biology teacher resume example with 18+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Innovative Science Teacher offering 17 years of experience in Elementary, Middle Level, and High school Levels.

Encouraging students to perform at their best and promoting positive classroom culture. Pursuing position within great school district.

Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in [Industry] industry.

Strengths in [Skill] and [Skill] backed by training in [Area of study].

Innovative [Job Title] bringing [Number]-year background instructing students.

Expertise in classroom oversight, course planning and behavior management. Successful at collaborating with teachers, administrative leaders and support specialists to meet individual student needs. Committed to encouraging higher-order thinking to increase student performance.

Polished in curriculum mapping and providing detailed lessons to help students gain well-rounded scientific education.

In-depth knowledge of various teaching strategies, including active learning, cooperative learning and distance learning.

Expertise in connecting Science content to student's real life experiences, in addition to incorporating other content area subject matter whenever possible.

Expertise in creating and teaching engaging lessons that inspire students to investigate the world around them.

  • Supervision/Mentoring of teachers
  • Instructional design
  • Relationship development and Problem resolution
  • Educational leadership
  • Curriculum Development, including Project organization
  • Team management and Staff Development
  • Technology integration
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Shippensburg, PA Expected in : Principal Certification - GPA :
  • Graduated magna cum laude
Walden University , Expected in Associate of Science : Middle School Teaching - GPA :
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Graduated with [Number] GPA
  • Coursework in [Subject], [Subject] and [Subject]
  • Majored in [Subject]
Penn State University State College, PA, Expected in Associate of Arts : Elementary Education - GPA :
  • Graduated in Top [Number]% of Class
  • Received [Scholarship Name]
  • Graduated cum laude
  • Member of [Honor's Society Name]
  • Awarded [Award Name]
Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg, PA, Expected in Associate of Arts : Elementary Education - GPA :
  • Member of
  • Graduated magma cum laude
  • Dean's List [Semester and Year]
  • Received Scholarship

Certification in:

K-12 Elementary Education

Middle Level Social Studies

Middle Level Science

High School General Science

High School Biology

Work History
Basis.Ed - Biology Teacher
Chandler, AZ, 10/2014 - Current
  • Implemented new teaching strategies and the use of hands on investigations and dissections. This established positive and encouraging relationships with students and helped to foster a school wide appreciation for biology and science.
  • Combining this with diversified teaching techniques and partner/group learning, students with differing ability levels and varied learning modalities were able to succeed.
  • As a result, the Keystone Biology scores showed 'above significant gains and an overall increase of %.
Fullbloom - Mid-Level Science Teacher
Alief, TX, 08/2005 - 09/2014
  • Managed lab equipment, including [Type], [Type] and [Type] equipment, and instructed students in proper operation.
  • Maintained a 5 year committment to Penn State Fellows in their research and teaching activities. Thus contributing to the career thought development in the field of science to students..
  • Liaised with faculty and administrators to foster strong rapport and build upon ideas for improvement in the school's science activities. This liaison resulted in a 4 year School-wide Science Fair, which included participation by the Penn State Fellows, Staff, Administrators, Parents, and the Community. These were a huge success which encouraged student interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
  • Collaborated with specialists to meet needs of all students by incorporating diversified teaching techniques and learning tools help students with differing ability levels.
  • Demonstrated positive and effective classroom management skills. Was a school leader in modeling effective PBIS, DD, and Responsive Classroom Techniques and Behavior strategies.
Harrisburg School District - Elementary School Teacher
City, STATE, 01/2003 - 07/2005
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Promoted exploration of building blocks of learning by leading diverse, hands-on activities.
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover all requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Instilled understanding of diversity and empathy via 'Teaching Tolerance' lessons.
  • Eagerly established open communication and positive relationships with students, parents, peers, and administrative staff.
  • Supervised team of [Number] staff members.
  • Collaborated with team of [Number] in the development of [Project name].
  • Technology Integration - Participated in technology training courses and trained colleagues in new technology concepts and practices applicable for the classroom.
  • Led class to an average [Number]% increase in math and reading standardized test scores during the [year]-[year] school year.
  • Curriculum Design - Designed, developed and implemented daily lessons for 90 students.
  • Employed [activities] and [techniques] techniques to encourage student learning and build community within the classroom.
  • Designed and conducted a well-received professional development workshop for [School Name] staff in [Month, year].
  • Student Motivation - Developed materials for after-school book club to motivate student to read classic novels and increase literacy among middle school students.

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School Attended

  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Walden University
  • Penn State University
  • Harrisburg Area Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Biology Teacher
  • Mid-Level Science Teacher
  • Elementary School Teacher


  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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