substitute teacher resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Enthusiastic Teacher with superb leadership and communication skills. Easily cultivates trusting and productive relationships with students, parents, teachers, and administration. Creates, monitors, and sustains disciplined school culture of high academic and behavioral standards.

  • Classroom support
  • Special education
  • Teaching
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Classroom management
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Elementary education
  • Social development and integration
  • Reading and Writing Support
  • Calm and Patient Demeanor
  • Small Group and Individual Assistance
  • Helping Students with Special Needs
  • Supervising Student Activities
  • Facilitating Online Learning
03/2023 to Current
Substitute Teacher Jvs Chicago Highland Park, IL,
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating consistently.
  • Provided classroom instruction outlined in teacher's lesson plans.
  • Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teachers to educate students about key concepts.
  • Provided notes and reports on school day activities to the primary teacher.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Educated students in various subjects to provide a seamless transition during the absence of the head teacher.
  • Engaged students in discussions to promote interest and drive learning.
  • Maintained rules of conduct that encouraged self-discipline and responsibility.
  • Maintained classroom order and enforced school and class rules.
  • Followed established lesson plans to continue the learning trajectory.
  • Left notes for head teacher about notable students, events and problems.
  • Addressed rowdy and uncooperative students by speaking firmly and informing head teacher of transgressions.
08/2017 to 03/2022
Paraprofessional Fullbloom Manassas, VA,
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Implemented practice exercises and used repetition, which enabled students to grasp new concepts quickly.
  • Observed individual behaviors and suspect actions, and reported issues to supervisory staff.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Prepared instruction materials, including making copies, constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Identified warning signs of emotional or developmental problems and reported to parents.
  • Monitored students on field trips by overseeing various tasks, including roll call and group movement to keep youths safe in public settings.
  • Facilitated group sessions and provided one-on-one support.
  • Kept classrooms clean by sterilizing and disinfecting toys and surfaces.
  • Relieved classroom teacher during breaks, using different skills to maintain order and structure in classroom.
  • Maintained positive attitude and affirmatively communicated with each student.
  • Supported teacher in the development of individual learning strategies.
  • Helped teachers manage bus loading and unloading.
  • Relieved classroom teacher during breaks and maintained order and structure in classroom
  • Prepared instruction materials, constructed bulletin boards, and set up work areas
  • Supervised students on field trips for safety and proper behavior in public settings
  • Enforced rules and instructions to maintain discipline
  • Laminated teaching materials to increase durability under repeated use
  • Took part in professional development workshops to boost skills
02/2016 to Current
Parent-CNA Salvation Army Usa Kansas City, KS,
  • Helped my son effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding my son with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help my son achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care for my son under RN supervision.
  • Assisted my son with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
01/2004 to 01/2014
Childcare Worker Child And Youth Services City, STATE,
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Kept notes of behavior issues, food served and medications administered to children.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Promoted good behavior with positive reinforcement methods.
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Planned and guided age-appropriate tasks like reading, crafts.
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development.
  • Taught children to organize toys, wash hands and leading by example.
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues.
  • Developed lessons and activities to promote children's physical and emotional development.
  • Helped children develop motor skills in preparation for preschool and kindergarten.
  • Created safe and engaging learning environment for groups of diverse children with various learning styles.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2020 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Child Development
Ashford University - San Diego, CA
Expected in 01/2016 to to
Associate of Arts: Massage Therapy
IMBC - Colorado Springs, CO,
Expected in to to
: Early Childhood Education
Colorado Christian University(Alternative License) - Denver, CO
  • Will Receive Alternative Teacher License
  • CNA - Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Certified Substitute Teacher
  • Director-Large Center
  • Supported classroom teachers in implementing a developmentally-appropriate curriculum for a group of students.
  • Awarded Paraprofessional of the year
  • Observed students and documented social, emotional, motor skill, and intellectual developments.
  • Coordinated with the lead teacher to create age-appropriate lesson plans for students with special needs.
  • Managed classes of up to 15 students.
  • Observed students to track progress towards developmental milestones.

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School Attended

  • Ashford University
  • IMBC
  • Colorado Christian University(Alternative License)

Job Titles Held:

  • Substitute Teacher
  • Paraprofessional
  • Parent-CNA
  • Childcare Worker


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)

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