lead teacher resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Obtain a full-time or part-time position that utilizes communication, interpersonal skills, and management qualities. Ten years of working in multicultural/ international environments which has resulted in strong interpersonal and intercultural communication methods. High attention to detail. Excellent planning, organizing and time management efficiency. Understanding of cultural nuances; such as knowledge of local customs and business etiquette. Strong written and verbal skills, using proper grammar and vocabulary. Demonstrates positive attitude. Able to self-start, work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Professional and mature
  • Strong problem solver
  • Advanced MS Office Suite knowledge
  • Dedicated team player
  • Understands grammar
  • Schedule management
  • Results-oriented
  • Self-directed
  • Resourceful
  • Proofreading/editing
  • Clear public speaking skills
  • Effective communicator  
  • Shaanxi Provincial Women's Federation (2014-'15) - aided in the education and safety of female migrant workers across China.
  • Teachers Without Boarders (2008 &2010) Kathmandu, Nepal and Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • Red Cross China (2008-2015) Sichuan and Jiangsu provinces.
  • Stepping Stones - (2013- '15) educator to children of migrant workers.
  • Project Hope- (2011) focused on teaching mothers and caregivers proper prenatal care, how to keep infants and children healthy postpartum through education and support of breast feeding, immunization, nutrition.
02/2014 to 11/2015 Lead Teacher Bright Horizons | Santa Rosa, CA, China
  • Collaborated with administrators, parents, and colleagues to develop and implement educational standards and curriculum's to maximize student output.
  • Screened and conducted personal interviews of qualified student candidates and assisted with application processes.
  • Worked with team members to accomplish goals and determine future growth and improvements.
  • Mentored new and veteran staff teachers to insure the highest product knowledge, professional development, effective classroom management, and curriculum development.
  • Assisted in the coordination of all company based professional development workshops.
  • Observed department members in the classroom to determine sources of trouble areas and possible solutions.
04/2013 to 04/2014 Director of Studies/ ESL teacher St. Jude Children's Research Hospital | Memphis, TN, China
  • Served as liaison between teachers and administrators to communicate clear objectives and targets in a changing student population.
  • Aided in developing networks for professional relationships to generate company growth and sustainability.
  • Organized and lead team building activities and retreats to foster positive relationships between local and foreign staff members.
  • Assumed leadership roles within the group and helps to facilitate team goal setting.
  • Maintained a data base of student and staff records while ensuring confidentiality of personal information.
06/2012 to 04/2013 Director of Studies/ ESL Teacher Archdiocese Of San Antonio | La Coste, TX, China
  • Created brand recognition and brought company credibility by securing a budget to train and certify qualifying teachers which insured teaching continuity, created student trust, and marketability.
  • Responsible for employee recruitment, conducting performance reviews and termination of underperforming employees.
  • Liaison between sales and client services department to obtain and exceed revenue targets and student retention.
  • Performed many aspects of both a teacher and client services.
06/2011 to 06/2012 ESL Teacher English First Training School | City, STATE, China
  • Planned and delivered lessons to adult learners needing English to realize career goals.
  • Effectively used company developed courseware to deliver high-quality lesson plans.
  • Designed and delivered off-site personalized business courses to high profile companies such as Hong Kong Real Estate Group, Ford, Volvo, Hilton Hotels Group and Bosch to aid in bridging cultural gaps between foreign and local professionals.
2007 to 06/2010 English Teacher Shandong University | City, STATE, CHINA
  • Developed individual and classroom lesson plans.
  • Delivered English as a Second Language classes to Level 1 learners and business professionals.
  • Provided counseling and tutoring service to students of various linguistic backgrounds.
Expected in | Humanities St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FL GPA:
Expected in 2017 | Education University of Exeter, Exeter, GPA:
Expected in Teacher's Knowledge Certification 2010 with Honors Cambridge University - English as a Second Language Teachers Certification 2015 China Teachers Certification - Foreign Experts License: CET 5&6 / TEFOL | Cambridge University, , GPA:
Budget, billing, excellent communication, type/copy, preparation of proposals and contracts, data base, proofread, goal setting, team building, leadership, meetings, networks, internet research, performance reviews, quality, events planning, Real Estate, recruitment, scheduling, Multi-tasking, Energy & Enthusiasm

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School Attended

  • St. Petersburg College
  • University of Exeter
  • Cambridge University

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Teacher
  • Director of Studies/ ESL teacher
  • Director of Studies/ ESL Teacher
  • ESL Teacher
  • English Teacher


  • Teacher's Knowledge Certification 2010 with Honors Cambridge University - English as a Second Language Teachers Certification 2015 China Teachers Certification - Foreign Experts License: CET 5&6 / TEFOL

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