middle and high school social studies teacher resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and knowledgeable instructor with a strong understanding of teaching History. Committed to enhancing overall student success by maintaining productive relationships with students and parents and updating educational protocols. Detail and goal-oriented with training in Authentic teaching and social-emotional learning. Devoted Troop Leader with ten years of experience coordinating troop activities. Planned and supervised meetings, engaging troop members and directing counselors. Instilling community values and a spirit of service in youth to help further their love of learning and helping the community.

  • Completed extra training to further help students under care.
  • Enhanced student learning with Project-Based Learning as well as Inquiry-Based Learning practices.
  • Developed an High-School Social Studies curricula that is based on the 5E Inquiry-Based Learning model
  • Took all offered shifts to maintain coverage for students
  • K-12 education
  • Social studies
  • College preparation
  • Program development
  • Technology integration
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Creative problem solving
  • Organizational abilities
  • Test preparation
Work History
Middle and High School Social Studies Teacher, 08/2021 to Current
Metropolitan State University Of DenverDenver, CO,
  • Maintained awareness of relevant current events and quickly incorporated study into curriculum.
  • Consulted with teachers in other disciplines to identify and adopt successful instructional strategies.
  • Educated students regarding national and global social issues and influencing factors.
  • Planned learning activities that provided students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate social studies topics.
  • Utilized technology to enhance student education and grasp of materials.
  • Researched latest teaching techniques and incorporated them into lesson delivery to improve concept acquisition.
  • Founder of inaugural High-School History Department
  • Proctored quizzes, tests, and standardized examinations.
  • Devised lesson plans reflecting student educational, cultural, and language diversity.
  • Grades during first quarter increased by 25%
Student Tutor, 01/2020 to 05/2021
University Of South Carolina UpstateCity, STATE,
  • Generate lessons in History, Economics, and Chemistry to help students gain better understanding of working with college students who needed extra academic help.
  • Applied different teaching techniques to improve student grades, build test skills, and foster classroom confidence.
  • Collaborated with students to complete homework assignments, identify lagging skills, and correct weaknesses.
  • Used various instructional techniques to help students learn new or difficult concepts.
  • Conducted in-person, online, and instant tutor appointment options to accommodate student schedules.
  • Help students increase their final averages by 25 percent.
Counselor and Volunteer Coordinator, 01/2014 to Current
Boiling Springs First Baptist ChurchCity, STATE,
  • Develop activity programs for 100+ kids during their annual Kidfuge program, Utilized multiple modes of technology during children's worship service on Sunday mornings.
  • Planned and directed implementation of various activities related to their Vacation Bible School program Effectively managing large groups in cohesion to learning.
  • Collaborating with team members to create environments that implement “Authentic Learning” or teaching to real-world scenarios.
  • Implemented positive management techniques that result in higher engagement with content.
  • Championed volunteer achievements and drove performance through incentives.
  • Reviewed work prepared by volunteers and represented volunteers at weekly meetings.
Volunteer Coordinator and Adult Leader, 05/2010 to Current
Troop 211, BoyCity, STATE,
  • Used variety of hands-on techniques that supports requirements to aid in teaching merit badges
  • Maintained variety of files for purpose of determining scout qualifications.
  • Effectively implemented group management skills and practices into instruction Demonstrated use and importance of “higher-level” thinking during scout meetings to heighten engagement.
  • Enhanced scout academic and social growth by using varied techniques and strategies including Whole group and small group learning, teacher modeling to provide a solid foundation, and enacting positive attitude toward learning that helps scouts become more engaged with material.
  • Established active learning environment by providing positive feedback and allowing scouts to make it “scout-led” lesson.
Bachelor of Arts: Middle Level And Secondary Social Studies, Expected in 05/2021 to University of South Carolina Upstate - Spartanburg, SC

Received Life Scholarship Graduated cum laude Elected to Vice President of Standards for Alpha Sigma Phi in 2020 Member of Alpha Sigma Phi, GPA: 3.6, Dean's List: Spring 2018, Fall, 2018, Spring 2019

High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2017 to Boiling Springs High School - Boiling Springs, SC,

GPA: 3.70


Member of National History Club

Member of Teacher Cadets

Member of Beta Club (May 2017 Boiling Springs, SC )

Additional Information
  • LEADERSHIP AND HONORS: , Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society, University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg Member, March 2018-present Dean's List, University of South Carolina Upstate. Spartanburg, SC Nominee, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019 Eagle Scout Award, Troop 211

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School Attended

  • University of South Carolina Upstate
  • Boiling Springs High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Middle and High School Social Studies Teacher
  • Student Tutor
  • Counselor and Volunteer Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator and Adult Leader


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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