General Special Education Teacher Resume

GENERAL / SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

PROFILE / GOAL
Passionate educator with current dual state certifications to teach general and special education, along with 12 years of teaching experience. Seeking to return to the field of teaching after taking a six year hiatus to raise three children that are all honor roll students and very active in the community. Background includes teaching elementary and middle school at-risk students within inner city school districts. Seeking a full time position offering recent experience assisting within a fifth grade self-contained classroom.
CERTIFICATIONS
(Your State) Certified to teach general education, k-12
(Your State) Certified to teach special education, k-12
EXPERIENCE
        Teacher Assistant, Fifth Grade                                                           date to date
* Assist primary teacher with the implementation of daily lesson plans.
* Coordinate daily educational activities to keep students on task and well behaved.
* Plan, organize and prepare learning materials for class projects. 
* Co-manage administrative tasks, from attendance to evaluations.
* Display students’ work, reports and artwork around the classroom and on hall bulletin boards.
* Coordinate fundraisers, school plays and local field trips.
Teacher, Second Grade                                                           date to date
* Developed and implemented lesson plans and units in all subject areas.
* Taught reading using Reader/Writer Workshops.
* Led math units using graphic organizers and math manipulatives.
* Utilized differentiated instruction, including IEPs, to expand the range of learning.
* Implemented behavioral modification strategies to maximize the learning process.
* Used formal and informal student evaluation methods.
* Created exciting learning centers that incorporated special projects and leveled library.
* Display students’ work, reports and artwork around the classroom and on hall bulletin boards.
* Coordinate fundraisers, school plays and local field trips.
COMPUTER SKILLS
Microsoft Office Word, SMART Board Technology, various educational software programs

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