child care teacher resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

To obtain a child development associate position with a reputed school where my experience in providing basic care for young children, infusing social skills and hygienic habit in them, and introducing academic fundamentals to them will help build a reputation for the school.

  • Flexible and adjustable to meet the requirements of the children and program
  • Skilled in working with co-workers and children from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent Supervisory skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Work History
Child Care Teacher, 12/2021 - Current
Right At School Philadelphia, PA,
  • Create and lead activities based on your observations of the children’s interests and needs
  • Intervene when needed to maintain safety
  • Enhance children's play with language, toys and activity
  • Communicate directly with each child at the child's level
  • Acknowledge feelings with sensitivity and demonstrate appropriate expression of emotions
  • Engage and communicate constructively with individual children during activities and routines
  • Take every opportunity to positively extend children's thinking and actions
  • Be available and responsive to children's needs, questions, and requests
  • Encourage and model social behavior and expectations which are developmentally appropriate
  • Practice positive discipline techniques in guiding children's behavior according to Bright Horizons’ Guidelines for Positive Disciplines
  • Communicate daily with parents
  • Document and share the important milestones in their child’s day with sensitivity, interest, and respect
  • Know the number of children in your group and maintain ratios at all times
  • Maintain accurate attendance records throughout the day
  • Adapt teaching methods and provide a variety developmentally appropriate materials and activities to meet the interests and learning styles of children skill to encourage children to think, problem solve, question, and experiment
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with children, parents and coworkers
  • Ensure safety and supervision of children at all times by meeting the physical demands of the position
  • Demonstrate awareness of entire group whether working with a small group or individuals
  • Keep the classroom safe and clean by following important procedures and guidelines.
Preschool Associate Teacher, 10/2018 - 07/2020
Community Action Partnership Of San Luis Obispo County Santa Barbara County, CA,
  • Maintain appropriate teacher – child ratios, ensuring visual supervision of children at all times
  • Understand and follow Wu Yee policies and procedures to ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with licensing requirements, Head Start performance standards, and California Department of Education regulations
  • Designs and adopts curriculums to expand developmental competencies based on child assessment data and school readiness goals
  • Visual supervision of children at all times, maintaining required teacher: child ratio
  • Maintains a safe and inclusive environment by monitoring daily activities, identifying needs for special family support and services
  • Completes timely and accurate documentation of family/child records and portfolios
  • Conducts and oversees formal classrooms observations and assessments; creates action plans for program improvements
  • Collaborates with the Center Manager on professional development plans for teaching staff
  • Ensures IFSP/IEP goals are supported through integration in lesson plans and classroom routines
  • Conducts parent teacher conferences, home visits, case conferences, multi-disciplinary meetings and directs resource referrals
  • Models and teaches children appropriate social skills, health and hygiene practices, including tooth brushing, toilet training, hand washing, etc
  • Maintain regular and timely communication with program staff, including, but not limited to the Center
  • Assume Lead Teacher responsibilities in the absence of the Lead Teacher
Practicum, Preschool classroom, 08/2014 - 12/2014
Friends Of St. Francis Childcare Center City, STATE,
  • Participated in sixteen-week experience of 90 hours of fieldwork in approved ECE site
  • Assist the Early Childhood Teacher in the general supervision and management of a classroom with toddlers and children of school age
  • Assist with the planning and implementing of the daily program under the direction of the Early Childhood Teacher
  • Responsible for supervising and ensuring the safety and well‐being of the children at all times, being alert for the needs and concerns of the children as individuals and as a group in play activities
  • Daily routine, and eating habits
  • Follow a consistent schedule including; small and large group experiences, choice time, music and movement, large and small motor activities, skill developments, meals, and effective transition between activities
  • Cooperate in a supportive role in preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers, preparing needed materials and supplies, and carrying out developmentally appropriate activities designed to meet the physical, emotional, and developmental needs of the children in the classroom
  • Participate with children in group and individual activities
  • Form a caring, nurturing, and responsive relationship with a primary group of children
  • Treat all children, parents, and staff with dignity and respect
  • Maintain a professional attitude and loyalty to the program in accordance to the educational philosophy of the Center
  • Demonstrate initiative—assist and complete general housekeeping tasks.
Crop Member, 08/2012 - 06/2013
Jumpstart Program, City College Of San Francisco And AmeriCorps City, STATE,
  • Participated as an AmeriCorps member providing individualized attention and positive adult-child relationships to prepare children attending preschool in low-income neighborhoods for school success
  • Implemented early childhood curriculum, supported family involvement, promoted children’s language and literacy skills through ongoing relationships with partner children and increased adult support in the learning environment
  • Collaborated with team of 4 of Corps members to plan twice weekly in-classroom activities for a class of 20 pre-school children
  • Received intensive training and professional development in early childhood theory and practice, language and literacy development, leadership skills, and communication with families.
Certificate of Achievement in Child Development: Infant/Toddler Care: , Expected in
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Bachelor of Arts Degree: Child and Adolescent Development (CAD, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Expected in
San Francisco State University - ,
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Associate of Science Degree: Child Development and Family Studies, Early Childhood, Expected in
City College of San Francisco - ,
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LICENSURE American Heart Association: Heart saver CPR/ First Aid Certified Nov 2020 – Nov 2022 American Red Cross course: Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED March 2022 – March 2024 Child Development Teacher Permit (Newborns to 5yrs) in the state of California: , Expected in
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School Attended

  • San Francisco State University
  • City College of San Francisco

Job Titles Held:

  • Child Care Teacher
  • Preschool Associate Teacher
  • Practicum, Preschool classroom
  • Crop Member


  • Certificate of Achievement in Child Development: Infant/Toddler Care
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • Associate of Science Degree
  • LICENSURE American Heart Association: Heart saver CPR/ First Aid Certified Nov 2020 – Nov 2022 American Red Cross course: Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED March 2022 – March 2024 Child Development Teacher Permit (Newborns to 5yrs) in the state of California

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