online esl teacher resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Dedicated to improving online education for all students. Also, Veteran Educator offering 25+ years of classroom instruction experience. Excellent communication, relationship-building and organizational skills. Strong command of online learning management systems, with skill in developing engaging curriculum to foster student engagement and comprehension. Versed in lesson-planning and implementation of innovative instruction resources. Accomplished certified online and in classroom educator successful in classroom management, student evaluations and test preparation. Proven history of improving student learning outcomes by adapting lesson plans to student needs. Dedicated to promoting academic performance and fostering social skills and character development.

  • Individualized online instruction
  • Video conferencing
  • Remote Instruction
  • Administering online tests
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Actively engaging online students
  • Common Core understanding
  • Individualized Instruction
Work History
07/2018 to Current
Online ESL Teacher Education First Iowa City, IA,
  • I am ready to be your online teacher!
  • Have taught almost 4,000 online classes to date
  • Have taught over 1,100 students
  • Served as ESL English and Chinese languages department member and attended meetings to develop and update course curricula.
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
  • Maintained schedule of appointments and worked up to 50 plus hours each week.
  • Established appropriate deadlines and provided complete instructions for reading assignment and homework.
  • Administered tests to determine comprehension rates among students.
  • Gently corrected student pronunciation and grammar to improve conversation skills.
  • Used pre-written curriculum to teach students English via remote video conferencing.
  • Worked with students between ages 4 and 17 on grammar, pronunciation and sentence construction. As well as math, science, social studies and reading
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material.
  • Coordinated theme days for classes to encourage interest in reading, resulting in significant increase in reading scores.
  • Adapted lesson plans and curricula to student interests, increasing GPAs and student engagement.
  • Tracked student progress using exams and weekly graded assignments, keeping detailed notes and working with students to identify and rectify issues.
  • Explored and implemented innovative use of technology in language education.
  • Cultivated relationships with parents for complete support network.
  • Worked with other teachers to support struggling students and provide thorough help to rectify comprehension issues.
  • Provided personal guidance for students struggling both in and out of classrooms, maintaining professionalism while helping students feel safe.
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Worked with administrators on behavioral issues to support needs of all students.
  • Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Built learning and citizenship skills to help with personal growth in addition to increasing academic knowledge.
  • Instructed classes of up to several students on principles and strategies of English,Grammar, Reading and Writing.
  • Prepared students for Chinese standardized testing in China.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
01/2012 to 08/2017
Academic Coordinator/Science Department Chair The Brook Hill School College Preparatory School City, STATE,
  • Created monthly academic status reports based on in-depth student evaluations.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student progress.
  • Developed and taught ESL curriculum to improve Foreign students' conversational abilities.
  • Coordinated communication between students and school administration to create effective and culturally-sensitive learning environment.
  • Assisted department head in establishing daily schedules, curriculum and ESL activities.
  • Improved instruction methods by using various assessment tools and strategies.
  • Collaborated with teachers and department heads to meet quarterly and yearly educational goals.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to each student while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Attended workshops to learn about student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Employed diverse teaching approaches to help students of all abilities understand material.
  • Expanded student understanding of texts by spearheading in-depth discussions and assigning exploratory essays to help students articulate knowledge.
  • Organized detailed list of resources to help students go beyond classroom environments and delve into topics of interest.
  • Immersed students in unfamiliar cultures by devising hands-on activities.
  • Sourced optimal curricula and developed lesson plans to fully cover target material for each course.
  • Documented student attendance and progress against goals.
  • Designed seasonal programs emphasizing vocabulary, pronunciation and reading comprehension.
  • Worked with average of 22 students per class with PK-12th.
  • Developed activities and integrated technology to diversify instruction.
  • Worked with average of students per class.
  • Emphasized critical thinking through small group activities.
  • Assigned lessons and corrected homework.
  • Created new lesson plans based on course objectives.
  • Educated many students in basics of English grammar and conversational speaking.
  • Facilitated positive learning environment by using enthusiastic and energetic instructional strategies and consistent classroom management.
  • Maintained current industry knowledge by reading publications, attending conferences and completing training.
  • Mentored new teacher in successful strategies, techniques, materials, and supplementary technologies.
  • Instructed physical science or mathematics courses at college level.
  • Stayed informed about current developments in field of specialization to enhance real-world instructional applications.
  • Administered tests to assess educational needs and measure higher-level critical progress.
  • Developed instructional objectives to set curriculum requirements for course level.
  • Guided class discussions using role-playing and assessment methodologies.
  • Evaluated student work to measure transfer of knowledge.
  • Researched topics in science and mathematics for development of continuing education course work.
  • Planned community programs and activities for general public.
  • Advised students on academic and career matters.
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Maintained current industry knowledge by reading publications, attending conferences and completing training.
08/2005 to 12/2011
Certified Elementary Teacher Lapoynor Isd 107-910 City, STATE,
  • Sourced supplies to fill gaps in student activities.
  • Designed daily lesson plans customized to student needs.
  • Engaged in online teaching to several students in TX
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support.
  • Taught all core subjects including math, science, technology and history.
  • Worked one-on-one with students to determine strengths, weaknesses, and learning patterns.
  • Created and presented clever lessons to engage students and focus on core subjects necessary for personal and academic growth.
  • 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.
  • Supervised students at all times based on licensing, administration and compliance standards to promote safe, clean and nurturing classroom environment.
  • Developed learning objectives for each subject area to quantify learning and set benchmarks.
  • Chaperoned field trips to maintain safety and encourage learning.
  • Created and led field trips and hands-on activities to foster creativity.
  • Tutored students each year in Reading, English, Math, Science and Social Studies.
  • Included multicultural awareness in class discussions to meet state standards.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
  • Developed problem-solving and critical-thinking skills by presenting challenges to boost self-esteem and performance.
  • Integrated interactive lessons into learning curriculum to engage students and elevate progress and social development.
  • Organized classroom supplies and decorated walls to create fun, nurturing settings and meet learning needs.
  • Created, proctored and reviewed tests and quizzes and managed accurate grade books.
  • Liaised with other faculty and staff to monitor halls, bathrooms, playgrounds and lunchrooms.
  • Developed innovative and diverse methods for teaching children aged 5 years old to 17 using technology integration and experimental learning.
  • Analyzed students abilities and coordinated lessons, cooperated with executive staff members and developed individualized learning plans to overcome student obstacles.
  • Communicated student progress, academic difficulties or behavioral concerns to parents, guardians and administration using tact and professionalism to improve student academic performance.
  • Constituted classroom policies and educated students and parents on school rules and procedures.
  • Created lesson plans to correlate with state curriculum standards and devised educational programs to meet educational objectives.
  • Instructed according to Common Core Standards as part of federal funding mandates for education.
  • Fostered student curiosity and interest in learning through hands-on activities and field trips.
  • Administered various reading tests and determined student reading levels based on assessment findings.
  • Reinforced positive behavior by encouraging efforts through affirmation statements and praising accomplishments.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Used learning stations to incorporate colors, shapes and textures to help students develop communication skills, and build relationships.
  • Developed engaging curriculum and performed daily classroom activities including taking attendance, creating lesson plans and teaching information in accordance with state testing material.
  • Increased standardized test scores by 100 % in 5 years.
  • Eagerly established open communication and positive relationships with students, parents, peers, and administrative staff.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Designed and presented lesson plans in one or more academic subjects using variety of teaching techniques to appeal to various learning styles within assigned grade level.
  • Prepared and administered grade-specific tests and examinations regulated by school district to monitor students' growth and to report progress to parents.
  • 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.
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover all requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Maintained student portfolios used for monitoring skills assessments and work samples needed for promotion and to monitor areas needing improvement.
  • Integrated technology into daily lesson plans.
  • Taught lessons encompassing skill-building activities in speaking, writing, reading and listening.
Expected in 12/1993 to to
Associate of Science: English
Trinity Valley Community College - Athens, TX
  • Graduated cum laude
  • National Junior College
  • Dean's List all semesters
Expected in 12/1997 to to
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education And English
University of Texas At Tyler - Tyler, TX
  • State of Texas Certified Teacher
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • ESL
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Reading
  • Behavior Intervention

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School Attended

  • Trinity Valley Community College
  • University of Texas At Tyler

Job Titles Held:

  • Online ESL Teacher
  • Academic Coordinator/Science Department Chair
  • Certified Elementary Teacher


  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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