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English Teacher Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent English Teacher job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Lesson Planning
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  • Classroom Management
  • Student Evaluations
  • Teacher Mentoring
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  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Inquiry-based Learning
  • Direct Instruction
  • Learning Styles
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Resume Skills: Languages

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Your Name
English Teacher
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Senior English Teacher
Developed engaging curriculum incorporating innovative educational technology to increase student interest and engagement by 25%
Implemented effective classroom management techniques to lower class disruptions by 15%
Negotiated a 20% increase in budget for English literature, enhancing the school's collection of literary resources
Led a team of junior English teachers, providing mentorship and conducting teacher training programs
Introduced a system for regularly assessing student literacy levels, contributing to an overall improvement of 15% in standardized test scores
Coached.com May 2016 - December 2019
English Teacher
Led the successful implementation of E-Learning platforms, modernising the school's language teaching methodology
Monitored the progress of 250+ English as a Second Language students, offering extra tuition which resulted in 20% higher scores
Adapted teaching strategies based on individual student needs, leading to improved comprehension and performance
Implemented differentiated instruction strategies, contributing to a 10% improvement in student performance
Sunshine High School January 2013 - April 2016
Assistant English Teacher
Utilized strong educational leadership abilities to interact effectively with school staff and students
Played a key role in developing a reading program, subsequently increasing students' interest in reading by 40%
Contributed to curriculum development, using creative teaching techniques to make English more approachable and compelling
Resume Worded Institute December 2012
Master of Arts - English Literature
Focus on modern and classic English literature
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2010
Bachelor of Education - English
Specialized in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
Graduated with a 3.8 GPA, Top 10% of the class
Pedagogical Skills: Lesson Planning, Curriculum Development, Classroom Management, Student Evaluations, Teacher Mentoring, Literacy Strategies
Technologies: Google Classroom, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Moodle, Turnitin, PowerPoint
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)
Certifications: Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certification, 2017
Volunteer Work: Literacy Volunteers of America (LVA) - English Tutor, 2015-present
Publications: Authored and published 'Effective Strategies in ESL Teaching', 2019
Professional Development: Attendee at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention, 2018-2020
Your Name
Language Arts Teacher
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded April 2017 - Present
Language Arts Teacher
Oversaw a 30% performance improvement in written assessments by focusing on student literacy
Devised strategies to incorporate technology in lesson planning, fostering an interactive learning environment
Trained team of new recruits, ensuring consistent teaching and assessment methods across the department
Introduced instructional materials which boosted reading comprehension scores by 10% within one semester
Utilized modern research methods to stay up-to-date with educational trends, enhancing teaching effectiveness
Coached.com January 2014 – March 2017
Teaching Assistant, Language arts
Aided in devising a comprehensive curriculum for language arts
Assisted teachers in implementing educational technology tools, enhancing learning effectiveness by 25%
Coached struggling students individually, raising their overall scores by 20%
Resume Worded University February 2017
Master of Arts - English Literature
Focus in Creative Writing
Awarded: Dean's List 2016 (Top 5%)
Resume Worded Academic Center January 2014
Bachelor of Education - Specialty in Language Arts
Minor in Applied Linguistics
Awarded: Resume Worded English Teaching Fellow
Proficient Knowledge: ELA Common Core Standards, Classroom Management, IEP & 504 plans
Technologies: Google Classroom, Zoom for E-learning, Microsoft Office Suite, SMART Learning Suite, Blackboard
Evaluation Methods: Formative Assessments, Summative Assessments, Authentic Assessments, Rubrics
Pedagogical Skills: Differentiated Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Inquiry-based Learning, Direct Instruction, Learning Styles
Certifications: TESOL Certification, PRAXIS II : English Language Arts Exam Certification
Volunteering: Literacy Tutor at the local Community Center (2017-Present), ESL Volunteer Tutor for Resume Worded Institute (2014-2017)
Projects: Created and implemented a unique literature choice program increasing student engagement by 30%
Professional Development: Attendee of the Annual Conference for English Teachers, Completed Coursera's 'Innovative Teaching Techniques' Course
Your Name
Literacy Coordinator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded June 2018 - Present
Literacy Coordinator
Supervised literacy program, boosting student reading levels by 20%
Initiated staff development programs to enhance teaching methodologies, increasing students' engagement and comprehension
Conducted research to aid in curriculum development, resulting in a 15% achievement increase in standardized reading tests
Developed strategies to incorporate literacy programs in lesson plans
Led a team of junior educators, fostering a supportive and cooperative work environment
Kumon Learning Center January 2014 - May 2018
English Language Tutor
Prepared students for English as a Foreign Language tests, with over 80% passing their exams on the first attempt
Personalized lesson plans based on individual student progress, resulting in significant advancements in their language skills
Instituted innovative teaching techniques, creating a more engaging learning atmosphere
Resume Worded University May 2017
Master of Arts in Education, Literacy Specialization
Graduated with Honors
Published Master's Thesis on 'Innovative Methods in Literacy Education'
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2013
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certification
Received certification with High Distinction
Teaching & Curriculum Development: lesson planning, curriculum development, differentiated instruction, classroom management, formative assessment, summative assessment
Literacy Tools & Techniques: phonics education, guided reading, read-aloud strategies, literature circles, language experience approach (LEA), Dolch sight words
Language Proficiencies: English (Native), Spanish (Advanced), French (Basic)
Technology: Microsoft Office, Google Classroom, Blackboard Learn, Moodle, SMART Board technology
Awards & Recognitions: Recipient of the 'Excellence in Literacy Instruction Award' - 2021, Recognized as 'Outstanding English Language Tutor' by Kumon Learning Center - 2017
Professional Development: Regular attendee of national and regional conferences on literacy, Completed 'Advanced Strategies in Teaching Reading' course by Resume Worded Institute - 2019
Volunteering: Volunteer English Tutor at Local Community Center, Organized annual 'Read-a-thon' to encourage reading in local schools
Associations: Member of the National Council of Teachers of English, Member of the International Literacy Association
Your Name
English Language Teacher
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded May 2020 - Present
Senior English Language Teacher
Directed Teacher Training initiatives to cultivate proficient educators, resulting in a department-wide increase in student test scores by 15%
Conceptualized, developed, and implemented a new E-Learning classroom management strategy that boosted student engagement by 40%
Implemented a unique approach to Curriculum Development, producing a 20% reduction in lesson planning time for other teachers
Enhanced Classroom Management strategies by introducing interactive learning technologies that encouraged student participation and improved overall course comprehension by 30%
Introduced Adult Education programs to cater to non-traditional students, enriching the institution’s course offerings and increasing student count by 600 in just a year
Coached.com July 2017 - May 2020
English Language Instructor
Successfully trained 75 students in IELTS exam preparation resulting in average band scores of 7+
Leveraged Educational Technology in teaching language concepts effectively, leading to a consistent student attendance increase by 20% over three years
Revised and enhanced English Teaching course curriculum contributing to a 30% increase in student performance
London Language Centre January 2015 - June 2017
Assistant English Language Teacher
Assisted in delivering effective Language Teaching to a diverse population of students, contributing to a 25% improvement in their language proficiency
Aided in the development of individualized lesson plans, resulting in a more targeted approach to Teaching English as a Second Language and enhancing overall student comprehension by 35%
Participated in staff development programs to keep abreast of the latest teaching methodologies
Resume Worded University May 2016
Master of Education (M.Ed.) - TESOL
Graduated With Honors, Deans List Top 10%
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2014
Postgraduate Certificate in the Practice of English Language Teaching
Scored in top 5% in the final exam
Part-time Course
Teaching Techniques: Differentiated Instruction, Literacy Strategies, Curriculum Development, Language Assessment, Classroom Management, Task-based Language Teaching
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, Google Classroom, Zoom, Moodle, Blackboard, Turnitin
Education Tools: TESOL Training, IELTS/TOEFL Preparation, TEFL Certificate, Academic English, Business English, Young Learners
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)
Certifications: TEFL Certification (Teaching English as a Foreign Language), CELTA Certified (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor, TEFL Mentorship Program, Resume Worded
Awards: Exceptional Educator Award, 2018 - 2020 (Coached.com)
Publications: Contributor, 'Teaching English in the 21st Century: Challenges and Solutions', Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019
Your Name
ESL Instructor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded November 2019 - Present
Senior ESL(English as Second Language) Instructor
Introduced an advanced level curriculum for Teaching English as a Foreign Language, leading to a 30% improvement in language proficiency among students
Developed insightful feedback systems based on student performances increasing classroom receptivity and collaboration by 20%
Spearheaded an intensive IELTS training campaign that yielded a 78% success rate for students at International English testing
Successfully conducted various teacher training workshops impacting 100+ educators in upgrading their skills and methodologies
Oversaw the adherence to the school's Educational Leadership principles enhancing school reputation and student enrollment by 15%
Coached.com June 2016 - October 2019
ESL Teacher
Implemented engaging instructional methods for online educational platform leading to a 20% increase in user engagements
Introduced individualized English Language training sessions, resulting in a boost of average student grades by 25%
Optimized the E-Learning curriculum leading to 30% uniform competency among language learners
The English Academy January 2014 - May 2016
ESL Teaching Assistant
Co-developed digital language learning tools, resulting in a 50% increase in student interaction
Understood individual student needs during lesson planning leading to an increased pass rate by 17%
Provided efficient support in classroom management to lead teachers for seamless conduct of lessons
Resume Worded University May 2016
Master of Arts - TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Conducted research on best practices for ESL instruction
Resume Worded University July 2013
Bachelor of Arts - English Language & Literature
Minor in Linguistics
On Dean's List for four consecutive years
Language Proficiency: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)
Teaching Methods: Direct Method, Audio-Lingual, Community Language Learning, Task-Based Learning, Immersion, Communicative Language Teaching, Grammar Translation
Technical Skills: MS Office Suite, Google Classroom, Skype, Learning Management Systems (Moodle, Blackboard), Educational Software (Duolingo, Rosetta Stone, Babbel)
Curriculum Development: Lesson planning, Student Assessment, Collaborative Learning, Differentiated Instruction, Classroom Management, Educational Materials Creation
Certifications: CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) - University of Cambridge (June 2019), TESOL Advanced Practitioner Certification - TESOL International Association (January 2018)
Accomplishments & Recognition: Recipient of Best ESL Teacher Award at Coached.com (2019), Nominated for Best ESL Teaching Assistant Award at The English Academy (2015)
Leadership & Volunteering: Led a team of junior ESL instructors at Resume Worded, Chair of ESL Department's Volunteer Saturday (a free English language coaching event for underprivileged community)
Professional Development: Attended multiple international conferences and workshops on ESL teaching and curriculum design
Your Name
TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Instructor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded August 2018 - Present
Senior TEFL Instructor
Cultivated higher level English proficiency among students by creating an advanced language curriculum resulting in a 20% increase in test scores
Utilized up-to-date E-Learning technologies for language instruction, increasing student enrollment for online classes by 40%
Trained fellow instructors on effective teaching methods, ultimately contributing to the overall upliftment of teaching quality by 30%
Developed an assessment tool targeting different areas of language skills that improved student placement by 100% for advanced courses
Introduced a structured approach in lesson planning, decreasing teacher time spent on planning by 20%
Coached.com March 2015 - August 2018
TEFL Teacher
Led the design and implementation of specialized IELTS preparatory courses which helped learners achieve 7+ scores consistently
Utilized EdTech tools to simplify foreign language teaching, leading to a 10% increase in student engagement
Organized regular Teacher Training activities to update peers on the latest in language teaching methodologies enhancing overall methods and results
Cambridge English Learning Academy June 2013 - February 2015
TEFL Teaching Intern
Excelled in conducting engaging lessons under supervision and aided in a marked improvement of student performances by 15%
Assisted in effective classroom management, ensuring smooth functioning of the daily teaching schedule
Gained comprehensive experience in curriculum development and lesson planning, which increased classroom efficiency by 30%
Resume Worded University February 2015
Master of Education - TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Special focus on Cross-Cultural Communication, Curriculum Development, and Language Assessment
Resume Worded Institute May 2013
Certification in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)
120-hour course, including supervised teaching practice
Teaching Methods: TPR (Total Physical Response), Callan Method, CELTA teaching techniques, Suggestopedia, The Silent Way, Task-based Language Learning
Language Proficiency: English (Native), Spanish (Advanced), French (Intermediate)
Education Software: Moodle, Blackboard, Google Classroom, Edmodo, Schoology, Seesaw, Microsoft Office Suite
Accents & Dialects: American English, British English, Australian English, International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
Volunteering: English Tutor, Language Bridge – Provided conversational English practice to non-native speakers
Certifications: International Diploma in English Language Teaching (IDELT) – Bridge Education Group, Ongoing Teacher Development Course – Cambridge University Press
Courses: Teaching with Technology - University of Maryland, Online Teaching and Learning - University of Leeds
Awards: Most Innovative Teacher Award - Coached.com (2017), Outstanding Teaching Intern - Cambridge English Learning Academy (2014)
Your Name
English Tutor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded January 2022 - Present
Senior English Tutor
Developed an innovative Curriculum Development strategy that increased student engagement by 70%
Implemented an advanced English Literature research methodology, improving overall understanding of texts by 35%
Conducted engaging English Grammar sessions resulting in a 45% rise in student scores
Orchestrated engaging Lesson Plans, leading to a consistent 30% improvement in student grasp on complex concepts
Elevated the proficiency of Teaching English as a Second Language, which led to 90% of the students passing their English language tests successfully
Oxford University May 2020 - December 2021
Guest Lecturer in English
Delivered captivating lectures, resulting in a 20% improvement in student attendance
Initiated a Humanities research project fostering the skills of 150 students
Introduced Creative Writing modules that increased overall student performance by 30%
Harvard University January 2018 - April 2020
English Teaching Assistant
Constructed a Language Teaching framework that boosted foreign student interaction by 40%
Developed a student-centric English Translation model improving overall student comprehension by 60%
Facilitated English Teaching for 40+ international students, leading to a 50% increase in their test scores
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2017
Master of Arts in Education (Focus in English and Literature)
Thesis: 'Innovative Approaches to Teaching English in a Digital Era'
Resume Worded University May 2014
Bachelor of Arts in English
Minors in Modern Literature & Creative Writing
Awards: Dean's List 2014 (Top 10%), Member of Chi Delta Phi Literature Society
Teaching Techniques: Differentiated Instruction, Inquiry-Based Learning, Collaborative Learning, Active Learning, Demonstration Lessons, Direct Instruction, Multiliteracies Pedagogy
Software & Platforms: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Classroom, Blackboard Learning System, Turnitin, Canvas, Zoom (Expert), Moodle
Assessment & Evaluation: Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment, Diagnostic Assessment, Continuous Assessment, Authentic Assessment, Self-Assessment, Rubric Development
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)
Certifications: Certified English Teaching Specialist (Cambridge, 2016), Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL, 2015)
Award & Achievements: Nominated for Tutor of the Year by the Oxford Learning Center, Published an academic paper on 'Innovative Teaching Techniques in English' in the 'Journal of Language Learning and Teaching' in 2021
Workshops & Trainings: Attended 'Strategies for Teaching Diverse Students' Seminar (2021), Participated in 'Literacy Education Rethink' Workshop (2019)
Community Involvement: Volunteer English Tutor for Refugees at The Language Center, Conducted pro bono English Phonetics sessions for underprivileged children
Your Name
Foreign Language Tutor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com February 2022 - Present
Senior Foreign Language Tutor
Innovated an adaptable Language Teaching strategy, leading to a 75% increase in student proficiency
Executed a customized Social Media-oriented teaching model, resulting in a 50% surge in lesson participation
Utilized advanced Teaching English as a Foreign Language methodologies, strengthening students’ fluency by 60%
Introduced diverse Creative Writing exercises that saw a 25% increase in student's writing capabilities
Leveraged online resources for Education, reducing lesson planning time by 30% and increasing student comprehension
Princeton University March 2019 - January 2022
English Lecturer
Implemented English Grammar correction strategies resulting in a 35% rise in writing skills among students
Initiated an English Literature-inspired theater project, enhancing dramatic skills among 50+ students
Instilled in-depth research methodologies in students which led to three successful university-level research papers
Yale University July 2017 - February 2019
Research Associate in English
Spearheaded a novel English Translation research project, which was published in a renowned international journal
Tutored 30+ students in Higher Education, resulting in a 50% increase in research paper publication rates
Proposed a modern curriculum-focused approach for English Teaching, which was incorporated across the department, resulting in a 25% increase in student engagement rate
Resume Worded University May 2019
Master of Arts in Foreign Language Education
Specialization in teaching English as a second language
Resume Worded Institute May 2017
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
Minor in Linguistics
Awards: Dean's List 2016 (Top 10% graduated)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), French (Intermediate)
Teaching Tools: SMART Notebook, Google Classroom, Edmodo, Turnitin
Learning Management Systems: Brightspace, Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle
Online Learning Platforms: Zoom, Skype, Google Meet
Certifications: Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certification - 2017
Volunteering: Teach for America – English language Contributor – 2021
Publications: Published a research paper in the Journal of Applied Linguistics Research titled 'The Effectiveness of Blended Learning in Foreign Language Teaching'
Awards: Recipient of The Excellence in Language Teaching Award – 2019
Your Name
English Instructor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded March 2022 - Present
Senior English Instructor
Spearheaded Teaching English as a Second Language workshops, resulting in a 60% increase in student participation
Revamped English Translation syllabus, leading to a 40% enhancement in language grasping
Initiated a technology-driven Language Teaching approach, leading to a 30% growth in student efficacy
Launched a school-wide Creative Writing initiative boosting student interest by 50%
Enabled English Grammar curriculum modifications increasing overall student proficiency by 20%
Stanford University April 2020 - February 2022
Adjunct Faculty in English
Introduced a unique approach to English Literature teaching that resulted in a 35% rise in student interest
Devised a transformative English Teaching model yielding a 30% improvement in student language skills
Supervised a team of 5 teaching assistants, leading to a 25% increase in department productivity
City College August 2018 - March 2020
Assistant English Teacher
Implemented English Grammar improvement strategies leading to a 15% rise in test scores
Assisted in the development of a Language Teaching program expanding student language skills by 20%
Enhanced Lesson Planning efficiency by 30% after introducing a digital approach
Instructional Techniques: Curriculum Development, Lesson Planning, Classroom Management, Educational Assessments, Feedback Methods, Pedagogical Theory
Digital Teaching Tools: Moodle, Blackboard, Turnitin, Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, Zoom
Content Areas: English Literature, Composition & Rhetoric, ESL/EFL, Reading Comprehension, Creative Writing, Academic English
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Intermediate), French (Basic)
Certifications: TESOL Certification (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) - University of Cambridge (2018)
Awards: Best Educator Award - Resume Worded (2022), Innovative Teaching Award - Stanford University (2021)
Volunteering: Literacy Tutor for Adult Learners - Local Community Center (2016 - Present)
Publications: Contributor to ‘Modern Teaching Techniques in Higher Education’ - Published in The Journal of Higher Education (2020)
Your Name
High School English Teacher
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
High School English Teacher
Revitalized curriculum for 9th grade English course, leading to a 20% increase in average student grades.
Implemented differentiated instruction, enhancing student engagement and improving class-wide language arts proficiency by 30%.
Applied state-of-the-art educational technology in lessons, leading to an overall increase in high school literacy scores by 15%.
Organized extra-curricular teacher training sessions, boosting staff development in English teaching methodologies.
Devised and executed a new approach to teaching writing, resulting in 25% more students exceeding standard on end-of-year English Literature exams.
National School District May 2016 - December 2019
Middle School Language Arts Teacher
Developed engaging lesson plans that improved students' reading comprehension by 17%.
Coordinated with instructional coaches for refining teaching practices, leading to a 10% improvement in classroom management.
Enhanced students' enthusiasm for higher education in English Literature by incorporating relevant reading assignments.
Coached.com September 2013 - April 2016
Teaching Assistant
Administered objective assessments to students, allowing teacher to tailor instruction and increase overall class grade average by 7%.
Assisted in implementing a peer-editing process, which improved students' writing and editing skills.
Local Education Center January 2012 - August 2013
After School Tutor
Tutored students in English and Language Arts, leading to an average improvement of 2 letter grades in their coursework.
Teaching Specializations: English Literature, Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading Comprehension, Essay Writing, Poetry Analysis
Instructional Techniques: Differentiated Instruction, Active Learning, Classroom Management, Standardized Test Preparation, Lesson Planning, Curriculum Development
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Basic)
Education Technology: Google Classroom, Turnitin, Moodle, SmartBoard, Microsoft Office Suite
Certifications: Certified English Teacher (State Licensure), Advanced Placement English Exam Scorer (College Board)
Projects: Initiated and led a novel-reading club, enhancing students’ interest and understanding of classic literature
Volunteering: English Tutor, Adult Literacy Program, Local Community Center
Professional Development: Attended annual national educators conferences, participated in regular professional development workshops on adopting innovative teaching methods
Your Name
English Curriculum Coordinator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded February 2019 - Present
English Curriculum Coordinator
Spearheaded the redesign of the English curriculum, leading to an uplift of 33% in student final exam scores.
Oversaw the incorporation of up-to-date educational technology into English course instruction, enhancing student engagement rates by 25%.
Conducted comprehensive teacher training on lesson planning and curriculum development, increasing scores on standardized tests by 11%.
Coached.com January 2016 - January 2019
High School English Teacher
Raised English proficiency in low-performing students by 30% through differentiated instruction and sustained literacy initiatives.
Headed an after-school writing workshop program, improving students' writing skills by 20%.
Local School District March 2013 - December 2015
Middle School Language Arts Teacher
Boosted students' language arts grades by 15% with innovative and engaging lesson planning.
Regional High School September 2011 - February 2013
Teaching Assistant
Played significant role in improving student reading comprehension by 10% under guidance of lead teacher.
Resume Worded University December 2018
Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction
Specialization in English Education
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2012
Bachelor of Science in English Education
Cum Laude
Part of the English Honors Program
Curriculum Development Platforms: Moodle, Google Classroom, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Canvas
Programming: HTML, CSS, Basic JavaScript
Learning Assessment Tools: SurveyMonkey, i-Ready Diagnostic, Star Assessments, Kahoot, ClassDojo
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: TESOL Certification – Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) - English Language Arts/Adolescence and Young Adulthood
Awards: National Teaching Award for Curriculum Innovation (2018), Coached.com Outstanding Educator Recognition (2017)
Professional Development: Attended 'Transforming English Education in the Digital Age' Conference (2020), Completed 'Enhancing Student Engagement Through Technology' Online Course (2019)
Volunteering: Mentor at Teach For America (2019-Present), Volunteer Tutor at Local Community Center (2013-2016)

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Add industry skills like Curriculum Development and English Teaching.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Teaching, Classroom Management and Teaching English as a Foreign Language - into your resume if they're relevant.

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On English Teacher resumes, we'd recommend including a note on the languages you know, so hiring managers are able to understand your level of proficiency.

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What skills should you put on an English Teacher resume?

The most common skills and keywords we found on English Teacher resumes and job postings were English Teaching, Curriculum Development, Teaching, Lesson Planning, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Teaching English as a Second Language, Classroom Management and Educational Leadership.

Skills like Teacher Training, Writing, , Higher Education and Language Teaching also appeared on related job postings.

What are the differences in resume skills between a Secondary English Teacher and a High School English Teacher?

If you are writing a Secondary English Teacher resume, try to emphasize skills like Curriculum Development, English Teaching, Lesson Planning, Classroom Management, Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, Secondary Education and Teaching Writing.

Similarly, if you are writing a High School English Teacher resume, emphasize skills like Higher Education.

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