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High School English Teacher Resume

English is a language which is a must know in most of the countries. It is widely used as a business and communication language. Besides, English literature is also studied at a large extent. It is a compulsory subject in almost all the schools. As per the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, southern and western America will see an approximate growth of 18% in the number of schools. With this, there will also be an increase in the demand for teachers in these schools. Thus, the career prospect for English teachers are expected to be quite good.

A high school English teacher resume sample will greatly help to understand the roles and responsibilities of a teacher teaching English in a high school. Not only this, the aspiring candidates will get an idea of the skills and qualifications required to qualify for the said position. However, before reading the same, let us discuss about the perfect resume required for the said position.

While sending in the resume for a job vacancy, one must ensure that it answers the requirements put forth by the prospective employer. Every job vacancy has a job description posted along with it, which gives an idea of the required skills and expertise for the said job. When one drafts his resume, he needs to analyze his own skills and abilities with reference to the same and thus, present them in a way that the potential employer gets convinced of his candidature.

For further assistance, the resume sample given below can be considered.

Philip F. Peters
8th Silver Oak Drive
Chicago, IL 60725
Phone: 783-774-7144

Career Objective:

With thorough expertise in the English language and a total experience of around 3 years, I am looking forward for better job prospects, wherein I get to explore my abilities and skills to the fullest. I am ready to handle greater responsibilities and work in a challenging work environment.

Career Summary:

With a relevant work experience of 3 years in teaching English and having worked with students of distinct behavior and learning abilities, I am well acquainted with the teaching techniques and requirements of the subject. I have developed the skills required to handle a classroom full of students, customize or alter one's teaching practices with the requirements of students, and help students to excel in the subject. Prior to this, I worked with elementary school children and helped them to understand basic English language grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.

Summary of Skills:

  • Expertise in handling a class of students with distinct abilities and requirements
  • Expertise in the English language and well acquainted with English literature
  • Expertise in making learning sessions interesting and simple
  • Expertise in using audio-visual aids to make sessions more interactive and interesting
  • Excellence in executing sound communication and teaching skills
  • Excellent presentation skills and expertise in using various audio-visual teaching aids and tools
  • Expertise in writing scripts and conducting English skits/dramas
  • Well acquainted with phonetics and connotations
  • Well acquainted with high school syllabi and evaluation procedures

Professional Summary:

Presently working with Mount Stuart's High School, Chicago, Illinois (2011-till date)
Designation: English Teacher
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Report to the Head of Department (HOD) of English
  • Work in coordination with other staff teachers
  • Meet the parents of students on a regular basis and provide feedback on their child's performance in the class, examinations, tests, etc.
  • Make use of different audio-visual aids, presentations, etc., to help students understand and learn with fun
  • Draft scripts for English dramas for annual day celebration and train students accordingly
  • Make use of skits and dramas to teach different lessons or stories to students to make sessions more interesting and easy to learn
  • Draft test papers for students for evaluation in the class on a regular basis and for term end evaluation
  • Review tests papers and the performance of students in vivas. Accordingly, draft a progress report and communicate the feedback to students
  • Train students in written English communication
  • Assist students in preparing for English poetry recitation and debate competitions
  • Based on the students' performance, alter the teaching techniques and procedures, so as to help them to benefit further from the sessions
  • Come up with new tests to evaluate listening, speaking, and writing skills of students in the English language
  • Taking charge of grade VIII when required
  • Keep a record of the students of grade VIII pertaining to attendance, evaluation results of different subjects, etc., and compile the same to draft a combined progress report


  • Bachelor's Degree in Arts with Honors in English Literature, St. Mark's University of Arts, Chicago, Illinois - 2010
  • Diploma in Elementary School Education, Institute of Teacher Training, Chicago, Illinois - 2011

Flexibility and Mobility:

Looking for suitable opportunities in Chicago and Athens.


Available on prior request


Philip F. Peters

The high school English teacher resume sample given above will help an English teacher to apply for more suitable and better job vacancies. The sample can be used as a resume template to draft one's resume and present his candidature as effectively as possible.

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