secondary social studies teacher resume example with 18+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

~A dedicated educator, offering sixteen years of experience in education. A knowledgeable educator with years of experience providing educational guidance and mentorship to Secondary Level students.

~Dedicated to inspiring students to understand and appreciate their individual intelligence, to see many different perspectives. Expertise includes being a passionate and resourceful educator with an adaptable and approachable style.

~Cultivates understanding of geographical, historical, cultural, and factors that influence the world. Motivates students to develop sound opinions based on research of facts and learning about their communities and their state.

~Dedicated to promoting student learning with diversified instructional and classroom management approaches. Able to facilitate strong discussions, lead immersive activities and manage special projects to promote optimal learning. Specializing in hands-on, tactile teaching.

~ Enthusiastic educator dedicated to inspiring students to understand and appreciate rights, privileges, and civic duties.

~Focused on maximizing student educational potential by applying diverse instructional strategies and classroom management techniques. ~Skillful in facilitating discussions and planning hands-on activities to enhance learning. Expert in teaching approaches.

~Will shift teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' needs. ~Caring and enthusiastic with demonstrated skills in building relationships. Motivated teacher who is excellent at creating positive educational climates for students.

~A productive educator with excellent problem-solving and time management skills. Will teach students fundamentals of social studies, including physical and human geography. Skillfull and efficient with maintaining student records and completing progress reports.

  • Positive reinforcement
  • Hands-on learning
  • Instructional technology
  • Professional development
  • Social Studies specialist
  • Interactive classroom instruction
  • Staff Development
  • Test preparation
  • Human geography
  • Safety awareness
Utah State University Vernal/Roosevelt Campus , Expected in 05/2005 Bachelor of Science : History - GPA :
Work History
South Washington County Schools Isd 833 - Secondary Social Studies Teacher
Cottage Grove, MN, 08/2008 - Current
  • Created hundreds of engaging lesson plans, fostered culture of discovery and provided well-organized classroom structure to help students succeed in the program
  • Assessed students' strengths and weaknesses regularly to provide appropriate methods for addressing learning needs.-Inspired academic success based on belief that all students can achieve excellence, regardless of background
  • Established and supported positive educational environment for student learning.- Gave assignments, graded work, and regularly discussed performance with students. Communicated clear learning objectives and expectations to students
  • Conducted regular parent-teacher conferences to keep parents informed of student progress. Developed instructional aids for classroom use and encouraged student participation.-Educated students regarding national and global social issues and influencing factors.
  • Attended over fifty different professional development seminars and summits to enhance teaching skills. Among these seminars and pieces of training were trauma-informed seminars and social-emotional summits. Researched latest teaching techniques and incorporated them into lesson delivery to improve concept acquisition.
South Washington County Schools Isd 833 - Secondary Social Studies Teacher
Cottage Grove, MN, 08/2007 - 06/2008
  • Devised hundreds of lesson plans reflecting student educational, cultural, and language diversity. Created a positive learning environment and success for students.
  • Created lesson plans with adjustments based on overall class performance throughout the year.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives and expectations to students
  • A high percentage of students at this school had negative behavior issues. Developed strong positive relationships with students
Mountain Homes Youth Ranch - Education Director and Educator
City, STATE, 12/2003 - 06/2007
  • Adapted hundreds of classroom plans to support the needs of students with special learning requirements.
  • Worked with numerous schools which had a variety of different formats and criteria throughout United States to create individual education plans for students who were part of the wilderness program. Created course work for students who were past high school and wanted to obtain a GED
  • Assisted over one hundred students in gaining their GED through one-on-one instruction. Created individualized education plans so students could gain credits through work students completed within the Mountain Homes Wilderness program.
  • Responsible for contacting each student's academic institution and setting up courses for gaining credits towards their transcripts before leaving the program

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School Attended

  • Utah State University

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  • Secondary Social Studies Teacher
  • Secondary Social Studies Teacher
  • Education Director and Educator


  • Bachelor of Science

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