professional tutor resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Enthusiastic tutoring professional motivated to support all students. Ready to build confidence and skills in struggling learners. Friendly, personable and compassionate.

  • Confidence Building
  • Student Motivation
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Learning Techniques
  • Organization and Planning Skills
  • Progress Reports and Check-Ins
  • Inspiring Love of Learning
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Recommending Books and Materials
  • Encouraging and Motivating Students
  • Adapting to Student's Learning Style
  • Clear Instruction and Communication
  • Teaching Foundational Study Skills
  • Positive Role Model
  • Building Rapport and Trust
  • Team Collaboration
  • Follow Through
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Friendly and Personable
Professional Tutor, 08/2015 to Current
Amarillo CollegeHereford, TX,
  • Designed comfortable tutoring environment conducive to learning.
  • Assisted students in finding useful study methods to enhance academic performance.
  • Researched or recommend textbooks, software, equipment, or other learning materials to complement tutoring.
  • Met with students to clarify and review concepts taught in class and solve specific problems.
  • Provided private instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance and prepare for academic or occupational tests.
  • Assessed student progress at each session, making recommendations that increased effectiveness of tutoring and lessons.
  • Prepared for tutoring appointments by learning about key topics and planning out structured activities.
  • Helped students review and understand previous lessons to make connection with new lesson.
  • Coached tutees in study skills, note-taking, organization and time management.
  • Utilized positive reinforcement techniques to encourage and motivate students.
Curriculum Writer, 01/2017 to 04/2022
Code.OrgSeattle, WA,
  • Developed strategies to assist teachers in introducing new curriculum.
  • Observed teachers and made suggestions on improving techniques.
  • Ordered new technology and textbooks based on planned changes.
  • Expertly applied latest teaching tool and classroom methodologies in establishment of standardized training centers.
  • Developed curriculum and learning materials to increase comprehension.
  • Utilized knowledge of industry best practices to improve upon existing training methods.
  • Evaluated course performance to determine areas in need of improvement.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of varied learning modalities.
  • Implemented employee training programs to improve performance and productivity.
  • Developed, deployed and maintained robust training programs accomplishing department and facility goals.
  • Conducted in-depth research to write, edit and produce professional manual covering OSHA safety and production requirements.
English Teacher, 03/2007 to 09/2015
Muroc Joint UnifiedEdwards, CA,
  • Attended professional development training to improve knowledge and skills.
  • Tutored students requiring additional assistance in grammar and reading comprehension.
  • Tested students on concepts taught in class to determine comprehension levels.
  • Evaluated students' comprehension of lessons through relevant test questions.
  • Repeated key lesson information to teach grammar and help students grasp concepts.
  • Integrated technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction.
  • Assessed student performance, behavior and social development and devised improvement strategies for struggling children.
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for students.
  • Identified online resources to complement traditional course materials and aid in student learning.
  • Made learning grammar fun by involving problem-solving and language play.
  • Advised students to read topics or materials reflecting personal interests to encourage regular reading.
  • Integrated media content in class to improve listening skill, speaking skill and vocabulary.
  • Required spoken and written student responses to contexts to increase reading comprehension.
  • Identified students' level of reading difficulty to provide appropriate reinforcement.
  • Handled disciplinary problems with calm and poise and reported escalating issues to principal.
  • Developed class learning plans to meet district and statement requirements for instruction.
  • Prepared informative classroom lectures on literature, poetry and historical authors to engage and educate students.
Affiliate Professor, 08/2010 to 05/2014
Loyola University MarylandCity, STATE,
  • Structured assignments with clear goals and criteria for assessment.
  • Maintained students' attendance records, grades and reports in strict confidence.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student performance and monitor progress.
  • Used rubrics as tools to define expectations and improve students' overall learning.
  • Designed collaborative learning exercises to capitalize on students' resources and skills.
  • Maintained website containing schedule, syllabus, assignments and links to relevant sites.
  • Integrated technology into regular classroom use for student engagement and learning.
  • Spearheaded research and outlined findings in peer-reviewed journal publications.
  • Lectured and communicated effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Created and delivered quality lectures and laboratory instruction to Professional Teachers.
  • Used variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
  • Provided student feedback regarding areas in need of improvement and provided additional learning resources.
  • Delivered course lectures using modern technology to enhance student comprehension.
  • Prepared, administered and graded exams and assignments to evaluate student progress.
  • Fostered classroom environment conducive to learning and building character.
  • Created instructional and lecture plans for classes in compliance with course objectives.
  • Created lesson plans and developed instructional materials covering required topics and learning objectives.
  • Facilitated group discussions, encouraging students to address class concepts to increase understanding.
  • Assessed student performance with integrity.
  • Tutored students requiring further assistance with learning concepts and course material.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Reading Specialist, Expected in 05/2009 to Loyola University Maryland - Baltimore, MD
  • Suma cum laude graduate
Bachelor of Arts: Professional Writing/English, Expected in 05/2001 to Carlow University - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Magna cum laude graduate

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School Attended

  • Loyola University Maryland
  • Carlow University

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  • Professional Tutor
  • Curriculum Writer
  • English Teacher
  • Affiliate Professor


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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