Kindergarten Teacher Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Resourceful and Patient Kindergarten Teacher with 24 years of teaching experience. Specializing in Early Childhood development. Successful at closely monitoring student growth and assessment comprehensive progress for individual students. Knowledgeable about Reading, Math, Spanish, Writing and Second Language Learning and willing to work long hours in and outside the classroom.

  • Excellent classroom management
  • Disciplinary techniques
  • Behavioral expert
  • Early education specialist
  • Educational games
  • Child development
  • Reading mastery
  • Curriculum planning
  • Lesson planning
  • Team building
  • Administrative support
Kindergarten Teacher, 07/2005 to 12/2019
Cincinnati Public SchoolsCincinnati, OH,
  • Cultivated classroom environment focused on inclusion and growth, fostering both social and academic development.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
  • Integrated technology into lesson plans.
  • Developed assessments to test student growth.
  • Monitored, documented and reported students' progress and performance.
  • Employed evidence-based methods of classroom teaching and direction.
  • Coordinated conferences with parents to discuss student progress and establish goals for improvement and advancement.
  • Fostered language development, comprehension and vocabulary using traditional poetry, nursery rhymes and riddles.
  • Taught children ages 5 to 6 basic reading and alphabetical skills.
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Designed lesson plans based on comprehensive teaching of academic, social and personal skills.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects, as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • Guided reading aloud to spark imagination and foster reading comprehension as well as vocabulary development.
  • Provided focused lessons for readiness highlighting phonics, language, writing and reading.
Pre-K Teacher, 08/2011 to 06/2013
Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic SchoolsChicago, IL,
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Created and implemented a developmentally-appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
  • Distributed quarterly progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent.
  • Supervised up to 18 children on field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.
  • Communicated with parents regularly to maintain student progress, schedule meetings and increase overall student happiness.
First Grade Teacher, 07/1995 to 06/2010
Shady Side AcademyPittsburgh, PA,
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using varied teaching methods.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Maintained a safe, clean, and organized classroom environment.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Met with parents to communicate students' progress, achievements and classroom issues.
  • Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health delays or problems in students and followed up with parents.
  • Brought in purchased and donated materials to round out supplies for classroom activities.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Organized supplies, including art and musical resources, to foster a creative and welcoming classroom environment.
  • Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
  • Oversaw class field trips to keep students safe and educate about related topics.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects, as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • Helped students learn to persevere with challenging tasks and build resilience for later educational efforts.
  • Administered tests and assessed results to evaluate student understanding of the material.
  • Maintained a safe, clean, and organized classroom environment.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1986
Huntington Park High School - Huntington Park, CA,
  • Honor Roll all semesters
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology And Liberal Arts, Expected in 06/1991
University of California - Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
Multiple Subject Teaching Credential: Elementary Education, Expected in 1998
California State University - Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA

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School Attended
  • Huntington Park High School
  • University of California - Los Angeles
  • California State University - Los Angeles
Job Titles Held:
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Pre-K Teacher
  • First Grade Teacher
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential