A Social Studies Teacher is responsible for providing students with insight into a country’s culture and heritage and to motivate them in exercising their rights as individuals of a country.

If you are looking for a job in the capacity of a social studies teacher, the following resume sample may come in use effectively. Feel free to customize it per requirements of middle or high school.


Also See: Social Studies Teacher Cover Letter


Social Studies Teacher Resume Sample


Kurt Russell

44 Old Knife Ct, Middle River, MD 66454 ♦ (000) 987-9779  ♦ Email


Motivated and Results-driven Teacher with over a decade of experience in teaching social studies. Highly skilled in planning study programs conducive to individual student needs and guiding the learning process towards achievement of curriculum. Well versed in employing a variety of instructional techniques and media. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, staff and parents.

● Score assessment● Grading● Bilingual: English, Spanish
● Parent meetings● Curriculum review● Problem solving
● Progress reports● Instructional improvement● MS Office programs

• Devised ad implemented a “student ready” social studies educational program that catered to students with a lower IQ level
• Regulated educating procedures for various subjects by introducing relevant techniques of imparting education


Nashville High School – Middle River, MD | 08/2005 – Present

Social Studies Teacher
• Teach courses in social studies including history, geography, American Government and political sciences
• Instruct students in citizenship and administrative regulations
• Develop a balanced social studies curriculum
• Develop understanding of the contributions of racial and religious groups to the American culture
• Provide in-service education by using resources and materials
• Develop and implement student appropriate curriculum

St. Norbert College, Middle River, MD, December 2007
Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Sciences
GPA: 3.4/4.0

Certification: Early Adolescence (Secondary Education)

• Excellent understanding of social concepts
• Ability to effectively educate and manage students of diverse backgrounds
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to handle conflict
• Possess good sense of humor