secondary teacher resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Secondary English teacher possessing skills that balance authoritative teaching with sensitivity to the specialized and changing needs of high school students. Dynamic educator specializing in both classroom and private instruction. Highly effective at building rapport and dedicated to relationship-based mentorship. Focused on encouraging open communication between faculty, students and parents.

Skills Overview
  • Adept classroom management
  • Faith/worldview integration
  • Objective-focused curriculum development
  • Systematic identification of academic strengths, weakness, and goals
  • Efficient, creative lesson planning
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and school management software
Secondary Teacher, 01/2018 - Current
Grand Rapids Public Schools Grand Rapids, MI,
  • Used variety of teaching methods such as lectures, class discussions, writing workshops and demonstrations.
  • Performed multiple in-school research projects along with school administration and faculty to study and improve teacher-student relationships and behavior.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues and administrators.
  • Integrated technology into curriculum to develop students' word processing and research skills.
  • Kept accurate records of student performance, assessing student progress and maintaining data confidentiality.
  • Alerted administrators to concerns about student performance and progress.
  • Continued to develop knowledge of both English and Education through continued education courses.
  • Developed professionally through regular observations, faculty meetings, and conferences.
  • Implemented remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
High School Tutor, 09/2018 - 05/2022
Sam Ash Music Springfield, NJ,
  • Offered academic support outside the classroom in various subjects including English grammar and writing, mathematics, and science.
  • Provided students from grades 7 through 12 with one-on-one and group tutoring instruction.
  • Helped students with specific subject knowledge as well as general abilities in learning, analyzing, and interpreting information.
  • Worked with students to develop skills in note-taking, studying and test preparation.
  • Coordinated with parents to schedule sessions and develop tutoring strategies.
  • Communicated with teachers to provide students with comprehensive support.
Piano Teacher, 03/2018 - 05/2022
Self-Employed City, STATE,
  • Educated students using customized teaching methods and hands-on curriculum.
  • Instructed students in music fundamentals, incorporating scales, sight-reading, music theory, artistry, and history into a broad, personalized music curriculum.
  • Worked with students with special needs, including Autism and ADHD.
  • Prepared students for recitals and competitions.
  • Discussed each student's progress with parents to facilitate new learning opportunities and customize teaching approaches.
  • Assessed student needs in light of qualifications, limitations, abilities and interests.
Proclaim Team Member, 03/2016 - 08/2017
Pensacola Christian College City, STATE,
  • Traveled as a representative of PCC throughout the Southern (2016) and Western (2017) US.
  • Performed music programs, both piano and voice, at numerous churches and schools.
  • Assisted with church and school activities such as teen events, VBS and chapel services.
  • Interacted with teenagers and prospective students, answering general questions about college as well as specific questions about PCC.
Campus Security Dispatcher, 08/2014 - 05/2017
Pensacola Christian College City, STATE,
  • Responded immediately to calls involving medical incidents, accidents, illegal activities, and hazardous situations.
  • Handled emergency phone calls calmly, obtaining pertinent information and dispatching calls to relevant police or medical response personnel.
  • Used radio, phone or computer to direct field units to appropriate sites.
  • Answered telephone calls to take messages, respond to questions, and provide information during non-business hours.
  • Observed extensive closed-circuit televisions, fire alarm systems, panic alarm systems and intrusion alarms.
Bachelor of Science: Secondary Education, Expected in 12/2017
Pensacola Christian College - Pensacola, FL,
Status -
  • Summa cum laude graduate
  • 3.8 GPA
M.Ed.: English Education, Expected in 12/2021
Maranatha Baptist University - Watertown, WI,
Status -
  • 3.98 GPA

English Graduate Certificate, Maranatha Baptist University - 2021


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School Attended

  • Pensacola Christian College
  • Maranatha Baptist University

Job Titles Held:

  • Secondary Teacher
  • High School Tutor
  • Piano Teacher
  • Proclaim Team Member
  • Campus Security Dispatcher


  • Bachelor of Science
  • M.Ed.

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