Preschool Teacher resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Patient educator seeking full time employment in an elementary school setting
Core Qualifications
  • Dependable
  • Certified in Early Childhood

  • Flexible
  • Creative
07/2015 to Current
Preschool Teacher Merritt Academy Mclean, VA,
  • Plan and carry out lessons that target different areas of child development, such as language, motor, and social skills
  • Keep records of the students’ progress, routines, and interests, and keep parents informed about their child’s development three times a year, or as often as needed
  • Work with children in groups or one-on-one, depending on the needs of children and the subject matter
  • Provide a weekly newsletter to parents
  • Assist with monthly Family Nights
  • Utilize Teaching Strategies Gold to enter observations on each child
  • Implemented a self-monitoring tool for behavior
  • Prepare materials for daily activities and bulletin board
  • Attend IEP meetings as needed

07/2014 to 04/2015
Teacher's Aide Ahrc Suffolk Southold, NY,
  • Work one-on-one with an autistic child
  • Work directly with a Special Needs Teacher, Speech Teacher, Classroom Teacher, Occupational Therapist and parents to include various materials or procedures to aide in the student's learning environment
  • Enforce classroom and playground rules
  • Prepare materials for the classroom and bulletin boards Substitute for the Classroom Teacher
03/2012 to 04/2014
Substitute Teacher/Aide Ahrc Suffolk Bohemia, NY,
  • Responsible for carrying out lesson plans and directions given by Teachers or Aides
  • Work with both individuals and groups to assist them in daily activities
  • Manage classroom environment in Teacher's absence
  • Communicate with Teacher/Aide on daily progress in the classroom
  • Taught from August 2014 thru mid-October 2014 in a Pre-K classroom filling in for a maternity leave
  • Completed Parent/Teacher Conferences for Pre-K students
  • Worked as a one-on-one Aide for the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year
02/2005 to 2009
Education Specialist/Special Needs Specialist Ahrc Suffolk Westhampton, NY,
  • Responsible for overseeing several classrooms and working with Teachers/Supervisors on a daily basis
  • Coordinated developmental screenings in 7 counties working with various school districts and locations to conduct screenings
  • Assisted with developmental screenings by using the Brigance assessment tool and completed hearing and vision screenings
  • Screened assessments to identify children who were at-risk
  • Assisted Teachers/Supervisors in completing proper paperwork
  • Held monthly Education Meetings with employees and parents
  • Provided training to staff as needed
07/2004 to 02/2005
Education Specialist/Literacy Specialist C.E.F.S. Head Start City, STATE,
  • Developed literacy activities for classrooms to coordinate with themes for the school year
  • Assisted families in obtaining library cards Responsible for overseeing several classrooms and working with Teacher/Supervisors on a daily basis
  • Used the Brigance assessment tool to complete screenings
  • Completed hearing and vision screenings on children
  • Provided training to staff as needed
07/2003 to 07/2004
Teacher/Supervisor C.E.F.S. Head Start City, STATE,
  • Responsible for managing a classroom of up to 20 students and 2 staff members daily
  • Completed necessary paperwork required by program
  • Assisted in recruiting families for the program
  • Completed certification for CPR, First Aid, Hearing and Vision Technician and Food Sanitation License
  • Provided a safe play environment for the children
  • Incorporated the Creative Curriculum into the classroom
  • Planned and implemented developmentally appropriate activities
  • Completed Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement
07/1997 to 04/1999
Teacher's Aide Effingham Co-op Preschool City, STATE,
  • Assisted teacher in various daily activities and lesson planning
  • Aided in classroom management
  • Supervised 17-20 children daily during various activities
  • Communicated daily with parents
  • Worked with 3 different teachers weekly
Teacher's Aide Effingham Unit #40 City, STATE,
  • Prepared materials for various daily activities
  • Enforced rules in the classroom
  • Supervised 17-20 children daily during various activities
  • Daily communication with parents
  • Worked with small and large groups to reinforce lessons
Expected in 1997
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education
Eastern Illinois University - Charleston, IL
GPA: Cum Laude
Early Childhood Education Cum Laude
Expected in 1995
Associate of Arts: Elementary Education
Lake Land Community College - Mattoon, IL
Elementary Education
Professional Affiliations
  • IMRF
Certified in Early Childhood Education
  • Computer Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Experienced in a preschool and Kindergarten environment
  • Trained to use DIAL 4 Assessment

  • Member/Vice President of Newton Junior Women's Club
  • Regular volunteer from 2010-2013 school years
  • Served on PTO 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 school years
  • Volunteer for Reading Rocks Program 2011-2012 school year

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School Attended

  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Lake Land Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Preschool Teacher
  • Teacher's Aide
  • Substitute Teacher/Aide
  • Education Specialist/Special Needs Specialist
  • Education Specialist/Literacy Specialist
  • Teacher/Supervisor
  • Teacher's Aide
  • Teacher's Aide


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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