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Teacher for new career

Notice how this experienced teacher shows her many transferable skills and assets in this resume.

Name Here
Phone: 555-555-5648   Cell: 557-555-5555,  NameHere@internet, 5555 Smith St, Someplace, IL 55555

Career Objective:  Seeking position and career path where I can utilize and improve my top-level educator skills, including my exceptional observational, coaching, presentation and communication skills.  I seek an opportunity to help others reach their full potential for themselves and their team/organization.  I particularly want to employ my creativity and innovation talents to foster breakthroughs for my colleagues.  

Professional Experience

Someplace School Dist - Master Teacher                                                           June 2003 – Present 

Advanced Leadership Skills

  • Coached 25 new teachers and student teachers over 8 years to become effective educators.
    • All mentored teachers have successful classroom careers.
    • Coached new teachers on strategies and best practices to engage students and improve learning results.
    • Guiding member of school’s Leadership Team.
      • Influence decision making for 60 staff members and 600-person study body.
      • Led leadership team to streamline curriculum using latest education research of Bloom’s Taxonomy to build engagement, retention, and higher level thinking skills. 
      • Leader of 6 person team.
        • Plan and conduct bi-weekly meetings, lead team to analyze student outcomes, and identify opportunities that maximized student success.
        • Gain alignment, create team action plans, assign tasks, and monitor results.
        • After $32 million budget deficit, led team to redesign student programs maximizing budget and minimizing impact on students.
        • Built a dynamic, balanced team, and participated in hiring and mentoring of new teachers. 

Superior Communication Skills

  • Engaging Presenter for small or large groups.
    • Regularly achieve high level of enthusiasm, understanding, and retention of key points.
    • Employ best practice teaching and learning process--Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate.
    • Quickly incorporating latest technology: Prezi, Smart Boards, Slates, Interactive Responders, and Power Point.
  •  Write key communications to 150 families 70 times per year.
    • Communicate via email, newsletters, and website.
    • Recognized for superior communication, achieved maximum rating on annual review for previous 7 years. 
      • Proven track record for forming partnerships between staff, administration, and parents. 
      • Assigned to build trust and reconnect with disaffected customers. 

Highly Creative and Innovative

  • Improved math readiness by 20%.
    • Took initiative and investigated learning activities to improve students’ math scores.
    • Designed and implemented “scaffolded learning” activities that built on students’ schema to take them to the next level of knowledge.
    • New methods implemented school-wide.
    • Collaborated and designed more than 100 individual education plans.
      • Aggregate testing results, observations, and performance to develop personalized plans.
      • Created and introduced an assessment tool to reveal hidden gaps in math numeracy.
      • Math Assessment tool adopted school-wide in the primary grades. 

 Self-Employed – Entrepreneur                                                                 August 1997- June 2003

  • Built a thriving tutoring business for math and reading.
    • 100 % passing rate of tutored students on State Assessments.
    • Contracted Ghost Author for SRA science textbook.
    • Consulting editor.
      • Management Training Book and Media Relations Book.
      • Operated a home-based preschool for 2 years. 

Some City – Math and Science Teacher                                                    July 1994 - June 1997

  • Chaired Science Department and responsible for department budget management.
  • Science Curriculum Coordinator.
  • Piloted inclusion program for special education populations.
  • Member of Total Quality Improvement Committee. 

Somewhere School – Teacher                                                                  June 1991 - June 1994

  • Chaired Technology Committee.
  • Certified Scorer for State Writing Assessments. 

Recognition and Awards

  • Good Samaritan Award from American Red Cross for saving man’s life.
  • 20+ district–wide recognition awards for Leadership and Service.
  • Teacher of the Year.


Community Involvement

  • American Red Cross, organizer for large blood drives.
  • AED/CPR Emergency Response Team.
  • Patriot Paws for wounded Veterans.
  • Someplace International, charged with raising funds for livestock purchases in developing countries.
  • Someplace Chapel United Methodist Church, Sunday School Curriculum.
  • Someplace Church, Assistant Chair for 2,000 person church festival.



University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS Elementary Education, minor in Science 1991, Dean’s List, financed entire education. 

Aurora University, 6 graduate credits in computers and technology in the classroom. 

 ESL certified, State of Someplace 

800 + Continuing Education Credits/Hours from the State of Texas 

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