third grade teacher resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Dedicated educational professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Excellent Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • MS Office
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Team building
  • Strategic planning
  • New product introductions
  • Project Management
  • Staff Management
Work History
08/2016 to Current Third Grade Teacher Weld Re-4 School District | Windsor, CO,
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Drove student learning and engagement with i-Ready, ixl, Zearn, Generation Genius, Top score, and Brain Pop.
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Drove student learning by student growth of 120% over five month time frameworking with 40 students.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Stayed abreast of new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
08/2013 to 07/2016 Substitute Teacher, K-12 College Of Southern Maryland | La Plata, MD,
  • Oversaw 30 students per class period.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • 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.
  • Implemented outlined grading and assessment techniques to document growth, development and knowledge advancements during teacher absence.
  • Repeatedly requested as substitute teacher by teachers based on excellent past referrals and trusted performance.
  • Maintained day-to-day classroom management and discipline to promote learning initiatives.
  • Leveraged classroom discussion strategies to engage students, promote topics and boost learning opportunities.
06/2010 to 07/2013 Textbook Manager Sportsman's Warehouse | Kelso, WA,
  • Increased sales by 30%.
  • Managed over 80 customer calls and web request per day.
  • Lead 15 employees to drive store sales.
  • Organized and maintained detailed records on equipment use, materials logs and circulation activities.
  • Identified issues, analyzed information and provided solutions to problems.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Collaborated with team members to achieve target results.
  • Used coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule.
  • Evaluated suppliers to maintain cost controls and improve operations.
  • Kept detailed records of daily progress to identify and correct areas needing improvement.
  • Controlled costs and optimized spending via restructuring of budgets for labor, capital assets, inventory purchasing and technology upgrades.
  • Expanded cross-functional organizational capacity by collaborating across departments on priorities, functions and common goals.
06/2007 to 07/2010 Store Manager Barnes And Noble College Booksellers | City, STATE,
  • Increase store sales from $800,000 per year to $1.7 million.
  • Performed statistical analyses to gather data for operational and forecast team needs.
  • Reviewed and monitored scheduling, purchases and other expenses to maintain quarterly budget.
  • Coached sales associates in product specifications, sales incentives and selling techniques, significantly increasing customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Supervised guests at front counter, answering questions regarding products.
  • Introduced new methods, practices and systems to reduce turnaround time.
  • Scheduled and led weekly store meetings for all employees to discuss sales promotions and new inventory while providing platform for all to voice concerns.
  • Set effective store schedules based on forecasted customer levels, individual employee knowledge and service requirements.
  • Implemented process improvement to shape organizational culture, optimize procedures for higher efficiency and help company evolve and grow.
  • Managed store employees successfully in fast-paced environment through proactive communication and positive feedback.
Expected in 05/2016 to to Master of Education | Elementary Education American Public University System, Charles Town, WV, GPA:
  • Dean's List 2013-2016
  • Member of Golden Key International Honor Society
  • Awarded Presidents List Academic Achievement Award
Expected in 05/2006 to to Master of Science | Strategic Leadership Mountain State University, Beckley, WV GPA:
Expected in 05/2001 to to Bachelor of Science | Business Management West Liberty University, West Liberty, WV GPA:

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School Attended

  • American Public University System
  • Mountain State University
  • West Liberty University

Job Titles Held:

  • Third Grade Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher, K-12
  • Textbook Manager
  • Store Manager


  • Master of Education
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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