nc pre k lead teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Enthusiastic Teacher with 22 years of experience instructing students with wide range of learning abilities. Committed to creating motivational and collaborative learning environments that encourage social and emotional growth. Strategic in blending organizational skills thorough educational background. Works well with children, parents, colleagues and supervisors. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Lesson Planning
  • Student Motivation and Engagement
  • North Carolina Teaching Certification
  • Classroom Safety Practices
  • Microsoft Office
  • Classroom Technology Implementation
  • Creative and Resourceful
  • Positive Learning Environment
  • Interpersonal and Social Skills
  • Time Management
  • Classroom Management
08/2018 to Current
NC Pre-K Lead Teacher North Country Academy Moorestown, NJ,

As a NC Pre-K Lead teacher I work closely with colleagues in the following:

  • Creating developmentally appropriate lesson plans and daily classroom schedules
  • Utilizing evidenced-based and data-driven information to support the individual needs of children and families
  • Supporting developmental domains for children's learning and social-emotional growth using the Creative Curriculum continuum
  • Implementing instructional and assessment practices utilizing the Teaching Strategies Gold Formative Assessment and other tools
  • Maintaining active supervision, health, and safety procedures for all children at all times
  • Being independent, self-motivated, friendly, caring, and committed to the social-emotional developmental needs of preschool children
  • Partnering with families to develop positive, open, relationship-based two-way communication using home visits, parent/teacher conferences and other communication tools such as the Remind app and Ready Rosie
11/2013 to 06/2018
NC Pre-K Teacher Assistant Sylvan Crossings Madison, WI,

As a NC Pre-k Teacher Assistant I worked closely with the lead teacher to:

  • Assist in planning a developmentally appropriate curriculum to address the needs of the whole child.
  • Work cooperatively with the teacher to provide integrated, exploratory activities and materials with a major focus on children’s learning through play.
  • Assist in maintaining an environment with a major focus on child-initiated learning using multiple learning centers.
  • Help provide meaningful learning experiences in which each child can perform successfully in a pleasant atmosphere.
  • Maintain open communication with the teacher concerning each individual child’s need and progress.
  • Perform duties assigned by the pre-kindergarten teacher.
  • Help maintain individual records and documentation for each child.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of parent involvement activities.
  • Participate in conferences and professional development pertinent to job responsibility.
  • Assist with screening of students for possible pre-k participation/enrollment.
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned by the site principal and/or supervisor
11/2007 to 11/2013
Assistant Director Arrow Child And Family Ministries Dallas, TX,
  • Assisted the Director in the daily operations of the center. Managing the school budget and financial success in order to contribute to the profitability of the company. Hiring, supervising and staff training. Operating the school according to state licensing standards. Assist teachers with development and execution of curriculum and activities that contribute to the growth, education and development of the children in our care. Purchase supplies, equipment, food, etc while operating within budgetary guidelines. Develop community partnerships and marketing strategies. Responsible for the daily operation and maintaining of the USDA Food Program. Ensure the safety of the children in our care.
02/2002 to 11/2007
Teacher Childcare Network City, STATE,
  • Promoted good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method. Maintained daily records of children’s individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps. Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles. Established a safe play environment for the children. Helped children reach milestones in the area of self-care. Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists. Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2018 to to
Bachelor of Science: Birth Through Kindergarten
Western Carolina University - Cullowhee, NC
  • Completed Bachelors Birth through Kindergarten Degree with a concentration in Early Childhood Education.
  • North Carolina Teaching Licensure SP2
Expected in 05/2012 to to
Associate of Arts: Early Childhood Education
Central Piedmont Community College - Charlotte, NC
Expected in 05/2003 to to
: Early Childhood Education
South Piedmont Community College - Polkton, NC
  • Obtained North Carolina Early Childhood Credentials I and II

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School Attended

  • Western Carolina University
  • Central Piedmont Community College
  • South Piedmont Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • NC Pre-K Lead Teacher
  • NC Pre-K Teacher Assistant
  • Assistant Director
  • Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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