long term substitute teacher resume example with 7 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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  • Individualized support
  • Group Instruction
  • Student advocacy
  • Lesson Planning
  • Learner assessment
  • Behavior redirection
  • Positive reinforcement
  • Student engagement
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Distance Learning
  • Student records management
  • Individualized Education Plan expertise
  • Additional Information

  • Participated in Anti-Racism Discussion Series at current school employer.
  • Trained in safety care and de-escalation.
  • Trained in Restorative Justice practices.
  • Apart of Restorative Justice Implementation Team at current school employer to train school staff on practices.
Professional Summary

An enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who is committed to providing a well-balanced, supportive and engaging learning environment to all students. Aptitude to remain flexible, ensuring that every child's learning style and abilities are addressed. Strives to collaborate with all members of the school community to meet the needs of students and promote the philosophy of the school. Seeking to work with an organization in which teacher can continuously learn in the pursuit of achieving functional excellence, thus getting maximum job satisfaction and optimum career growth.

Bachelor of Science: Elementary Special Education Grades 1-6, Expected in 05/2020 to Rhode Island College - Providence, RI
  • Graduate with 3.853 GPA
  • Graduated summa cum laude
  • Dean's List during all 8 semesters of college
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  • Currently enrolled in self-paced program designed of twelve micro-credentials, working towards receiving a Multilingual Learners (MLL) endorsement through ExcEL Leadership Academy with The University of California.
  • Currently participating in Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) training program providing educators and administrators with deep knowledge to be literacy and language experts in the science of reading.
Work History
Special Education Teacher, 11/2020 to Current
Griswold Public SchoolsGriswold, CT,
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students in third and fourth grade.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Taught students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule.
  • Partnered with standard education teachers from across academic departments.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
Long-Term Substitute Teacher, 08/2020 to 11/2020
Diamond Resorts CorporationCapistrano Beach, CA,
  • Instructed fifth and sixth grade special eduction students (hybrid model).
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Communicated with parents regarding lesson plans and upcoming activities and provided feedback on student performance.
  • Collaborated with teaching staff to implement coordinated educational strategies and student support networks.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school day activities to provide to primary teacher.
Long-Term Substitute Teacher, 05/2020 to 06/2020
Alfred Lima Elementary SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Instructed group of fifth-grade special education students for two months, managing all classroom assignments, student needs and record keeping during distance learning.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with students, family members and faculty to promote optimal student learning environments.
  • Diversified classroom instruction and group activities to successfully support students with unique strengths and learning styles.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Integrated existing and new technology into classroom to help provide creative and fun learning environment.
Special Education Student Teaching, 01/2020 to 04/2020
Monahan's ClamshackCity, STATE,
  • Worked with individual students to provide personalized educational, behavioral and emotional supports.
  • Designed lessons/ delivered instruction through distance learning using resources such as Google Classroom, Zoom and Google Meets.
  • Shifted between formal and informal methods of teaching to keep students interested, including debates, practical activities and experiments.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support mentor teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Aligned instructional approaches with development levels of students to enhance individual learning.
  • Took over small group interventions for four months, managing all classroom assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
  • Investigated different teaching materials and techniques to understand strengths and weaknesses.
  • Pursued every opportunity to grow abilities and take on increasing responsibility.
  • Conferred with qualified teacher to establish instructional targets and prepare lessons to cover source topics.
Elementary Education Student Teaching, 09/2019 to 12/2019
Company NameCity, State,
  • Took over fourth-grade general education class for four months, managing all classroom assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
  • Integrated new strategies for optimal classroom management and behavioral control.
  • Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities.
  • Evaluated student progress through analysis of test scores and homework completion.
  • Administered quizzes and tests, and documented grades.
  • Helped teachers decorate and organize classrooms with age-specific decor and organization prior to classes starting.
  • Worked with classroom teacher to learn about current standards and best practices.

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School Attended

  • Rhode Island College
  • Endorsements

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Long-Term Substitute Teacher
  • Long-Term Substitute Teacher
  • Special Education Student Teaching
  • Elementary Education Student Teaching


  • Bachelor of Science

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