substitute teacher resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Certified Substitute Teacher with over 15 years of experience instructing in K-6 classrooms. Enthusiastic, creative and adaptable to institutional needs. Encouraging and compassionate approach fostering positive learning environments. Compassionate, creative and effective Teacher with valuable experience in classroom administration, professional development and project planning. Equipped with extensive background in versatile education environments. Student-centric instructor, academic facilitator and motivational coach. Competent at performing independently or as member of teaching team. Well-versed in classroom and online technologies.

  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Teaching
  • Lesson Planning
  • Tutoring
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Group Instruction
  • Student Evaluation
  • Lesson Plan Implementation
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Relationship building and management
  • Organizational abilities
Work History
Substitute Teacher, 08/2019 to 03/2020
Spring Education GroupMilpitas, CA,
  • Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies
  • Collaborated with teaching staff to devise and implement coordinated educational strategies and student support networks
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules
  • Implemented outlined grading and assessment techniques to document growth, development and knowledge advancements during teacher absence
  • Developed and deepened relationships with students, family members and faculty to promote optimal student learning environments
  • Diversified classroom instruction and group activities to successfully support students with unique strengths and learning styles
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts
Preschool Teacher, 09/2014 to 01/2020
Kentucky Masonic HomesLouisville, KY,
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors
  • Promoted sensory development by providing access to different textures
  • Allowed for ample outdoor discovery time each day
  • Sanitized toys and play equipment each day to maintain safety and cleanliness
  • Applied play-based strategies, including crafts and games, to provide diverse approaches to learning
  • Consulted with parents to build and maintain positive support networks and support continuing education strategies
  • Educated students in foundational concepts such as shapes, numbers and letters
  • Observed children to identify individuals in need of additional support and developed strategies to improve assistance
  • Fostered reasoning and problem solving through active exploration games and activities
  • Used classroom observations to create written assessments of student performance
  • Worked with teaching staff to evaluate individual progress and recommend appropriate learning plans
Teacher, 06/2018 to 06/2019
Res-Care, Inc.Fairbanks, AK,
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student centered learning.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Connected with parents and community organizations to promote involvement.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans that addressed general students as well as those with individualized 504 plans as part of integrated classroom.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Coordinated education-based field trips from start to completion.
Teacher Assistant, 06/2015 to 06/2018
Kids Peace Mesabi AcademiesTemple, PA,
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness and assign grades.
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Oversaw groups of up to 5 students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Partnered with teacher to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals, objectives and philosophies.
  • Assigned grades for coursework and tests using answer key, recorded results and informed teacher of performance.
  • Helped teachers recognize learning issues students faced and recommended solutions.
  • Attended training classes, parent conferences, and faculty meetings to stay up-to-date on student progress.
  • Reviewed lesson material with students individually or in small groups.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
Master of Arts: Education, Expected in 07/2016 to University of Phoenix - Tempe, AZ

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix

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  • Substitute Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant


  • Master of Arts

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