classroom teacher resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Special Education/Elementary Teacher offering a strong educational background and more than 5 years of teaching and behavior management experience. Excellent interpersonal and organization skills.

  • DESE Professional Licensure 1-6
  • Skilled at developing and implementing IEP's
  • Knowledge of ABA techniques and data collection procedures
  • Experienced in developing MCAS Alt portfolios
  • Well versed in developing lessons aligned with the Common Core Standards
  • Extensive background in differentiation and modification of curriculum
  • Trained to administer Fountas & Pinnell, Woodcock Johnson III, Key Math and other assessment instruments
  • Highly organized and adept at managing multiple demands and stressful situations
  • Conscientious in maintaining communication with families, administrators, therapists and other members of the treatment team
  • Trained in Physical Management
  • CPR and First Aid Certified
  • Initiated school-wide participation in the Read Across America program, developing and scheduling activities and acquiring literature and other resources.
  • Motivated first school fund raiser based on student artwork. Managed administration of the program including, communicating with the vendor, training the staff, communicating with parents through memos and newsletters and collecting funds and calculating profits.

2010 to Current Classroom Teacher Shelby County School District | Arlington, TN,
  • Developed and implemented curriculum, including differentiation, modifications and ongoing assessments.
  • Administered formal assessments on a regularly scheduled basis and used results to inform instruction.
  • Collected data daily on behavioral and academic goals.
  • Communicated daily with parents to keep them apprised of student's progress.
  • Authored IEP's using results of standardized assessments, observation and data collection.
  • Participated in team meetings to discuss student progress and make decisions regarding programming.
  • Created MCAS ALT Portfolios and prepared students for on-demand testing as appropriate.
  • Composed and implemented individual Behavior Support Plans in cooperation with BCBA.
  • Incorporated technology into all curriculum areas to encourage fluency, generalization and exploration. Including iPads, SMARTBoard, online curriculum resources, internet research and more.
08/2008 to 11/2009 Inclusion Specialist Puc National | Los Angeles, CA,
  • Worked in tandem with three classroom teachers to support needs of struggling learners.
  • Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
  • Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.
  • Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning.
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Accepted coaching from fellow teachers and administrators and immediately incorporated feedback.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Taught students in various stages of cognitive, linguistic, social and emotional development.
  • Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.
Expected in 2008 Master of Arts | Elementary Education Emmanuel College , Boston , MA GPA:

I graduated from Emmanuel College cum laude with an Initial License in Elementary Education and have used my degree since my graduation to teach in several diverse settings and earn my Professional License.

Expected in M.Ed. | Special Education Fitchburg State University , Fitchburg , MA GPA:

I am currently pursuing my second Master's degree in order to obtain my Initial License in Special Education and continue to expand and improve my ability to serve the needs of every individual student.

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School Attended

  • Emmanuel College
  • Fitchburg State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Classroom Teacher
  • Inclusion Specialist


  • Master of Arts
  • M.Ed.

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