Sample Teacher Resume

Job-winning sample teacher resume to send with your job application.

This teaching resume presents a professional image and highlights your suitability, skills and strengths for the teaching job opportunity.

Illustration of school desk and books with a list of top strengths for a teacher resume

Focus on your credentials for the job and the areas of your involvement and expertise that make you an excellent educator.

Adapt the summary of skills and teacher resume objective, insert your own career information into the sample resume and be ready to take your teaching job application to the next level.



Your mailing address
Your phone numbers
Your email address


Write a concise objective that clarifies the position and grade level you are looking at.

Example:  Science Teacher (Grades 9 -12)

Objective Statement


X years as a dedicated teacher of Biology to large and diverse student groups. Proven ability to develop and implement innovative, student-centered teaching strategies and lesson plans. Successful introduction of motivational incentives to significantly improve student achievement. Solid commitment to student development and the provision of an encouraging learning environment that supports individual needs.

Areas of strength include:

  • employment of creative and adaptive thinking to match teaching objectives and learning strategies with students' abilities and interest
  • incorporation of latest classroom technology into stimulating instructional activities and learning materials
  • extensive experience in using diagnostic assessment tools to identify learning strengths and needs of each student
  • demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective classroom management and discipline
  • an active commitment to work collaboratively with other staff members to develop a vibrant learning community
  • the proactive management of parent relationships to foster strong co-operation
  • a willingness to undertake extra curricular assignments
  • a proven track record of continuous professional development

Teaching Experience

Biology Teacher (Grades 9 -12)

New Freemont High, Durham, NC

September 2018 - Date

  • teach Biology to Grades 9 to 12 in a multi-cultural and varied ability-level student environment
  • plan learning objectives, develop stimulating lessons plans, prepare learning materials and design assessments that are informed by current educational practices and methodologies
  • prepare and utilize oral and visual presentations, demonstration, laboratory experiments, interactive teaching and discussion to achieve objectives
  • facilitate a positive learning environment by encouraging student participation, providing differentiated instruction to meet individual needs, maintaining discipline and creating a rewards-based classroom system
  • continual assessment of student learning through informal and formal methods
  • maintain records and document student progress
  • manage communication with parents in regard to student performance through parent-teacher conferences, progress reports, emails and meetings.
  • introduce and monitor enrichment activities for advanced students
  • provide after-school tutoring for students requiring additional help
  • offer after-hours availability to parents and students for education-related questions and help
  • develop and co-ordinate a school-wide field trip curricula
  • facilitate and assist with participation in regional Science Fairs
  • act as advisor to the Science Club

Teaching Intern

Durham Public Schools - Jordan High

October 2016 - May 2018

  • implemented all aspects of the academic curriculum in Biology for Grade 10
  • introduced inquiry-based lesson plans
  • developed a number of interactive Biology units
  • organized field trips
  • planned and implemented a protocol for laboratory work
  • provided after-school support to students


North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Bachelor of Science in Science Education 2016


North Carolina Teaching License -  Biology (Grades 9 - 12)


Available on request

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