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Literacy Teachers work with students who have reading and literacy issues; their students’ ages vary from elementary school to adults. The duties of a Literacy Teacher are creating lesson plans, identifying reading difficulties, implementing solutions to improve literacy, and helping students to overcome their reading and writing difficulties. Those interested in a Literacy Teacher career should be able to showcase the following skills in their resumes: literacy issues expertise, instruction abilities, patience and perseverance, problem solving, and being able to motivate students. Successful example resumes make display of a Master’s Degree in reading instruction.

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Literacy Teacher

  • 7th grade International Baccalaureate Language and Literacy Instructor
  • Maintained grades, lesson plans, records and parent contact for close to 150 students annually
  • Participated in collaborative planning and department-wide initiatives
  • Presented quality, rigorous instruction to a diverse group of students, including special needs, English Language Learners and Gifted and Talented students
  • Managed to keep the attention and engagement of 12 and 13-year-old students on a daily basis
  • Achieved the highest test scores on state-and district-level exams in grade level
  • Rated 'Highly Effective' by HISD district standards, showing growth and learning across various student populations
  • Trained and coached the 7th and 8th grade Boys Soccer team
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English
2

English Language Arts / Literacy Teacher

Differentiate, develop, and implement individualized and small group language arts and reading literacy instruction for grades 11-12. Conduct all assessments and give timely and appropriate feedback.

  • Translate lessons into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.
  • Meet state benchmarks and prepare students for MCA's in reading and writing.
  • Identify student needs, collect data, and make appropriate referrals to support student growth and education.
  • Maintain excellent classroom management and demonstrate the ability to keep students on task.
  • Earn positive written and verbal feedback from building administrators regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Fine Arts Communication
Pre Nursing Student
Nursing Assistance Training
3

Reading Teacher, Language Arts Teacher, Academic Literacy Teacher

  • Designed and taught a new course entitled Academic Literacy teaching academic reading and writing to benchmark and advanced 7th and 8th graders
  • Taught 7th grade Language Arts to English Language Learners
  • Taught 7th and 8th grade Reading Intervention to students who ranged from first grade level readers to sixth grade level readers
  • Taught 7th and 8th grade Creative Writing elective
  • Conducted the Independent Reading Level Assessment (IRLA) and created spreadsheets to track student progress
  • Conducted reading conferences with students daily to assess their reading levels
  • Taught key Common Core Standards including informational reading and expository and argumentative writing
  • Served on the school's Literacy Committee, New Teacher Committee, and Data Committee
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Communication Disorders
BS
Liberal Studies
MA
Teaching
4

Band Director, Literacy Teacher

Instruct beginning trumpet and french horn players in key fundamentals and progressive pedagogy

  • Conduct an advanced mixed ensemble consisting of second-year musicians
  • Teach the high school jazz ensemble
  • Assist with the high school pep band
  • Assist with the high school marching band, including teaching marching fundamentals, teaching drill and music, and arranging music to be performed on the field and in the stands
  • Teach private lessons to students of varying levels of experience after school and during the summer
  • Teach three sections of Learning Skills/Literacy Remediation to students who are at-risk according to classroom grades and/or standardized test scores
  • Work closely with special education teachers, classroom teachers, administrators, and parents to monitor and enhance students' success
  • Serve on the district's Personnel Policy Committee
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Education
MS
Educational Leadership
5

Computer Literacy Teacher

  • Teach 10 to 15 adult students each semester with the essential computer skills
  • Encourage students to ask questions in the class and corporate with each other
  • Keep track of each students' learning process and provide useful feedbacks
  • Revise curriculum and teaching methods base on students' learning process
  • Record each students' participant note into Collaborate system including their success, challenges, and improvements
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AAS
Accounting
BBA
Accounting
6

Reading Recovery Teacher / Literacy Teacher K-5

  • Push In / Pull Out Literacy Teacher, small group and whole class - grades K - 5.
  • Extended Day Reading Program - Grade 3, including CTB test preparation.
  • Extended Year Reading / Writing Program - Grade 5, including read- aloud, guided reading, shared reading, independent reading, word study, and Teacher's College Writing Project techniques.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Speech Pathology
MA
Elementary Education
7

6th Grade Balanced Literacy Teacher

  • Serve as [company name] teacher in team of core teachers
  • Implement curriculum using Common Core State Standards
  • Provide teaching materials and resources through an online platform called iTunes U
  • Utilize iPads as an educational resources
  • Provide constant and consistent feedback through formative and summative assessment
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Education
8

Founding 8th Grade Literacy Teacher

  • Co-created the founding curriculum for 8th grade ELA.
  • Worked cooperatively with special education and other literacy teachers to ensure optimal learning for all students.
  • Kept records of student performance, maintaining the confidentiality of student records and information.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Education

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