high school geography history and civics teacher resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic teacher eager to improve personal skills and contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of pedagogic, teaching, and training in Geography, History and Civics. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the high school teaching in the USA.

  • Seeds and planting skills certified "Trees For the Future" (2008)
  • Homeschool understanding
  • Vulnerability and risk assessment
  • Physical geography
  • Lessons and activities
  • Documentation understanding
  • Teacher collaboration
Work History
High School Geography, History and Civics Teacher, 09/2014 to 01/2016
Government High School Of ObalaCity, STATE,
  • Created engaging lesson plans, fostered culture of discovery and provided well-organized classroom structure to help students succeed in geography, history and Civics program.
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in Social behavior.
  • Evaluated students' academic and social growth, kept appropriate records and prepared progress reports to gauge performance.
  • Organized laboratory activities for optimum learning, including preparing lectures, discussions and student experiments.
  • Prepared individualized lesson plans and educational materials to structure Geography, History and Civics curriculum to needs of each student.
  • Worked collaboratively with school administrators to implement intellectually challenging videos program (Volcanoes, Plates tectonics movements, seisms, mapping, territory planning, Colonial invasion, civics rights violation example, social justice difference with structure justice, etc.) that provided creative outlet for students.
  • Met and exceeded class-wide achievement and proficiency standards as established by state testing departments.
  • Maintained positive and professional classroom environment throughout school year.
  • Collaborated on and implemented innovative pedagogical initiatives that focused on student-first, hands-on and experiential learning to foster French instruction.
  • Conducted fieldworks, enterprise and administration visits to concretized the teachings.
Research Assistant in Geography/Geospatial Analyst, 08/2001 to 01/2016
University Of Yaounde ICity, STATE,
  • Wrote and edited data collection forms and questionnaires.
  • Performed statistical, qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Collaborated with leadership team to identify relevant questions and determine best methods of collection.
  • Summarized search results by preparing written reports, graphs, fact sheets and tables.
  • Planned, modified and executed geospatial research techniques, procedures and tests.
  • Developed macros, special formulas and other actions to produce reliable and consistent statistical reviews.
  • Conducted meticulous research to identify information and answer multifaceted questions.
  • Evaluated potential subject participants to assess suitability for planned studies.
  • Analyzed geospatial data using both modern and traditional methods.
  • Planned, modified, and executed research techniques, procedures and tests.
  • Validated incoming data to check information accuracy and integrity while independently locating and correcting concerns.
  • Gathered, arranged and corrected research data to create representative graphs and charts highlighting results for presentations.
  • Entered data into geospatial software such as Xlstat, ERDAS IMAGINE, ARGIS and ENVI, to modeled results and generated reports.
  • Generated data models, performed interpolation, prediction, krigging, remote sensing, etc. analysis and helped produce reports outlining results.
  • Prepared materials for reports, presentations and submission to peer-reviewed journal publications.
  • Collected, prepared and tested wide range of satellite images samples.
  • Supervised undergraduate students working on research projects.
  • Taught applied and practical courses to complete and support the core teachings
  • Worked with principal investigators to coordinate qualitative research.
  • Conducted legal researched and drafted legal memos and summaries.
  • Documented procedures and results with high degree of accuracy and precision.
  • Prepared literature for reports, presentations or submission to peer-review journals.
  • Assisted in research support of data processing operations for large survey research projects.
  • Recorded data and maintained source documentation following good documentation practices.
  • Helped with large survey research projects and provided research support for data processing operations.
  • Organized paperwork, including participant-informed consent waivers and research scope documentation.
  • Helped team meet regulatory requirements by coordinating documentation and filings.
  • Supported design and implementation of survey instruments such as telephone questionnaires to obtain study information.
Head of Geography, History and Civics Department, 09/2007 to 08/2009
Meiganga Technical High SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Minimized resource and time losses by addressing High School Manager pedagogic issue directly and implementing timely solutions.
  • Tracked teachers attendance and hours coverage.
  • Evaluated teachers skills and knowledge regularly, providing hands-on training and mentoring to individuals with lagging skills.
  • Developed monthly and daily pedagogic projects to provide students and parents a satisfying program.
  • Managed schedules, accepted time off requests and found coverage for short shifts.
  • Prepared detailed reports monthly and quarterly on updates to pedagogic project specifications, progress, identified conflicts and department activities.
  • Handled complementary teaching tasks to immediately rectify new colleagues issues before a department meeting with national inspector of pedagogy.
  • Mentored newly hired teachers on new manuals and assist the national inspectors in developing training manual for reference purposes.
  • Established open and professional relationships with team members which helped resolve issues and conflicts quickly.
High School Geography, History and Civics Teacher, 09/2005 to 08/2008
Government Technical High School Of YaoundeCity, STATE,
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student centered learning.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Directed afterschool activities one day each week to provide students with interesting opportunities while maintaining student discipline.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
  • Implemented and encouraged debate-style classroom environment to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to reinforce student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Attended and facilitated IEP meetings for students and families.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and department to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Conducted fieldworks (Geography) and enterprises and administrative visits (history and civics) activities to concretized the teachings.
  • Initiated and Organized "Opened Days Doors of Geography, history and Civics" in parallel with the same technical event, to boost the interest of the students to these disciplines considered in the technical system as a "second zone" teaching.
Master of Science: Signal/Geospatial Intelligence, Expected in 05/2014 to Wesleyan University - Middletown, CT
  • Graduated with 3.21 GPA
  • Continuing education in geospatial Sciences
  • Majored in Remote Sensing and Geospatial Information Sciences
Master of Arts: Geography, Expected in 09/2007 to Dakota State University - Madison, SD
  • Majored in Physical geography / Natural Resources Management
  • Continuing education in Geospatial Sciences
Bachelor of Science: Geological And Earth Sciences, Expected in 12/2005 to Dakota State University - Madison, SD
  • Majored in Geography
  • Minored in History and Civics
Master of Science: Geography, Expected in 02/2005 to University of Advancing Technology - Tempe, AZ
  • Majored in Physical geography/Natural Resources Management
  • Continuing education in Geospatial Information Sciences
Bachelor of Arts: Geography, Expected in 08/2001 to University of Yaounde - Yaounde (Cameroon),
  • Majored in Physical geography
  • Continuing education in Geospatial Information Sciences
High School Diploma: , Expected in 07/1997 to Manengouba High School - Nkongsamba (Cameroon),
  • Majored in Litterature and Philosophy
  • First Aid/CPR Certified, GMI (January, 2020)
  • Certified Coursera (John Hopkins University) , Data Sciences Analyst - Online ( Eight classes, 2016)
  • Certified "Trees For the Future" - Online (May, 2008)

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School Attended

  • Wesleyan University
  • Dakota State University
  • Dakota State University
  • University of Advancing Technology
  • University of Yaounde
  • Manengouba High School

Job Titles Held:

  • High School Geography, History and Civics Teacher
  • Research Assistant in Geography/Geospatial Analyst
  • Head of Geography, History and Civics Department
  • High School Geography, History and Civics Teacher


  • Master of Science
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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