english and ap research teacher resume example with 15+ years of experience

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

Passionate English Teacher with 10+ years of experience teaching students literature and English language skills. Expert at educating students with well-rounded lessons in grammar, reading and writing. Motivated with strong history helping students advance English language abilities for future personal and professional success.

  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Classroom Management
  • Language Arts Core Curriculum
  • AP and College Prep
  • Staff Development
03/2012 to Current English and AP Research Teacher Port Huron Area School District | City, STATE,
  • Customized innovative methods and materials to produce effective learning experiences.
  • Tested students on concepts taught in class to determine comprehension levels.
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for students.
  • Taught essay writing classes to prepare students for college-level writing.
  • Encouraged student critical thinking and discussion using a variety of teaching techniques.
  • Directed full classrooms of students to develop various kinds of research.
09/2011 to 04/2012 Seminar Instructor University Of Michigan | City, STATE,
  • Advised students individually on improving instructional strategies and classroom management fluency through direct instruction and in class simulations.
  • Maintained student engagement through creative subject delivery and learning activities.
  • Modeled instructional practices for teaching world language including interactive notebooks and TPR storytelling.
  • Provided letters of recommendation and other referrals to students pursuing further education programs or postgraduate employment.
12/2010 to 03/2012 WIA Facilitator St. Clair County RESA | City, STATE,
  • Guided students concerning academic goals, occupation preferences and college requirements.
  • Met with students to address attendance, grades and credits to ensure graduation requirements were met.
  • Monitored academic performance, behavior and attendance students.
  • Helped students develop employment and academic goals and tracked progress as students strove to receive financial incentives.
09/2008 to 06/2010 7th Grade ELA Teacher National Heritage Academies Metro Charter Academy | City, STATE,
  • Educated students on spelling, grammar and language rules through developmentally appropriate curriculum.
  • Promoted student growth by encouraging independent thinking, judgment and thought expression.
  • Monitored classroom activity to proactively resolve behavioral issues.
  • Devised lesson plans aligned with curriculum and met varying student needs.
01/2007 to 04/2007 Field Instructor University Of Michigan School Of Education | City, STATE,
  • Maintained student engagement through creative subject delivery and learning activities.
  • Designed collaborative learning exercises to capitalize on students' resources and skills.
  • Trained, led and oversaw preservice student teachers and provided feedback regarding instruction and classroom management.
09/2004 to 06/2006 9th and 10th Grade English Teacher HEART Academy | City, STATE,
  • Developed a robust 9th and 10th Grade reading curriculum to enhance learning through culturally diverse and rigorous texts.
  • Promoted student growth by encouraging independent thinking, judgment and thought expression.
  • Cultivated collaborative and innovative learning environment to meet each student's unique educational needs.
  • Collaborated with other subject and grade-level teachers to build complementary educational frameworks for students.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2007 to to Master of Arts | Education Administration And Policy University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI GPA:
Expected in 05/2003 to to Bachelor of Arts | English And Education Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI GPA:
Teaching-Related Experiences
  • Port Huron High School Equity Team Member: attended monthly equity leadership trainings focused on how to analyze data to understand disproportionality in discipline for vulnerable groups of students of color. Provided input on district equity goals. Led roundtables that connected equity and curriculum in the ELA department. Led discussion group for 1619 podcast series with staff members.
  • PHASD ELA Curriculum Committee Member: served in an advisory capacity to interrogate the rigor, depth, complexity, and diversity of the ELA Curriculum for grades 9-12 within Port Huron Area School District.
  • Meadow Brook Writing Project Teacher Institute: attended a three week teacher professional development program and developed a demonstration project to share with colleagues, reflected on writing and teaching practices, prepared for a leadership role as a consultant and counselor to other teachers. Earned a Teacher Consultant certification through the National Writing Project
  • Recipient of a $20,000 Classroom4theFuture Grant through St. Clair County RESA to transform classroom space and further improve student engagement and instructional outcomes. Engaged in weekly professional development and presented findings from the yearlong professional development series.
  • Co-sponsor for the Class of 2016: supervised fundraising efforts, led meetings with student officers, supervised special events, participated in graduation ceremony.

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School Attended

  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • Michigan State University

Job Titles Held:

  • English and AP Research Teacher
  • Seminar Instructor
  • WIA Facilitator
  • 7th Grade ELA Teacher
  • Field Instructor
  • 9th and 10th Grade English Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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