This sample entry level teacher resume can be adapted to help you get the teaching job you want. Competition for teacher jobs is often fierce and your resume should highlight your best points as an educational professional and demonstrate why you are a good fit for the job opportunity.
This easy-to-use format enables you to list your areas of proficiency and clearly establish how you can contribute to the specific school.
As a recent graduate it is advisable to begin your resume with Education rather than part time or student work experience. List a range of skills to highlight your versatility.
Include any special skills such as technological skills, extra languages and extracurricular background. Make your resume relevant to the specific teaching opportunity and school.
ENTRY LEVEL TEACHER RESUME
YOUR FULL NAME
Your mailing address
Your phone numbers
Your email address
Seeking a position as an active and involved teacher at the elementary level.
A self-motivated teacher who is determined to help pupils fully utilize the educational opportunities available to them.
School of Education, College of New Jersey, Ewing NJ
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, 2015
Second Major: Psychology
12 hours of Special Education credit
Activities: Student Advisory Committee, Peer Tutor, Intramural Softball, Student Orientation Leader
State Certification in Elementary Education (1-8)
Practicum Teacher - Grade 6
Robertson School, Newark, NJ
Student Teacher - Summer Program, 7th and 8th Graders
Greenways Park School, Newark, NJ
Practicum Teacher - Grade 7
Sherwin Elementary School, Ewing, NJ
Children's Assistant Librarian
Bracken Library, Ewing NJ
2012-2013 (Part-time while studying)
Available on request
A professional-looking resume is key to landing the teaching job interview. Ensure your resume is clear and informative and targeted to the specific teacher job opportunity.
Entry Level Teacher Resume Keywords
Resume keywords are how your resume gets found. Here is a list of useful resume keywords for teachers.
advise, instruct, teach, assess, evaluate, guide, tutor, mentor, deliver, encourage, motivate, stimulate, adapt, plan, develop, teach, discipline, integrate, lesson plan, curriculum, work scheme, learning objectives, learning materials, technology, feedback, reports, classroom management, diversity, special needs, parent-teacher conference, thematic units, portfolio, extracurricular.
Find out more about using resume keywords to get noticed.
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