - 8th Grade ELA Teacher
City, STATE, 07/2021 - Current
  • Evaluated academic skills of each student through verbal assessments, graded assignments and standardized tests.
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Supported student skill development in alignment with personal and academic goals.
  • Kept classroom organized, clean and safe for students and visitors.
  • Worked with administrators on behavioral issues to support needs of students.
  • Promoted effective verbal and written communication through listening, speaking, reading and writing practice.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material.
IDEA Mission - Special Education Co-Teacher
City, STATE, 07/2020 - 05/2021
  • Assisted with IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Instructed students with physical and cognitive disabilities.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
Apple Tree Therapy - Assistant Speech Language Pathologist
City, STATE, 07/2019 - 07/2020
  • Liaised with Speech Language Pathologist to conduct speech and language screening to assess needs for intervention and treatment.
  • Recorded patient progress and reported findings and results to supervising Speech-Language Pathologist.
  • Liaised with multi-disciplinary team to incorporate treatment plan ideas, goals and objectives.
  • Advocate for patients and follow individualized plans for optimal success.
  • Implemented treatment plans or protocols as directed by speech-language pathologists.
  • Supported, identified and celebrated developmental milestones to enhance relationship with patient.
Building Bridges Therapy Clinic - Assitant Speech Language Pathologist
City, STATE, 07/2013 - 06/2019
  • Evaluated speech and language abilities by administering diagnostic tests.
  • Continually collaborated with parents and teachers to achieve speech therapy goals.
  • Engaged parents and families in therapy process to support student progress.
  • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
  • Treated each patient according to written plan of care to meet predetermined goals.
  • Assisted teachers and administrators with updates and modifications to curriculum for specific student needs.
  • Named "Teacher of the Year" at IDEA Mission in 2021-2022
  • Won “Teacher of the Month” award at IDEA Mission in 2021.
  • Placed 3rd in district for STAAR testing in 8th grade ELR.

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School Attended

  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Texas Womens University
  • American InterContinental University

Job Titles Held:

  • 8th Grade ELA Teacher
  • Special Education Co-Teacher
  • Assistant Speech Language Pathologist
  • Assitant Speech Language Pathologist


  • Master of Arts
  • Transitional Degree For Speech Therapy
  • Bachelor of Arts

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