lead teacher resume example with 3+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Experienced, caring, passionate Lead Teacher with extensive knowledge of comprehensive student and teacher support and excellent attention to detail. Trained in Mother Goose Time as well as PreK/Kindergarten Oregon State Standards use and Positive conflict resolution with Conscious Discipline proven skills.

Easily able to adapt to a number of situations with focus, positivity and a smile. Students are the number one priority and the focus with curriculum, instruction, and group/individualized instruction. Open-minded and always ready to learn, take criticism, and collaborate.

  • Secondary education
  • Student records management
  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Lesson Development
  • Department Leadership
  • Team Leadership
  • Training and Development
  • Lesson Planning
  • Recordkeeping
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Cognitive Disabilities Knowledge
  • Parent-Teacher Collaboration
  • IEP Support
  • Child development
  • Curricula development
  • Classroom/Safety management
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Subject matter expertise
  • Social/Behavioral Management/Expertise
  • Infant up to PreK Care
Elsinore High School Wildomar, CA, Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ Expected in 05/2021 Master of Education : Early Childhood Education - GPA :
CSU San Bernardino San Bernardino, CA, Expected in 12/2014 Bachelor of Arts : Criminal Justice - GPA :

Certified through ORO, Step 8 and above

CPR/First Aid Certified


Honors grades in GCU Masters Program in Early Childhood Education.

Led a Summer Program for Grade School age children through Sunriver Preschool.

Work History
Bright Horizons - Lead Teacher
Orange, CT, 02/2020 - Current
  • Guided student teachers and teaching aides in classroom management, leading by example and thoroughly answering questions.
  • Communicated frequently with parents about student growth and progress, recommending at-home reinforcement to support struggling students.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Taught 2 student classrooms with varying teaching methods, achieving optimal foundational growth and successfully prepared preschool age children for Kindergarten.
  • Taught and assessed students with Mother Goose Time Curriculum.
  • Planned and prepared activities for students ages three to five.
  • Developed and optimized rich learning environment by capitalizing on diverse engagement strategies and enriching teaching techniques.
  • Planned and implemented different daily activities to enhance overall development and growth of every student.
  • Maintained patience and level-headedness in diverse situations to continuously support student development and personal growth.
  • Conferred with parents about student progress to boost family involvement and enhance student support.
  • Organized rooms in line with current educational thinking to maximize educational opportunities.
  • Have positively and successfully worked with students diagnosed with developmental delays and official IEPs.
  • Been a mentor to new teachers and Teacher Aids.
Salvation Army Usa - Teacher Aid/Lead Teacher
Madison, IN, 06/2019 - 02/2020
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Assisted teachers with supervision and care of group of 15 children.
  • Participated in professional development opportunities and attended in-services and seminars.
  • Retained interest and maximized receptive learning by educating students using hands-on instructional techniques.
  • Completed and filed daily paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Took daily attendance, notifying classroom teacher immediately of any student absences.
  • Monitored students on field trips by overseeing various tasks, including roll call and group movement to keep youths safe in public settings.
  • Distributed learning materials such as worksheets, textbooks and supplemental activities.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Prepared teaching materials and set up audio-visual equipment for lead teacher.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Covered lunches for other teachers and lead student activities.
  • Supported and cared for students with learning disabilities.
Canyon Lake Community Church - Childcare Worker
City, STATE, 09/2017 - 05/2019
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline.
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Planned and guided age-appropriate tasks like reading, crafts, Bible Curriculum and physical activity.
  • Promoted good behavior with positive reinforcement methods.
  • Kept notes of behavior issues, food served and medications administered to children.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Offered top-notch care to 8+ children at once, ranging in age from 6 months to 12 yrs old.
  • Managed safety and security of all children under care.
  • Kept all areas neat, clean and properly sanitized.
  • Worked with and engaged students in a Christ centered, safe environment.

Alpha Chi Honors Society

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School Attended

  • Elsinore High School
  • Grand Canyon University
  • CSU San Bernardino

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Teacher
  • Teacher Aid/Lead Teacher
  • Childcare Worker


  • High School Diploma
  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts

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