first grade teacher resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • :

Enthusiastic educator passionate about supporting students in achieving goals. Dedicated and caring with excellent relationship-building and communication skills.

Encouraging and positive to boost self-esteem in students of all ability levels. Resourceful educator supporting variety of methods to instruct students in and outside classroom. Dedicated to motivating others and knowledgeable in safety procedures and other classroom requirements.

Goal-oriented educator with passion and drive teaching young children. Upbeat when engaging with students and driven to maintain positive parent-teacher relationships. Focused on advancing student success resulting in academic excellence and social development.

  • Effectively work with parents
  • Differentiated instruction specialist
  • Classroom discipline
  • Effective listening
  • Tutoring and coaching
  • Team collaboration
  • Tutoring and after school help
  • Positive student engagement
  • CPR/First-aid certified
  • Differentiated learning techniques
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Analytical decision making
  • Group teaching ability
  • Discipline and feedback
  • Lesson plan development
  • Classroom oversight
  • Individualized instruction
  • Student engagement
  • Lesson planning
  • Special needs students
First Grade Teacher, 08/2022 to 05/2023
UhcsNewark, NJ,
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Prepared and maintained classroom environments appropriate for student learning and physical, social and emotional development.
  • Managed student behavior in classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Encouraged student critical thinking and discussion using variety of teaching techniques.
  • Prepared and presented lesson plans in academic subjects using traditional and modern teaching techniques.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student skill level.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Graded projects, exams and assignments to track student progression.
  • Graded student papers and assignments to track student progression.
  • Assisted fellow teachers with assignment development, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading.
  • Utilized behavior management skills to foster environment conducive to student learning.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using various teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
Student Teacher, 08/2021 to 12/2021
North Country AcademyBallston Spa, NY,
  • Created lesson plans to incorporate mandated topics and include immersive activities for student engagement.
  • Accepted constructive criticism and feedback with positivity in areas requiring improvement.
  • Observed educators teaching various lessons, interacting with students and managing classrooms to gain insight and understanding of duties and responsibilities.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Attended and contributed to staff meetings.
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve educational goals.
  • Developed deeper understanding of teaching strategies with increasing responsibility for student learning.
  • Worked with mentor teacher to plan instructional goals and lesson activities covering required topics.
Summer School Teacher, 06/2021 to 06/2021
Nadaburg Unified School District No. 81 - AzWittmann, AZ,
  • Interacted with children and promoted good behavior through positive reinforcement methods.
  • Created and managed hands-on activities that engaged students in learning process.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student skill level.
  • Prepared unit and lesson plans for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines and Common Core standards.
  • Taught students in various stages of cognitive, linguistic, social and emotional development.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Supported special requirements of students with learning disabilities through individualized support.
  • Developed and maintained strong student, parent and team relationships to maximize program effectiveness.
Aftercare Teacher, 01/2020 to 05/2021
Spring Education GroupBartlett, IL,
  • Executed skill acquisition programs to increase functional skills.
  • Organized and set up classrooms in preparation for lessons.
  • Created, submitted and implemented approved lesson plans and curriculum.
  • Implemented behavioral intervention plans to reduce negative behaviors.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among class of 30 students.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using variety of teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
Education and Training
: General Studies, Expected in to Metropolitan Community College - Omaha, NE
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education, Expected in 12/2021 to University of Nebraska At Omaha - Omaha, NE
Activities and Honors
  • NSSLHA member (2019)
  • NWU Willard Sorority Member (2013-2015)
  • Dean's list (all 7 semesters at UNO)
  • Cum GPA: 3.7

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Metropolitan Community College
  • University of Nebraska At Omaha

Job Titles Held:

  • First Grade Teacher
  • Student Teacher
  • Summer School Teacher
  • Aftercare Teacher


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Bachelor of Science

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: