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Psychology is a very vast subject. It comprises of different subjects pertaining to human behavior. Not only this, it also includes animal behavior under one of its streams. It is a medical therapy, a general self esteem boosting counseling sessions, and at times, a supporting medical therapy. The subject helps to tackle various issues of the human life at different stages and phases of life.

To work as a psychologist or psychiatric, a student needs to study the subject and then pursue an honor's degree in a certain stream such as child or industrial psychology. Schools, thus, appoint a psychology teacher who teaches this subject to students. An instructor teaching the same in colleges is known as a psychology professor. However, the job role for both remains the same. In both scenarios, these personnel are responsible for teaching the subject to students and helping them with their practical assignments, etc.

To work as a psychology teacher, one needs to complete a master's degree or Ph.D in psychology along with a successful dissertation. To learn more about the said job profile and draft a successful application for the same, read the psychology teacher resume sample given below. A brief idea about the average salary and scope for the said profile given after the resume sample will help you to put forth your salary expectations to the employer and understand the career scope better.

Jane S. Peters
102 Waukegan County Police Station Street
Waukegan, IL 60074
Phone: 847-252-2245

Career Objective:

With considerable experience and zeal to impart education, I am looking forward to similar opportunities as that of a Psychology Teacher and wishing to work with some of the renowned institutions of Illinois. I wish to work with degree colleges and conduct sessions for students pursuing a major in psychology.

Career Summary:

Having worked as a Psychology Teacher for almost 8 years, I am currently working with Xavier's High School as a Psychology Teacher. Prior to this, I worked as a Psychology Teacher with Peter's High School while pursuing my Ph.D in Psychology. Having developed the required skills and expertise in teaching this subject and excelled at my job, I am looking forward to work as a Psychology Professor with a degree college.

Summary of Skills:

  • Proven ability of developing a training approach and course materials according to the grasping power and learning abilities of the students
  • Expertise in explaining the concepts of psychology by making use of the day-to-day life examples, certain past instances, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills – English and Spanish
  • Expertise in providing evaluation and feedback, drafting test papers, assignments, etc., to track the students' progress
  • Expertise in making audio-visual presentations to make sessions interactive and interesting
  • Well-acquainted with the requirements of classroom teaching and expertise in handling a class of students independently

Professional Experience:

Current Employer: Xavier's High School, Waukegan, Illinois (2010-till date)
Designation: Psychology Teacher
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Report to the Head of Department (HOD) – Psychology
  • Teach psychology to students of grades VII, VIII, IX, and X
  • Plan sessions as per the syllabus drafted for students
  • Divide the sessions into theoretical discussion, practical experimentation, factual analysis and discussion, case study analysis, etc.
  • Make sessions interesting by motivating student participation, making audio-visual presentations, getting examples from students, etc.
  • Draft evaluation papers, conduct regular class tests, take students on field visits, analyze and review test papers, provide feedback to students, etc.

Previous Work Experience

A] St. Peter's High School (2006-2010)
Designation: Psychology Teacher
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Report to the HOD of Psychology
  • Conduct sessions for students of grades VII and VIII
  • Complete the syllabus on time
  • Conduct regular class tests and evaluate the same
  • Make use of various presentations, factual information, case studies, etc., to make sessions simpler and interesting


  • Ph.D in Educational Psychology, Waukegan University of Arts, Waukegan, Illinois - 2008
  • Master of Arts with Honors in Psychology, Waukegan University of Arts, Waukegan, Illinois - 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Psychology, Waukegan University of Arts, Waukegan, Illinois - 2002


Available on prior request


Jane S. Peters

The psychology teacher resume should, thus, speak about the candidate's expertise in the subject and experience in the field of teaching. One should be able to justify the information presented in the resume as and when asked for. The career scope in this field is pretty good and the median salary of a psychology teacher is around $60,000. Thus, on this note, all the interested candidates should draft their perfect resumes and get ready for the job hunt.

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