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Geography is a subject which is taught in all schools. Later, students can specialize in the same or in different related subjects while pursuing their degree courses. Usually, students get to study world geography and geography of their own country in their school syllabus. They can pursue honors in astronomy, geological studies, etc., and not only work as a faculty, but also as a geographical information systems executive, etc.

Thus, geography teachers are needed in all schools and art colleges. To work as a geography teacher, one needs to be thorough with the subject and should possess all the required skills to work as a teacher. When one works as a teacher, he should not only excel in his subject, but also be able to develop a teaching approach and technique that meets the requirement of students.

While applying for a job vacancy, the first thing that one does is he drafts his resume. In this case, a well written geography teacher resume sample will help one to do the same. It will not only provide the format of an ideal resume, but also help one to understand the information that should be included in the resume.

Mary F. Bib
1015 Grey Mount Drive
Thompson, IA 50478
Phone: 641-748-4182

Career Objective:

With thorough expertise and considerable experience in the field of teaching, I am looking forward to similar or senior positions. I wish to work with some of the renowned schools of Iowa, where specific importance is given to the geography subject and students are trained with a professional approach on the same.

Career Summary:

With a total work experience of around 5 years in the field of teaching, I am presently working with S. Kennedy Elementary and High School, Thompson, Iowa as a Geography Teacher. Prior to this, I worked with St. Ursula's Elementary School and taught geography to the students of grades IV and V. Having worked with students of different ages, I have developed an expertise in dealing with different students and developing a student friendly approach while teaching in a classroom.

Summary of Skills:

  • Expertise in US Geography and World Geography subjects
  • Thorough with different geographical applications such as GIS, geographical surveys, land study, etc.
  • Well acquainted with the course curriculums of elementary schools and high schools
  • Well acquainted with the teaching techniques and learning abilities of students
  • Expertise in developing a training/teaching approach as per the curriculum requirements and students' abilities
  • Expertise in using audio-visual aids, presentations, and maps to explain different facts about the earth, earth's crust, countries of the world, etc.
  • Expertise in training students on using navigation and online mapping tools to develop their interest in the subject and make sessions more interesting and interactive

Professional Experience:

Current Employer: S. Kennedy Elementary and High School, Thompson, Iowa (2012-till date)
Designation: Geography Teacher
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Report to the Head of Department (HOD) – Geography
  • Plan sessions as per the course curriculum for students
  • Prepare necessary notes, reference materials, presentations, and any other audio visual aids to help students understand the concepts with ease and retain their interest in the session
  • Assign homework and assignments to students
  • Collect assignments, review homework, provide feedback, and grade students for internal training purposes
  • Help students to participate in school exhibitions, geography exhibition contests, etc., and make different projects
  • Tour students to different universities for studying different presentations on solar system, galaxy, earth's crust, eclipses, planet movement, etc.

Previous Work Experience

A] St. Ursula's Elementary School (2009-2012)
Designation: Geography Teacher
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Report to the HOD of Geography
  • Conduct sessions for grade IV and grade V students
  • Assign proper homework to students and evaluate the same
  • Grade students in the subject based on class test scores and term end exam scores
  • Provide feedback and required assistance to students
  • Communicate with the class teacher on students' performance and discuss issues, if any
  • Help students to make projects for school exhibitions


  • Master of Arts with Honors in Geography, Thompson University of Arts, Thompson, Iowa - 2009
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Geography, Thompson University of Arts, Thompson, Iowa - 2007


Jeff Mark - St. Ursula's Elementary School, HOD Geography
121 School Downtown Drive
Thompson, Iowa 50478
Ph: 787-121-2054

Maria S Brooke - S. Kennedy Elementary and High School, English Teacher
12th Downtown West Drive
Thompson, Iowa 50479
Ph: 787-109-2214


Mary F. Bib

This geography teacher resume sample provides the outline of a professional resume for the aspiring candidates. The candidates willing to work at the said position get a clear idea of the skills that need to be portrayed in their resumes along with a proper resume format. While drafting a resume, one must make sure that his resume puts forth his qualifications and skills effectively and provides all the information systematically.

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