Tutor resume sample

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Tutor resume sample

Could your career use a bit more attention and focus? To be considered for top tutor jobs, resume expert Kim Isaacs says it helps to have a comprehensive resume. For resume writing tips, view this sample resume for a tutor that Isaacs created below, or download the tutor resume template in Word. 

Jobs for tutors and teacher assistants are projected to grow by 8% (or 109,500 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: CaliforniaNew YorkTexasIllinois, and New Jersey; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityLos AngelesChicagoNassau, NY; and Minneapolis

As a tutor or teacher assistant, you can expect to earn a median wage of $26,260 per year, according to the BLS.

Additionally, you can search for tutor jobs on Monster.

Tutor resume template

Carol Olsen, M.Ed.
Sometown, SC 55555 | (555) 555-5555 | co@somedomain.com | LinkedIn URL

Middle and High School Tutor

Mathematics | Language Arts | Sciences | Social Studies | SAT Prep

Retired school teacher offering more than 20 years of classroom teaching and private tutoring experience. Innovative in tailoring instruction to meet the needs of advanced placement and general population students as well as those with learning differences. Passion for advancing academic progress and helping students develop critical-thinking skills.

Subject Matter Expertise


Remedial Math | Geometry | Algebra I and II | Trigonometry | Calculus

Language Arts:

Reading Comprehension | Writing and Composition | Literature


Biology | Human Anatomy | Health | Earth Sciences | Chemistry | Physics

Social Studies:

U.S. History | World History | U.S. Government | Economics | Geography

Tutoring Experience (2013 to Present)

SELF-EMPLOYED | Private Tutor (Middle School and High School), 8/13 to Present

Hired by student families to provide in-home academic tutoring, instructional support, homework assistance and SAT prep after school, on weekends and during summer breaks.

  • Customized tutoring and instructional approaches to meet the needs of diverse client populations. Propelled learning mastery and academic success for dozens of students, boosting GPAs and test scores to new bests.
  • Tutored in all academic subject areas and guided students in test-taking strategies, notetaking, prioritizing assignments and studying for exams.
  • li>Elevated student performance in all subjects by at least 1 letter grade and improved SAT scores by up to 25%.

“…Ms. Olsen’s tutoring transformed our son’s middle school experience…she filled gaps in his understanding and renewed his self-confidence…he went from dreading school to loving it, and instead of C’s and D’s he now earns A’s and B’s.” ¾ J. Smith, Parent (555-555-5551)

“…Ms. Olsen tutored our twins (diagnosed with high-functioning autism) throughout high school…she made learning fun and was phenomenal in finding creative approaches to meet their needs…our sons are now excelling in college.” ¾ W. Gills, Parent (555-555-5552)

“…The SAT tutoring that Ms. Olsen provided for our daughter was worth every penny…within a year, her score increased 200 points and she won a scholarship to her #1 college choice.” ¾ M. Jones, Parent (555-555-5553)

Teaching Experience (1993 to 2013)

ABC HIGH SCHOOL | High School Math and Science Teacher Grades 10 - 12), 8/03 to 6/13
DEF ACADEMY | Middle School Teacher (Grades 7 and 8), Various Subjects, 8/93 to 6/03

Served as a teacher within the public school system and within a private school teaching students with special needs and learning differences. Earned top marks on annual reviews for creativity in the classroom and dedication to instructional excellence. Honored twice with “Teacher of the Year” awards (2003, 2012).


GHI UNIVERSITY | M.Ed. in Secondary Education | B.S. in Math, Minor in Special Education
Professional Educator License (PEL) with Special and Secondary Education Endorsements


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