Elementary Teacher resume example with 13+ years of experience

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

Upbeat teacher devoted to promoting student learning and enhancing individual potential. Skillful in directing classroom environments and enhancing student behavior through positive and forward-thinking approaches. Caring relationship-builder with analytical mindset and good decision-making skills.

  • Behavioral improvements
  • Safety awareness
  • Curriculum Development
  • Team collaboration
  • Technology integration
  • Relationship building
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Classroom management
Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT Expected in 04/2016 Bachelor of Science : Interdisciplinary Studies - GPA :
Southern Utah University Cedar City, UT Expected in Gifted and Talented Endorsement : - GPA :
Weber State University Ogden, UT Expected in 06/1992 Associate of Science General : Education - GPA :
Work History
Calvary Albuquerque - Elementary Teacher
Albuquerque, NM, 08/2016 - Current
  • Classroom teacher in 5th and 6th grades.
  • Worked with students from various socioeconomic statuses at Eastwood Elementary and Whittier Elementary.
  • Nominated for Granite Education Foundation Excel Award.
  • 6th grade team lead, member of MTSS and facilitator, gifted teacher for 5th grade, gifted coordinator for Whittier, worked with PBIS implementation, pilot program for Sammy’s Buddies in Utah, mentor teacher for student teachers.
  • Provided warm, supportive environment for developing academic, social and emotional growth.
  • Designed engaging and personalized instruction to nurture and empower students, resulting in positive learning outcomes and student goal achievement.
  • Communicated student progress, academic difficulties or behavioral concerns to parents, guardians and administration using tact and professionalism to improve student academic performance.
  • Reinforced positive behavior by encouraging efforts through affirmation statements and praising accomplishments.
  • Introduced classroom games and various outdoor recreational events to promote physical, mental and social development.
Wayne Resa - Behavior Support Aide
Detroit, MI, 10/2014 - 12/2015
  • Provided expertise and assistance for multiple schools in Granite School District in behavior management systems, data collection and behavior interventions.
  • Implemented behavior goals as stated on students IEP.
  • Supported behavior improvement strategies by modeling appropriate choices and reinforcing good behaviors.
  • Worked one on one with students that had low academic skills.
  • Kept and tracked data on student's behavior.
  • Supported teachers in classrooms while helping implement behavior intervention plans.
  • Completed Mandt training yearly.
  • Used verbal and physical de-escalation techniques in crisis situations.
Adams County School District 50 - Para Educator
Westminster, CO, 11/2008 - 10/2014
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoors activities to promote student safety.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Monitored classroom to observe students' progress in developing skills as well as manage distracting or inappropriate behavior.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
Jordan School District, Terra Linda Elementary - Orchestra Teacher
City, STATE, 09/2002 - 05/2004
  • Orchestra teacher to 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students.
  • Taught beginning students how to play violin, viola, and cello instruments, and to read and understand music.
  • Organized and led recitals on school level and for parents.
  • Recruited and ran afternoon orchestra program in Jordan School District.
  • Familiarized students with basic concepts of music such as notes, tempo, symphony, beats, compositions and chords.

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School Attended

  • Western Governors University
  • Southern Utah University
  • Weber State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Elementary Teacher
  • Behavior Support Aide
  • Para Educator
  • Orchestra Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Gifted and Talented Endorsement
  • Associate of Science General

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