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First Grade Teachers work in elementary schools and are responsible for educating and instructing students aged 6 to 7. These instructors transmit mathematical and science concepts and also focus on children's communication abilities. Typical resume examples for this job emphasize qualifications such as teaching skills, organization, patience and creativity. Those seeking to work as First Grade Teachers should be able to make display of a Bachelor's Degree in teacher education. Some employers may require a Master's Degree.

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First Grade Teacher

Encouraged a sense of curiosity and a deeper understanding of interdisciplinary subjects through thematic study.

  • Enhanced student academic and social growth by using varied activities and teaching strategies.
  • Incorporate students' prior knowledge to further enhance learning objectives.
  • Prepared bi-weekly newsletters to encourage open communication with parents.
  • Developed age-appropriate lesson plans and directed classroom instruction in all subject areas.
  • Provided an inviting, exciting, innovative, and challenging learning environment.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MA
Master of Arts
2

First Grade Teacher

Increased average reading fluency of 22 first grade students by over 30 words per minute

  • Collaborated with 6 other first grade teachers to evaluate student data and create appropriate adjustments to instruction
  • Maintained a classroom environment aimed at achieving maximum learning efficiency and personal safety
  • Ensured adherence to school policies and classroom rules and assigned appropriate discipline when needed
  • Participated as a student council facilitator to help oversee the projects and meetings of a 20 member student council
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Political Science And Social Welfare
3

First Grade Teacher

Implemented Dual Language program integrating a literature-based curriculum in both English and Spanish

  • Developed and applied multiple intelligence and learning modalities in lesson plans
  • Facilitated one-to-one and group instruction to English language learners
  • Conferenced with parents to assist students to meet academic standards
  • Incorporated technology into the classroom
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Early Childhood Education
4

First Grade Teacher

Differentiated instruction for 36 students that promoted individual learning

  • Excellent classroom management that resulted in mutual respect and effective teaching
  • Provided effective and positive changes in school's English Language Arts curriculum, which lead to same curriculum and academic language used across grade levels 1-4
  • Recognized, promoted and implemented cultural diversity in the classroom to break barriers and establish great self-esteem
  • Integrated technology in all lesson plans to engage and prepare for technology enriched future
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and staff to establish trust
  • Collaborated with colleagues to obtain the most effective lessons for the students
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
BA
Child Development
MA
Education / Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
5

First Grade Teacher

Recruited to oversee self-contained First Grade classroom facilitating balanced reading program with reading and writing workshops.

  • Initiated and rolled-out Writing Center focused on The Writer's Express Program, which published student work in multiple media.
  • Coordinated with University faculty to develop/implement improved First Grade language arts program.
  • Launched Everyday Mathematics Program, thematic lessons and learning center processes including visual, auditory and kinesthetic methodologies to improve learning process.
  • Utilized Handwriting Without Tears Program to improve handwriting and fine motor skills.
  • Implemented Responsive Classroom strategies and ideologies to support students academically and socially.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
Special Education Certification
6

First Grade Teacher

Taught first grade Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies in a Spanish
immersion setting according to district and state standards.

  • Maintained effective classroom management and student motivation.
  • Utilized multiple teaching strategies to facilitate a range of learning styles.
  • Developed and taught accelerated math class for advanced first grade students.
  • Taught guided reading lessons to improve student fluency, comprehension, and critical thinking.
  • Assessed student progress and developed and supported strategies for further student
  • Participated in Professional Development, Solutions Team, and Gifted and Talented
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Spanish Language And Literature
MA
Bilingual And Multicultural Education
Ecuadorian Society, Gender Politics, And Art History
7

First Grade Teacher

Taught all subjects to a class of 18 - 20 first grade students.

  • Developed lesson plans for all subjects using Oncourse Systems for Education.
  • Maintained attendance records and grades using WebPams.
  • Created new flipcharts for Promethean Boards and edited existing flipcharts to better fit class and lessons.
  • Monitored student usage of Success Maker software through scheduling and generating/reading reports.
  • Produced Microsoft Power Point presentations for sight word education and practice, math fact drills, as well as for various lessons as needed.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Elementary Education
Leadership
8

First Grade Teacher

All Subjects Self-Contained) Technology and Employee Handbook Committee
Conferred with team to develop robust lesson plans for reading, writing, math, science, and social studies.

  • Created and maintained a positive classroom management system.
  • Conducted class and district assessments to analyze data and identify curriculum topics requiring additional teaching.
  • Differentiated instruction to facilitate best teaching practices for each student.
  • Organized and facilitated parent conferences.
  • Assisted administration with opening of new campus.
  • Active participant in the technology/employee handbook committee as well as the school hiring committee.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Interdisciplinary Studies
Leadership Conference
9

First Grade Teacher

Taught first grade self-contained class in applied learning/project based learning community.

  • Wrote/prepared/implemented lessons for all content areas using technology, focusing on all learning styles and ability levels.
  • Collaborated with grade-level team members to prepare TEKS/district scope and sequence aligned lesson plans.
  • Vertically aligned with grades K-4 to prepared problem based learning experiences which implemented and taught 21st century skills.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Interdisciplinary Studies
10

First Grade Teacher

Developed and implemented daily and unit lesson plans, administered tests and evaluations, and analyzed student performance

  • Conducted group/individual reading, math and science activities
  • Fostered a classroom environment conducive to learning and promoting student-teacher interaction.
  • Participated in faculty and parent conferences
  • Supervised full-time teaching assistant
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
23
years
at this job
HS
Drama And Theater Studies
C
Post Secondary Teaching
BA
Communications

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