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Literature Teachers provide instruction to students on how to interpret literature. Essential job duties listed on a Literature Teacher example resume are assigning books to read, reading poetry to students, informing students on authors’ lives and work, teaching about different literary styles, preparing resources to be used in the classroom, and grading tests. Skills such as literature knowledge, creativity, analytical thinking, instruction, excellent communication and writing skills and classroom management are vital for this job. Most resumes showcase at least a Bachelor’s Degree in English literature.

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12th Grade Literature Teacher

Plan and teach three 12th grade Literature classes and one Advanced Placement Literature and Composition class.

  • Teach reading comprehension, composition, and literary analysis of British and American Literature to 85 diverse students through large, small, and individual instruction.
  • Collaborate with other Literature teachers across the Mastery network to share resources, predict and troubleshoot possible areas of lesson difficulty, and to strengthen instruction.
  • Instruct students with moderate learning disabilities and emotional disturbances.
  • Manage classroom by encouraging student responsibility and self-advocacy while reinforcing classroom expectations and using restorative practices.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Master of Arts
2

Founder/administrator/ Russian Language and Literature Teacher

  • Co-founded the weekend school and developed school curriculum that meets intellectual, emotional and social needs of students.
  • Planned and taught Russian language classes to children 3-12 years old whose first language is Russian covering subjects such as Reading, Writing, Social Studies, and Drama.
  • Planned and taught Russian language classes for children with limited Russian language proficiency.
  • Employed a variety of pedagogical strategies to meet individual students' styles and needs.
  • Prepared instructional materials and home assignments for students.
  • Used multiple forms of assessment and applied assessment results to improve and adjust further instructions.
  • Communicated with students' parents on a regular basis to inform about students' progress in class.
  • Organized special performances and concerts for parents.
  • Provided administrative support for the school (supervised the school staff, scheduled classes, created and maintained the school website).
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Russian Language And Literature And English Language, Including Teacher Training
3

Literature Teacher

  • Taught a small group of freshmen and sophomores in literacy circles and guided reading groups.
  • Attended to the needs of each student and differentiated lesson plans to accommodate their varied Lexile scores.
  • Facilitated discussion, written responses and critical thinking in a group setting.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology

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