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ap world history us government teacher resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

I am a highly qualified secondary school teacher with over 12 years teaching World History, American History, Government, & Civics and Economics to secondary school students in urban educational settings. Special talent engaging at-risk students in historical curriculum and connecting subject matter to student lives and cultures. Sponsored RHO KAPPA, mock trial club and video game. I am a dedicated team player with a personable style. I am also a teacher with excellent parent-teacher communication record and student motivation techniques. I am also eager to help educate students through activities, group lessons, and personalized instruction.

Skills
  • Social studies
  • Attention to detail
  • Classroom management
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Lesson plan implementation
  • Secondary education
  • Organizational abilities
  • Safety awareness
  • Reporting
  • Group instruction
  • Positive reinforcement
  • IEP understanding
  • Flexible schedule
  • Staff development
  • Self-motivated
  • Conflict resolution
  • Test preparation
  • Discipline
  • Creative problem solving
Work History
AP World History & US Government Teacher, 08/2020 - Current
Independence High School City, STATE,
  • Maintained regular verbal and written communication with school counselors and parents to update with student progress, class schedules and important test dates.
  • Employed appropriate teaching methods to cater to individual educational needs of each student.
  • Delivered prepared lesson plans using instructional materials and tools including Schoology and Google Classroom.
  • Delivered prepared lesson plans using instructional materials and tools including Schoology and Google Classroom.
  • Attended professional development seminars and workshops to maintain expertise in writing and instruction of.
  • Prepared various classroom activities and assessment methods to promote retention of study materials.
  • Communicated clear learning objectives to students on each unique chapter.
  • Provided advice and guidance to students needing morale-boosting and academic advising.
  • Utilized curriculum which reflected diverse educational, cultural and linguistic background of student body.
Civics and Economics & U.S. History Teacher, 08/2014 - 07/2020
Trailside Middle School City, STATE,
  • Discussed important historical figures, dates and events that have helped shape our modern world.
  • Encouraged learning through diverse strategies.
  • Completed documentation of attendance, grades, and other required details.
  • Led classroom activities for play-based and immersive learning.
  • Maintained a safe and orderly classroom.
  • Utilized a curriculum that reflected the diverse educational, cultural and linguistic background of the student body.
  • Instructed, tutored, and mentored individual students.
  • Communicated with parents regarding student activities.
  • Implemented prepared lesson plans in established classrooms.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all educational activities.
  • Proctored quizzes, tests, and standardized examinations.
  • Used computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment to supplement presentations.
  • Utilized technology to enhance student education and grasp of materials.
  • Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Developed activities and integrated technology to diversify instruction.
  • Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from students.
  • Maintained safety and security of all youth under care.
  • Documented student attendance and progress against goals.
  • Created new lesson plans based on course objectives.
  • Exposed students to economic reasoning skills to build perspective and critical thinking skills.
  • Planned lessons to reflect group and individual student needs utilizing creative instruction to teach individual roles of citizenship.
6-8 Social Studies Teacher, 08/2011 - 06/2014
St. Bernadette Catholic School City, STATE,
  • Supervised an average of 30 students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, schoolyards and on field trips.
  • Successfully improved student participation in the classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises.
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects.
  • Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
  • Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
  • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
  • Served on School Affiliation Board and revised the institute's policies and rules.
  • Created an enjoyable and interesting learning environment for 30 students each year.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Created lesson plans and scheduled each day to promote maximum student learning and enrichment.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
  • Prepared quizzes, tests and examinations to gauge how well students were learning.
  • Improved student's analytical skills by introducing state-of-the-art computer program technologies.
  • Drafted lesson plans and submitted them for review and feedback in a timely manner.
  • Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: History, Expected in 2007
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George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
GPA:
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Master of Arts: Education, Expected in 2011
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George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
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Accomplishments
  • Department Chair of Social Sciences 2016-2020
  • Interim Dean of Students 2017, 2018-2020 (Admin Experience)
  • Interdisciplinary Team Leader 2015-2016
  • Collaborative Team Leader 2016-Present
  • PBL Certified
  • PBA Trained
  • Experience in using Personalized Learning
  • Enhanced student learning with project based learning, performance based assessments, and personalized learning.
  • Curriculum Development
    Tailored educational curriculum to students with range of learning styles, disabilities, strengths, and weaknesses.
    Developed innovative semester lesson plans and practical application exercises for classroom, reversing scores on Physical Science tests from 65% avg. to 87% avg.
  • Targeted Development
    Met with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress and to determine priorities and resource needs.
  • Dynamic Teaching Techniques
    Instructed students in academic subjects using variety of techniques such as phonetics, multisensory learning, and repetition to reinforce learning.
  • Student Progress Conferences
    Conducted conferences with parents, administrators, testing specialists and social workers to discuss educational plans designed to promote students' educational/social development.
  • Technology Integration
    Participated in technology training courses and trained colleagues in new technology concepts and practices applicable for the classroom.
  • Student Motivation
    Developed materials for after-school book club to motivate student to read classic novels and increase literacy among middle school students.
  • Interactive Learning
    Introduced and encouraged debate-style classroom setting to increase student active participation and critical thinking.
  • ESL Literacy
    Increased ESL students' reading levels by integrating online word games and altering lesson plans for students needing extra guidance.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • George Mason University
  • George Mason University

Job Titles Held:

  • AP World History & US Government Teacher
  • Civics and Economics & U.S. History Teacher
  • 6-8 Social Studies Teacher

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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