An elementary teacher resume is the chief marketing tool for your desired teaching position. Make sure that it is well written and is in accordance with the competitive resume standards.

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Elementary Teacher Resume Sample


Richard Ferris

902 Huckleberry Lodges | Litchfield park, AZ 58541
Cellular: (003) 222-5555 | Home: (004) 666-5555 | richard . ferris @ email .com


Dynamic and inspiring professional with 5+ years of hands on experience in teaching. Highly capable of maintaining class decorum, instilling curricular instruction and conducting supportive learning classroom activities at the elementary level.

▶ Student centered learning ▶ Early literacy ▶ Individualized lesson planning
▶ Curriculum designing ▶ Peer pairing ▶ SEI Endorsement

• Well versed in activity based interactive knowledge transfer via effective lesson execution
• Familiar with various modern teaching styles and formats, adept at generating and implementing technology integrated lesson plans
• Skilled in conceptualizing and developing music based informative learning activities
• Adept at incorporating storytelling and role play based techniques in curricular learning


Grade One Teacher
School District # 78, Litchfield Park, AZ | Mar 2013 – Present

• Encourage the craving for learning among young pupils via creative lesson planning and implementation
• Maintain individual progress files and portfolios for each pupil
• Devise and perform interesting side learning activities to facilitate cognitive and psycho social development

Third Grade Teacher
Little Bloomer’s High, Litchfield Park, AZ | Jan 2011 – Feb 2013

• Taught standard third grade curriculum in a technology integrated manner to a classroom with ratio 15:1 wherein 3 students belonged to diverse cultures and 1 was mainstreamed
• Successfully prepared and conducted a short theatrical show involving all the kids at the Annual FIPA Science exhibition, depicting the negative impacts of global warming and won second prize for the same

• Dually licensed in elementary teaching and special education (Arizona)
• CPR and first aid trained
• Valid Driver’s License holder
• Bilingual (English and Spanish)
• Proficient in MS office suite, email and web search


Bachelors in Education | State College, Litchfield Park, AZ | May 2009

Diploma in Elementary Teaching | LP Teacher’s Training Program, Litchfield Park, AZ | Dec 2010

Certificate in Special Education | Dec 2009