middle school social studies teacher resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Seasoned teacher with over 17 years of public education experience. Successful in designing engaging lesson plans and integrating educational technology to drive retention, comprehension, literacy, engagement, and participation. Accomplished in cultivating long-term relationships with students and working in fast-paced academic environments.

  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Skilled in cross-curricular planning
  • Incorporate literature in Social Studies
  • Staff Training and Development Experience
  • Instructional Lead for Social Studies grades 6-8
  • Technology Integration
  • Effective Communicator committed to diversity and inclusion
  • Data-Driven Lesson Planning
  • K-12 Certified Social Studies Teacher
  • Middle School Language Arts certified Teacher
  • Google Docs
  • Gifted endorsed
  • Taught English Language Learners using strategies to deepen comprehension and retention
Work History
07/2017 to Current Middle School Social Studies Teacher Burnet Cisd | Burnet, TX,

  • Instructional Lead Teacher: Provide support to teachers in collaborating lessons.
  • Composed and differentiated lessons GSE Standards (Georgia Standards of Excellence) for 110 6th-grade students
  • Collaborated and trained teachers on incorporating literacy in Social Studies (novel studies)
  • Administered tests and exams, recorded grades, and anecdotal notes, and facilitated frequent communication with parents/guardians for continuous academic goal attainment
  • Serve on School Diversity Committee. Plan Hispanic Heritage month activities, Black History Month, and International Night programs.
  • Participated in professional development opportunities and applied concepts to classroom and school activities
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators, and parents to help students reach learning objectives.
  • Collaborated with the Media Specialist to create engaging lessons and projects that incorporated technology to increase student engagement and deepen comprehension.
08/2011 to 05/2017 Social Studies Teacher Snellville Middle School Gwinnett County Public School System | City, STATE,
  • Social Studies lead teacher 6th and 7th grade
  • .Instructed students and 6th and 7th-grade faculty on how to utilize the district’s digital resources, including ABC-CLIO, FreedomFlix, and
  • Collaborated and co-taught with Gifted and Special Education teachers to incorporate strategies and modify lessons to optimize student comprehension and engagement.
  • Educated students regarding national and global social issues and influencing factors.
  • Gave assignments, graded work, and regularly discussed performance with students.
  • Created lesson plans and made adjustments based on overall class performance throughout the year.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives and expectations to students.
  • Established and supported a positive educational environment for student learning.
  • Met or exceeded course and student performance goals.
  • Used computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment to supplement presentations.
  • Devised lesson plans reflecting student educational, cultural and language diversity.
  • Maintained e-class page as a communication tool for students and parents.
07/2006 to 05/2011 6th & 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher Berkmar Middle School (GCPS) | City, STATE,
  • Supervised Para-professionals.
  • Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Evaluated the academic skills of each student through verbal assessments, graded assignments, and standardized tests.
  • Managed and maintained teacher website.
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Cultivated relationships with parents for a complete support network.
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material.
  • Created modified lessons for the ELL and Gifted students.
Expected in 12/2023 to to | Media (School Library Media Specialist) University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA GPA:
Expected in 05/2017 to to Specialist of Education | Education Teacher Leadership Piedmont College, Demorest, GA GPA:
Expected in to to Master of Science | Urban Planning And Economic Development Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA GPA:
Expected in to to Bachelor of Arts | Political Science And Government Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA GPA:
  • Serve as Social Studies Instructional Lead Teacher for 6th - 8th grade
  • Nominated for "Teacher of the Year" at all three Middle Schools in GCPS.
  • Each year my students show improvement and growth from pre to post-tests.

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School Attended

  • University of West Georgia
  • Piedmont College
  • Georgia State University
  • Georgia State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Middle School Social Studies Teacher
  • Social Studies Teacher Snellville Middle School
  • 6th & 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher


  • Specialist of Education
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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