Sample Teacher Resume
Combination Style

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This sample teacher resume is written in the standard combination style with a summary of skills (called a professional summary here), followed by the job seeker's education and experience.

Joe Teacher 
101 Fake Street, City, State 
(555) 000-0000


Elementary teacher with over 5 years of professional teaching experience. Self motivated, and deeply committed to creating a dynamic and supportive learning environment.


  • Experienced teaching grades five through seven including multi-age split classes
  • Develop, implement and evaluate multifaceted lesson plans to accommodate multiple learning styles
  • Proven ability to address group and individual needs within a culturally and socio-economically diverse classroom setting; foster a respectful learning environment and develop positive relationships with students, parents and colleagues
  • Dedicated to building a positive school community; active leader and enthusiastic in planning and implementing extracurricular school programs and special events
  • Experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Maintain accurate records and consistently complete all reports and other written communication in a timely manner


Elementary Teacher, Anytown Elementary School, City, State


  • Teach grades five through seven including two years teaching a grade five-six multiage split class
  • Prepare and implement grade appropriate curriculum in all major subject areas including, reading, writing, social studies, mathematics and science
  • Work cooperatively with colleagues to share and develop lessons and resources and coordinate class trip and special in-class guests
  • Prepare and distribute monthly classroom newsletter, regularly update class information on school Web site, and encourage open communication with parents in person or via email to develop partnerships in learning and inspire a shared commitment to quality education

Occasional Teacher, Anytown School Board, City, State


  • Supply teacher in elementary and high school classrooms
  • Successfully completed several long term contracts including one month position in a grade three classroom and three weeks in a split grade four-five classroom
  • Demonstrated strong classroom management skills and ability to adapt quickly

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Joe Teacher 
101 Fake Street, City, State 
(555) 000-0000


  • Coach school track and field program; plan and lead training program, organize participation in track meets and coordinate total program for approximately 50 fourth through eighth grade students
  • Part of the team that plans and stages school winter and spring school-wide student concerts
  • Co-developed and implemented Personal Responsibility after school program for at risk students in grades five to eight


Bachelor of Education Degree, City University, City, State


Bachelor of Arts Degree, English, City University, City, State



Instructional Models for Gifted Students Course 
City University, City, State


TESOL Certificate, (Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language),
City University, City, State2012



Tutor, ABC Community Tutoring Program, City, State


  • Worked individually and with groups of up to five students to develop literacy and numeracy skills

Play Group Leader, City Children's Centre, City, State


  • Initiated, developed and team-taught activities to build social skills, impulse control and self-esteem using play therapy concepts and strategies

Teacher's Assistant, City Elementary School, City, State


  • Worked with grade two classroom teacher to prepare materials for use in the classroom and assisted with supplementary reading program

Sample Teacher Resume Formatting Tips

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Here is the same elementary school teacher resume with notes added to show why certain formatting decisions were made.

Of course, your own resume formatting will change based on the amount and type of content you include, but this will give you some insights into effective tricks you can use to make your resume sit well on the page and to show your experience in the best possible light.

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