middle school reading teacher resume example with 8 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated education professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Received yearly effective/highly effective teacher ratings.
  • Received Lee County Schools Teacher of Distinction Award.
  • Supervised team of 50 staff members as the Teacher Association of Lee County Union Representative.
  • Supervised team of 6 staff members as the Team Lead of the 2nd grade teachers.
  • Active learning
  • Active listening
  • Adaptability
  • Computer literacy
  • Critical thinking
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Independent and collaborative work experience
  • Individualized coaching
  • Instructional design
  • Leadership skills
  • Presentation of complex ideas
  • Problem solving
  • Self-motivation
  • Systems analysis
  • Time management
  • Verbal and written communication
Work History
Middle School Reading Teacher, 08/2019 to Current
Catapult LearningPoughkeepsie, NY,
  • Instructed more than 100 middle school students through lectures, discussions, group activities and demonstrations.
  • Created positive and engaging environment in classroom that encouraged literacy skills.
  • Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Assessed and reported on each student's reading progress in accordance with policies developed by school district.
  • Interpreted student assessment data to ascertain best intervention methods.
  • Utilized group and hands-on learning experiences for proficient teacher evaluation score.
  • Established positive rapport with all students and parents through home calls, emails, and Zoom conferences.
  • Integrated Smartboard and other instructional technologies into classroom on daily basis.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
Elementary Teacher, 08/2014 to 05/2019
North Country AcademyValrico, FL,
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Prepared materials for lessons, assignments and assessments and evaluated, corrected and graded student performance to identify gaps in skills or knowledge and set realistic goals.
  • Promoted exploration of building blocks of learning by leading diverse, hands-on activities.
  • Incorporated technology into 90% of lesson planning to create engaging, multi-dimensional lessons.
  • Evaluated individual student abilities and created action plans based on current level and desired growth goals to support preparedness for transition to next grade level.
  • Communicated student progress, academic difficulties or behavioral concerns to parents, guardians and administration using tact and professionalism to improve student academic performance.
Pre-K Assistant Teacher, 08/2013 to 05/2014
Fort Myers Christian SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Organized activities to teach preschool children foundational learning skills such as letters and numbers.
  • Enhanced 4-year-old students understanding of rules, safety and behavioral guidelines and disciplinary protocols by redesigning and simplifying them.
  • Increased student satisfaction by frequently communicating with students about needs and adapting lessons to interests and classroom progress.
  • Protected children in-class, at recess and off-site with observational skills and positive reinforcement for good behavior.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
Master of Education: Curriculum And Instruction, Expected in 12/2013 to Florida Gulf Coast University - Fort Myers, FL
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education, Expected in 04/2012 to Florida Gulf Coast University - Fort Myers, FL
  • K-12 Reading Certification, Florida Department of Education
  • K-6 Elementary Education Certification, Florida Department of Education
  • Clinical Educator Certification to mentor new teachers, Lee County School District
  • English Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement, Lee County School District

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School Attended

  • Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Florida Gulf Coast University

Job Titles Held:

  • Middle School Reading Teacher
  • Elementary Teacher
  • Pre-K Assistant Teacher


  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts

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