teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Charismatic and dependable Teacher with 17+ years of experience delivering educational assistance and instruction to various levels of learners. Committed to providing students with necessary tools to achieve academic goals, instilling love of learning and cooperative teamwork. Adept in application of excellent communication and problem solving skills.

  • Experiential learning
  • Student-centered learning
  • Group learning mechanics
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Special Needs Students
  • Classroom management
  • Fundraising
  • Student engagement
  • Child development
  • Curriculum Development
  • Lesson Planning
  • Student records management
Work History
08/2002 to Current
Teacher Onward Behavioral Health Paramus, NJ,
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • 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.
  • Supervised learning groups of students in classroom stations.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest of Children's Literature as avenue of study.
  • Directed afterschool activities five days each week to provide students with interesting opportunities while maintaining student discipline.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to reinforce student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Collaborated with parents of [Type] students to increase comprehensive and long-term success.
  • Completed and filed all necessary paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Directed the Extended Care Program after school for students Pre-k through seniors.
  • Served as Chapel Director for Pre-k through sixth grade students and Pre-k through fourth grade students.
  • Facilitated the production side of the fundraiser to build the MPAC.
  • Lead teacher for parking lot duty during dismissall.
  • Varsity softball assistant coach.
  • Taught a session on dealing with grief for faculty.
  • Managed aides in the classroom.
  • Mentor teacher for new faculty memebers.
  • Served as the leader of the Safety and Security Team for ACSI re-accrediation.
  • Served on the team to implement the school auction fundraiser.
04/1992 to 07/2020
Children's Minister First United Methodist Church Louisville, KY,
  • Evaluated and introduced age-appropriate materials for children and contoured it to lesson plans.
  • Monitored class of [Number] children for [Number] hours daily.
  • Recruited and trained all volunteers and staff in care of children and facility procedures.
  • Skilled with care and specific needs of physically handicapped or disabled children.
  • Adhered to all security processes and sign-in and sign-out procedures for children, parents and visitors.
  • Supervised children from ages birth to 12 years.
  • Worked with paid staff to plan special events for children.
  • Conducted safety and wellness inspections of facilities and sanitized all toys and surfaces.
  • Created and maintained safe and nurturing environment for children.
  • Delivered constructive feedback on children to parents and guardians and informed of any disciplinary issues.
  • Hired, mentored and supervised instructors and volunteer staff to carry out program goals.
  • Directed pre-school, toddler and infant services to provide comprehensive family support.
  • Sourced, modified and prepared class curricula and targeted lesson plans based on subject matter requirements.
  • Kept program children safe and secure at all times with proactive monitoring strategies.
  • Prepared, coordinated and distributed information about yearly schedule of activities and classes.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Developed team communications and information for staff meetings.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
03/1986 to 07/2002
Caterer Epic Redwood City, CA,
  • Collaborated with clients to plan event venues, menus and budgets.
  • Sourced and selected food and beverage suppliers for contracted events to maintain high standard of service.
  • Served catering guests by fulfilling orders and routinely inquiring about customer satisfaction.
  • Created numerous appetizer, entree and dessert options to enable creation of customized menus.
  • Sourced food ingredients from local markets and food suppliers to acquire items needed for food preparation.
  • Set up and disassembled food service stations, equipment and furniture per contract specifications.
  • Conducted walk-throughs of event areas to perform final inspections and verify satisfaction of arrangements and provisions.
  • Tested all recipes before inclusion in catering menu to verify accuracy of ingredients and preparation methods.
  • Replenished banquet stations and verified food temperatures and cleanliness of service areas.
  • Communicated with event coordinators and facility management to obtain appropriate catering accommodations.
  • Cleaned and organized kitchen stations to promote team efficiency.
  • Created catering menu based upon client specifications, event type, dietary needs and budget.
  • Ordered food items and supplies needed to fulfill catering jobs.
  • Prepared dishes for catering events or during high-volume shifts.
  • Provided friendly, courteous service to create memorable moments for guests.
  • Delivered catered food and supplies to facility for on-time set-up.
  • Operated standard kitchen equipment with focus on safety and sanitation.
  • Maintained flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends and on-call to meet event needs.
  • Executed synchronized meal service simultaneously serving multiple guests with speed and efficiency.
  • Arranged linens and table settings according to seating plan and event theme.
  • Maintained effective supply levels by monitoring and reordering food stock and dry goods.
  • Presented food and beverages on buffet tables and drink stations to meet contract specifications and level of event formality.
  • Served appetizers, entrees and refilled beverages for events.
  • Returned reusable goods and serving equipment for inventory and restock.
  • Fostered enjoyable event atmosphere through friendly guest interactions
  • Cleared dishes and glassware quickly following each course.
Expected in 05/1982
High School Diploma:
Greenville High School - Greenville, TX
Expected in
: Religious Education
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary - Fort Worth, TX

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School Attended

  • Greenville High School
  • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Job Titles Held:

  • Teacher
  • Children's Minister
  • Caterer


  • High School Diploma

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