elementary classroom teacher resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Passionate and dedicated educator for 17 years. Supports and successfully implements district and building initiatives, such as Visible Learning, Conscious Discipline, Professional Learning Communities, and Open Educational Recourses. Driven to continue to learn and grow professionally. Proven history of creating engaged classroom environments supporting diverse educational styles. Skilled in developing positive student relationships. Versatile student-oriented approach using data driven decisions. Successful in classroom management, fostering social skills, and character development. Fun Kindergarten Teacher with [Number] years of early childhood development experience. Dedicated to assessing student growth and creating individualized plans for student success. Successful at relating to students and monitoring [Type] progress. Engaging [Job Title] committed to preparing young students for elementary learning. Models diverse academic knowledge along with nurturing and enthusiastic presence that energizes students. Forms partnerships with parents and other education professionals to deliver learning and emotional support each child needs.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Extensive knowledge of Visible Learning
  • Strong background in Professional Learning Communities
  • Excellent rapport and strong relationship building
  • Proficient use of Conscious Discipline
  • Effective group and individual instruction based on data driven decisions
  • Calm, organized, successful in classroom management
Work History
08/2008 to Current
Elementary Classroom Teacher Newton Public Schools Newton, MA,
  • Implemented Visible Learning Practices that engaged students in the learning process and allowed them to take ownership of their learning
  • Collaborated as a Professional Learning Community to modify and provide effective instruction based on data driven decisions.
  • With the use of Conscious Discipline, helped students develop connection, problem solving with Social/Emotional Learning and view life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Established a positive classroom environment that focused on students’ needs to ensure that they have both the physical and emotional resources to flourish as individuals and life-long learners.
  • Planned and delivered differentiated instruction and assessments to monitor the effectiveness of instruction and developmental needs of students.
  • Effectively engaged in appropriate communication and interpersonal relationships with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Implemented appropriate methodology and varied instructional strategies that address the diversity of learners.
  • Developed positive relationships with parents/guardians to involve families in the learning process.
  • Enhanced learning through appropriate use of technology; Seesaw, iReady, Lexia, Teachley.
08/2014 to Current
District Professional Development Committee Member East Baton Rouge Parish School Board Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Collaborated with district, building leadership, and teacher teams to select and design the professional development opportunities of the school district.
  • Identified building instructional concerns and remedies by serving on the Building Leadership Team.
  • Maintained a relationship with and provided assistance to mentors and new teachers.
  • Participated in the review and revisal of the Professional Development Plan with the Director of Curriculum.
  • Communicated faculty suggestions, ideas and recommendations pertaining to classroom instruction to the district curriculum director.

08/2005 to 05/2008
Classroom Teacher Gardner-Edgerton USD 231 City, STATE,
  • Worked collaboratively with colleagues to provide effective instruction for 6th grade (2005-2007) and 4th grade (2007-2008) students.
  • Assessed student learning using appropriate performance based criterion.
  • Effectively used data to guide instruction.
  • Administered and analyzed DIBELS, Fountas and Pinnell, and Informal Reading Inventories.
  • Planned and delivered differentiated instruction and assessments to achieve mastery or target indicators
  • Maintained the cooperative involvement and support of parents and the community.
  • Administered state assessments in reading and math.

Expected in 05/2014 to to
Master of Education: Mental Health in Schools
University of Missouri - Columbia, MO
Expected in 12/2004 to to
Associate of Science: Elementary Education
Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS,

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School Attended

  • University of Missouri
  • Kansas State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Elementary Classroom Teacher
  • District Professional Development Committee Member
  • Classroom Teacher


  • Master of Education
  • Associate of Science

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