Grade 1 Teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Talented early education professional with diverse experience in planning and implementing various activities for promoting physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth of children.

  • Masters in Early Childhood Education (Pre K- 3)
  • Bachelors in Psychology
  • 17+ years of Professional teaching experience
  • Several graduate credits earned beyond Master's degree
  • Several years of Coaching Experience in field hockey and track
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Director of before and after school movement programs
  • Active in various school enrichment programs
  • Neuromotive coach certified
  • Love of Science
  • Brain Gym certified
  • owner/director of enrichment through movement small business
  • held several in-service days for teachers on "movement in the classroom"
  • Created own before school movement program at my school to help children build gross and fine motor skills, while developing strength and mobility.
  • Started my own movement program outside of school that promotes the brain and body connection and helps children prepare for both academic and social success
  • Held professional development days on "movement in the Classroom" for other professionals
  • Selected as a member of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
  • Certified Brain Gym coach
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Supervised several student teachers
Grade 1 teacher, 07/2013 to 06/2016
Salina Unified School DistrictSalina, KS,

Grade 1 Classroom Teacher all subjects

  • Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning.
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Strengthened parent-teacher and parent-child communication by holding regular parent-teacher conferences.
  • Attended Brain Gym workshop and coached peers in the latest developments in Movement and the Brain.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
Grade 3 teacher, 09/2000 to 05/2013
Avon Public SchoolsAvon, CT,

October 2000-2002- Grade 3 Science Teacher

Responsible for delivering the third grade science curriculum, in an innovative and creative way, to eight different third grade classrooms. Teaching techniques included hands on activities, group problem solving and project based learning. I also co-taught Math in each of these classrooms as the role of "classroom reduction" teacher.

August 2002-2003- Grade 4 Math and Science Classroom teacher

Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning in the subject areas of Math and Science.  Co-teaching model where I saw two different groups of children a day.

August 2003-2013- Grade 3 Classroom Teacher (all subjects)

Differentiated instruction in all subject areas according to student ability and skill level. Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents and administration regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
Personal Trainer, 07/2016 to Current
VacasaDover, DE,
  • Counsel clients on proper nutrition and exercise habits.
  • Participate in club promotions to recruit new members and increase club sales.
  • Carefully evaluate member needs and assisted them in achieving personal fitness goals.
  • Guide clients in safe exercise, taking into account individualized physical limitations.
Pre-K/Kindergarten teacher, 04/1998 to 08/2000
Early Learning CenterCity, STATE,
Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles. Established a safe play environment for the children. Distributed quarterly educational assessments, similar to report cards, to each parent. Maintained daily records of children’s individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 1994
Merrimack College - Cambridge, MA
Masters: Early Childhood Education, Expected in 2000
Lesley University - Cambridge, MA

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  • Merrimack College
  • Lesley University

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