teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Elementary Teacher focused on implementing highly effective instructional practices to improve student learning and academic performance. Exceptional ability to establish cooperative, professional relationships with parents, staff, and administration.

  • Positive learning environment
  • Collaborator
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Multiple Learning Theories
  • Technology Integration
  • Bilingual: English-Spanish
  • Lifelong Learner
  • Multi-Tiered System of Support
  • Social-Emotional Learning Integration
  • Family and Community Involvement
Work History
08/2018 to Current Teacher Mississippi State University (Ms) | Starkville, MS,
  • Created an enjoyable and interesting learning environment for students
  • Collaborated with teaching staff to devise and implement coordinated educational experiences that support student learning and community networks
  • Assisted students of all ability levels to develop life-long learning skills and good study habits
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health to improve their academic performance
  • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students, and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects
  • Created and deployed assessment strategies to check student progress and identify areas in need of improvement
  • Created Project-Based Learning experiences with cross-curricular integration of core subjects and the arts.
  • Collaborated with The Heritage Museum of Orange County in the "Hands-On Orange County: Learning Our History" program, which provides place-based learning experiences for students
  • Provided small group and 1:1 reading intervention to support student academic achievement
  • Incorporated an array of learning strategies and formative assessments that help support English Language Learners and students with special needs
1998 to 08/2018 Secretarial North Country Academy | Raleigh, NC,
  • Continual professional growth within this district employed in the capacity as Student Helper (1998), Administrative Assistant (1999-2003), School Office Assistant (2003-2018), Administrative Secretary (2018)
  • Provided data analysis and support for end of the year reporting of district-wide high school graduating students college persistence and Free Application For Student Aid (FAFSA), scholarship, and awards information
  • Prepare agenda and minutes pertinent to ongoing district-wide partnership meetings
  • Coordinated logistical information pertaining to district-wide course offerings such as SAT preparation courses, and other special projects
  • Create and disseminate informational fliers for district-wide students and faculty
  • Obtained signatures for financial documents and internal and external invoices
  • Coordinated conferences, domestic travel arrangements, including booking airfare, hotel and transportation
  • Enforced the school’s student discipline code to deal with problem situations
  • Preserved the confidentiality of student records and information at all times
  • Planned and coordinated logistics and materials for committee meetings and staff events
  • Created detailed expense reports and requests for major expenditures
  • Managed office supplies, vendors, organization and upkeep
  • Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages
  • Greeted numerous visitors, students, parents, and faculty
  • Managed and balanced school wide funds: General, Categorical, and Associated Student Body (A.S.B.) accounts
07/2016 to 11/2016 Student Teacher North Country Academy | Arlington, TX,
  • Planned and facilitated multi-sensory lessons, units, demonstrations, and projects that incorporated highest levels of Bloom's Taxonomy. Emphasizing critical thinking through small group activities
  • Taught three competencies of Math levels (Grades 4th, 5th, and 6th.)
  • Improved instruction methods by using different assessment tools and strategies
  • Modified general education curriculum for students with special-needs using different instructional techniques and technologies
  • Developed and taught curriculum to improve students' conversational abilities
  • Facilitated service-based projects through Project Based Learning (PBL) model, supporting student's ability to research, discuss, and organize clothing drives for women at local shelter
  • Coordinated communication between students and school administration to create effective and culturally-sensitive learning environments
  • Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group
  • Established positive rapport with all students, parents, and staff
  • Integrated technology to enrich student's learning.
2014 to 04/2014 Student Teacher Children's Village Preschool - Vanguard University Of Southern California | City, STATE,
  • Worked with interdisciplinary team members to evaluate children's progress and recommend appropriate learning plans
  • Fostered reasoning and problem solving through active exploration games and activities
  • Monitored students' educational progress with individual charts and files
  • Sanitized toys and play equipment each day to maintain safety and cleanliness
  • Allowed for ample outdoor discovery time each day
  • Assisted and supervised 26 children through the entire school day
  • Gave one-on-one attention to children while maintaining overall focus on the entire group
  • Established daily routines that were easy for the children to follow
  • Used classroom observations to create written assessments of student performance
Expected in to to Master of Arts in Education | Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Candidate Biola University, La Mirada, Ca. GPA:
Expected in 2014 to to Bachelor of Arts | Early Childhood Education Vanguard University of Southern California, Costa Mesa, Ca. GPA:

Biola School of Education Graduate Scholarship, Biola University - September 2016 

Classified Employee of the YearSanta Ana Unified School District - May 2016

Emergent Leadership Institute Visit to California State Capitol, Biola University - January 2016

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School Attended

  • Biola University
  • Vanguard University of Southern California

Job Titles Held:

  • Teacher
  • Secretarial
  • Student Teacher
  • Student Teacher


  • Master of Arts in Education
  • Bachelor of Arts

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