Sample Teacher Resume

JESSICA L. MAYFIELD
Campus Address (until 5/31/07): 87 Kershaw Street, Newark, DE 19711; 302-588-3986 (cell); jessi25@aol.com
Permanent Address: 11 Windrift Circle, Wayne, NJ; 973-694-4539
Electronic Portfolio: Available at http://livetext.com/college/index.html (Visitor’s Pass: a94sd7; use Internet Explorer only)
JOB OBJECTIVE
Seek elementary, special education, or middle school math teaching position.
EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware – May 2007
Major: Elementary Teacher Education (Elementary and Special Education); Discipline: Mathematics (27 credit hours)
Major GPA 3.6/4.0; Overall 3.34/4.0
Certification:
Eligible for certification, May 2007. Have successfully completed PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II. Meet highly qualified testing requirements for DE, MD, PA, and NJ.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Student Teacher
▪ Gilpin Manor Elementary School, Cecil County Public Schools, Elkton, Maryland
Developed and implemented student-centered lessons in all subject areas for a diverse group of fifth grade special and regular education students. Adapted
lessons to meet individual needs by reviewing students’ backgrounds and learning needs through IEPs and pre-assessments. Incorporated cross-curricular
components into lessons and units. Designed, planned, and presented in-depth units on Cities, Money, and Measurement. Devised projects for individual
investigation and small group collaboration suitable for students with a wide range of interests and achievement levels. Implemented positive classroom
management strategies. Participated in grade level curriculum and team meetings, parent conferences, IEP meetings, and field trips. Communicated with parents
on a regular basis via newsletters, daily or weekly progress reports, phone calls, and email. (November 2006 to January 2007)
▪ Elk Neck Elementary School, Cecil County Public Schools, Elkton Maryland
Planned and implemented lessons in all subject areas in a heterogeneous, multi-ethnic first grade classroom. Taught reading and writing through Language
Experience Approach methods. Introduced a Writers Workshop appropriate for first grade abilities. Developed learning stations in reading and science. Prepared
and taught an integrated unit on Seeds by utilizing a variety of resources including books, technology, and hands-on activities. Established an active learning
environment through positive feedback. Designed arts and crafts activities, as well as read-aloud sessions that brought a variety of books into the classroom.
Used cultural activities, songs, and materials to enhance student learning and self-esteem. (August to November 2006)
Methods Experience
▪ Cedar Lane Elementary School, Appoquinimink School District, Middletown, Delaware
Designed and taught a unit on Insects and Spiders, based on Delaware State Standards, to 23 self-contained third and fourth grade students with disabilities
including Learning Disabled, Seriously Emotionally Disturbed, Educable Mentally Handicapped, Cerebral Palsy, and ADHD. (Spring 2006)
▪ Forest Oak Elementary School, Red Clay Consolidated School District, Newark, Delaware
Taught an integrated unit on Holidays to a class of 24 third grade students with a wide range of abilities. (Fall 2005)
▪ Brader Elementary School, Christina School District, Newark, Delaware
Tutored individual students and taught inquiry science lessons using Smithsonian Science Kits. (Fall 2005)
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
▪ Substitute Teacher, Grades K-8, Christina and Colonial School Districts, Newark/Wilmington, Delaware (Spring 2006)
▪ Day Care Assistant/After School Aide, Big Kids Child Care and Holy Angels After-School Program, Newark, Delaware (2004-05)
▪ Summer Camp Counselor, YMCA, Wayne, New Jersey (Summers 2002 and 2003)
▪ Reading Volunteer, Latin American Community Center, Wilmington, Delaware (2002-2005)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Seminars and pre-service workshops attended in 2006-2007 include: Cooperative Learning; Discipline and Classroom Management; Non-Violent Crisis Intervention;
ADD/ADHD; Writing an Individualized Education Plan; Flexible Grouping in Math; Collaborative Teaming; and Narrowing the Achievement Gap of African American
Students in Reading – A Recipe for Success.
HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society (Recording Secretary 2005-06); Dean’s List; UD Marching Band; Habitat for Humanity
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