Sample Resume for Teachers

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Also see: Developing a Teaching Resume & Cover Letter – Sample Teaching Job Cover Letter

This sample resume uses 3 pages to create a brochure format.

  • Take 2 pages and copy side by side onto an 11 X 17 piece of paper.  (This is pages 2 and 3, represented below)
  • Fold the paper in half so that the 2 pages are facing one another.
  • On the cover, copy an additional page that has your name, address, and phone number.  (This is page 1, represented below.)
  • Now, open up, and you’ll have an attractive, detailed resume all in one glance.  If it’s organized, the administrator can quickly look over your experience and qualifications.

Please note: This sample has areas where the format was distorted when it was transferred to the web. Use your judgement to make your resume formatting more attractive.

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BEA A. TEACHER
Street Address
City, State  Zip
(999) 999-9999


 

 

 

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BEA A. TEACHER
Street Address
City, State  Zip
(999) 999-9999
Visit my web site — A to Z Teacher Stuff
http://www.AtoZTeacherStuff.com
email — amanda@atozteacherstuff.com

OBJECTIVE To obtain a teaching position at the preschool or elementary level.
EDUCATION Currently pursuing a B.S. in Elementary Education (Early Childhood PK-3 emphasis) at Southwest State University.  Graduation date:  May 15, 1998.
Certification (following graduation):  Early Childhood (PreK-3) and Elementary Education (1-6). Overall G.P.A.: 3.xx     G.P.A. in Education:  3.xx High School Diploma, High School High, May, 1993.  Salutatorian of graduating class.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Sylvan Learning Center — Teacher (Aug. 1997–present)  Address
Supervisor:  Mrs. Supervisor, Ph.D.  (999) 999-9999.  Work with students, K-12 and all ability levels, to improve success in school through instruction in reading, writing, math, and study skills and through boosting self-confidence.
Student Teaching – Kindergarten (Mar. 12 – May 12)  Big Tree Elementary, Ms. Coop Teacher

  • Used centers for math, science, social studies, health, and writing to complement the child-based hands-on curriculum.
  • Implemented a positive discipline plan which promoted student responsibility, problem solving skills, and student accountability.
  • Worked with “Write-to-Read” program and used “Write Away” bags to encourage reading/writing at home, parent involvment, and listening/speaking/writing skills.
  • Implemented phonics instruction with small groups.
  • Developed thematic unit on plants/gardening around major instructional goals.
Student Teaching – Fourth Grade (Jan. 13 – Mar. 10)  Kidsville Elementary, Mrs. Coop Teacher

  • Created and implemented literature units on Number the Stars and Mississippi Bridge.
  • Developed and taught writing unit on “why” stories.
  • Teacher’s manuals provided the guideline for teaching math and science, but other activities were pulled in to suit the students’ needs and to make material more interesting and meaningful.  I adapted units for time, money, geometry, and weather.
Practicums (195 hours).  Observed classroom and taught lessons one-on-one, to small groups, or to the whole class.  Six classrooms total, two were multiage, Grades PreK-4.

  • Developed and implemented thematic units on plants & seeds and insects.
  • Completed lessons on various children’s books, poems, and themes.
  • Lessons involved cooperative learning, language experience approach, hands-on/minds-on experiences, and interdisciplinary teaching.
Volunteer Work (70 hours).  Volunteered as Teacher’s Assistant, Space Elem.; Preschool Teacher, Head Start; Mentor for K student, Literacy Center; and Elementary Science Fair Judge, Miller Schools.
Aiding (100 hours).  Observed and interacted with individual students at Parenting Life Skills Center (adult parenting classes), University Child Care Center (4-5 year olds), and Grove Elem. (2nd grade).

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OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

ABC CPAs — Support Staff  (Nov. 1994–Aug. 1997)  Address
Supervisor: Mrs. Supervisor (999) 999-9999.  Fulfilled various clerical responsibilities such as typing, filing, taking inventory, database management, and restocking/organizing supplies.
After School Time — Program Assistant (May 1997–June 1997).  After school program sponsored by YMCA, Central & Hills Elem.  Responsible for supervising and maintaining control of children K-5.
Department Store — Sales Clerk (Apr. 1994–Dec. 1994).  Assisted customers, created store displays, and took on many of the department manager’s responsibilities.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Very proficient in the use of computers and programs.
  • Created a web site for teachers: myteachingblog.com
  • Attended Wright Group workshop:  “Shared Reading & Beyond” (March, 1998)
  • Familiar with Success and Kagan Cooperative Learning
  • Willing to relocate

PROFESSIONAL GOALS

  • I have a serious commitment to be the best teacher for each group of students I have the opportunity to teach.
  • I will work hard to be a positive influence in the lives of my students, their parents, and my fellow teachers.
  • To keep up with the most effective teaching methods, I wish to attend workshops, obtain a master’s degree, and interact with other teachers for advice and to learn new ideas.
  • I plan to begin work on my Master’s in Reading degree in month, year.

REFERENCES

Mrs. Student Teaching Supervisor, Second Block University Supervisor, (999) 999-9999
Address
Mrs. Coop Teacher, 4th Grade Cooperating Teacher, (999) 999-9999
School Address
Mrs. Coop Teacher, Kindergarten Cooperating Teacher (999) 999-9999
School Address
Dr. Reading Professor, Reading Professor, (999) 999-9999
University Address

 

Also see: Developing a Teaching Resume & Cover Letter – Sample Teaching Job Cover Letter

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