lead teacher resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Compassionate Teacher with 5 years of experience in caregiving and teaching. Skilled at introducing new techniques into classrooms for optimal student interest. Committed to closely monitoring progress for long-term success.

  • Display leadership qualities
  • Maintain safe and positive environments
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Mastery of conscious discipline
  • Distance learning platform: Zoom & Seesaw
  • Behavior management
  • Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Lead Teacher, 05/2020 - Current
Spring Education Group San Marcos, CA,
  • Taught curriculum and implemented effective motivational strategies for high student engagement.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills and conflict management techniques to students.
  • Held bi-annual conferences with student's trusted adult to ensure progress within child's development and build relationships with student's families.
  • Organized a structured classroom schedule to encourage a positive learning environment for students.
  • Cooperated with other teacher and staff to accomplish school-wide goals.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
Teaching Assistant, 12/2018 - 04/2020
Yale University Hamden, CT,
  • Contributed to a positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and other colleagues.
  • Assisted lead teacher with lessons, activities, and other teaching duties.
  • Kept student’s safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials, and supplies for maximum efficiency.
Kiker Family, 05/2019 - 07/2019
Private Nanny City, STATE,
  • Facilitated a safe, caring and fun environment for children between the ages of 4 and 8 years old during summer vacation.
  • Planned fun excursions to enhance physical abilities and expose children to stimulating, educational activities.
  • Regulated children’s schedules to balance rest, learning, and play while following family routine
  • Prepared snacks and meals, scheduled and coordinated projects, and reinforced appropriate discipline according to parent’s specifications.
Teacher Supervisor, 08/2016 - 05/2019
School Age Care – Southland Schools City, STATE,
  • Managed a group of 12 children while aiding to all of their needs.
  • Coordinated with school personnel, parents and students to determine disciplinary actions for behavioral issues.
  • Trained new staff the duties and expectations of the job.
  • Resolved various situations to cultivate strong student and parent relationships.
  • Completed opening and closing duties of the facility.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education & Early Childhood Education, Expected in 05/2021
Winona State University - ,
Status -
  • Major in Elementary Education with an Early Childhood Emphasis
  • 3.69 GPA
  • Dean's List Honoree for 4 semesters consecutively.
  • Completed 188+ hours of professional development in early childhood, primary, and intermediate grades at schools in Winona and within a 30-mile radius of Winona.

Early Childhood:

  • Student taught for approximately 4 months in Grand Meadow with Mrs. Baldus in preschool.
  • Organized lessons and activities for toddlers and preschoolers that optimized learning in all domains of development including social and emotional, language and literacy, cognitive, and motor development.
  • Observed development in specified focal children from toddler to preschool age.
  • Established an instructional plan for the focal children's next steps in development to continue making progress.


  • Taught two second graders structured phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension with a 1:2 30-minute lesson for 8 lessons.
  • Assessed phonic, fluency, and comprehension skills through formal and informal observations.
  • Adapted lessons to the needs of the students by creating lessons meaningful to them.
  • Created a warm and nurturing tutoring session by building a relationship with my students and assisting when needed.


  • Designed and executed reading instruction lessons for a small group of 4th graders working on spelling, fluency, comprehension as well as diagnosed a primary skill for each student to work on based on assessments.
  • Planned and conducted small group math lessons to 3rd graders teaching place value, expanded and written form, perimeter, and money.
  • Coordinated with a team to plan Health and Science lessons which we taught 3rd graders about the digestive system and force and motion.
  • Cooperated with a 4th/5th grade teacher about teaching approaches and materials as well as assisted with small group stations, grading, and other activities for 2 hours once a week.

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School Attended

  • Winona State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Kiker Family
  • Teacher Supervisor


  • Bachelor of Science

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