This page is an index for the various Teacher Resumes written as examples for the blog.
How to Write a Teacher Resume
- Use a resume template to customize it for your needs.
- Target your resume for the job you are applying for.
- List only major responsibilities
- More importantly – List your career achievements
Major responsibilities for teaching professions can be found on each of the resume examples hereunder.
Objective statement and career summary (overview)
You may want to write a statement of your career objective and/or your career overview, making it easier for the reader to understand your job target and assess your profile.
Needless to say that, the objective statement must be located at the top of the teacher resume.
Refer also to the article: Resume Objective Statement for Teachers
Here are examples –
- As a fully qualified teacher with 10 years of varied experience, there’s much I can offer to the education of our young children. I’m confident that my passion for the children development, together with my skills and expertise will enable me to make a significant difference.
- Looking for an opportunity to bring efficiency and expertise to the job of a high school teacher to help children develop in the best possible way and become motivated, positive students.
You can find many examples in the resumes samples hereunder.
Key skills/strengths and Area of Expertise
The main skills among many required for teaching positions are:
- Demonstrated sound work ethics
- Self motivation, initiative with a high level of energy.
- Able to inspire, comfort, build self-esteem
- Excellent communication skill (children and parent oriented)
- Ability to listen to children and parents
- Knowledge of developmental theory and corresponding practice of education
- stress and time management ability
It is important to summarize your strengths and skills in separate section.
You may also want to dedicate a section in your resume for your area of expertise, special qualifications and education.
Buzz words (i.e. keywords)
Resumes are stored in databases by recruiters and employers and are picked up by software. The only way to find a specific resume is by scanning the database using keyword search.
It is very similar to how Search Engines, like Google or Yahoo, work on locating/ranking websites’ content.
In order that you resume can be found, use/embed key words in your resume.
Based on your expertise, you can find some of the keywords for your profession in job specifications, descriptions or job requirement on the posting, i.e. job ads.