Preschool Teacher resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Creative and energetic Early Childhood Education professional devoted to offering diverse activity plans and experiential learning opportunities to enhance individual development. Friendly, supportive and motivated with strong desire to promote student potential. Proficient in time management and organization. Offering three years of experience with passion for building strong rapport with faculty, students and caregivers.

  • Mother of three children
  • Lesson Planning
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Classroom Management
  • Child development
  • Professional photography skill level
  • CPR certified
  • Experience with child, portrait, and scenic photography
  • Experience with organizing children events and activities in both a hotel and Boy Scouts setting
  • Experience leading and creating arts and crafts activities with children ranging from 4 to 10 years old
Work History
08/2017 to 03/2020
Preschool Teacher Grand Canyon School District Grand Canyon, AZ,
  • Sanitized toys and play equipment each day to maintain safety and cleanliness.
  • Observed children to identify individuals in need of additional support and developed strategies to improve assistance.
  • Educated students in foundational concepts such as shapes, numbers and letters.
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
  • Promoted sensory development by providing access to different textures.
  • Applied play-based strategies, including crafts and games, to provide diverse approaches to learning.
  • Promoted physical, academic and social development by implementing diverse classroom and outside activities.
  • Consulted with parents to build and maintain positive support networks and support continuing education strategies.
  • Allowed for ample outdoor discovery time each day.
  • Fostered reasoning and problem solving through active exploration games and activities.
  • Coordinated parent-teacher conferences two times during school year.
  • Monitored students' academic, social and emotional progress and recorded in individual files.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to children while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Taught classroom sizes ranging from 8 to 14 students
  • Addressed behavioral and learning issues with parents and daycare management.
  • Identified signs of emotional and developmental problems in children and reported to parents.
08/2017 to 03/2020
Art Teacher Council Bluffs Community School District Council Bluffs, IA,
  • Educated students on cultural influences on music and art styles and techniques of modern and historic art.
  • Achieved student participation through relevant and real-life experiences to maintain student interest and stimulate student creativity.
  • Guided students to develop and hone creative processes and problem-solving skills.
  • Taught students to identify key elements of style, intent and emotion when experiencing art.
  • Observed pupils' work to determine student progress or make suggestions for improvement.
  • Documented student work in order to exhibit and celebrate learning process of each child.
  • Inspired students and assisted in developing creativity and self-expression through various art forms and media.
  • Taught historical timelines and differences through art.
  • Provided feedback to students and parents on progress and abilities.
  • Encouraged students to perform at peak ability and learn from failure.
  • Taught classes on variety of topics, including painting, collage, color theory, art installation, basic drawing, portraiture, organizing and writing original lesson plans.
  • Developed appropriate curricula dependent on age group and education level.
  • Utilized books to engage students and make art fun.
01/1994 to 05/1995
Second Grade Teacher Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic Schools Chicago, IL,
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Organized classroom supplies and decorated walls to create fun, nurturing settings and meet learning needs.
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support.
  • Chaperoned field trips to maintain safety and encourage learning.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Sourced supplies to fill gaps in student activities.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Taught lessons encompassing skill-building activities in speaking, writing, reading and listening.
  • Retained student interest and maximized receptive learning.
Expected in 12/1993
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education
Baylor University - Waco, TX

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School Attended

  • Baylor University

Job Titles Held:

  • Preschool Teacher
  • Art Teacher
  • Second Grade Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science

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