first grade teacher resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Hardworking and reliable educator devoted to promoting student learning and enhancing individual potential. Dedicated to fostering social skills, teaching proactive strategies for cultivating positive behavior, and character development in an inclusive and equitable environment. Skillful in directing classroom and community environments as well as enhancing student development through positive and forward-thinking approaches. Caring relationship-builder with analytical mindset and strong decision-making skills.

Master of Arts: Teacher Learning & Teacher Education, Expected in 08/2017 to University Of Nebraska - Lincoln - Lincoln, NE
  • Completed Primarily Math Program
  • Certified K-2 Math Specialist
  • Minor in Mathematics
Bachelor of Arts: Education, Expected in 12/2006 to University Of Nebraska - Lincoln - Lincoln, NE
  • Major: Elementary Education
  • Elementary Education K-6 Nebraska Teaching Certification
  • Certified K-2 Math Specialist, University of Nebraska
  • Primarily Math Program Certified, University of Nebraska
  • Team Leader experience
  • Organizational skills
  • Team collaboration
  • Mentorship and Training
  • Data Representation
  • Instructional Planning
  • Problem resolution
  • Active listening
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Flexible
  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
Work History
Intervention Teacher, 08/2021 to Current
Albany Charter School Network, , Lincoln, NE
  • Helped students prepare for standardized tests and reviewed results against objectives after completion.
  • Assessed and documented student progress with established goals.
  • Developed interventions for students currently struggling or at risk of falling behind.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
  • Partnered with standard education teachers from across academic departments.
  • Utilized diverse approaches in teaching, technology and behavior modification.
  • Implemented tracking tools to evaluate successes and areas in need of improvement.
  • Gathered, organized and analyzed data on student needs and progress.
First Grade Teacher, 08/2007 to 07/2021
Texas Christian University, ,
  • Instructed up to 30 students individually, in person, and through Zoom, as well as in groups on reading, math, writing, science, social studies, health, and social/emotional areas of study.
  • Promoted student learning, behavioral, and social growth through use of the MTSS framework
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations, such as Developmental Reading Assessments and MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) Fluency Assessments.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using varied teaching methods
  • Served as cooperating teacher for 8 college level student teachers and 1 practicum student in order to prepare them to be future classroom teachers.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance
  • Planned, organized, and implemented interventions in order to improve student achievement.
  • Piloted new curriculum to address state math and grade level standards.
  • Incorporated technology, such as Google Classroom, Google Slides, use of individual student Chrome books, iPads, Seesaw, and various other forms into lesson planning to create engaging, multi-modal lessons.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing support.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • First Grade Team Leader duties included, but were not limited to working with school administrators to communicate information to team, attending regular meetings to provide input and aid in decision making regarding school improvement, and play leadership role in school community and within first grade team.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Served and collaborated on several teams, such as MTSSB, School Improvement Committee, Behavioral Intervention Support Team, Data Team, Gifted Support Committee, Team Leader Committee, School Improvement Committee, and Sunshine Committee.
  • Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies
E-Workshop Reviewer, 07/2017 to 06/2019
North Country Academy, ,
  • Reviewed content and appropriateness of materials for e-workshops and learning modules for in-service teachers on topics, which included uncovering and leveraging students' home literacies in the classroom, multilingual learners, immigrant and refugee students of African decent, etc.
  • Provided concise and constructive feedback on language choice and organization
  • Presented specific examples of module that should be improved upon, as well as examples that were well-written
  • Proofread, edited, and evaluated module and e-workshops to verify content aligned with established guidelines
  • Collaborated and communicated regularly with Dr. Kiramba, Assistant Professor of Teaching, Learning, & Teacher Education at UNL
Research Assistant, 05/2005 to 07/2006
St. John's School, ,
  • Assisted with large survey research projects and provided research support for data processing operations.
  • Conducted meticulous research to identify carbon emission from soybean and corn plants.
  • Performed data entry using Excel Spreadsheets.
  • Stocked, organized, and prepared supplies.
  • Collected and prepared biological samples of soybean roots.
Daycare Teacher, 09/2002 to 05/2005
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  • Organized daily activities for up to 50 students.
  • Collaborated with team of two additional daycare teachers to provide meaningful learning opportunities.
  • Developed age-appropriate activities and programs for children four to twelve years old.
  • Allowed for ample outdoor recreation time to support physical development.
  • Consulted with parents to build and maintain positive support networks and support continuing education strategies.
  • Implemented curriculum to enhance classes with learning-focused activities.
  • Observed children to identify individuals in need of additional support and developed strategies to improve assistance.
  • Engaged with children on individual basis to build positive relationships and promote learning.
  • Applied play-based strategies, including crafts and games, to provide diverse approaches to learning.

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School Attended

  • University Of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • University Of Nebraska - Lincoln

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  • Intervention Teacher
  • First Grade Teacher
  • E-Workshop Reviewer
  • Research Assistant
  • Daycare Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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