middle school teacher resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Patient middle school teacher committed to engaging students and enhancing learning by applying different instructional techniques and activity plans to deliver important knowledge. Polished in creating lessons plans, evaluating assignments and teaching complicated concepts in clear, simplified manner. Motivational and encouraging professional certified in elementary education with middle school specialization in social studies and science as well as certified in school leadership positions.

  • Commended for exemplary teaching and service to students.
  • Collaborated with department and faculty members to design a year-round standard-based curriculum for computer, STEM, Gifted and Talented and Science programs.
  • Spearheaded extra-curricular group focused on yearbook, newspaper, and Junior National Honor Society.
  • Collaborated with team of fifteen in the development of The House System in Memorial School.
  • Curriculum Development
  • Field trip planning
  • Lesson Planning
  • Learning assessments
  • Technology instruction
  • Technology planning
  • Curriculum evaluation
Work History
Middle School Teacher, 09/2015 to Current
Strive PrepDenver, CO,
  • Instructed more than 100 middle school students through science lectures, discussions, group activities and demonstrations.
  • Instructed more than 500 middle school students through computer coding, basic computer skill lessons and STEM experiments, discussion, group activities and demonstrations.
  • Assisted 15 children during small-group learning periods for the Gifted and Talented Program.
  • Served on the School Culture and Climate Team and created the House System used within the school to foster a sense of community amongst the students.
  • Prepared lesson plans and executed different modalities to accelerate individual success.
  • Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in students.
  • Planned and supervised class projects, field trips and visits by guest speakers.
  • Integrated technology into classroom as instructional tool, such as Smartboard, spearhead Google School integration, and trained teachers on using said technology.
  • Cultivated relationships with parents for complete support network.
  • Increased parent satisfaction through well-organized IEP meetings and family conferences focused on improving parent-child bonding skills.
  • Communicated with parents and faculty to develop strong sense of collaboration between teachers, students and parents.
Store Manager, 01/2009 to 02/2019
Barnes & Noble, Inc.Altamonte Springs, FL,
  • Oversaw, trained and encouraged more than 20 employees, promoting a culture of efficiency and performance.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Scheduled and led weekly store meetings for all employees to discuss sales promotions and new inventory while providing platform for all to voice concerns.
  • Engaged and interacted with customers to create positive shopping experiences and drive revenue growth.
Paraprofessional Educator, 09/2014 to 06/2015
Little Falls Board Of EducationCity, STATE,
  • Assisted and mentored students in groups of up to five by reviewing lesson teachings and following individualized education programs.
  • Oversaw groups of students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
Paraprofessional Educator, 09/2013 to 06/2014
Passaic Valley Board Of EducationCity, STATE,
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education / History, Expected in 05/2011
Felician University - Lodi, NJ,
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Member of The Honor's Program
Master of Arts: History, Expected in 01/2013
Montclair State University - Montclair, NJ
Master of Arts: Educational Leadership, Expected in 01/2020
Montclair High School - Montclair, NJ
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Member of Alpha Epsilon Lambda
  • Graduated in Top 1% of Class
  • Standard Certificate - Elementary School Teacher in Grades K - 6
  • Standard Certificate - Elementary School with Subject Matter Specialization: Social Studies in Grades 5 - 8
  • Standard Certificate - Teacher of Social Studies
  • Standard Certificate - Elementary School with Subject Matter Specialization: Science in Grades 5 - 8
  • Standard Certificate - Supervisor
  • Certificate of Eligibility - Principal

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School Attended

  • Felician University
  • Montclair State University
  • Montclair High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Middle School Teacher
  • Store Manager
  • Paraprofessional Educator
  • Paraprofessional Educator


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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