elementary school teacher resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

I left teaching with over 20 years of successful experience in promoting the love and creativity of children. I had many accolades of recognition consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in the field. After a long battle with my health I had to make the hard decision of caring for myself and daughter when diagnosed with a rare disorder. Finally, after receiving a serious surgery and working with well renown doctors in the field all over the world I received a diagnosis and have been working hard to return to the work force and reinvent myself. I consider myself to be a very strong and competitive strength to any job field. I feel I strive for perfection and set high expectations for myself. I am looking for a possibility of a career change and willing to further my education in doing so In. New career path.

  • Safety awareness
  • Behavioral improvements
  • Elementary education
  • Standardized tests
  • Proficient in a variety of software and social media
  • Special Education
  • Lesson Planning
  • Scheduling
  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Group Instruction
  • Classroom management
  • Activity Planning
  • Technology integration
  • Time management
  • Child development
  • Organizational skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Team collaboration
Work History
Elementary School Teacher, 08/1998 to 07/2004
Hacienda La Puente UnifiedIndustry, PA,
  • Furthered my degree seeking Graduate Masters Program in Education .
  • Honored to be chosen as Teacher Of the Year.
Elementary School Teacher, 08/2005 to 08/2015
Hacienda La Puente UnifiedIndustry, PA,
  • Fostered student curiosity and interest in learning through hands-on activities and field trips.
  • Created and presented clever lessons to engage students and focus on core subjects necessary for personal and academic growth.
  • Used learning stations to incorporate colors, shapes and textures to help students develop communication skills and build relationships.
  • Pursued professional development during summer months to maintain certification and extend skills.
  • Developed problem-solving and critical-thinking skills by presenting challenges to boost self-esteem and performance.
  • Prepared and administered grade-specific tests and examinations regulated by school district to monitor students' growth and to report progress to parents.
  • Sourced supplies to fill gaps in student activities.
  • Created lesson plans to correlate with state curriculum standards and devised educational programs to meet educational objectives.
  • Administered various reading tests and determined student reading levels based on assessment findings.
  • Individualizing students educational plan for their success
  • Provided warm, supportive environment for developing academic, social and emotional growth.
  • Designed and presented lesson plans in one or more academic subjects using variety of teaching techniques to appeal to various learning styles within assigned grade level.
  • Reinforced positive behavior by encouraging efforts through affirmation statements and praising accomplishments.
  • Taught core subjects of math, science, technology and history.
  • Established open communication and positive relationships with students, parents, peers and administrative staff.
  • Met with parents to review Individualized Education Plans for at-risk students.
  • Included multicultural awareness in class discussions to meet state standards.
  • Maintained student portfolios to monitor learning progress and completion of work required for promotion to next grade level.
Estate Sale Associate, 07/2014 to 10/2020
Hacienda La Puente UnifiedIndustry, PA,
  • Prepared merchandise for houses by pricing or tagging and researching the value of items to benefit our clients
  • Engaged with customers to effectively build rapport and lasting relationships.
  • Worked alongside families involved and coworkers to enhance product presentations and advertising collateral.
  • Evaluated inventory and delivery needs and optimized strategies to meet customer demands.
  • Maintained records related to sales, returns and inventory availability.
  • Prepared large cash deposits with zero discrepancies.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain and stage houses to visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Achieved perfect attendance and on-time record.
  • Developed, marketed and sold full range of products and support services.
  • Boosted sales by conferring with customers to evaluate purchase requirements and recommend best-fit company offerings.
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing, accessories, history of the antiquities, and proper care for merchandise.
  • Provided positive first impressions to welcome existing, new and potential customers.
  • Grew sales and boosted profits, applying proactive management strategies by enhancing sales.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies such as recommending accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue. Offered upcoming sale information with other items offered.
  • Increased sales by offering advice on purchases and promoting additional products.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with quick and professional handling of the estate by cleaning, donating, and aide in items to ease the transition of a move.
Elementary School Teacher, 07/1996 to 08/1998
Paulding County School DistrictCity, STATE,

After graduating college with honors I began my teaching career as a 3rd grade teacher moving to Georgia. I was fortunate to br mentored by some amazing educators as I attended workshops, furthering and enhancing my ability to continue learning my field. I researched all types of teaching styles and trends in education. I considered myself a professional student in writing and instruction. It was here that I was then

Honored by the Atlanta Journal Constitution as one of Georgia's first year teachers of the year through my peers, administrators, community, and parents of my students.

Master of Science: Elementary Education, Expected in 01/2001 to The University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, AL
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, Expected in 12/1995 to University of Alabama At Birmingham - Birmingham, AL

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School Attended

  • The University of Alabama
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham

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