Head Of Science resume example with 16+ years of experience

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A reliable, creative, passionate, studious, organized, and honest person with the ability to think “outside the box” to quickly adapt to new and challenging situations. Able to handle stress and effectively manage multiple tasks. A caring and patient person who is willing to devote personal time to my students and fellow teachers to ensure their success.

  • Instructor
  • Mentoring
  • Modeling
  • Planning and coordination
  • Organizational skills
  • Troubleshooting
  • Working collaboratively
  • Flexible
  • Team management
  • People skills
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Work ethic
  • Critical thinking
  • Training & Development
  • Creative
Education and Training
Concordia University Portland, OR, Expected in 01/2018 Master of Science Degree : Curriculum Instruction – Science - GPA :
  • Magna cum laude graduate
University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND, Expected in 05/2000 Bachelor of Science Degree : Secondary Education - Science - GPA :
  • Cum laude graduate
Bemidji State University Bemidji, MN Expected in 05/1994 Bachelor of Arts : Exercise Physiology - GPA :
  • Cum laude graduate
Oura - Head of Science
San Francisco, CA, 07/2006 - Current
  • Developed curriculum and designed guides for all logic school and non-AP rhetoric school courses, based on the Texas TEKS and National Science Standards.
  • Conducted annual reviews of all curriculum guides.
  • Active role in pursuing, evaluating, and hiring science teachers in 6-12th grade.
  • Establish and lead continuing education courses to enhance science practices for science faculty.
  • Designed laboratory/classrooms for all 6th-12th grade courses.
  • Led instruction on classroom management and affective teaching strategies to new hires (all subject areas).
  • Ordered and maintained budget for all science classroom supplies in both logic and rhetoric school courses.
  • Improved student educational plans by advising on course selection, progress plans and career decisions.
  • Collaborated with teachers to understand and improve classroom conditions.
  • Advised students on issues such as course selection, progress toward graduation and career decisions.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality educational delivery.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
John Deere - Instructor
Des Moines, IA, 07/2006 - Current
  • Current instructor of AP Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, and Applied Anatomy.
  • Past courses taught – Issues in Science Bio-Ethics, pre-AP Chemistry, pre-AP Biology, Physics, 7th grade Life Science, and 6th grade composite Physical and Earth science.
  • Established inquiry based scientific investigations.
  • Utilized advanced modeling skills to teach complex biological processes.
  • Implemented historical and social ethical issues as impacted by scientific discovery.
  • Established field experience and annual field trips to further enrich the classroom.
  • Coordinator of student athletic training program.
  • Uploaded online lessons and tools for students to use in studies.
  • Developed guides and course materials to reinforce lecture information and help students learn.
  • Conducted tests and quizzes to evaluate student progress with course material.
  • Researched and developed innovative learning methods to optimize learning processes.
  • Tutored students requiring additional instructional assistance after class.
  • Built rapport with students and parents to increase academic success and parent engagement.
  • Observed and evaluated student performance and development and provided appropriate feedback on work.
  • Observed other instructors to learn valuable techniques.
  • Participated in workshops and trainings to improve skills and learn new methods for classroom instruction.
  • Mentored and counseled students with social adjustment and academic issues.
Fortinet Inc - Curriculum Developer
Rochester, NY, 05/2020 - 10/2020
  • Developed lesson for Protein Starter kit.
  • Created digital learning format for distance education.
  • Presented at 2020 National Science Teacher Association conference for continuing education of science teachers across the country.
  • Worked closely with technical specialists in modernization of training materials.
  • Expertly applied latest teaching tool and classroom methodologies.
  • Developed curriculum and learning materials to increase comprehension.
  • Defined and articulated learning outcomes, including measurements, performance metrics and changes to improve student learning.
Lessonbee - Instructional Designer
Mount Vernon, NY, 07/2013 - 04/2014
  • Created monthly lessons for Biology curriculum enhancement.
  • Identified National Standards addressed in lessons that coordinated to kits available through Carolina Biological.
  • Designed 9 new courses to meet Biology classroom instructional needs.
Professional Memberships

National Association of Biology Teachers

Texas Association of Biology Teachers

National Association of Science Teachers

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School Attended

  • Concordia University
  • University of North Dakota
  • Bemidji State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Head of Science
  • Instructor
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Instructional Designer


  • Master of Science Degree
  • Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts

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