classroom teacher resume example with 19+ years of experience

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

Motivated Elementary School Teacher and Media Specialist with experience guiding students with proven teaching methods and positive interactions. Enthusiastic about helping students understand subject materials and educating on social and general learning skills. Kind and caring attitude when communicating with children.

  • Literary Knowledge
  • Organizational Skills
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Curriculum Development
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Co-Teaching and Co-Planning
  • Multi-Subject Instruction
  • Core Curriculum and Standards
  • Classroom Technology Implementation
  • Positive Learning Environment
  • Creative and Resourceful
  • Google Classroom
  • MAP Testing and Data
  • Student Motivation and Engagement
12/2003 to Current Classroom Teacher Shelby County School District | Cordova, TN,
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and areas for improvement.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Prepared and maintained classroom environments appropriate for student learning and physical, social and emotional development.
  • Managed student behavior in classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Supervised students throughout day, both in classroom and outside during breaks.
  • Prepared and presented lesson plans in academic subjects using traditional and modern teaching techniques.
  • Encouraged student critical thinking and discussion using variety of teaching techniques.
  • Utilized behavior management skills to foster environment conducive to student learning.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student skill level.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Enhanced lessons with smart board technology, iPads and computers to address common core goals.
  • Assisted fellow teachers with assignment development, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Developed lessons, activities and materials to cover required course material.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Worked with parents, administrators and counselors to develop improvement plans for struggling students.
  • Tracked attendance, assignments, grades and class participation for students.
12/2003 to Current School Library Media Specialist Lower Alloways Creek Elementary School | City, STATE,
  • Teach research and reading skills to grades PK-8 once a week
  • Also manage the school library, manage special programs and assist in technology training and troubleshooting
  • Teach research and reading skills
  • Create lesson plans, design and refine curriculum to meet state standards, collaborate with teachers on assignments and design library class activities
  • Assess student work through tests and projects and communicate with parents on student progress
  • Knowledgeable in for grading
  • Create library and equipment budget and execute purchasing plan
  • Build, catalog, and weed collection of books and magazines
  • Promote library activities through newsletters, brochures, fliers, promotion contests with classrooms, letters to parents
  • Maintain circulation records using Follett’s Circulation & Cataloging programs
  • Knowledgeable in the use of Promethean Board
  • Manage special programs within school such as Read Across America, Scholastic Book Fair, Peer Education, Rocky's Reading Challenge, Summer Reading Programs, and Battle of the Books
  • Student Volunteers in Library- students in grades 7-8 assist with shelving books and help with general maintenance of the library
  • Assist in technology training and troubleshooting
  • Design, and assist in maintaining, school and library web sites
  • Experienced with Microsoft applications such as Works, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Front Page, Publisher, and Outlook as well as using HyperStudio, Print Shop, and Adobe Reader
  • Attended to circulation desk by checking books in and out, issuing library cards, managing missing and lost books, and more.
  • Helped children select and locate age-appropriate books and educational materials.
  • Created school library, inventoried and organized books and entered data into system.
  • Inspected collection and discarded outdated or worn books and resources.
  • Researched, selected and obtained children's books and materials.
  • Managed and monitored technology resources and materials.
  • Set up and created bulletin boards and displays for classrooms and school hallways.
  • Reshelved books to maintain neat and tidy reading area.
  • Cleaned and repaired damaged books and library resource materials.
  • Replaced worn labels and barcodes to keep materials in good physical condition.
  • Kept resources in clean and working fashion to maintain availability for use.
  • Publicized and promoted library services, programs and collections.
  • Directed catalog, media and instructional services in library.
  • Processed faculty requests for new resources.
  • Taught group and individual instruction sessions to impart knowledge of library and research practices.
  • Troubleshot technical problems with library computers and other technology.
  • Attended conferences and subscribed to trade publications to maintain current knowledge of field.
12/2003 to Current Homework Center Instructor Lower Alloways Creek Homework | City, STATE,
  • Assist students in all academic and grade levels who need extra help on assignments.
  • Discussed progress of students with parents after each session
  • Met with students to clarify and review concepts taught in class and solve specific problems.
  • Provided private instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance and prepare for academic or occupational tests.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2007 to to Master of Arts | Public and School Librarianship Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ GPA:
Expected in 01/2003 to to Bachelor of Science | Elementary Education Licensure Bryan College, Dayton, TN GPA:

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School Attended

  • Rowan University
  • Bryan College

Job Titles Held:

  • Classroom Teacher
  • School Library Media Specialist
  • Homework Center Instructor


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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