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Schooling is an essential part of an individual's life. Students not only learn theoretical and practical subjects in school, but also grow up to be successful individuals of the society. Schools stress on the overall development of children, wherein they learn different theoretical subjects and furnish their skills and interests further. Teachers work as mentors to students because they not only teach basic theoretical subjects to them, but also infuse moral values, boosting their self-confidence and self-esteem and encouraging and supporting their skills,talents, etc.

Thus, school teachers play an important role in the upbringing of a child. Besides, while parents work hard to make their children successful and respectable entities of the society, the teachers also put in their efforts to groom them to be a part of the society. Many people thus, are highly inclined to the field of teaching and wish to work as school teachers. Besides the required qualifications, other basic skills needed to work as a school teacher are:

  1. Passion towards teaching
  2. Expertise in the subject
  3. Expertise in working with students and developing a teaching approach that proves utmost beneficial for them

The school teacher resume should be simple, precise, and to the point. As any other resume, it should be free from excess content, spelling and grammatical errors, improper formatting, etc. The resume should present only the required information and should answer the three most important questions of the employer, which are:

  1. Who are you?
  2. What do you possess?
  3. Why should I hire you?

The resume sample given below is a perfect example of a resume which answers these three queries of the employer systematically. The sample is written with reference to a teacher teaching English and math in an elementary school.

Mary A. Wright
1947 Concord Street
Charlotte, NC 28262
Phone: 704-595-1155

Career Objective:

With a passion towards the field of teaching and zeal to excel in the same, I wish to work with some of the renowned schools of North Carolina and not only work as a teacher, but also as a mentor for students to help and guide them to succeed in their lives. Career Summary:

Presently employed with Father Patrick's Memorial Elementary School and conducts English and math classes for students of grades V, VI, VII, and VIII. Besides teaching these subjects, I take personal interest in mentoring students to set goals for themselves and motivate them to work towards the same. I began my career with Lady Diana Memorial Elementary School, wherein I taught English and math to students. I have been appreciated for my dedication towards work and awarded with "Best Mentor" and "Best Teacher" awards. Professional Skills Synopsis:

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Expertise in training and mentoring students to excel in their studies and personal lives
  • Expertise in helping students to develop a learning approach towards education such that they not just score good grades by mugging up theories, but also understand and put the same to practical use
  • Expertise in performing evaluation procedures and providing feedback in a way that students feel motivated and not disappointed by looking at poor scores
  • Excellence in dealing with students of different caliber and interests and developing an approach that caters to their learning requirements
  • Ability to guide and mentor students such that they excel in their academics as well as pursue their interests

Professional Experience:

Current Employer: Father Patrick's Memorial Elementary School, Charlotte, NC (2012-till date)
Designation: Teacher - English and Maths
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Report to the School Principal
  • Plan sessions as per the syllabus drafted for students
  • Conduct math and English sessions for students as per the daily schedule
  • Explain and solve queries in the class, assign homework, and examine assignments
  • Check assignments, evaluate test papers, assign grades, and provide feedback to students and their parents
  • Help students who wish to participate in essay or debate competitions, math quizzes, etc.
  • Motivate students to enhance their written communication skills by assigning them different assignments, wherein they could use their imagination and ideas and pen down the same on paper
  • Select and train students for different inter-school competitions
  • Operate as the class teacher of grade VI and take the responsibility of maintaining the records of students pertaining to academics, extracurricular activities, etc.
  • Ensure active participation in the annual day celebration of the school and direct English plays for the same

Previous Work Experience:

A] Lady Diana Memorial Elementary School, Charlotte, NC (2010-2012)
Designation: School Teacher
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conduct English and math sessions for grades V and VI
  • Teach about English comprehension, grammar, and recitation to students. Enhance their written and spoken English communication skills
  • Teach about basic math calculations and geometry to students
  • Assign homework to students, check the same, and assign proper grades
  • Conduct regular class tests and revisions for students


  • Master of Education, Joseph Peters Professional University, Charlotte, NC - 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts with Dual Specialization – English and Math, Joseph Peters Professional University, Charlotte, NC - 2008


Michael B. Lander - Principal, Lady Diana Memorial Elementary School
1524 Oakwood Circle
North West Drive Street,
Charlotte, NC - 28265

Kristen J. Brunetti - Science Teacher, Father Patrick's Memorial Elementary School
2756 Jarwis Street
Duncan Brown Lane,
Charlotte, NC- 750158


Mary A. Wright

The school teacher resume sample presented herewith effectively portrays the aspiring candidate's candidature. As mentioned in the beginning, a resume answers the main three queries of the employer and provides precise information pertaining to the questions 'Who, What, and Why' of the employer. Draft a similar resume for your candidature and win a deserving job opportunity.

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