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English Teacher Resume Sample [+ Teaching Skills]

English Teacher Resume Sample [+ Teaching Skills]

Writing your English teacher resume and writer's block has you stuck? Overcome it with our tips and prove to the recruiter you're the English teacher they've been waiting for.

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Your English teacher resume can’t rely just on the language. Look and feel are equally important. One may say it is to be or not to be in a new job.


Follow along, and you’ll see that creating an appealing resume can be easier than answering the question of how much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood.


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  • A english teacher resume example better than 9 out of 10 other resumes.
  • How to write a english teacher resume that will land you more interviews.
  • Tips and examples of how to put skills and achievements on a english teacher resume.
  • How to describe your experience on a resume for a english teacher to get any job you want


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English Teacher Resume Sample


Stephanie Prestridge



Summary of Qualifications


State certified English teacher with 3+ years of experience in educating middle and high school students. Knowledgeable of English Language Arts Standards, modern teaching methods, and assessment systems. At St James High School helped grad class students improve final test scores by 20%. Eager to provide a creative environment for English language and literature learning at NO State High School.


Work Experience


English Teacher

St James High School, New Orleans, LA

Sep 2017-Jul 2018

  • Supervised students progress in acquiring CCSS skills.
  • Planned tests and assessment methods for checking students’ CCSS skills.
  • Combined various English teaching methods and techniques to help students improve their results.
  • Created a full curriculum according to state standards.
  • Maintained positive student-teacher relationship and cooperated with parents on a daily basis.

Key achievement:

  • Helped grad class students improve final test scores by 20%.


English Teacher

Baker Middle School, Baker, LA

Sep 2015-Jul 2017

  • Took part in the educational process of 100 students of 5–6th grades.
  • Planned and delivered English language lessons that incorporated the use of authorial audio-visual aids and various English teaching methods.
  • Coordinated over 50 school trips to cultural institutions.
  • Closely supervised students’ growth and helped them improve written and oral tests scores.




Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Master of Arts in Teaching English and Literature



Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature



Key Skills


  • Strong work ethic
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Self motivation
  • Developing lesson and education plans
  • Planning
  • Electronic presentation
  • Evaluating performance and grading exams
  • Educational copyright knowledge
  • SMART board interactive displays


Teaching Certificates


  • Voluntary accreditation from CAEP
  • Louisiana Teacher Assistance and Assessment Program (LATAAP)




  • Modern American literature
  • Modernist American poetry
  • Illustration


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