elementary school teacher resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Goal-oriented elementary teacher with expertise teaching young children. Upbeat when engaging with students and driven to maintain positive parent-teacher relationships. Focused on advancing student success resulting in academic excellence and social development. Passionate about promoting inclusion, critical thinking skills and student development. Skillful in managing classroom environments and student behavior with positive and proactive strategies. Excellent communication, relationship-building and problem-solving abilities. Motivated professional offering. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines.

  • Relationship Building
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Microsoft Office
  • Class Management
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Nearpod
  • Lesson Planning
  • Goal Setting
  • Individualized Learning Plans
  • Google Classroom
  • Common Core Standards
  • Zoom
2020 to 06/2022 Elementary School Teacher Patterson Unified School District | Patterson, CA,
  • Maintained safe, clean and organized classroom environment.
  • Created customized grading rubrics powerful assessment tools.
  • Encouraged creativity by giving students choices in learning topics and methods.
  • Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies for grade level.
  • Taught accelerated literary programs to elementary school students by guiding heterogeneous small group instruction.
  • Involved parents in student education by cultivating strong relationships.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Administered tests and assessed results to evaluate student understanding of material.
  • Handled challenging classroom behaviors with positive and affirming techniques.
  • Developed lessons, activities and materials to cover required course material.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and areas for improvement.
  • Worked with parents, administrators and counselors to develop improvement plans for struggling students.
  • Tracked attendance, assignments, grades and class participation for students.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Delivered clear, informative lectures on subject matter framed to meet state standards.
  • Helped students learn to persevere with challenging tasks and build resilience for later educational efforts.
  • Track students academic growth by using data from classwork, participation and assessments.
2015 to 2017 Family Advocate Family Children's Place | Louisville, KY,
  • Assists the Community and Family Services Manager with duties required to fulfill the Head Start Performance Standards, including, but not limited to completion and
    implementation of Family Partnership Agreements, update and review and information and
  • Assist with the recruitment and enrollment of children into the Head Start program in order to
    ensure full enrollment and a waiting list are met in a timely manner.
  • Participate in any activities necessary to comply with day care licensing laws.
  • Attend recommended in-service/pre-services, workshops, trainings and meetings.
  • Built trust and rapport with families by remaining calm and compassionate in variety of situations.
2017 to 2019 Lead Teacher, Three-Year-Olds Classroom North Country Academy | Tempe, AZ,
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing learning styles.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Worked closely with site director, family care workers, classroom teaching team and other specialists.
  • Administered and documented results of student assessments.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
  • Directed and supervised children during field trips and special activities.
  • Incorporated music, art and theater into lesson planning.
  • Observed children, using Anecdotal method to record development, interests and skills.
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Implemented behavior modeling and positive reinforcement into daily routines.
  • Made healthy, well-balanced breakfasts and lunches for children.
  • Kept records of over students' progress, detailing behavioral, emotional, academic and social growth.
2019 to 2020 Student Teacher Harlem Prep Charter School | City, STATE,
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning.
  • Supervised children in classroom, on playground and during brief teacher absences.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Created lesson plans to incorporate mandated topics and include immersive activities for student engagement.
  • Worked one-on-one with struggling students to raise academic struggles.
  • Collaborated with parents to discuss and find solutions to student behaviors and needs.
  • Observed teachers in classrooms to improve skills and communication.
  • Developed deeper understanding of teaching strategies with increasing responsibility for student learning.
  • Attended and contributed to staff meetings.
  • Studied lesson plan impact and made changes to methods to increase learning.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Prepared and graded subject tests for students.
  • Tested students' comprehension of subject matter through quizzes, tests and projects.
  • Used videos, lectures and moderated discussions to engage students during class.
07/2022 to Current Lead Teacher Company Name | City, ,
  • Prepared and presented lesson plans in academic subjects using traditional and modern teaching techniques.
  • Graded projects, exams and assignments to track student progression.
  • Managed student behavior in classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Prepared and maintained classroom environments appropriate for student learning and physical, social and emotional development.
  • Enhanced lessons with smart board technology, iPads and computers to address common core goals.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Graded student papers and assignments to track student progression.
  • Created lesson plans and chose supporting materials to promote positive learning experiences.
  • Met with parents to discuss students' progress and review areas requiring improvement.
  • Engaged students through lecture and discussion, increasing classroom interaction to build inclusive learning environment.
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
  • Identified and documented learning achievements by reporting outcomes, performance information and program adjustments used to boost comprehension.
  • Participated in workshops, trainings and conferences to improve educational skills.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2021 to to Master of Arts | General Education Relay Graduate School of Education, New York, NY GPA:
  • Dean's List Honoree
Expected in 01/2019 to to Bachelor of Arts | Liberal Arts The College of New Rochelle, New York, GPA:
Additional Information
  • In progress of receiving NYS Teachers Certification
  • Taken and passed EAS

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School Attended

  • Relay Graduate School of Education
  • The College of New Rochelle

Job Titles Held:

  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Family Advocate
  • Lead Teacher, Three-Year-Olds Classroom
  • Student Teacher
  • Lead Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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