elementary school teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Focused and dedicated primary school educator with 8.5 years of experience. Passionate about educating children ages 7 to 8 using various activities and organizational tools. Expert developing lesson plans, creating custom class materials assigning classwork and grading tests. Diplomatic communicator when addressing parents and children about disciplinary actions.

  • Elementary education
  • Behavioral improvements
  • Standardized tests
  • Activity Planning
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Student Testing
  • Relationship building
  • Lesson Planning
  • Organizational skills
  • Student records management
  • Classroom management
Texas A & M Corpus Christi, TX, Expected in 05/2015 Teacher Certification : Early Childhood-6th Grade Generalist - GPA :
St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX, Expected in 12/1997 Master of Arts : Public Administration - GPA :
Texas A & M Corpus Christi, TX, Expected in 12/1994 BBA : Management - GPA :
Work History
Fullbloom - Elementary School Teacher
Fairview, NJ, 01/2014 - Current
  • Established open communication and positive relationships with students, parents, peers and administrative staff.
  • 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.
  • Created lesson plans to correlate with state curriculum standards and devised educational programs to meet educational objectives.
  • Provided warm, supportive environment for developing academic, social and emotional growth.
  • Reinforced positive behavior by encouraging efforts through affirmation statements and praising accomplishments.
  • Prepared and administered grade-specific tests and examinations regulated by school district to monitor students' growth and to report progress to parents.
  • Administered various reading tests and determined student reading levels based on assessment findings.
  • Taught core subjects of math, science, technology and history.
  • Created and presented clever lessons to engage students and focus on core subjects necessary for personal and academic growth.
  • Maintained student portfolios to monitor learning progress and completion of work required for promotion to next grade level.
  • Fostered student curiosity and interest in learning through hands-on activities and field trips.
Archdiocese Of San Antonio - Youth Minister
Silvia Reyes, TX, 07/2013 - Current
  • Kept records of youth participation and youth ministry budget.
  • Utilized excellent organizational and communications skills to coordinate and motivate volunteers.
  • Acted as confidant for many young church members to enhance faith and personal growth.
  • Built rapport with teenagers and guardians by delivering engaging Sunday school lectures and hosting events for youth ministry members.
  • Chaperoned students on field trips and other outdoor activities, monitoring behavior and safety.
  • Communicated with parents and guardians about church policy, events and youth participation.
  • Oversaw youth ministry budget and tracked all expenses.
  • Set goals for youth in church and communicated with parents regarding progress.
  • Raised congregational awareness of needs and contributions of youth to church life and operations.
Thrivent Financial For Lutherans - Office Manager
Loveland, CO, 10/1998 - 01/2013
  • Maintained computer and physical filing systems.
  • Oversaw office inventory activities by ordering and requisitions and stocking and shipment receiving.
  • Optimized organizational systems for payment collections, AP/AR, deposits and recordkeeping.
  • Established workflow processes, monitored daily productivity and implemented modifications to improve overall performance of personnel.
  • Managed office operations while scheduling appointments for department managers.
  • Compared vendor prices and negotiated for optimal savings.
  • Utilized client and staff feedback to maintain customer partnerships and increase revenue.
  • Sourced vendors for special project needs and negotiated contracts.
Hill Health Ctr - Medical Assistant
Hamden, CT, 06/1977 - 10/1998
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
  • Gathered forms and copied insurance cards to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing.
  • Prepared initial patient charts for admission.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Arranged surgeries with surgical center, confirming times with patients and preparing admission and consent forms.
  • Compiled necessary documents for surgical billing packages.

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School Attended

  • Texas A & M
  • St. Mary's University
  • Texas A & M

Job Titles Held:

  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Youth Minister
  • Office Manager
  • Medical Assistant


  • Teacher Certification
  • Master of Arts
  • BBA

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