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High School English Teachers instruct grade 9 to 12 students and help them improve their English writing and reading skills. The average resume sample for this role highlights duties like developing lesson plans, teaching courses, implementing school policies, organizing classroom activities, joining students during school trips, and preparing them for standardized tests. The ideal candidate should demonstrate instruction skills, patience, creativity, supervision and communication. Employers select resumes displaying a Bachelor's Degree in English literature or a similar field.

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High School English Teacher

Managed a group of 130+ students in a Title 1 school with a high risk drop out and failure rate

  • Successfully established a positive learning environment in which to encourage literacy and life-long learning
  • Increased the scores of 51% of low performing students by an entire lexile level on standardized testing
  • Maintained positive, professional relationships with social workers, media specialists, and administration
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English
2

High School English Teacher

Taught ELA classes for sophomore and senior levels, including one full class of inclusion students

  • Adapted and modified instruction to suit learning styles of students, including physical, behavioral, mental, and ESL challenged students
  • Planned and prepared daily lesson plans and materials on literature, grammar and vocabulary development
  • Achieved an average 96% first-time passing average on TAKS testing for sophomore level
  • Instructed classes with up to 36 students in regular attendance
  • Sponsor of the Japanese Culture Club, 2 years
  • Co-Sponsor of National Honor Society, 1 year
  • Sponsor of National Honor Society, 1 year
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English
3

Highly Qualified High School English Teacher

Generated functional curriculum for English department

  • Developed and executed exemplar lesson plans for language arts core and elective courses in grades 9-12
  • Head Instructor for KRAM - a one month program geared towards raising language arts and math test scores for high school juniors
  • Led English Department in consecutively increasing state-wide testing scores 20-35% from prior years
  • Prepared high school seniors for Alternative High School Assessment resulting in 40% increase in proficiency scores from prior years
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
English Literature
Urban Education
4

High School English Teacher

Collaborated with English/Language staff and developed curriculum

  • Created curriculum and planned for Advanced Placement (A.P.) English Literature
  • Led a career exploration class
  • Prepared for and educated three sections of Language Arts 9 with emphasis on 6-trait writing
  • Published a bi-weekly newspaper with the technology coordinator
  • Assisted high school forensics team and served as a Speech Adjudicator
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English
5

High School English Teacher

Taught 10th grade English Academy and World Literature.

  • Provided learning experiences in full inclusion class with gifted and learning support students
  • Worked with the National Honor Society students to Create and implemented library lessons for children in K, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades
  • Developed and displayed scoring rubrics to assess students' progress
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Education
6

High School English Teacher

Implemented after school tutorial for at-risk students.

  • Increased student standardized testing performance by 20% in one year.
  • Created a College Readiness Program and helped students receive over $5,000 in scholarships.
  • Created [company name] English Department Writing Guide.
  • Named Teacher of the Semester (Fall 2012).
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
English
Education Administration
7

Co-lead High School English Teacher

Taught English 9, Introduction to Literature, English 10, American Literature, English 11, British
Literature, English 12, World Literature and Creative Writing

  • Practiced authentic biblical integration
  • Created the curriculum and body of resources for future use of high school English department.
  • Developed curriculum for new elective specifically designed for English Language Learners
  • Developed middle and high school wide PBS discipline plan
  • Led students on high school mission trip
  • Acted as teacher consultant for Student Council and National Honor Society
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English Literature And Composition
Curriculum
8

High School English Teacher

Taught using 1:1 instruction through Moodle Learning Platform

  • Integrated a variety of teaching methods and instructional strategies to generate student interest and testing success.
  • Devised a curriculum map with junior high English teacher to align junior high and high school English courses.
  • Implemented Advanced Placement English program for high school seniors.
  • Maintained positive relationships with students and parents while holding students to high standards of acceptable class work.
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
English Education
Educational Administration
9

High School English Teacher

Created and developed new units of work that are aligned with the CCSS

  • Developed summative and formative assessments that test CCSS skills
  • Produced methods of tracking student progress in attaining CCSS
  • Integrated CCSS into English literature lessons
  • Developed a system that allows students to monitor their progress in obtaining the CCSS
  • Helped the department to create a scope and sequence that is focused on the CCSS
  • Mentored 9th grade students as part of a class advisor role
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Education
BA
English Literature
MA
Theatre
10

High School English Teacher

Served as 10th Grade English Data Team Leader

  • Led a team that improved standardized test scores over 20% in two years
  • Aligned English 10 curriculum with State and Federal standards
  • Created monthly skills based assessments to measure student proficiency
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Communication Studies
MS
Secondary Education
School Administration

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