english education volunteer resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Christian adventurer teacher skilled in motivating and mentoring kids of all ages to develop their character alongside their skills. Dedicated to improving student minds and hearts through intentional relationship building and creating a positive, stable learning environment regardless of location or circumstances. Patient but firm, enthusiastic but collected, and always working in the best interest of the kids. 
  • Advanced Middle Proficiency in Georgian (Kartuli) the 8th hardest language in the world for English speakers
  • Mentor teacher to new Peace Corps trainees
  • Editor of TESOL/TEFL Resource Book, a book of teaching games/activities for teachers and volunteers
  • Creator and editor of a 120-page Exam Preparation Handbook for teachers and volunteers
  • Organized 5 week-long summer camps for students ages 8-15
  • Managed 6 weekly English clubs for 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th-11th grades
  • Put together parties, holiday celebrations, and concerts for students in K-12th 
  • Focused on ensuring character development occurs alongside skill development
Work History
03/2015 to Current English Education Volunteer Calvary Christian Academy | Fort Lauderdale, FL,
  • Taught English lessons to grades 1 through 12 with co-teachers in a rural village while living with a local host family (class sizes ranged from 3 to 20 students)
  • Privately tutored individual students (ages 6-18) in English conversational, listening, writing and reading skills.
  • Incorporated critical and creative thinking activities into daily lessons with a focus on character development and maintaining a positive classroom environment.
  • Implemented a grant to equip the community with their first fully-resourced English room, complete with furniture, technology, and educational materials. 

2015 to 03/2016 Substitute Teacher Pearland Independent School District | City, STATE,
  • Took assignments as a substitute teacher in all grades (K-12th) and a variety of subjects, at 8 different campuses in the district including elementary, middle, junior high, high school, and the alternative campus. 

07/2013 to 07/2013 Journalism Teacher; Cabin Counselor Camp Mystic For Girls | City, STATE,
  • Created curriculum and wrote lesson plans for the journalism activity at a 10-day all-girls outdoor camp
  • Taught students skills in journalism, organization, writing, and reporting, which culminated in the camp's newspaper
  • Co-counselor for a cabin of 20 5th-6th grade aged girls, some away from home for the first time

Expected in 2014 Bachelor of Arts | English Language and Literature Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas GPA:
  • Magnum Cum Laude Graduate, 3.74 GPA
  • Minor in Classical Studies (proficiency in Classical Latin)
  • Undergraduate Research Scholar in English
  • Graduated a semester early
Expected in Spring 2013 Study Abroad | English and History University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom GPA:
  • Accepted as a formal exchange student to Nottingham, enrolled as a full student for four advanced courses in English and History
  • Took the month-long spring break as an opportunity to travel inexpensively through England, Switzerland, France, and Spain
Expected in 2014 TESOL/TEFL Certification | TESOL/TEFL Global Leadership College , Online, GPA:
  • Completed 160 hours of coursework over 11 months with a 4.0 average
  • Demonstrated mastery in classroom management techniques, teaching strategies, communication skills, skill development in grammar, pronunciation, reading, speaking, writing, and listening. 
  • Spotlight Peace Corps Georgia Volunteer for Peace Corps Headquarters, 2016
  • Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Award Recipient, 2014
  • Liberal Arts Study Abroad Scholarship Recipient, 2013

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Nottingham
  • Global Leadership College

Job Titles Held:

  • English Education Volunteer
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Journalism Teacher; Cabin Counselor


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Study Abroad
  • TESOL/TEFL Certification

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