Elementary school teacher resume template

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Elementary school teacher resume template

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According to Monster data, the median annual salary for an elementary school teacher is $43,015.



Elementary School Teacher Resume Sample

Linda Bloomberg
Sometown, IN 47244 | 555-555-5555 | lb@somedomain.com | LinkedIn URL

Certified Elementary School Teacher (Grades K-6)

Dedicated elementary teacher eager to resume full-time teaching career (currently a substitute for the Sometown PSD). Offer a proven track record of commended performance teaching grades K-6, with a passion for education and an unwavering commitment to optimizing student and school success.


  • Creative Lesson Planning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Instructional Best Practices
  • Classroom Management
  • Standardized Testing
  • Learner Assessment
  • Experiential Learning
  • Special Needs Students


Substitute Teacher (K-12), 6/16 to Present
Elementary Teacher (K-6), 8/12 to 6/15

Hired as a full-time teacher following student teaching practicum, instructing all academic subject areas to classrooms of up to 28 1st, 2nd and 4th grade students. Left Sometown PSD (on excellent terms) at the end of the 2015 academic year to provide full-time care to cancer-stricken parent, and enthusiastically rehired as a substitute teacher for the current term.

Key Contributions:

  • Earned high marks for the quality of classroom teaching, lesson plans and instructional materials used in teaching language arts, mathematics, science, social studies and history.
  • Developed innovative approaches that were held as the model standard for meeting district goals in technology integration across the curriculum, experiential learning, literacy and diversity areas.
  • Taught general education students as well as individuals with learning challenges and special needs within a mainstreamed, inclusive classroom.
  • Commended for ability to redirect students exhibiting behavior problems. Selected to lead district-wide in-service on classroom management.
  • Served on school committees and taskforces focused on curriculum development, textbook review, fundraising and anti-bullying efforts.
  • Became a “first-to-call” resource in current substitute teaching role, typically working four days per week. Personally requested by many full-time teachers to take over their classrooms during absences.

Primary Caregiver, 6/15 to 6/16

Stepped away from the classroom to care for parent diagnosed with stage IV cancer. Provided daily care, assisted with financial affairs and coordinated treatment with medical professionals and hospice team.

Education & Credentials

BA in Elementary Education

Indiana Teacher Certification, Grades K-6 (current)


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