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Sample Teacher Resume


This resume is for a person seeking employment as a teacher. See below for more sample resumes and for cover letter examples for teaching jobs.

Sample Teacher Resume

FirstName LastName
Street Address
City, State, Zip
Phone (Cell/Home)
Email Address

Objective: To obtain a position as a Latin instructor at a private middle/high school in the Northeastern United States.


Teach For America, Chicago, IL
May 2007 - May 2009

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAST) and Content Specialty Test (CST) certified.
  • Fourth grade English instructor at P.S. 123 (lesson plan development, grading, instructing).
  • Teach for America training and certification.

Girls Volleyball Coach, YMCA, Chicago, IL
August 200 7- April 2009

  • Coach 15 school-aged girls in Volleyball.
  • Assist in planning Volleyball tournament.

Swathmire College Early Childhood Center, Saratoga Springs, NY
September 2005 - May 2007

  • Responsible for leading educational activities for daycare-aged children, including interactive software, basic reading and writing skills.
  • Responsible in assisting with all other classroom and administrative duties.

Camp Ramapo for Children, Rhinebeck NY
 Summer 2006

  • Monitor special need teens (ages 13 - 17) during their daily activities.
  • Counsel children, lead activities, promote safety, chaperone canoeing trips, enhance summer fun and learning experience.
  • Live in same quarters as teen-aged girlss and worked from 7am-11pm, six days per week.


Swathmire College, Saratoga Springs NY
May 2007

  • Bachelors of Science: Education Studies (Provisional Certification in Elementary Education)
  • Bachelors of Arts: Classics; Department Honors Universidad Autonóma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Study abroad, advanced studies in Education Languages


  • Fluent in English
  • Fluent in Latin
  • Spanish (conversational)

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