middle school music teacher resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Energetic Teacher passionate about involving and motivating students of all ability levels. Dedicated to teaching teamwork, character, and critical thinking through vocal and instrumental music education. Establishes positive relationships with fellow professionals, parents, and students.

  • Experience in marching band, concert band, pit orchestra, choir, and musical theater
  • Skilled at lesson planning
  • Excellent communicator
  • Skilled at collaborating with fellow teachers
  • Experience with students with special needs
  • Skilled at coordinating and managing large groups of people
  • Experience teaching English as a second language

Served as Assistant Musical Director for the spring musical for five years.

Established the band program at a new school, growing it from 50 students to 150.

Collaborated with high school band director to coordinate and run an elementary band outreach day which doubled as a recruitment opportunity for our program.

Taught five week-long English camps, teaching English as a second language to children in Seoul, South Korea.

Served as Program Leader for summer day camps, guiding activities for children ages 6-13.

Was elected Senior Class President at Simpson University.

Co-led a musical worship team, leading the music for weekly Chapel services at Simpson University.

07/2009 to 04/2014 Middle School Music Teacher Music And Arts | Garrison, UT,

Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and musical decision making in band and choir classes.

Taught students to read music at a proficient level.

Consistently received the highest recommendations from administrative reviews, both formal and informal.

Attended the California All-State Music Educator's Convention (CASMEC) five years in a row, receiving invaluable professional development.

Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.

Worked collaboratively with Boosters to fund-raise $1000's to support our music programs.

05/2008 to 06/2008 Teacher of English as a Second Language Denver Public Schools | , ,

Taught daily English lessons to beginner English learners.

Facilitated lessons using multiple modalities for teaching English.

Guided other teachers in the use of hands-on learning, games, and songs to aid in the learning of English vocabulary.

04/2005 to 06/2008 Program Leader Auburn Area Recreation Department | City, STATE,

Directed activities for children ages 6-13 in summer Day Camps each summer from 2005-2008.

Was responsible for 10-18 children, facilitating group games, arts and crafts, structured play time, etc.

Expected in 2009 | Teaching Credential, Music California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA GPA:

Graduated with 4.0 GPA.

Given the only internship opportunity in final phase of student teaching.

Expected in 2008 Bachelor of Arts | Music Education Simpson University, Redding, CA GPA:

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Emphasis on Piano Performance

Received Student Life Award

Won multiple Music Department awards

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School Attended

  • California State University, Sacramento
  • Simpson University

Job Titles Held:

  • Middle School Music Teacher
  • Teacher of English as a Second Language
  • Program Leader


  • Bachelor of Arts

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