Kindergarten Teacher Resume Sample and Guide

Updated: November 21, 2020

When writing a resume for a Kindergarten Teaching position, there are many factors to consider.

School hiring committees usually seek candidates who care about the children. Your resume should highlight your relevant skills, experiences, and accomplishments.

You should show that your personality traits match the demands of teaching.

Job Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or other child-related fields of study. Some experience as a Toddler Teacher, Primary Teacher, and Kindergarten Teacher.

The educator should have strong interpersonal and communication skills and a willingness to provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential as well as the ability to fulfill the requirements for the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002.

Sample Resume for Kindergarten Position



A tireless motivator and innovative solution finder who has an entrepreneurial spirit coupled with strong instructional, time management, and classroom management skills.

Student-focused and energetic Kindergarten Teacher with over a decade of hands-on experience in planning, organizing, and implementing instructional programs. Keenly observed, evaluated, encouraged, and provided feedback on student’s performance and development. Maintained discipline under the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.


Kindergarten Teacher 
July 2014 – Present
Eastern Carver County Schools, Roanoke, VA
• Determine students’ performance using informal and formal testing and observation.
• Develop and implement an appropriate classroom management system.
• Aid students in developing self-confidence and a positive self-image.
• Effectively execute elementary curriculum content, standards, and teaching methodologies including technology.
• Prepare students for lessons by reviewing, outlining, and explaining objectives.

Kindergarten Teacher
May 2011 – July 2014
City Junior School, Roanoke, VA
• Presented lessons in a clear, well-organized, and logical structure.
• Reflected an attitude that valued diversity.
• Provided for varied levels of student performance.
• Used effective questioning & discussion techniques.
• Engaged students in meaningful learning and provided useful & timely feedback to students.

Infant Toddler Teacher
Jan 2007 – May 2011
Bay Park Early Learning Center; San Diego, CA
• Performed fun activities with the children, including running and jumping.
• Established active parent and family relationships.
• Displayed excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Encouraged problem solving and practice positive behavior guidance.
• Encouraged empathy in children through warm hugs, smiles, and appropriate touches.
• Exhibited excellent organizational skills.


B.S. Education
University of Connecticut, New Haven, CT – 2010
Major: Early Childhood Development


  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Curriculum and Practicum 
  • Classroom-Based Assessment
  • Social and Civic Context of Education


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