8th grade u s history teacher resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Determined educator with strong interpersonal skills supportive of a great passion working with a diversity of professionals and students. Leadership skills as a department head has developed a foundation for developing working relationships, accepting and utilizing feedback, organizational and time management skills. With three years of teaching experience at a TItle I school, I am an advocate for providing student success in all aspects of learning and development. Additionally, I am exceptionally driven to further myself as a professional, recently passing the English Secondary Certification for grads 7-12, and achieving my Masters of Arts Degree in Curriculum and Instruction as an Advanced Instructor. With the support of professionals and peers, I have developed a great respect of learning and implementing new ideas in the educational field, as well as being a team player to both supporting staff, co-workers, and most importantly, in the lives of my students.

  • Certified in Social Studies Composite Field (7-12)
  • Certified in English Composite Field (7-12)
  • Valid and Current Teaching Certification in Texas
  • ESL Supplemental Certification
  • Creative and engaging TEKS lesson planning and PLC Leader for 8th Grade Social Studies
  • Social Studies Department Head
  • Adept classroom manager
  • Self-motivated
  • Talented mediator
  • Capturing Kids Hearts Advocate
  • Technology Implemented Lessons
  • Trained in State Mandated Fields of Dyslexia, Ethics, and Mental Health and Suicide Awareness
  • Curriculum Planning Team for San Angelo ISD
8th Grade U.S. History Teacher, 08/2018 to Current
Southern New Hampshire Medical CenterNashua, NH,

My experiences at Lincoln have included teaching both 7th and 8th grade history, being an active member of the campus behavioral team, department head of the history department, and an active supporter of my students and co-workers day in, day out. I have gained the knowledge and experience of a leader in formal and informal settings, effectively utilize data and PLC planning cycles, and I am in a constant state of promoting engagement and successful learning opportunities for my students. I have also taught a professional development course over digital interactive notebook creation, implementation, and student feedback for the SAISD district. Prior to the 2020-2021, I was asked to help select online coursework for virtual learners from grades 6th through 12th alongside our district secondary humanities coordinator.

Clinical Teacher, 12/2017 to 04/2018
Lake View High SchoolCity, STATE,

Taught U.S. History, in general class settings, modified settings, as well as guided lessons with Advanced Placement/ Dual Credit students. Taught Psychology to further undertake advancement and experience of all realms of my capabilities. Worked under three mentor teachers, in hopes of learning as many skills and ideas as possible. Emphasis on this experience included Capturing Kids Hearts, integrating technology when possible, and preparing students for both further education as well as careers in a non-education focal point.

Student Teacher Observations, 08/2017 to 11/2017
San Angelo ISDCity, STATE,

Lake View High School - Completed 30 plus hours in various World History and Psychology courses under the supervision of Leslie Milford and Coach Kyle Jones. Activities included lesson plan creation and implementation, observation of classroom management and student learning styles. Successfully completed assessed lessons under a Angelo State University supervisor and Ms. Milford based on collaborative learning and discussion based lecture. Lee Middle School- Completed 15 plus hours of American History under the supervision of Thomasa Alvarez. Duties included monitoring students, developing extensions of lessons, and acting in a guided co-teacher role. Observations of a middle school classroom, along with classroom management.

Education and Training
Master of Arts: Curriculum & Instruction - Advanced Instructor, Expected in 12/2020
Angelo State University - San Angelo, TX

Graduated with a 3.917 GPA in 1.5 years.

Bachelor of Arts: History- Social Studies Composite, Expected in 06/2018
Angelo State University - San Angelo, TX,

Includes a minor in political science. Graduated with honors Magna Cum Laude.

High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2013
Midlothian High School - Midlothian, TX

Graduated as an Honors student.

Activities and Honors
  • May 2017- Acted as a judge for the Region II - A UIL meet held at Angelo State University. Work included reading gifted students writing and comprehensible political science knowledge while also writing back positive and useful feedback for student's continued advancement and success.
  • March 2017- May 2017 - Served as a mentor to an at-risk young man in first grade who attended Santa Rita Elementary in San Angelo, TX. Met with student two hours a week for eight weeks in which we read, played games, and talked about improving his behavior and life together. Overall results were great, his improvement in his daily life was achieved, and both of us became better individuals through our time together.
  • August 2018 - Designed and built a food collection bin for Manna House, a local food bank collection organization in Midlothian, TX. This project allows for a year-round collection of non-perishable food stuffs to help ensure those in our community have food in times of struggles. This project was undertaken as a personal desire to do more in my community and under the approval of the organization, I was able to complete the project in a timely matter and it remains in currently and highly successive operation.
  • August 2019 - Attended and participated in UTSA's Pre-AP Conference in San Antonio to best serve the needs of advanced learners.

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School Attended

  • Angelo State University
  • Angelo State University
  • Midlothian High School

Job Titles Held:

  • 8th Grade U.S. History Teacher
  • Clinical Teacher
  • Student Teacher Observations


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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