pre kindergarten teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic educator committed to empowering students with critical-thinking skills and intrinsic motivation. Skillful in directing innovative classroom environments and enhancing student behavior through positive and forward thinking approaches. Compassionate relationship-builder possessing an intuitive ability to cultivate long term partnerships with families and the school community.

  • Project-based Learning
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Technology Integration
  • Articulate and Effective Communicator
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Decision-Making
  • School Event Coordination
  • Team Collaboration and Leadership
Work History
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, 07/2019 to Current
The Sunshine House Early Learning AcademyBerkeley Lake, GA, Roswell, GA
  • Design, prepare and deliver high quality lessons to suit individual needs of all students in line with PYP (Primary Years Programme)
  • Established educational atmosphere conducive to learning and developing through the process of inquiry
  • Assist and lead teachers in curriculum as Grade Representative and member on PYP Leadership Team
  • Assist teachers in integrating equity, justice, and equality principles and practices into curriculum working as designated member of Academic Equity Leadership Team and SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) member
  • Differentiate instruction through extensive use of small groups and independent work tailored to student needs
  • Lead diverse, hands-on learning experiences with emphasis on student agency and global mindset
  • Highlight social-emotional learning with emphasis on student relationships, problem solving and self-regulation strategies to support conflict resolution
  • Maximize use of outdoor spaces to encourage inquiry-based learning, address student sensory needs, and develop deeper connection to natural world
  • Maintain positive relationships with parents to ensure rapport, trust and open communication while supporting families in educational process
Kindergarten/Pre-Kindergarten Teacher , 08/2012 to 05/2019
First Presbyterian PreschoolCity, STATE, Atlanta GA
  • Maintained Reggio Emilia inspired environments and documentation
  • Developed in-depth and long term project based curriculum using Project Approach guidelines and training
  • Researched and piloted Fundations: Wilson's language Basics
  • Assisted teachers in implementation of scope and sequence for grade curriculum
  • Cooperated in successful SACS accreditation as selected member to collaborate on Core Values and Leadership Team
  • Partnered with Adaptive Learning Center using inclusion model for special needs children and collaborated with facilitators
  • Served as Ballet Instructor and coordinated quarterly recitals in extracurricular Arts Program for six years
1st Grade Teacher, 08/2006 to 06/2011
Kingsley Charter SchoolCity, STATE, Dunwoody, GA
  • Supported teachers and lead collaborative team experience in planning and implementing curriculum as designated Team Grade Chair
  • Integrated interdisciplinary curriculum to support critical thinking skills, active experimentation and reflective student observations
  • Lead CPA (Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract) Approach instruction to support students understanding of math concepts at deeper levels
  • Coordinated and executed successful school wide recycle program for grades First through Fifth and developed student lead involvement
  • Designed and submitted grant writing initiatives that resulted in successful completion of additional afterschool Science programs
  • Implemented Science of Reading curriculum to instruct explicit skills for individualized learning
  • Researched and piloted Saxon Math program for First Grade
  • Served as Chess Club instructor and program coordinator in extracurricular afterschool program for four years
  • Served as Kiwanis instructor in extracurricular afterschool program for two years
3rd Grade Teacher /Kindergarten Teacher, 07/2000 to 06/2006
J.H. House ElementaryCity, STATE, Conyers, GA
  • Applied extensive ESOL training and teaching strategies to support reading and writing objectives in skill focused rigorous curriculum
  • Improved students' reading levels to meet and exceed district requirements through Balanced Literacy and DRA Assessments
  • Implemented lessons, units and projects aligned with Common Core guidelines and objectives
  • Communicated student progress, academic difficulties or behavioral concerns to parents, guardians and administration using tact and professionalism to foster rapport and trust
Bachelor of Arts: Early Childhood Education, Expected in 12/1999 to Piedmont College - Demorest, GA
  • Summa Cum Laude

Extracurricular Activities

  • Dance (Ballet)
  • Awarded Gateway Math and Reading Tutor of the Year (2000)

Georgia Certified Educator (P-5)

International Baccalaureate Certification

Associate Level Orton Gillingham Certification

Project Approach Learning trained

ESOL Certification

Talented and Gifted Program Certification (Dekalb County Schools)


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School Attended

  • Piedmont College

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  • Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
  • Kindergarten/Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
  • 1st Grade Teacher
  • 3rd Grade Teacher /Kindergarten Teacher


  • Bachelor of Arts

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