substitute teacher resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Friendly and energetic substitute teacher with 4 years in substitute teaching in a public classroom environment. Motivated to help students learn and be happy, healthy and well-behaved.

  • MS Office
  • Strong Communicator
  • VA Collegiate Professional license in grades 6-12 History and Social Studies
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Classroom Management
  • Customer Service in Retail and State Park Environments
  • Customer Interaction
  • Helped World History and US History students at Chilhowie High School prepare for and pass the Virginia SOLs
  • Managed classes ranging from 4-50 students in Virginia Beach and Arlington.
09/2012 to Current Substitute Teacher Centralia Elementary | Buena Park, CA,
  • I substituted for all subject and grade levels in elementary, middle, and high schools throughout Virginia Beach.
  • In this position, I have substitute taught schools throughout Virginia Beach.
  • I have become known as a substitute who can go well beyond the level of just passing out worksheets and effectively carry on active classroom learning in any subject, not just my content area.
  • As a substitute teacher, I have developed active listening skills to help students work through problems that they have as they learn previously unfamiliar material.
  • I have utilized my strong communication skills to facilitate clear classroom expectations and a stable learning environment.
04/2014 to 07/2014 Historic Interpreter Phoenix Children's Hospital | San Bernardino, CA,
  • I conducted guided tours of the old logging town of Cass, WV as well as the Cass Scenic Railroad locomotive shops.
  • I also commentated on the train rides up Cheat and BacK Allegheny Mountains as well as led guided interpretative tours of a recreated logging camp and led tours of Bald Knob, the highest summit on Back Allegheny Mountain.
  • I utilized my customer service skills to insure positive visitor experience, and recommend additional activities in the park.
05/2012 to 07/2012 Interpreter Centralia Elementary | Buena Park, CA,
  • Conducted research of topics related to Mt Mitchell, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Black Mountain Region for the purpose of developing and leading interpretive programs.
  • Developed and presented a variety of formal and informal programs including talks, education programs, interpretive hikes, and demonstrations
  • .Educated park visitors on the history, geology, flora and fauna, and natural features of the Black Mountain Chain of which Mt. Mitchell is a part.
09/2011 to 04/2012 Substitute Teacher Captioncall Llc | Chicago, IL,
  • I substitute taught classes from grades k-12.
  • Worked with teams of teachers in special education environments to insure success of lesson plans.
  • Communicated effectively with educators from various grade levels as well as students in my classes.

04/2011 to 07/2011 Contact Ranger Sky Meadows State Park | City, STATE,
  • Greeted Visitors as they entered the park and collected entry fees.
  • Staffed the park visitor center and gift shop and recommended purchases to park customers.
  • Explained the options for camping, special programs and activities, and sold passes and admissions for these activities.
06/2010 to 03/2011 Database Assistant First Home Mortgage | City, STATE,
  • Converted paper records into electronic files.
  • Constructed and maintained an excel database.
  • Answered questions and inquiries from my superiors and located records upon request.
2009 to 05/2009 Student Teaching Chilhowie High School | City, STATE,
  • Student Taught 2 blocks of World History and 1 block of US History
  • Prepared 75 students to successfully pass the Virginia Sols.
  • Wrote daily and weekly lesson plans.
  • Supported students in developing strategies for individual needs and classroom group dynamics.
  • Implemented differentiated classroom activities to encourage student participation.
07/2008 to 04/2009 Resident Adviser Emory & Henry College | City, STATE,
  • Assisted residential students in a dorm setting in anyways possible
  • Resolved conflicts between roommates and other members of the campus community.
  • Recommended services to students.
  • Bought material for, developed, and led dorm-wide and campus wide activities, often in collaboration with other resident advisers.
07/2008 to 07/2008 maintenance ranger First Landing State Park | City, STATE,
  • Assisted park guests by making their campsites and cabins ready.
  • I performed park maintenance including maintenance of park facilities and cleaning cabins.
  • Set up for special events.
  • Answered any questions park visitors may have had and referred any problems or special situations to my superiors.
Expected in 2009 to to B.A. | History Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia GPA:

[Spring 2007 – Fall 2009] [Emory & Henry College] History – Social Studies Secondary Education

  • Honors student
  • Graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in History
  • Competed in Cross Country and Track and Field.
  • Leadership Positions: Track and Field Club president - Jan 2008-Dec 2009; Distance Captain Jan 2007 - Dec 2009; Cross Country team captain August 2008-December 2009
  • Resident Advisor
  • Residence Hall Advisory Committee
  • Team representative for Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

Active Listening, Communication, Critical Thinking, Customer Service

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Emory & Henry College

Job Titles Held:

  • Substitute Teacher
  • Historic Interpreter
  • Interpreter
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Contact Ranger
  • Database Assistant
  • Student Teaching
  • Resident Adviser
  • maintenance ranger


  • B.A.

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: