high school science teacher resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Motivated science educator with a 18-year background in public school education. Expertise in classroom oversight, course planning, pedagogy and androgyny. Successful at collaborating with instructors, administrative leaders and support specialists to meet individual student needs. Demonstrates scientific concepts by using apparatus, experiments, charts, sketches and other instructional aids. Develops lesson plans by incorporating effective lesson design and instructs pupils in proper use, care and safe handling of chemicals, science equipment and plant and animal life. Innovative and committed to encouraging higher-order thinking to increase student performance.

  • Standardized Testing
  • Academic progress monitoring & reporting
  • Lesson plan & curriculum development
  • Learning Management System (Canvas, Google Classroom, Talent LMS)
  • Adult Learning Theory
  • Student records management
  • Lab-based learning models
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Technology integration
  • Educational leadership
  • Individualized Education Plan (IEP) & 504 Plans
  • Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills (TEKS)
  • Program development
  • Data analysis
  • Project Management
Work History
08/2019 to Current High School Science Teacher Nogales Unified School District | Nogales, AZ,
  • Pre AP Chemistry, Pre AP Biology, and Environmental Systems
  • Prepare materials and activities for students to reach learning outcomes.
  • Develop course syllabus for students to convey goals and outcomes of course.
  • Professional growth by attending professional development.
  • Student engagement activities and hands-on learning.
  • Student-centered instruction
  • Instruct students in lab 40% of the time
  • Select and requisition appropriate books and instructional aids
  • Teach approximately 90 students on information compiled from multiple sources, including textbooks, online sites and other educational materials
  • College and career preparation.
  • Data Analysis
  • More than 90% passing Biology End-of- Course Exam
  • Collaborated with specialists to meet needs of IEP and 504 students requiring extra support
07/2014 to 06/2019 Secondary Science Curriculum Specialist Arlington Independent School District | City, STATE,
  • Chemistry, Biology, and Environmental Systems
  • Created district curriculum documents: instructional focus documents including scope and sequence and Year at a Glance.
  • Developed district wide curriculum documents for extended year courses and STAAR End-of-Course (EOC) interventions.
  • Created benchmark assessment with interventions.
  • Collaborated with campuses to create campus common assessments, analyze data, and plan interventions.
  • Created and facilitated Face-to Face, blended and on-line district wide and campus professional learning sessions.
  • Cross-department collaboration to support Campus Improvement Plan (CIP).
  • Collaborated in professional learning community to prepare engaging standards based, data driven lessons aligned with Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
  • Planned and monitored technology-based learning programs.
  • Targeted diverse learning modalities in development of new course content and training programs for ESL and LEP.
  • Designed course materials and supported implementation.
  • Provided subject matter expertise on all courses, materials and lesson plans.
  • Managed team of 6 curriculum support teachers.
  • Created data driven lessons and interventions.
  • District improved Biology EOC scores by 18% in two years.
  • Identified and monitored budget expenses for teacher curriculum support
08/2012 to 07/2014 High School Science Teacher, South Hills Fort Worth Independent School District | City, STATE,
  • AP Environmental Science and Pre-AP Chemistry
  • Planned and facilitated engaging differentiated lessons aligned with Texas Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
  • Planned and facilitated lessons in accordance with College Board
  • Increased AP Environmental Science enrollment by 37%
  • Mentored new teachers
  • AVID Science representative
  • Chemistry team leader
  • Planned and implemented lesson for more than 170 high school students
  • Collaborated with specialists to meet needs of IEP and 504 students requiring extra support
09/2003 to 08/2012 Middle & High School Science Teacher Dallas Independent School District | City, STATE,
  • 8th Grade Science, Integrated Chemistry & Physics (IPC), Chemistry
  • Prepared engaging, standards based, data driven lessons.
  • Executed lessons aligned with Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
  • Provided intervention session for re-testing students
  • Maintained student scores 10+ % above district average
  • Differentiated instruction
  • English Language Learners, Special Education, and Gifted and Talented strategies
  • Campus Instructional Leadership Team member
  • Sight Based Decision Making Team member
  • Administered standardized tests in accordance with state protocols
  • Classroom environments consistent and focused on learning by objectives.
  • Data driven instruction
  • Implemented Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) & 504 Plans
Expected in 07/2021 to to Master of Science | Chemistry Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ GPA:
Expected in 12/2011 to to Master of Education Administration | Education Administration Texas A&M University - Commerce, Commerce, TX GPA:
Expected in 05/2003 to to Bachelor of Science | Chemistry Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, TX GPA:
  • Standard Texas Teacher Certification Principal EC - 12
  • Standard Texas Teacher Certification - Composite Science 8 -12
  • Standard Texas Teacher Certification - Science 4 - 8
  • Canvas Learning Management System
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National Association of Biology Teachers
  • Science Teacher Association of Texas
  • American Association of Chemistry Teachers

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Texas A&M University - Commerce
  • Texas Wesleyan University

Job Titles Held:

  • High School Science Teacher
  • Secondary Science Curriculum Specialist
  • High School Science Teacher, South Hills
  • Middle & High School Science Teacher


  • Master of Science
  • Master of Education Administration
  • Bachelor of Science

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