High School Biology Teacher Resume Sample

Updated on: August 20, 2016


No matter how impressive the technology that you use is, it is the actual resume that speaks loudly about who you are and what you have to offer. Use technology to create a resume but do not let technology control your resume.

Plain text resumes are still on the scene despite many people not using plain text to get their message across.

A simple Word or PDF document is enough technology to be used as resumes go. Here is one to help you:


Sample Resume for High School Biology Teacher


Richard Leland

502 N 4th Street ● Custer, SD 45632 ● (000) 999-5652 ● richlel @email .com


Performance Summary: 14+ years’ extensive experience in teaching basic and advanced concepts of biology to high school students. Special focus on designing and developing a college-preparatory, globally focused course of study for students. Documented success in teaching biology as a subject with particular emphasis on meeting set aims and objectives of the class. An extrovert who has a pleasing personality and a strong will to make a difference in impressionable young adults. Explicitly teaches subject matter by assisting students identify options and evaluate learning opportunities.


• Lesson Planning • Curriculum Development
• Ecology and Evolutionary Biology • Genetics
• Research Methodologies • Philosophy of Science
• Focused Academic Achievement • Advanced Biology Concepts
• Human and Plant Biology Concepts • Behavior Management
• Earth Sciences • Intellectual Curiosity Fostering


Biology Teacher | 15/2011 – Present
Lakewood High School, Custer, SD

• Lead a series of nature walks to provide students with first-hand information on human interaction with nature
• Introduce Integrated Sciences as a subject for students wanting to learn about the basic concepts of biology, chemistry and physics
• Create and implement core biology curriculum by following set school and state education rules
• Develop lesson plans on a weekly basis and implement instruction to assist students in understanding concepts
• Teach concepts such as biology of organisms, cells and cell theory, molecular biology and engineering and technical applications of biology
• Administer tests and assignments and grade them according to specified grading systems and protocols
• Control student behavior within the class and provide special instruction to students who may have trouble understanding difficult concepts

Biology Teacher | 8/2005 – 15/2011
Lakewood High School, Custer, SD

• Increased registrations for the pure biology class by a staggering 67%, by interesting students by employing activities-based methods of teaching
• Created and developed the core curriculum for pure and human biology from scratch, in a bid to introduce both subjects in the school
• Encouraged students to take part if experiments to enhance their comprehension of biological concepts
• Set appropriate tasks and challenges for homework according to published timetables
• Assessed and evaluated students’ performance and provide them with extra assistance where required

Biology Teacher Assistant | 2/2002 – 8/2005
Edison Learning, Custer, SD

• Assisted lead biology teacher in creating lesson plans and imparting them to perfection
• Provided assistance in researching concepts and helping students understand them completely
• Performed research to gather materials and information to assist students with their learning goals
• Administered tests and exams, oversaw testing procedures and assisted in marking test papers
• Maintained classroom decorum and ensured appropriate behavior during the time class was in progress

Master of Science in Biological Sciences – 2001
South Dakota State University, Custer, SD