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Elementary Teachers educate and supervise students in elementary schools. These professionals are responsible for the academic and social progress of children aged from 5 to 12. The most successful resume samples highlight work activities like preparing lesson plans, organizing classroom activities, assigning papers, monitoring student performance, explaining abstract concepts, answering to inquiries, and reporting to parents. Based on our collection of resume examples, Elementary Teachers should demonstrate coaching skills, patience, observation spirit, and the ability to discipline and motivate students. A Bachelor's Degree with emphasis on teaching concepts is usually required.

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Elementary Teacher, Third Grade

Participate in curriculum initiatives in a Model School District as recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education

  • Develop child-centered, integrated, thematic units to create a well-rounded curriculum
  • Monitor student progress frequently through formative and summative assessments used to guide future instruction
  • Achieved an 11% increase of students meeting or exceeding benchmark targets in Reading between the Fall and Winter quarters (2007-2008)
  • Manage a diverse classroom of learners in which 96% of students made progress toward benchmark targets in Reading (2007-2008)
  • Planned, developed, and implemented a school wide math contest and an annual family math night while serving on the math committee
  • Collaborated with committee members to select Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies vocabulary words for district wide curriculum use
  • Productively worked in a co-teach setting to support resource students in the regular education classroom
  • Co-taught with a Talent Development Teacher to enrich curriculum and instruction targeting five gifted students
  • Partner with teacher assistant team regarding academic modifications, behavioral management techniques, and intervention strategies for at-risk students
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MA
Curriculum And Instruction
22

Elementary Teacher

  • Increased student achievement on national testing standards in reading and math by 65% and 100%, respectively. Achieved a “distinguished” (highest) teacher rating.
  • Awarded “Common Core Lead” by administrators based on national testing success, expertise with the Common Core curriculum across several grade levels, and leadership abilities. Developed and presented professional development seminars aligned to the Common Core curriculum to 65 person staff and serve as a mentor to new teachers.
  • Developed, managed, and presented full day, hands-on professional development activities to 80 person staff on educational technology applications and non-fiction reading and writing strategies.
  • Planned and executed the first “Family Literacy, Math, Science and Wellness Nights” with small team to initiate family and community involvement in literacy, math, science, and wellness activities. These community involvement activities have now been implemented on an annual basis as part of an outreach and communication initiative supporting low-income populations.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business: Marketing, International Studies, Telecommunications
MS
Early Childhood Education
Business
23

K-5 Elementary Teacher

Demonstrated research-based reading and writing mini-lessons for students with embedded reflection

  • Developed and organized curriculum for focused small group instruction for student-based interventions
  • Analyzed and communicated district formative and state summative assessments and data
  • Collaborated with colleagues in developing lesson plans, curriculum maps, and interdisciplinary units aligned with the new Common Core Standards
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Elementary And Bilingual Education
24

2nd Grade Elementary Teacher

  • Lead classroom instruction in all basic subject areas: reading, writing. math, science, and social studies.
  • Attended teacher staff meetings and professional development, maintain strong relationships with fellow staff and administrators
  • Prepared differentiated lessons, created curriculum, planned and executed educational outings
  • Evaluated and assessed children's progress
  • Designed monthly newsletters to communicate classroom news to parents
  • Maintained records, such as student grades, assessment tests used to progress monitor and benchmark students in the areas of reading, writing, math, and spelling
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Visual Communications
BA
Elementary Education
25

Elementary Teacher K-3

Managed a structured, stimulating classroom with responsibility in all areas of teaching, assessment, behavior modification, and coordination of academic and social activities.

  • Developed lesson plans and implemented balanced programs of instruction, demonstration, and work time. Conferred with parents to discuss their child's progress.
  • Maintained accurate student records as required by law, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Planned and supervised class projects and field trips. Served in the Awana club (similar to cub scouts) as Sparks director. Assisted in coordinating music program performances.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
Child Development
26

Elementary Teacher

Co-taught thirty-six fourth graders

  • Instructed third grade students
  • Taught students math using the University of Chicago Math series
  • Implemented the Accelerated Reading program into classroom
  • Participated in an after school Lock-In event for eighth grade students
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MA
Curriculum And Instruction
27

Certified Elementary Teacher

Exceeded state and district learning objectives, test performances and scores

  • Led high performing school in growth scores in 2012 state testing
  • Worked collaboratively with other teachers and professionals to create and implement effective instruction adhering to state standards and learning objectives
  • Appointed to a district-level curriculum development team, working collaboratively to develop reading program
  • Evaluated the performance, behavior and social development of students
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Business Marketing
MA
Elementary Education
28

Elementary Teacher Assistant

Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.

  • Developed engaging learning activities to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Enabled students to learn and practice problem-solving skills in a meaningful context
  • Used explicit modeling and guided practice to assure acquisition and fluency through skill maintenance.
  • Consistently received positive evaluations from teachers
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Liberal Studies
MA
Education
Education
29

Elementary Teacher / Intermediate History Teacher

Instruct Elementary Grades developing programs to meet the academic intellectual and social needs of the students.

  • Instructed intermediate history developing programs to meet the academic intellectual and social needs of the students.
  • Adapted activities to meet the needs of individual learners.
  • Employed visual and auditory approach to make lessons interesting.
  • Enhanced student academic and social growth by using varied teachings.
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Education
30

Elementary Teacher- 3rd-5th Grade

  • Developed and implemented different classroom management procedures used on a daily basis.
  • Created engaging lesson plans to enhance student learning and interest which was used daily in the classroom.
  • Participated in weekly grade level meetings to discuss student achievement as well as different teaching strategies to implement in the classroom.
  • Participated in monthly reading team meetings while the focus was on student achievement in reading. Conducted weekly progress monitoring for student's reading.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education

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