preschool teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Knowledgeable support professional with experience assisting teachers in classrooms, between classes and during field trips. Devoted to student learning and safety. Always ready to step in and help with any need. Driven Teaching Assistant with firm command of curriculum development, daily lesson planning and student tutoring. Leads individual and group instruction to supplement teacher lessons and build instructional abilities. Communicative and empathetic with commitment to creating inclusive learning spaces.

  • Activities Leadership
  • Class Activity Oversight
  • Safety Monitoring and Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Effectively Work With Parents
  • Excellent Classroom Management
  • Social Skills Development
  • Calm and Patient
  • Arts and Crafts Aptitude
  • Training in Food Handling Preparation
  • CPR/First-aid Certified
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Exploratory Learning
  • Play-Based Learning
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Educational Materials Development
  • Enthusiasm for Students and Teaching
  • Filing and Classroom Organization
  • Individual Student Instruction
  • Experience with Diverse Student Populations
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Communicating with Parents and Teachers
  • Creating a Safe Learning Environment
  • Lesson Planning
  • Classroom Rules Establishment
  • Audio-Visual Demonstrations
  • Imaginative Play Promotion
  • Relationship Building
  • Organizing and Distributing Materials
  • Collaborative and Team-Oriented
  • Supervising Classroom Activities
  • Class Reading
  • Instructional Exhibits and Displays
Preschool Teacher, 11/1998 to Current
AceleroBrookfield, WI,
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
  • Met with parents to discuss child behavior and academic progress.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing learning styles.
  • Incorporated music, art and theater into lesson planning.
  • Administered and documented results of student assessments.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Directed and supervised children during field trips and special activities.
  • Adapted instructional techniques according to student learning styles and progress.
  • Maintained student records according to rigorous confidentiality and privacy regulations.
  • Organized creative and fun activities, enhancing children's physical, emotional and social well-being.
  • Engaged with children on individual basis to build positive, trusting relationships.
  • Communicated with parents regularly to maintain student progress, schedule meetings and increase overall student happiness.
  • Read stories to children and taught painting, drawing and crafts.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Implemented behavior modeling and positive reinforcement into daily routines.
  • Instructed and assisted children in eating, toileting and resting to help develop healthy personal habits.
  • Participated in workshops, trainings and conferences to improve educational skills.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Incorporated music and art activities to encourage creativity and expression.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using various teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Observed children to record development.
  • Monitored student progress to ensure cooperation and growth.
  • Removed hazards and developed appropriate boundaries and rules to create safe environment for children.
  • Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems.
  • Identified early signs of emotional and developmental problems in children to bring concerns to parents' attention.
Teachers Aid, 09/1974 to 05/1980
  • Used lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods to present subject matter to students under direction and guidance of teachers.
  • Enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among class.
  • Supported classroom teachers by managing files, preparing materials and updating records.
  • Supervised children on field trips to maintain safety and foster cultural learning experiences.
  • Assisted instructional staff with implementing lessons and activities for full classes and small groups.
  • Observed student performance and recorded relevant data to assess progress.
  • Instructed and monitored students in use and care of school equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Maintained up-to-date emergency forms, curriculum plans and individual child development profiles.
  • Assisted in developing programs and activities to drive improvements in students' academics.
  • Supervised children and participated with children in activities.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Worked one-on-one with special needs students to help navigate through school challenges.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Provided individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics and promote student learning.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Instructed and monitored students in use and care of equipment and materials.
  • Prepared lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits and demonstrations to assist teachers in classroom preparation.
  • Helped teachers with material generation, lesson plan development, class preparation, scheduling, exam distribution and student mentoring.
  • Created and coordinated age-appropriate enrichment activities to drive social, emotional and intellectual development.
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Distributed textbooks, workbooks, papers and pencils to students.
  • Organized student performance and enrichment activities to facilitate learning.
  • Laminated teaching materials to increase durability under repeated use.
  • Utilized instructional techniques and hands-on curriculum to retain interest and maximize receptive learning in students.
Child Caregiver Infants, to
Community Child Development CenterCity, STATE,
  • Prepared meals, snacks and refreshments for children according to dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Communicated with parents about daily activities and any concerning behaviors.
  • Balanced schedules to promote optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate reading, crafts and music lessons.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1973 to Seguin High School - Seguin, TX
: various childcare topics, Expected in to CEU Trainings - ,

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School Attended

  • Seguin High School
  • CEU Trainings

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  • Preschool Teacher
  • Teachers Aid
  • Child Caregiver Infants


  • High School Diploma

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