Examples of Teacher Resumes

Examples of Teacher Resumes

Teachers resumes are unique because teachers are in a creative field, these resumes can have more flexibility than many “standard business” resumes. Examples of teacher resumes will be given later…
The use of graphics or different styles are often avoided in the traditional business world, but may be the perfect presentation for a teacher.
Preschool and elementary teacher resumes often have a “young” feel to them visually, but note that the actual wording should be professional and to the point – see the examples of teacher resumes.

Tips and hints

  • When perusing examples of teacher resumes, be sure to look through as many as possible. A good place to find more are employment agencies. I will direct you to a site dedicated to teacher resumes in due course…
  • As with all resumes, examples of teacher resumes can and do vary greatly depending on the individual’s experience and grade level.
  • An elementary teacher resume sample may look very different from a sample education resume for a high school teacher.
  • Use your best judgment and then model your own document after a free teacher resume sample or sample teacher resume.
  • Do yourself a huge favor and browse through the rest of this site to pick up valuable tips about creating the perfect resume.
  • Teachers, in particular, need to be especially meticulous about proofreading. While no one should have any errors in his or her resume, any spelling errors or misused words are simply unforgivable in teacher resumes.
  • With all resumes, remember to tailor your resume to your own unique profile.
  • It is okay to model sample resumes, but be sure to find those that mimic your own experience.
  • If you are fresh out of college – stress your education and student teaching experience.
  • If you are a seasoned teacher, stress your continuing education, your ability to stay abreast of current teaching philosophies and of course your experience.

Sample teaching resumes

This page provides sample teaching resumes. To get the most from these resume examples it is recommended that you review what it is you should be looking for in sample teaching resumes.
The following sample teaching resume will give you an idea of the format to use and the information to include.
Work history is more important than education, so work history is stressed up front; further, the opening certification shows candidate has necessary qualifications.


Address ~ Address ~ Phone ~ Email


Certified K-8 teacher with K-12 reading certification.
Described by parents and teachers as:
Industrious ~ Positive ~ Diligent ~ Personable ~ Professional ~ Organized ~ Enthusiastic Knowledgeable


  • Dedicated elementary teacher with comprehensive background providing quality instruction and fostering a positive learning environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic classroom management, organization, and effective discipline.
  • Possess cross-functional background in all levels of curriculum development and implementation.
  • Proven history of assuming responsibility and meeting deadlines.
  • Strong organizational, leadership, problem solving, and technical skills including extensive knowledge of an instruction in word processing, databases, and related software.


Substitute Teacher
Provide on-call and scheduled instruction for elementary and middle school students.

  • Developed excellent rapport with students and staff as demonstrated by continual requests by elementary, special education, and middle school teachers.
  • Fulfill student needs by adapting to all grade levels, conducting quality teaching, and maintaining a comfortable and safe learning environment.

2003 – Present
Head Teacher, Child Care
Directed planning, development and implementation of classroom activities; ensured children’s social, physical, spiritual, and mental development in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

  • Ensured harmonious relationships between staff members, volunteers, and the public.
  • Complied with state licensing regulations for attendance, meal participation, and incidents documentation requirements.

2001 – 2003
Kindergarten Teacher / Librarian
Oversaw all elements of classroom instruction and management including planning and implementation of lessons, progress documentation and observation, and assessment and evaluation of student needs.

  • Introduced inclusive program to track student progress and cultivated a positive learning environment by promoting mental, social, emotional, and motor skills development.
  • Instructed students and faculty in library media skills and implemented comprehensive library skills program to assist students in basic research strategies.

1999 – 2001
First Grade Teacher / Computer Teacher: Grades 4-6 / Reading: Grade 3
Recorded and monitored student progress, planned and prepared lessons, and evaluated and assessed student needs for multi-grade curricula.

  • Promoted a strong nurturing learning environment through supervision and implementation of classroom instruction.
  • Facilitated and guided reading, writing, and oral language skills and delivered highly skilled reading intervention instruction.


Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education, 1997

Please be careful not to get too distracted by looking at resume sample after resume sample – this is the surest way to spend half a day without achieving anything. Rather use the information given here to easily create your own teaching resume.