lead teacher resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Entry-Level Early Childhood Teacher
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Motivated Lead Teacher dedicated to children's educational needs, assessing child development, and maintaining accurate student records. Compassionate and kind professional with superb leadership and communication skills. Create a stimulating and fun environment to sustain high academic strategies for student success. Committed to helping students develop passion for learning.

  • Department leadership
  • Safe learning environment
  • Instructional methods
  • Childcare requirements
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Lesson planning
  • Staff development
  • Interdisciplinary teaching
  • CPR/First-aid certified
  • Motivating students
  • Innovative lesson planning
  • Parent/teacher conferences
  • Curriculum development
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Fluent in English and Japanese
  • Creative lesson plan development
Lead Teacher, 12/2021 to Current
Bright HorizonsReston, VA,
  • Organized class curriculum on a weekly basis
  • Attended class weekly meetings to report class activities and current student analysis
  • Organized remote learning content to assist children learning from home
  • Coordinated with parents to resolve daily issues of the students
  • Organized activities to promote physical, mental and social development of each child.
  • Involved parents in student learning to increase family interaction and student support.
  • Maintained secure and disciplined classroom to provide positive learning environment.
  • Selected optimal curricula and planned daily lessons to meet needs of children with various developmental levels.
  • Worked with teachers to design interactive lessons and increase student success.
  • Created various strategies to engage students and deliver enriching educational opportunities.
  • Communicated objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Completed teacher observations to identify areas for improvement and suggest changes to teaching methods.
  • Researched books and supplemental materials to use with lesson plans.
  • Mentored other educators by delivering insight, positive feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Planned field trips and classroom events to enhance learning through fun activities.
  • Coached new teachers on school guidelines to decrease training time and increase teacher success.
Lead Assistant Teacher, 08/2021 to 11/2021
Japanese Children’s Society / Ikuei AcademyCity, STATE,
  • Gained experience teaching in 3-K and Kindergarten classes
  • Organized class activities based on the lead teachers’ instructions
  • Arranged art class activities (Drawing, crafts, paper mache, painting, origami making)
  • Displayed music class activities (Singing, dancing, demonstrating instrument use)
  • Taught in a bi-lingual (English and Japanese) class session
  • Assembled and accommodated Day School Sports Day
  • Coordinated Children’s Summer Field trips
  • Assisted children’s emotional and social developmental skills
  • Supervised children and participated with children in activities.
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
  • Distributed classroom materials, pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Observed children and recorded activities, maintained daily records and created safe environments during activities, meals and naps.
  • Wiped down desks and gave students hand sanitizer to avoid germ spread.
  • Prepared, duplicated and collated teaching materials to help students better understand learning concepts.
  • Participated in meetings with parents concerning child's progress and areas of concern during parent-teacher conferences.
Assistant Swimming Instructor, Baseball Head Coach, 06/2021 to 07/2021
Japanese Children's Society / Ikuei AcademyCity, STATE,
  • Invented games to encourage children to practice new swim skills.
  • Conducted lessons with safety-first approach in teaching multiple children simultaneously.
  • Soothed hesitant swimmers and encouraged class participation.
  • Developed effective plans to improve athlete conditioning.
  • Prepared and executed swim lessons for small groups of students 5 to 6 years old.
  • Encouraged children to enter and exit pool safely.
  • Participated in instructional meetings with other assistant and head swim instructors.
  • Demonstrated correct game play and citizenship behaviors.
  • Maintained standards of play by following established baseball rules.
  • Inspected baseball sporting equipment and examined participants before play, complying with event and safety regulations.
  • Coordinated staff volunteers to work scheduled baseball games.
  • Collaborated closely with team to identify issues and quickest methods for remediation.
  • Handled student situations using logic and mediation skills.
President & Owner, 02/2003 to 07/2020
Caddie’s Corner, IncCity, STATE,
  • Experience in operating a small business with B2B and B2C for over 25 years
  • Instructed golf lessons to students from adults to children
  • Building customer relationship with existing clients, led to referrals and new opportunities to source new clients
  • Contributed to successful sales by networking within the Japanese community, and also creating marketing strategies by utilizing social network channels
  • Bookkeeping experience, analyzing income statements and balance sheets
  • Developed online eCommerce utilizing preprogrammed HTML5 template
  • Certified Golf club fitter and in custom club building to fit personal needs
  • Communicated regularly with executive team members to deliver pertinent details related to progress status and direction for projects.
  • Cultivated and maintained positive working relationships with employees, executives and other stakeholders.
  • Coordinated work across departments to keep teams on track with company goals.
  • Spearheaded initiatives to keep business sustainable, agile and scalable during industry changes.
  • Integrated marketing and sales strategies with business development and operational leadership plans.
  • Generated and implemented business strategies to increase revenue while executing operational base development.
  • Researched underlying issues, regulatory compliance status and processes to resolve complex business issues and recommend strategic corrective actions.
  • Developed and managed brand identity in new market launches.
  • Completed quarterly reports to include findings via conducting site visits and subsequent report generation.
  • Drove improvements to technology to reduce waste, decrease business bottlenecks and optimize profits.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood / Leadership, Expected in 12/2022 to The City College of New York - New York, NY,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1995 to Northern Burlington Regional High School - Columbus, NJ,
Associate of Arts: Business Management, /Economics, Expected in to Monmouth University - West Long Branch, NJ,

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School Attended

  • The City College of New York
  • Northern Burlington Regional High School
  • Monmouth University

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Teacher
  • Lead Assistant Teacher
  • Assistant Swimming Instructor, Baseball Head Coach
  • President & Owner


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts

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