language arts teacher resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Resourceful middle school educator, holding a supervisor certificate, with over fifteen years of related classroom experience including small group differentiated instruction, utilizing best practices, close reading of text, in-depth discussions, research and writing activities via multimedia, project based learning and cultural responsive teaching.

  • Cultural competency
  • Data-driven instruction
  • Project Based Learning
  • Team collaboration
  • Group leadership
  • Interpersonal communications
  • Activity Planning
  • Innovative lesson planning
  • Instructional best practices
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Classroom management
  • Technologies integration
  • Essay writing technique development
  • Interactive teaching/learning
11/XXX2 to Current
Language Arts Teacher Franklin County Public Schools Frankfort, KY,
  • Promotes student growth by encouraging independent thinking, judgment and thought expression
  • Educates students about foreign cultures through immersive activities
  • Compiles multidimensional cultural and educational resources for students to expand knowledge of key topics beyond classroom limitations
  • Collaborates with other subject and grade-level teachers to build complementary educational frameworks for students
  • Observed fellow teaching professionals, gathering valuable techniques to use in classroom.
  • Consults students to identify reasons for poor performance, gain understanding of personal struggles outside classroom, and devise plans for remediation
  • Creates and age and interest appropriate reading lists to expand students' vocabulary and comprehension skills
  • Evaluates student progress, records scores and revises plans for reteaching of subject matter to accomplish learning
  • Selects and revises course curricula to meet current instructional demands
  • Modifies teaching strategies to meet the learning styles of students
  • Creates hands-on projects to promote student interest and receptive learning
03/2006 to 11/XXX2
Middle School ELA Teacher Albany Charter School Network Pasadena, CA,
  • Conquered challenges of working with highly diverse student population to attain exceptional student achievement.
  • Assisted students with building long-term skills such for academic, social and emotional development.
  • Used positive reinforcement method to redirect poor behavior.
  • Attended variety of professional development workshops centered on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines during state reviews.
09/2005 to 03/2006
High School English Teacher Envision Education Oakland, CA,
  • Prepared informative classroom lectures on literature, poetry and historical authors to engage and educate students.
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for all students.
  • Handled disciplinary problems with calm and poise and reported escalating issues to principal.
  • Developed class learning plans to meet all district and statement requirements for instruction.
  • Assessed student performance, behavior and social development and devised improvement strategies for struggling children.
09/2004 to 06/2005
English Language Arts Teacher Legacy Traditional Schools Surprise, AZ,
  • Educated students on spelling, grammar and language rules through developmentally appropriate curriculum.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using variety of teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Created lesson plans and chose supporting materials to promote positive learning experiences.
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/XXX6 to to
Master of Arts: Educational Technology
New Jersey City University - Jersey City, NJ
  • 3.73 GPA
  • Supervisor Certification, XXX8
  • School Library Media Certification, XXX6
Expected in 05/2002 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Enghlish
New Jersey City University - Jersey City, NJ
  • 3.77 GPA Cum Laude
  • Deans List January 1999- May 2002
  • Thesis: Fictional Novella "Dead End"
  • Presidential Scholarship Recipient
Expected in 05/1999 to to
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts And General Studies
Hudson County Community College - Jersey City, NJ
  • 3.69 GPA Magna Cum Laude
  • Deans List January 1999-2002
  • School Administrator/Supervisor (SAS) Certification, XXX8
  • Library Media Specialist, XXX6

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School Attended

  • New Jersey City University
  • New Jersey City University
  • Hudson County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Language Arts Teacher
  • Middle School ELA Teacher
  • High School English Teacher
  • English Language Arts Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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