substitute teacher k 12 resume example with 5+ years of experience

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

Detail-oriented Substitute Teacher with two years of experience. Expert in history and French and cultivating educational atmospheres for students. Proven history of jumping into lesson plans without skipping content or losing time for student progress. Dedicated and knowledgeable instructor with strong understanding of teaching English as a foreign language. Committed to enhancing overall student success by maintaining productive relationships with students and parents and updating educational protocols.

  • Middle School Education
  • High School Education
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Teaching
  • Lesson Implementation
  • Tutoring
  • Social Studies
  • Group Instruction
  • Test Preparation
  • Lesson Plan Implementation
  • Secondary education
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Classroom management
  • Creative problem solving
  • Adaptable
  • Verbal and written communication
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Time management
  • English fluency
  • French fluency
Work History
Substitute Teacher, K-12, 10/2019 - Current
Chyten Test Preparation, Inc. Newton, MA,
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Stood in for middle school teacher for three weeks, maintaining student progress and keeping up with lesson plans.
  • Organized and cleaned teaching areas after daily use to maintain high standards for returning teachers or other substitutes.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school day activities to provide to primary teacher.
  • Proctored quizzes, tests and standardized examinations.
  • Supervised lunchroom and recess activities.
  • Handled classrooms of up to twenty-five students, reporting problem students to support staff and keeping detailed behavioral records.
  • Repeatedly requested as substitute teacher for high school French and English classrooms by teachers based on excellent past referrals and trusted performance.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Maintained day-to-day classroom management and discipline to promote learning initiatives.
  • Provided instruction for high school students in all subject areas.
  • Completed documentation of attendance, grades and other required details.
Foreign Teacher, 08/2017 - 09/2019
AVALON English City, STATE,
  • Immersed students in unfamiliar cultures by devising hands-on activities.
  • Expanded student understanding of texts by spearheading in-depth discussions and assigning exploratory essays to help students articulate knowledge.
  • Increased ESL students' reading levels by integrating online word games and altering lesson plans for students needing extra guidance.
  • Documented student attendance and progress against goals.
  • Emphasized critical thinking through small group activities.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student progress.
  • Collaborated with teachers and department heads to meet quarterly and yearly educational goals.
  • Assigned lessons and corrected homework.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to each student while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Attended workshops to learn about student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Educated students in basics of English grammar and conversational speaking.
  • Worked with average of ten students per class.
  • Instructed students on variety of skills, including phonetics, writing and speaking in English.
  • Prepared students for tests by teaching relevant concepts and enforcing good test-taking skills.
  • Used positive reinforcement and provided clear feedback to help students succeed.
  • Delivered twenty to thirty hours per week of classroom lectures, instructing over 50 students per semester in English as a foreign language.
  • Completed all paperwork, recognizing any discrepancies and addressing them in a timely fashion.
  • Worked closely with Korean teachers to maintain optimum levels of communication to effectively and efficiently complete projects.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
Tutor, 01/2015 - 04/2017
Grand Valley State University City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with students to complete homework assignments, identify lagging skills and correct weaknesses.
  • Made lessons interesting and engaging using art and visual aids to bolster learning.
  • Identified learning needs and implemented fun and engaging learning activities to help students advance.
  • Stressed importance of good study habits and developed homework schedules, encouraging students to create personalized study plans.
  • Provided one-on-one and small group instruction to over 50 students falling behind in reading comprehension and essay writing skills.
  • Met with students and discussed educational goals and expectations.
  • Taught and assisted students in such areas as history and French, creating tailored lesson plans and study guides on subject matter.
  • Helped students prepare for routine and standardized tests, including college entrance exams.
  • Spearheaded group tutoring sessions to help students struggling in similar areas.
  • Motivated students towards learning and studying to build self-confidence and reduce fear of failure.
  • Tutored struggling and average students in history course materials.
  • Educated students on study tips and exam strategies.
  • Drilled students on subject matter and used flashcards and writing techniques to improve recall.
Bachelor of Arts: History, Expected in 04/2017
Grand Valley State University - Allendale, MI,
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Bachelor of Arts: French, Expected in 04/2017
Grand Valley State University - Allendale, MI
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2012
Jenison High School - Jenison, MI
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  • TEFL Certification - 2017-Present

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School Attended

  • Grand Valley State University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Jenison High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Substitute Teacher, K-12
  • Foreign Teacher
  • Tutor


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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