High School Biology Teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Knowledgeable educator and teacher leader with over 25 years of experience providing educational guidance and mentorship to high school students. Possess capabilities in the areas of planning and instruction to meet the needs of all students while ensuring a safe and engaging classroom environment for diverse populations. Eager to parlay critical teaching expertise to a position teaching Biology using creative abilities to develop lessons and activities that require students to apply essential concepts to authentic real word problems and prepare them for a rapidly changing workforce.

  • Instructional Design
  • Curriculum Development
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Creativity
  • Teaching Organizational and Academic Strategies
  • NGSS Standards Implementation
  • Differentiated Instruction and IEP Compliance
  • Time Management
  • Technology Integration
  • Active Listener
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Teacher Mentor
  • College preparation
Work History
High School Biology Teacher, 08/1999 - Current
Peoria Unified School District Peoria, AZ,
  • Establish positive and encouraging relationships with students which help to foster appreciation for learning. Employ various hands on lessons and teaching strategies to encourage student understanding and build community within the classroom.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in the Biology PLC (Professional Learning Community) to create valuable common formative and summative assessments and embedded tasks to help drive appropriate instruction.
  • Utilize performance-based learning and assessment as well as inquiry-based learning instructional strategies.
  • Employ new technologies to help students to become scientifically literate.
  • Encourage student critical thinking through discussion of current events.
  • Collaborate with specialists to meet the needs of Special Education, 504, and ELL (English Language Learner) students requiring extra support.
  • Prepare individualized lesson plans and educational materials to structure biology curriculum to needs of each student.
  • Prepare students for higher-level education requirements.
  • Assess student comprehension through regular quizzes, tests, and assignments.
  • Organize laboratory activities, prepared lectures, and design experiments for optimum learning.
  • Develop and distribute study guides to reinforce lecture details and help students with test preparation, emphasizing study skills and test taking strategies.
  • Ensure classroom expectations are clear and consistent to allow for proper focus on learning by establishing meaningful objectives.
  • Communicate with parents to discuss student progress and classroom behavior.
  • Select and requisition appropriate texts, instructional aids, materials, and supplies to complement lesson plans.
  • Plan, develop and execute lessons reflecting Cheshire High School curriculum and NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) core educational standards.
  • Inspire academic success based on the belief that all students can achieve excellence, regardless of background.
  • Successfully taught UCONN Early College Experience Biology to high school seniors.
  • Serve on several committees to improve teaching and learning as well as school culture and advise several clubs including Student Senate and Peer Tutoring.
Non-matriculated: Business, Expected in
Tunxis Community College - Farmington, CT
6th Year: Educational Leadership, Expected in 2011
Southern CT State University - New Haven, CT,
Master of Arts: Science Education, Expected in 2002
Southern Connecticut State University - New Haven, CT
Teacher Certification: Science Education, Expected in 1995
Franklin Pierce University - Rindge, NH
Bachelor of Science: Biology, Expected in 1992
University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT,
  • Professional Educator

030 Biology, Grades 7 - 12

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School Attended

  • Tunxis Community College
  • Southern CT State University
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Franklin Pierce University
  • University of Connecticut

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  • High School Biology Teacher


  • Non-matriculated
  • 6th Year
  • Master of Arts
  • Teacher Certification
  • Bachelor of Science

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