reading teacher resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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I am a detail-oriented Teacher experienced in lesson planning and individual student learning strategies. I am a proactive and bilingual teacher offering 4 years of experience educating students at the elementary school level. Looking to bring a successful background in supporting each child's potential and being a valuable asset to a talented educational team. With the ability to facilitate trust and rapport with students to promote learning. Lastly, an enthusiastic teacher fluent in Spanish and English. Passionate about helping students develop linguistic proficiency and obtain a well-rounded education.

  • Literacy strategies
  • Group instruction
  • Skills assessment
  • Student records management
  • Lesson development
  • Proficient speaker of Spanish and English
  • Work ethic
Reading Teacher, 07/2020 - 05/2021
Aos Staffing Edwardsville, IL,
  • Analyzed and reported on each student's progress in reading in accordance with school district's policies.
  • Spoke with parents to discuss student progress and discuss reading issues.
  • Proctored tests and graded papers.
  • Encouraged love of reading and promoted literacy to students of all ages.
  • Established positive and engaging classroom environment that was conducive to improving literacy skills.
  • Interpreted assessment data to determine best intervention methods for students.
  • Evaluated student performance through tests, exams and projects.
  • Evaluated and documented student data
  • Attended and participated in staff meetings to learn new teaching strategies and brainstorm ideas to improve classroom presentations.
  • Participated in workshops and training sessions to extend knowledge and improve skills set in foundational reading skills.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, participation and progress student accountability.
Paraprofessional, 09/2017 - 06/2020
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Observed students to supply teachers with feedback regarding potential learning blocks and opportunities for support.
  • Applied positive reinforcement for performance to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies to support maximum efficiency.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Assisted teacher in monitoring students' progress using aggressive monitoring method and by reviewing test scores and classwork.
Special Education Paraprofessional, 08/2016 - 09/2017
Litchfield Public Schools Litchfield, MN,
  • Provided support to students through specialized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments.
  • Escorted students to restroom cafeteria, outside to playground and on field trips.
  • Collaborated with teacher to develop effective, individualized learning strategies.
  • Advised instructor regarding student behavior or issues that required immediate addressing.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts.
  • Met one-on-one with autism students, utilizing customized behavioral plans.
  • Affirmatively communicated and promoted positive attitudes with every student.
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning.
  • Engaged and supported students with differing learning styles and cultural backgrounds.
  • Worked with both groups and individuals to provide instruction in mathematics, reading, science and history.
  • Attended meetings and parent-teacher conferences to provide two-way translations of Spanish to English
  • Participated in supervision of students during lunch, physical education and after-school extracurricular activities to maintain peaceful and productive environment.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
Summer Youth Employee, 05/2015 - 08/2016
Summer Scholars City, STATE,
  • Led planned group activities following prepared curriculum and program materials.
  • Supervised children during indoor and outdoor activities, outings and special events.
  • Arranged for and assisted children with snacks and meals.
  • Engaged children in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Explained principles, techniques and safety requirements to activity participants to prevent injury.
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
  • Participated in camp-centered activities, including canoeing, swimming, painting and softball while monitoring 10 campers of ages 6-8
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Educational Studies, Expected in 05/2020
Metropolitan State University Of Denver - Denver, CO
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School Attended

  • Metropolitan State University Of Denver

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  • Reading Teacher
  • Paraprofessional
  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Summer Youth Employee


  • Bachelor of Arts

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