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Primary Teachers work with grade 1 to 5 students and are responsible for teaching them math, reading, writing and other elementary subjects. Regular work activities listed on a Primary Teacher resume sample are creating lesson plans, preparing learning materials, assigning homework, grading tests, and answering to student inquiries. Those interested in a Primary Teacher position should emphasize in their resumes instructional skills, patience, the ability to motivate and discipline students, and communication. Most candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in elementary education.

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Primary Teacher

Taught 1st/2nd grade split class using common core standards

  • Active engagement strategies implemented like cooperative learning groups
  • Applied common core standards and differentiated lessons to meet students' needs
  • Analyzed formative and summative assessments to drive instruction
  • Increased MAP scores in reading and math
  • Collaborated and established a positive relationship with colleagues, students, and families
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AS
Early Childhood Education
BA
Elementary Of Education
MS
Education
2

Primary Teacher

Works collaboratively with professional learning teams to create effective lessons for ESL learners

  • Reinforced positive behavior by encouraging efforts and praising accomplishments
  • Developed problem-solving and critical-thinking skills by presenting challenges that boost self-esteem and performance
  • Technology and hands-on activities were integrated to foster student engagement and learning
  • Lead planner for the math curriculum
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
History
MA
Teaching Middle Grades Language Arts
3

Primary Teacher Trainer - Peace Corps Volunteer

  • Facilitated the renovation of a nonfunctioning primary school computer lab by increasing the number of working computers from 4 to 15.
  • Developed a curriculum, created teaching/learning aids and organized a schedule to teach meaningful computer classes to 1500 ESL
  • Trained teachers by model teaching, co-teaching and observing host country nationals who are successfully continuing to teach and maintain the lab today.
  • Established and directed youth study groups and tutoring sessions with local students ranging from ages three to eighteen.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Liberal Studies
Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
4

Lead Primary Teacher

Guided children ages 2.5 through 5 years using the Montessori method

  • Increased inventory of handmade materials such as three part cards, language and math materials
  • Maintained a beautifully prepared classroom environment
  • Organized and conducted the school's first parent and teacher conferences
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Preschool / Kindergarten
BA
Sociology
Psychology
5

Primary Teacher

  • Developed and applied weekly lesson plans following Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards and Creative Curriculum
  • Communicated daily with families through several means of communication
  • Maintained classroom records, cleanliness, and orderliness
  • Upheld state licensing regulations and maintained confidentiality on all levels.
  • Completed daily documentation regarding attendance, injuries, and positive or negative actions
  • Assisted other classrooms temporarily when other teachers were unavailable
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
History
6

Primary Teacher

Reorganized classroom routine and daily schedule for a transition classroom (twos).

  • Kept progress notes evaluating behavior, development, and health changes
  • Maintained documentation and daily required paperwork
  • Reported and discussed any possible problems with specialists and parents.
  • Met with parents whenever necessary to discuss progress or requirements.
  • Prepared classroom materials and maintained clean, safe facilities and equipment.
  • Provided children and parents with activity schedules and established classroom routine.
  • Upheld NAEYC, Quality First, [company name] and Arizona State Standards.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
AS
Applied Science
7

Primary Teacher Trainer

  • Computer Science Head of Department, Library coordinator.
  • Taught English and Computer Studies, maintained computer lab, supervised student teaching, and trained students and staff members to use new technology for more interactive teaching methods.
  • Negotiated addition of 7 new computers, printers, projector, and Internet to the computer lab through Uganda Ministry of Education and Sports, USAID, and private donors.
  • Established and organized curriculum and timetable to accommodate the instruction of 400 students in a lab of 13 computers through creative scheduling, projector use, and the establishment of -open lab hours.
  • Coordinated Soft Power (malaria prevention) and AfriPads (reusable menstrual pads and HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness) in the spread of healthy living messages to future teachers.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Communication Studies
Germanistik
8

Primary Teacher

Taught English using journalistic and broadcasting methods

  • Taught all subjects and maintained discipline in all classes
  • Acted in numerous TV commercials, live theater and independent movies
  • Provided musical entertainment for weddings, teen/adult parties and nightclubs
  • Officiated at high school baseball and basketball games
  • Provided news announcements and musical entertainment during weekend show
  • Typed top secret documents for high ranking military officers while serving as serviceman in U.S. Navy
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
9

Assistant Primary Teacher

Engaged students in an environment that is conductive to learning and academic growth

  • Assisted students through classroom assignments while demonstrating independence and personal responsibility
  • Maintained discipline of the children
  • Retained student progression records, attendance reports and assembled students' weekly folders
  • Maintained cleanliness of the learning environment and replenished supplies for the next school day
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Early Childhood / Elementary Education
10

Primary Teacher

Provide a safe and nurturing environment for children that encourages their social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Maintained positive relationships with families and children. Work approximately 40 hours per week & 200+ hours a month.

  • Prepares lesson plans every week pertaining to the curriculum
  • Responsible for supporting staff in infants, toddlers, and other preschool classrooms
  • Prepares Doc Board presentations
  • Prepares homework weekly for children
  • In charge of the core developments of 22 children on a daily basis
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Criminal Justice And Psychology
MA
Mental Health Counseling

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