fifth grade teacher resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Upbeat and highly capable Elementary Educator devoted to promoting student learning and enhancing individual potential. Skilled 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. Skilled Elementary School Teacher highly effective at providing individualized support to all students. Hardworking Elementary School Teacher bringing 15 years' experience in education. Dedicated to student success. Enthusiastic Elementary School Teacher eager to help students learn and develop in academic, social, and emotional areas. Results-focused Elementary School Teacher specializing in building productive relationships and strong support networks around students. High-energy teacher/counselor offers knowledge and abilities to new position dedicated to helping social economic students. Skilled in activity coordination, student assessment and record keeping. Persistent in uncovering and meeting individual student needs.

Work History
04/2014 to Current
Fifth Grade Teacher Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic Schools Chicago, IL,
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Maintain classroom discipline.
  • Completed daily report to communicate student's performance and behavior to parents.
  • Designed a teaching plan and use activities and instructional methods to motivate children.
  • Create and reinforce classroom rules, work with school administration and prepare students for standardized tests.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Chaperoned field trips to maintain safety and encourage learning.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
09/2013 to 04/2014
Special Education Teacher Civitas Schools Chicago, IL,
  • Consulted/collaborated with staff, parents, and agencies for the purpose of ensuring appropriate delivery of services • Assessed the educational needs of the student in order to plan an appropriate program of individualized instruction.
  • Provided appropriate physical and psychological environment and reinforce acceptable student behavior, attitudes, and social skills.
  • Developed and implemented annual Individualized Educational Program (IEP) plans for students to include: present levels of educational performance, special education needs, instructional goals and objectives, and the special education and related services required to meet those goals.
  • Employed various teaching techniques, methods and principles of learning to enable students to meet their IEP goals • Scheduled team meetings and works cooperatively with child study team members and others in developing instructional goals and strategies.
  • Organized instruction material, including constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Communicated nonverbally with children to provide comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
08/2012 to 06/2013
Special Education Resource Teacher Francis Howell School District Saint Charles, MO,
  • Developed and delivered Individualized Education Plan for the purpose of meeting the Individual needs of exceptional students • Worked with students who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities.
  • Adapted general education lessons and teach various subjects, such as reading, writing, and math, to students with mild and moderate disabilities.
  • Provided instruction and support which facilitates the participation of students with disabilities in the regular classroom.
  • Consulted/collaborated with staff, parents, and agencies for the purpose of ensuring appropriate delivery of services • On-going planning with regular classroom teachers and also promoted and supported the school Student Study Team (SST).
  • Scheduled services for students for the purpose of providing efficient services for students • Evaluate students for the purpose of identifying student's needs.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Organized instruction material, including constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Caring and dependable
  • Spanish
  • Tutoring
  • Emotional Support
  • Cognitive Disabilities Knowledge
  • Lesson Planning
  • Dependable
  • Verbal communication
  • Teamwork
  • Behavioral Intervention
  • Group Instruction
Expected in to to
: Multiple Subject Credential
California State University - Fresno - Fresno, CA
  • Member of Lambda Theta Nu
  • Majored in preparation of public and private school
  • Minored in Chicano Latino Studies
Expected in to to
Master of Science in Counseling: Counseling And Student Services
California State University, Fresno - Fresno, CA,
  • Coursework in preparation of public and private school counselors.
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
Expected in to to
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies: Liberal Studies
California State University - Fresno - Fresno, CA
  • Coursework in multidisciplinary preparation in the Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences, Human Development, and the Arts.
  • Graduated with 3.5 GPA
  • Association of Madera Unified School Teacher
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Volunteer

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School Attended

  • California State University - Fresno
  • California State University, Fresno
  • California State University - Fresno

Job Titles Held:

  • Fifth Grade Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Resource Teacher


  • Master of Science in Counseling
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

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