early childhood teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Compassionate Daycare Teacher offering [Number] years of experience coordinating activities to promote physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth in children. Well-versed in positive reinforcement and behavior redirection. Attentive and creative [Job Title] passionate about helping young children develop emotional, social and educational skills. Familiar with developmentally appropriate activities and experienced by providing nurturing environments conducive to learning. Promote physical, emotional and social health to complement academic progress. Dedicated Preschool Teacher brings high energy, early intervention knowledge and dedication to preschoolers. Focused on planning diverse activities to enrich learning and promote individual growth. Encouraging, upbeat and motivated to positively impact students.

  • [Area of Study] Instruction
  • [Type] Education
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Progress Reporting
Education and Training
Nassau Community College Garden City, NY Expected in 06/1978 Associate of Arts : Liberal Arts And General Studies - GPA :
University Of Massachusetts - Early Childhood Teacher
Amherst, MA, 09/1992 - 08/2018
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing learning styles.
  • Openly exchanged ideas and materials with coworkers.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
  • Incorporated music, art and theater into lesson planning.
  • Administered and documented results of student assessments.
  • Adapted instructional techniques according to student learning styles and progress.
  • Maintained student records according to rigorous confidentiality and privacy regulations.
  • Directed and supervised children during field trips and special activities.
  • Met with parents to discuss child behavior and academic progress.
Geo Group Inc. - Social Studies Instructor
Florence West, AZ, 09/1990 - 06/1992
  • Assigned tests, quizzes and group projects to assess growth of historical knowledge.
  • Controlled classroom behavior through clearly established etiquette guidelines.
  • Maintained student development records and focused on meeting improvement goals.
  • Established learning objectives to satisfy state and federal educational standards.
  • Communicated with parents and guardians to advocate for at-home learning.
  • Developed research assignments to encourage engagement through exploration history.
  • Advised and mentored aspiring history enthusiasts to seek knowledge in secondary sources such as books, magazines and websites.
  • Researched western and non-western cultures to build cross-cultural empathy.
  • Created lesson plans focusing on world history, important historical figures and events that have impacted modern society.
  • Integrated technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction.
  • Prepared, administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student progress.
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. - Counselor
Hardinsburg, KY, 06/1987 - 02/1990
  • Provided individual and group counseling to guide clients in areas of social and emotional needs.
  • Acted as client advocate to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Documented patient progress through counseling and interaction.
  • Documented meetings, interventions and contacts with clients to optimize care.
  • Helped clients find solutions by teaching appropriate intervention techniques.
  • Observed, interviewed and directly assessed clients to diagnose issues and determine optimal interventions.
Saint Marys Children's Family's Services - Social Worker
City, STATE, 04/1980 - 05/1987
  • Maintained lists of resources helpful to clients.
  • Maintained thorough case history records and wrote detailed reports.
  • Developed workable solutions for recurring problems for individuals and families.
  • Provided mental health support to homeless clients and connected each with community resources.
  • Directed protective placement, case management, parent education and family reunification activities.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team of mental health case managers and disability workers.

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School Attended

  • Nassau Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Social Studies Instructor
  • Counselor
  • Social Worker


  • Associate of Arts

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