kindergarten teacher resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated teacher leader with 14 years of early childhood teaching experience. Skilled in collaborating with administrators and colleagues, conducting informal action research, analyzing student data, adjusting and differentiating instruction, and supporting teachers, students, and families. Passionate about cultivating a positive classroom community, rich in child-centered practices to build social and emotional competencies and promote social justice in education.



  • Revised the Groton Public Schools kindergarten ELA curriculum as a member of the curriculum writing team.
  • Collaborated with colleagues across the district to establish goals for reading, writing, and phonics workshop.
  • Provided professional development to colleagues on research-based strategies.
  • Participated in lesson study models and administrative walk-throughs to provide feedback to teachers on instructional strategies.
  • Analyzed school-wide SBAC data to identify trends and collaborated with administration and reading interventionists to develop instructional schedules to target student needs.


  • Compiled and organized data to demonstrate racial and socioeconomic inequities across the district and collaborated with committee members to establish and present a mission and vision statement to the Board of Education for approval as a member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.
  • Secured a grant to fund the purchase of outdoor gear to increase students' time outdoors as a member of the school-wide Outdoor Committee.
  • Administered the Planning and Evaluation Tool for Effective Schoolwide Reading Programs-Revised (PET-R) to teachers and conducted focus groups to compile data and determine the literacy needs of the school.
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Common Core
  • Numeracy
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Research-based Strategies
  • Literacy
  • Curriculum Development
  • SEAL
  • Social Justice
  • Scientific Research Based Intervention
Work History
Kindergarten Teacher, 09/2010 to Current
Chicago Public SchoolsChicago, IL,
  • Delivered lesson plans, implemented curriculum in alignment with Common Core Standards, and used data to assess student learning and inform instruction.
  • Created child-centered learning environment characterized by consistent application of differentiated instruction and scientific research-based strategies.
  • Implemented The Standards for Social Justice and CASEL framework for social, emotional, and academic learning to cultivate socially just and emotionally competent classroom community.
  • Collaborated and communicated with administration and other faculty and staff to promote rigorous learning opportunities, general well-being of school and collective interest of staff and student body.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to use technology to deliver virtual lessons during COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Communicated and collaborated with families to increase student achievement.
  • Provided guidance on policies and initiatives for kindergarten teaching team.
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, 09/2006 to 06/2010
Primrose SchoolsAntioch, TN,
  • Facilitated students' social, emotional, and academic growth as outlined as kindergarten teacher.
  • Achieved and maintained NAEYC accreditation by upholding 10 rigorous standards in relationships, curriculum, teaching, assessment, health, staff competencies, families, community relationships, physical environment, and leadership and management.
Math Interventionist, 09/2007 to 06/2008
Albuquerque Public SchoolsAlbuquerque, NM,
  • Implemented research-based strategies to support surface, deep, and transfer learning in mathematics.
  • Adjusted teaching strategies to meet diverse requirements of individualized support plans.
  • Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress and inform instruction.
  • Participated in professional development opportunities.
  • Collaborated with 16 classroom teachers to analyze data, identify student needs, and support students in SRBI tiered instruction.
Certificate of Advanced Studies in SEAL : Educational Leadership, Expected in 06/2021 to Sacred Heart University - Fairfield, CT
Master of Arts: English And Language Arts, Expected in 2014 to University Of Saint Joseph - West Hartford, CT
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education And Psychology, Expected in 12/2004 to Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ
High School Diploma: , Expected in 2000 to Carlisle Area High School - Carlisle, PA
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee
  • School Improvement Team
  • Literacy Committee
  • Outdoor Education Committee

State of Connecticut Professional Educator Certification

  • Elementary, Kindergarten through Grade 6 (003)
  • Integrated Early Childhood/Special Education, Nursery through Grade 3 (113)

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School Attended

  • Sacred Heart University
  • University Of Saint Joseph
  • Seton Hall University
  • Carlisle Area High School

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  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
  • Math Interventionist


  • Certificate of Advanced Studies in SEAL
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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