elementary teacher resume example with 12 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Compassionate Teacher with over 15 years of experience in teaching students with a wide range of abilities, levels, and cultural backgrounds. Experience in building connections with students to strengthen engagement and help each reach full potential through skill-building. Effective in assessing different learning needs and adjusting lessons to meet individual needs. Easily cultivates trusting relationships with students, parents, and teachers, which is a skill that will be beneficial to entering the field of counseling.

  • Multitasking ability
  • Adaptable style
  • Classroom management
  • Parental communication
  • Detail oriented
  • Creative lesson plan development
  • Outcomes tracking
  • Special needs students
Education and Training
University of North Texas Denton, TX, Expected in 08/1994 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
Travis Unified - Elementary Teacher
Fairfield, CA, 08/2008 - 05/2011
  • Directed individualized instruction in various subjects to achieve educational goals and drive curriculum requirements.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions as well as, teaching respect for different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Oversaw class field trips to keep students safe and educate about related topics.
  • Participated in professional development workshops during academic school year and summer.
  • Met with parents to communicate students' progress, achievements and classroom issues, often with a translator to overcome language barriers.
  • Brought in purchased and donated materials to round out supplies for classroom activities.
  • Prepared lessons for students whose primary language was Japanese and learned English as a second language.
Catholic Schools - Middle School English Language Arts Teacher
Bryan, TX, 08/2011 - 01/2017
  • Managed consistent, learning-focused classroom environments by establishing and communicating clear objectives for all students.
  • Facilitated activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Coordinated materials and created instructional plans for each week to meet overall course objectives. Plans were submitted and evaluated by supervisors weekly.
  • Delivered clear, informative lectures on subject matter framed to meet state standards.
  • Evaluated submitted assignments for clarity and skills, assigned grades and discussed results with struggling students to enhance understanding of course objectives.
  • Improved child-bonding skills by coordinating IEP meetings and family conferences.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and areas for improvement.
  • Attended variety of professional development workshops centered on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
Windermere Real Estate - Real Estate Broker
Denver, CO, 07/2017 - 09/2019
  • Analyzed housing markets and identified potential buyers.
  • Managed real estate transactions from initiation to closing.
  • Wrote contracts between buyers and sellers and ensured adherence.
  • Advertised properties to general public via networking, brochures, ads and multiple listing services to maximize exposure.
  • Educated clients on current real estate market and answered any questions.
  • Followed up with prospects throughout sales processes.
  • Showed residential properties and explained features, value and benefits of available homes.
  • Successfully guided home buyers and sellers through sales and purchase of properties.
  • Prepared contract documents, purchase agreements and closing statements.
  • Negotiated contracts and coordinate with lenders, attorneys and inspectors.
Freeport School District 145 - ESL Teacher
Freeport, IL, 01/2019 - Current
  • Teach lessons encompassing range of skill-building activities for speaking, writing, reading and listening.
  • Conduct individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Provide one-on-one instruction for non-English speaking students within classroom settings.
  • Employ visual and auditory approaches to make lessons interesting and interactive.
  • Attend professional development workshops focused on learning goals and classroom management.
  • Assist Chinese students in learning English as second language.
  • Track student progress through assessment.
  • Conduct 25-50 classes each week focused on English as a second language.
Additional Information

Other Positions Held: Middle School English Teacher, Breezewood Christian School. K4 Teacher, Cumberland United Methodist Preschool.

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School Attended

  • University of North Texas

Job Titles Held:

  • Elementary Teacher
  • Middle School English Language Arts Teacher
  • Real Estate Broker
  • ESL Teacher


  • Bachelor of Arts

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