Elementary School Teacher Sample Resume

Amber Fields
1234 Fieldstone Drive
Garland, TX 75000
Home: 972-555-5555
Cell: 972-555-5556
Email: akfields@frontfocus.com  

Objective
Become an Elementary School Teacher, preferably in first or second grade, dedicated to the age-appropriate instruction of child utilizing technology, multiple instructional strategies and both formal and informal assessments.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Develop lesson plans that ensure the attainment of state learning standards.
  • Prepare students adequately for all required assessments.
  • Address individual needs of all students through long and short term planning.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to create meaningful community learning opportunities and community-based partnerships.
  • Provide feedback to parents on the student's progress.
  • Maintain a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning.
Education
Texas A&M University, San Antonio, TX
  • Master's of Education - Expected Graduation Dec. 2009
  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (May 1994)
Work Experience
Elementary Teacher/Reading Specialist: Aug. 2005 - Present, Lincoln Hill Elementary School, Garland, TX
  • Foster meaningful relationships with students, parents and other educators to create a warm and inviting environment in which all can cooperate.
  • Design and develop first grade curriculum to meet the state and district requirements.
  • Create lesson plans to engage students in meaningful learning situations while providing for all needs of all learners.
  • Assess student outcomes with formative and summative assessments.
  • Integrate technology into the classroom through the development of thematic units of study.
  • Enhance student academic and social growth by using varied teaching strategies.
  • Create programs to meet the special education needs of two B.D. students.
Elementary Teacher: Feb. 1999 - May 2005, Price Elementary School, Mesquite, TX
  • Encouraged a sense of curiosity and a deeper understanding of interdisciplinary subjects through thematic study.
  • Prepared weekly parent newsletters to encourage open communication.
  • Developed age-appropriate lesson plans and directed classroom instruction in all subject areas.
  • Worked effectively with parent volunteers and involved families in the education process.
Substitute Teacher: Aug. 1995 - Feb. 1999, Rosedale Heights Elementary School, Dallas, TX
  • Planned for and guided the learning process to help students achieve program objectives.
  • Maintained open lines of communication with parents/guardians.
  • Engaged in effective and appropriate classroom management techniques.
  • Provided an inviting, exciting, innovative, and challenging learning environment.
Certifications
Teacher Certification - State of Texas  

Professional Affiliations
  • Texas Classroom Teacher's Association
  • Texas Computer Education Association
  • Texas Council of Elementary Science  
Awards
Teacher of the Year - 2004/2005 school year
Nominated for Teacher of the Year - 2002/2003 school year
  
Special Studies
Texas Computer Education Conference
The International Society for Telecommunication in Education