lead teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

High-energy Lead Teacher focused on improving teaching strategies and student understanding of material. Eager to help struggling students excel. Enthusiastic Lead Teacher offering over 15 years in early childhood education. Passionate about child development and learning. Friendly, outgoing and adaptable in approach. Talented Lead Teacher bringing expertise in administration, program management and compliance. Compassionate, creative and effective Teacher with valuable experience in classroom administration, professional development and project planning. Equipped with extensive background in versatile education environments. Student-centric instructor, academic facilitator and motivational coach. Competent at performing independently or as member of teaching team. Well-versed in classroom and online technologies. Focused Assistant Director with proactive mindset. Prevent issues with creative, hands-on solutions built on deep understanding of successful business practices. Complete any quickly and accurately to produce excellent final products. Healthcare Administrator with proven ability to deliver exemplary level of healthcare service delivery to patients. Coordinate admission and discharge of patients. Plan and implement strategies for developing improved health care management. Proven problem solver and excellent communicator. Strong organizational skills, superb understanding of data collection and performance metrics. Recognized for staff development leading to high performing teams.

  • Secondary education
  • Student records management
  • Team Leadership
  • Safety awareness
  • Elementary education
  • Special education
  • IEP Support
Coldwater High School Coldwater, Ms, Expected in 05/1993 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Memphis State University Memphis, TN, Expected in 08/1998 Bachelor of Science : College Arts of Science - GPA :
Southwest Community College Memphis, TN, Expected in 12/2008 Associate of Science : Education - GPA :
University of Memphis Memphis, TN Expected in 12/2011 Bachelor of Science : Bachelor of Business - GPA :
Ashworth College Norcross, GA Expected in 01/2014 Master of Applied Science : Early Childhood Education - GPA :
Work History
Fullbloom - Lead Teacher
Leander, TX, 10/2018 - Current
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with students, family members and faculty to promote optimal student learning environments.
  • Maintained patience and level-headedness in diverse situations to continuously support student development and personal growth.
  • Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities.
  • Provided open and loving environment where children direct learning process.
Challenger School - Teacher/Assistant Director
Glendale, UT, 10/2017 - 09/2018
  • Boosted student grasp of materials with weekly tutoring sessions.
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student centered learning.
  • Completed and filed all necessary paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest of Children's Literature as avenue of study.
  • Coordinated education-based field trips from start to completion.
  • Implemented and encouraged debate-style classroom environment to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking.
  • Provided staff training, professional development, supervision and evaluation.
KinderCare Learning Centers Inc. - Health and Safety Coordinator/Lead Teacher
City, STATE, 01/2010 - 06/2017
  • Conducted safety evaluations to recommend alternate safety procedures.
  • Collaborated with contract management and optimized procedures at numerous sites with 24+ employees.
  • Assessed compliance of site operations, accuracy of forms and adequate employee notification for different policies.
  • Directed recordkeeping and paperwork preparation in line with OSHA requirements.
  • Inspected job sites and completed in-depth reports outlining safety concerns and corrective recommendations.
  • Sanitized toys and play equipment each day to maintain safety and cleanliness.
  • Allowed for ample outdoor discovery time each day.
  • Applied play-based strategies, including crafts and games, to provide diverse approaches to learning.
  • Monitored students' academic, social and emotional progress and recorded in individual files.
  • Worked with teaching staff to evaluate individual progress and recommend appropriate learning plans.
Institute Of Community Services Inc. - Teacher
City, STATE, 10/1998 - 09/2009
  • Boosted student grasp of materials with weekly tutoring sessions.
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student centered learning.

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School Attended

  • Coldwater High School
  • Memphis State University
  • Southwest Community College
  • University of Memphis
  • Ashworth College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Teacher
  • Teacher/Assistant Director
  • Health and Safety Coordinator/Lead Teacher
  • Teacher


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Applied Science

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