substitute teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Hardworking educator with skills to step into any classroom environment and support student needs with excellent discussion management, lecturing and mentoring abilities. Knowledgeable about special intervention plans, recordkeeping requirements and strategies for maintaining classroom discipline. Knowledgeable with the Alexandria software to checkout books in the district. Familiar with the Dewey Decimal System and shelving books.

  • Proficient in Alexandria
  • Results-focused
  • Tutoring and coaching
  • Analytical skills
  • Proficient in Dewey decimal system
  • Classroom discipline
  • Differentiated learning techniques
  • Positive student engagement
10/2014 to Current Substitute Teacher Whittier City School District | Whittier, CA,
  • Differentiated classroom and small group instruction to meet needs of students with various learning styles and abilities.
  • Studied various school subjects to better understand content and assist with projects and assignments.
  • Maintained student attendance and assignment records to prevent lapses during teacher absences.
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level.
  • Taught students fundamental building blocks and advanced concepts.
  • Reported problem students to principal to maintain control of classroom.
  • Assisted fellow teachers with assignments, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading as needed.
  • Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts.
  • Educated students in various subjects to provide seamless transition during absence of head teacher.
  • Requested as substitute teacher based on excellent referrals and trusted performance.
  • Provided notes and reports on school day activities to primary teacher.
  • Leveraged diverse instructional strategies and hands-on activities to engage students and boost understanding of material.
  • Mentored, tutored and instructed students after school and during planning times.
01/1997 to 06/2017 Gymnastics and Cheerleading Coach Keene Family YMCA | City, STATE,
  • Checked equipment and monitored common areas to maintain neatness, organization and proper upkeep while remaining vigilant on safety.
  • Applied evaluation techniques and personal knowledge to assess abilities to assign players to correct positions on team.
  • Kept records of necessary information following applicable regulations and best practice standards, including medical records, dietary restrictions and emergency contact information.
  • Organized and escorted students on field trips to competitive and non-competitive cheer events, cultivating sense of participation in broader community and enriching program experience.
  • Encouraged team members to become stronger, more agile athletes and more successful competitors through focus, effective training and proper nutrition.
  • Taught routines in preparation for performance at sports games and competitions, instructing on safe and correct execution of stunts, gymnastics, choreography and cheers.
08/1998 to 04/2006 Paraprofessional Educator Keene Middle School | City, STATE,
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups of up to 6 by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts and adapting assignments.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies to support maximum efficiency.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Marked homework assignments, tests and special projects to communicate grading.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Utilized curriculum with life-based approach.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Complied with instructor-developed IEPs and made informed recommendations for adjustments.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1985 Associate of Science | Health Physics College of Central Florida , Ocala, FL GPA:
  • Phi Betta Kappa
Expected in | Education Keene State College, Keene, NH GPA:
  • Completed coursework in early childhood education , and paraprofessional education certification

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School Attended

  • College of Central Florida
  • Keene State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Substitute Teacher
  • Gymnastics and Cheerleading Coach
  • Paraprofessional Educator


  • Associate of Science

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