elementary school teacher resume example with 7+ years of experience

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


Motivated Educator passionate about promoting inclusion, critical thinking skills and student development. Skillful in guiding students through the learning process through clear objectives, managing classroom environments and student behavior with positive and proactive strategies. Excellent communication, relationship-building and problem-solving abilities.

  • Microsoft Office proficiency. Google Docs/Slides/Sheets proficient. E-class proficient. Familiar with Google Classroom and sheets. Experience using SMARTboard technologies. Rewarded by the county for perfect attendance for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • Excellent communication
  • Conferences
  • Data analysis
  • Leadership skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Classroom management
  • Test preparation
  • Field trips
  • Lesson plans
  • Parental communication
  • Lesson planning
  • Behavior management
07/2015 to Current Elementary School Teacher Hacienda La Puente Unified | Industry, PA,
  • 4th and 2nd Grade Teacher Lilburn, Georgia Taught 4th grade for 3 years and 2nd grade for 2 year plus this current year with a class of 23-28 students across all content areas and diversities.
  • Continued professional development.
  • ESOL endorsement in progress.
  • Collaborate Team Meetings and Planning.
  • Data analysis of District Assessments compared to the cluster, district, and county.
  • Looked for discrepancies in data and identified misconceptions.
  • Assessment Leadership Team: analyze data and use guidelines to create district assessments for the county.
  • E-class proficient - using a student based site to assist in student learning at home and in school to include digital learning days.
  • Taught After School intervention program for struggling students.
  • Taught summer school.
  • Conducted APTT meetings to foster parent teacher teams.
  • Proficient with technology.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using various teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Improved students' reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.
  • Worked with students to create student led goals in Reading and Math.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and increase participation for comprehensive and long-term student success.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with district and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
  • Utilized technology resources, including SMART Boards, E-Class, and Google Classroom applications to develop lesson plans.
  • Created safe, nurturing environment of trust and respect.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
09/2013 to 07/2014 Grade Teacher RIVER OAKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL | City, STATE,
  • Taught a 3rd grade class of 23 students across all content areas; developing daily lesson plans and units using creative lessons incorporating manipulatives, technology, and student made materials.
  • Worked with the grade level team and school specialists to provide a supportive classroom environment for all students, including ESOL, gifted/talented, and special needs students.
  • Encouraged student participation through peer monitoring and tutoring.
  • Implemented a “classroom economy” developed by the third grade team.
  • Implemented new practices learned through teacher professional training.
  • Conducted parent-teacher conferences.
  • Used assessments and data to improve student success in the classroom, state-wide testing, and the future.
  • Participated in a Parent Outreach Committee to encourage parent involvement in after school activities.
07/2012 to 05/2013 Volunteer English Teacher MA’ASE OLAM | City, STATE,
  • Taught English as a Foreign Language to small groups of 3rd to 6th grade students, as part of a program instituted to reduce the achievement gap in Israeli public schools.
  • Assessed level of proficiency, created lesson plans, implemented curriculum for students of varying English knowledge and academic abilities.
  • Worked collaboratively with the English teacher, principal, and peer volunteers.
Education and Training
Expected in 2013 to to | , , GPA:
MASA ISRAEL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT March, Participant Jerusalem, Israel Learned Advanced leadership skills, including team management, organizational behavior, creative problem solving, and effective communication. Created a community map and leadership action plan. Participated in a follow-up seminar, by exclusive invitation.
Expected in 2013 to to | , , GPA:
Student Achva Academic College of Education, Israel Attended 60 academic hours of lectures and workshops of pedagogical methods for teaching English as a Foreign Language in primary and secondary schools.
Expected in 2012 to to | Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Education GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, Fairfax, Virginia GPA:
GPA: 3.74
Expected in 2010 to to B.A. | Integrative Studies, Elementary Education GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, Fairfax, Virginia GPA:
GPA: 3.29
  • Assessment Leadership Team Participant and Member Professional raining that lead to the creation of an assessment leadership team to analyze items on district assessments, adjust those items to align them to the standards and appropriate depth of knowledge.
  • Dr. Lisa Meyers Training Participant School-wide training to provide strategies and manipulatives for mathematics and language arts, to help engage students with a high level of literacy instruction.
Additional Information
  • Student November/December, 2014 Professional courses to meet 15 hours of DOJ ESOL/ELL professional learning. Reading/Writing Connection for ELLs as well as Science with an ELL Lens. Courses provided vocabulary rich activities and programs to assist ELL students.

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