teacher resume example with 14+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Passionate Teacher with experience developing and implementing diverse curriculums covering wide range of subjects. Highly skilled at motivating students through positive encouragement and reinforcement of concepts via interactive classroom instruction and observation. Successful in helping students develop strong literacy, numeracy, social and learning skills. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

  • Classcape knowledge
  • Experiential learning
  • Special education
  • Test Proctoring
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Positive Learning Environment
  • Innovative Lesson Planning
  • Age-Appropriate Lesson Planning
  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Continuing Education
  • Child development
  • Social-Emotional Learning training
  • Classroom management
New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM Expected in 12/2020 Bachelor of Applied Studies : Education - GPA :
New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM Expected in 05/2017 Associate Degree in Elementary Education : Education - GPA :
New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM Expected in 05/2017 Associate Degree in Early Childhood : Education - GPA :
Work History
The Y Of Central Maryland - Teacher
Essex, MD, 08/2017 - Current
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national standards.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on basic testing results.
  • Designed dynamic lesson plans based on student interests to increase overall student growth and development.
  • Attended and facilitated IEP meetings for students and families.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to achieve student-centered learning.
  • Completed daily reports, meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to achieve student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Supervised learning groups of students in classroom stations.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom.
  • Instructed students in core educational principles, concepts and in-depth subject matter.
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create and maintain cohesive school community within virtual classroom setting.
  • Implemented and encouraged debate-style classroom environment to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking.
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives.
  • 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.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
Contra Costa County Office Of Education - Substitute Teacher
Pleasant Hill, CA, 08/2011 - 05/2015
  • Took over class for regular classroom teacher, managing assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
  • 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.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Collaborated with teaching staff to implement coordinated educational strategies and student support networks.
  • Organized and cleaned teaching areas after daily use to maintain high standards for returning teachers or other substitutes.
  • Organized lesson plans using teaching software for long-term interim assignments.
  • Leveraged classroom discussion strategies to engage students, promote topics and boost learning opportunities.
  • Repeatedly requested as substitute teacher by teachers based on excellent past referrals and trusted performance.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school day activities to provide to primary teacher.
  • Diversified classroom instruction and group activities to successfully support students with unique strengths and learning styles.
  • Implemented outlined grading and assessment techniques to document growth, development and knowledge advancements during teacher absence.
  • Assigned, explained and graded homework.
  • Integrated existing and new technology into classroom to help provide creative and fun learning environment.
  • Worked with principal's office on disciplinary and safety issues.
  • Developed rules and set goals to maintain order in classroom.
  • Studied changing regional curriculums to maintain knowledge of lesson plans for short- and long-term substitute positions.
  • Maintained day-to-day classroom management and discipline to promote learning initiatives.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Administered and graded tests and quizzes and reported performance to primary teacher.
  • Assisted students of all ability levels develop life-long learning skills and good study habits.
  • Provided instruction for students in core subject areas.
  • Supervised lunchroom and recess activities.
The May Institute Inc - Special Education Teacher's Assistant
Raynham, MA, 08/2008 - 05/2011
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
  • Delivered individual services and instruction support to students and coworkers.
  • Aided special education teachers in delivering important services for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Played essential role in delivering individualized services and supporting instruction.
  • Worked cooperatively with students of various culturally diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoors activities to promote student safety.
  • Maintained student-centered, supportive environment in delivering learning experiences.
  • Implemented lessons initiated by teacher or related services personnel.
  • Increased proficiencies by attending professional developmental workshops on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Collaborated with teacher to create customized classroom environment integral to students' needs.
  • Helped special education teachers determine specific needs for individuals with exceptional needs.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Assisted in instructional processes by communicating perceptions of student progress and needs to teacher.
  • Offered student support through special accommodations, extra assistance and assessments.
  • Communicated with students, teachers, staff and parents to main effective relationships for student and program growth.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs while carrying out IEP goals.
  • Built and maintained effective communication and relationships with students, teachers, support staff and parents.
  • Supported teacher in development of individual learning strategies.
  • Maintained positive attitude and affirmatively communicated with each student.
  • Oversaw class of students in absence of instructor.
  • Alerted instructor to student behavior or issues requiring intervention.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
Clements/Hollie Parsons Elements - Special Needs/Pre-K Teacher's Assistant
City, STATE, 10/2004 - 06/2008
  • Oversaw groups of students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Handed out classroom materials, like pencils, paper and crayons.
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Implemented practice exercises and used repetition, enabling students to grasp new concepts quickly.
  • Documented student progress and communicated with parents to keep informed.
  • Worked with lead teacher to monitor class schedule and take attendance.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Collaborated with teachers for lesson preparation by preparing materials and setting up equipment.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness before submission for grading.
  • Helped teachers recognize learning issues evidenced in one-to-one support instruction.
  • Provided support to help students with special needs learn and grow.
  • Attended training classes, parent conferences, and faculty meetings to stay up-to-date on student progress.
  • Organized and guided activities for students, including skills practice, research and memorization tasks.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Reviewed lesson material with students individually or in small groups.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Supervised residential and day treatment children during class and on field trips.

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School Attended

  • New Mexico State University
  • New Mexico State University
  • New Mexico State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher's Assistant
  • Special Needs/Pre-K Teacher's Assistant


  • Bachelor of Applied Studies
  • Associate Degree in Elementary Education
  • Associate Degree in Early Childhood

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