assistant teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Creative [Job Title] offering [Number] years of experience developing and implementing [Type] course curriculum. Proficient in evaluation, monitoring student performance and organizing examinations. Hardworking and energetic individual with excellent communication and supervisory skills. Gifted professional with [Number]-year teaching career in [Type] areas. Talented in public speaking, [Skill] and [Skill]. Committed to helping all students reach maximum potential. Enthusiastic Teaching Assistant with significant classroom experience and dedication to student success. Helps teachers manage high workloads and demanding targets by handling diverse support tasks. Great with students and excels at multitasking.

  • Student safety
  • Individual and group instruction
  • Student assessments
  • Special education
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work with others
  • work well with the public
  • have empathy for others
  • problem solver
  • open for new ideas
Work History
08/1985 to 12/1999 Assistant Teacher Merritt Academy | Fairfax, VA,
  • Worked with teachers to design lesson plans and coordinate activities for classes, consistently noting successful ideas and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Provided one-on-one and group-based learning support to maintain student progress and development.
  • Kept records of student progress for teachers and parents and made notes on details such as behavior, grades, comprehension and personal growth.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Delivered group teaching in classroom setting and implemented individual student support.
  • Took over class for regular classroom teacher, managing assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
  • Collaborated with instructor to assist lesson and curriculum planning efforts.
  • Attended to classroom details and logistics to maintain strong instructional environment.
  • Contributed to committee-based work for development and enforcement of institutional and educational policies.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Administered quizzes and tests and documented grades.
  • Pursued professional development opportunities to cultivate further understanding of considerations governing productive learning environments.
  • Performed staff monitoring duties such as overseeing recess, lunch and daily student intake and dismissal.
  • Assessed and managed student behavior to maintain climate of intensive instruction.
  • Aligned instructional approaches with development levels of students to enhance individual learning.
  • Supported teacher in instructing core subjects, delivering supplementary lessons and coordinating materials.
  • Tutored students in reading, language arts and other subjects.
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and cooperation.
  • Organized and guided skills practice, research and memorization tasks for students.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Worked under direction of licensed teacher in and outside of classroom.
  • Tutored struggling students individually and in small groups to reinforce learning concepts.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Kept abreast of latest information on specific subjects and learning strategies.
  • Monitored students on field trips, handling roll call and group movement to keep youths safe in public settings.
  • Organized classroom library and art areas each day to keep classroom well-maintained.
  • Completed daily reports, meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Supported classroom activities, tutoring, and reviewing work.
  • Distributed learning materials such as worksheets, textbooks and supplemental activities.
  • Recorded grades for coursework and tests in online reporting system.
  • Optimized learning plans and quantified student progress through test administration.
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Maximized receptive learning by educating students using hands-on instructional techniques.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Oversaw groups of students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
  • Assisted students with various needs from putting on coats to go outside to reviewing homework assignments.
  • Maintained schedule of support services and attended class sessions.
  • Partnered with teacher to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals and objectives.
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Offered complete instructional support for students unable to attend regular classes.
  • Implemented practice exercises and used repetition, enabling students to grasp new concepts quickly.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness before submission for grading.
08/1975 to 08/1985 Factory Line Worker Spectrum Health | Niles, MI,
  • Performed hand-finishing of final products after assembling component parts for items.
  • Compared parts to stock lists and material parameters to check compliance and identify non-conforming parts.
  • Used established assembly instructions to complete jobs quickly, accurately and with zero errors.
  • Calibrated equipment to maintain optimal performance.
  • Checked position and alignment of each component to prevent errors and minimize materials waste.
  • Buffed out minor scratches and imperfections to improve product quality.
  • Assisted quality assurance by inspecting items and removing defective parts.
  • Completed durable assemblies and subassemblies with hand and power tools.
  • Identified machinery malfunctions by performing troubleshooting tasks.
  • Inspected and tested components, assemblies and power tools for proper functionality.
  • Assembled components with minimal supervision, exceeding expected project milestones.
  • Prevented equipment jams or wasted materials by setting and verifying accurate parts clearances.
  • Used basic mathematical abilities to calculate materials, hourly rates and other relevant details.
  • Put hazardous materials in properly marked containers to avoid injuries or contamination.
  • Removed rough spots to enhance parts alignment and improve finishes.
  • Followed outlined specifications to implement assembly plans.
09/1973 to 10/1976 Cook Shift Leader Wayne Resa | Detroit, MI,
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Collaborated with vendors to source desired recipe ingredients while maintaining tight cost controls.
  • Developed recipes, portion specifications, and standard preparation procedures for all dishes.
  • Kept labor at or below [Number]% to support business profit targets.
  • Supervised and enhanced work of [Number]-person team producing more than [Number] plates per day.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work consistent.
  • Prepared operational reports and analysis, monitored trends and made appropriate recommendations for success.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Placed orders to restock items before supplies ran out.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Modernized processes for kitchen staff to reduce guest wait times and boost daily output.
  • Coordinated hiring and training activities for kitchen and back of house employees while continuously monitoring performance.
  • Oversaw scheduling, inventory management and supply ordering to maintain fully stocked kitchen.
  • Developed and cooked memorable dishes that brought new customers into establishment.
  • Mentored kitchen staff to prepare each for demanding roles.
  • Inspected freezer and refrigerator daily to check and maintain proper temperatures.
08/1967 to 07/1968 Cashier/Server Chock Full O'nuts | City, STATE,
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Monitored self-checkout systems and provided assistance or intervention where required.
  • Greeted over [Number] patients per day.
  • Collected and authorized payments of guests.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age for alcohol and tobacco sales.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Reviewed weekly sales ads and monitored price changes.
  • Used POS system to enter orders, process payments and issue receipts.
  • Operated cash register to record transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated product features, answered questions, and redirected objections to highlight positive aspects.
  • Set up new sales displays each week.
  • Performed cash, card and check transactions to complete customer purchases.
  • Maintained current knowledge of store promotions and highlighted sales to customers.
  • Learned duties for various positions and provided backup at key times.
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Maintained cash drawer of $[Amount] or more per shift.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
Expected in 05/1972 to to GED | B.F. Liddell High, Macon, MS, GPA:
Expected in 05/1966 to to Certificate of Completion | General Studies Wilson Attendence Center, Brooksville, MS, GPA:
Additional Information

I am retired and live off a fixed income. I am seeking employment to meet my monthly bill obligations and medical expensive. I also feel working with the public will exercise my mind and kep it healthy!

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School Attended

  • B.F. Liddell High
  • Wilson Attendence Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Teacher
  • Factory Line Worker
  • Cook Shift Leader
  • Cashier/Server


  • GED
  • Certificate of Completion

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