lead pre k teacher resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Attentive and creative teacher passionate about helping young children develop emotional, social and educational skills. Familiar with developmentally appropriate activities and experienced by providing nurturing environments conducive to learning. Promote physical, emotional and social health to complement academic progress.

  • Certified in Early Childhood Education
  • Decision-making
  • Problem resolution
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Excellent classroom management
Lead Pre-K Teacher, 08/2016 to Current
The Sunshine House Early Learning AcademyEvans, GA,
  • Encouraged teaching staff to continually improve strategies and maximize student learning.
  • Increased student academic performance by diversifying teaching techniques.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods with children.
  • Distributed quarterly progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent.
  • Administered and documented results of student assessments.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Worked closely with family care workers, classroom teaching team and other specialists.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Collaborated with Coalfield Community Action Partnership (Head Start Program) by selecting and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
English and Social Studies Middle/High School Teacher, 08/2011 to 08/2013
KrogerPuyallup, WA,
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for all students.
  • Developed class learning plans to meet all district and statement requirements for instruction.
  • Built life-long learning skills and strong study habits in students to help each prepare for higher-level education.
  • Collaborated with other subject and grade-level teachers to build complementary educational frameworks for students.
  • Integrated technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction.
  • Promoted learning by leveraging traditional and modern instructional strategies.
  • Studied and stayed abreast of current topics in education.
  • Mentored, tutored and instructed students after school and during planning times.
  • Administered standardized ability and achievement tests and interpreted results to determine students' strengths and areas of need.
  • Oversaw pop quizzes, material exams and standardized tests to facilitate instruction.
  • Distributed class syllabi on first day of class each semester, maintaining transparency by delivering all necessary topics, deadlines and test dates to students.
  • Remained professional and positive with students and colleagues, staying mindful and respectful of individuals from all cultures, backgrounds and religions.
  • Allowed students to freely share thoughts and opinions regarding coursework.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
  • Presented information in exciting lectures to inspire students to engage and learn.
  • Participated in training courses, webinars and seminars maintain currency on latest classroom technologies and integration strategies.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Created tests and projects to evaluate how well students absorbed lectures and materials and to identify opportunities to enhance teaching strategies.
  • Guided and counseled students with adjustment or academic problems or special academic interests.
First Grade Teacher/Second Grade Teacher, 08/2003 to 08/2006
Regional Christian SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using varied teaching methods.
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
  • Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies for grade level.
  • Administered tests and assessed results to evaluate student understanding of material.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • 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.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
Head Start Lead Teacher, 01/2003 to 08/2003
Coalfield Community Action PartnershipCity, STATE,
  • Introduced groups of toddlers to multisensory activities such as music, dance and stories to encourage exploration and spark curiosity.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Helped children reach developmentally appropriate milestones through diverse learning and play experiences.
  • Inventoried classroom supplies and budgeted for new classroom tools to enhance learning.
  • Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems.
  • Participated in multiple professional development activities.
  • Enforced behavior expectations at all times.
  • Communicated with parents regularly to maintain student progress, schedule meetings and increase overall student happiness.
  • Updated rules, safety and behavioral guidelines and disciplinary protocols to clarify and share with 3-5 year-old students.
  • Kept records of students' progress, detailing behavioral, emotional, academic and social growth.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Observed children, using Anecdotal method to record development, interests and skills.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education Endorsement in PK/K, Expected in 12/2002 to Marshall University - Huntington, WV
Associate of Arts: University Parallel, Expected in 05/2000 to Southern WV Community And Technical College - Logan, WV,
  • Received Teacher of the Year for Kermit PK-8 School in 2018-2019.

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School Attended

  • Marshall University
  • Southern WV Community And Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Pre-K Teacher
  • English and Social Studies Middle/High School Teacher
  • First Grade Teacher/Second Grade Teacher
  • Head Start Lead Teacher


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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