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Science Teacher Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Science 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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Resume Skills: Software

Resume Skills: Science Education

Resume Skills: Lab Management

Resume Skills: Biology Techniques

Resume Skills: Teaching Methods

Resume Skills: EdTech Tools

Resume Skills: Technical

Resume Skills: Teaching Technology

  • Classroom Management Software (Blackboard, Google Classroom)
  • Virtual Lab Platforms
  • Interactive Whiteboard Technology
  • Learning Management System (Canvas, Schoology)
  • Student Information System (Infinite Campus)
  • Video Conferencing (Zoom, MS Teams)
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Resume Skills: Curriculum Development

  • Curriculum Mapping
  • Development and Assessment
  • Learning Outcomes Design
  • Standardized Test Preparation
  • STEM Education Standards
  • Interactive and Group Learning Techniques
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Resume Skills: Science Knowledge

Resume Skills: Classroom Management

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Your Name
Science Teacher
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Riverside High School January 2020 - Present
Senior Science Teacher
Instructed advanced Biology and Chemistry classes, driving a 24% increase in students' average grades using differentiated instruction methodologies
Implemented new educational technology into classroom settings, facilitating a 30% increase in student engagement
Led teacher training programs on classroom management strategies, resulting in a 15% reduction in classroom disruptions
Developed new curriculum focusing on real-life applications of science, which increased student interest by 35%
Collaborated across departments to integrate science with mathematics, elevating interdisciplinary understanding for students June 2015 - December 2019
Science Department Head
Spearheaded the development of K-12 science curriculum, setting the groundwork for nationwide instruction and improving test scores by 20%
Introduced innovative educational technologies for seamless online and remote teaching, boosting student participation by 25%
Conducted teacher training sessions, mentoring new educators and enhancing their teaching efficiency by 20%
Enforced rigorous quality control of science education material, maintaining a high standard of delivery and improving student satisfaction rates by 15%
Townville Middle School October 2009 - May 2015
Science Teacher
Delivered engaging biology and chemistry lessons, resulting in a 10% increase in average student scores
Utilized a variety of teaching methods to accommodate diverse learning styles, improving student comprehension by 15%
Developed and executed lesson plans aligned with state standards, ensuring a comprehensive science education for all students
Resume Worded University May 2009
Master of Education in Science Education
Graduated cum laude
Resume Worded University May 2007
Bachelor's Degree in Biology
Minors in Physics and Chemistry
Awards: Dean's List 2006 (Top 10%)
Science Education: Curriculum Development, Lesson Planning, Student Assessment, Instructional Strategies
Lab Management: Safety Procedures, Equipment Maintenance, Supply Ordering, Lab Demonstration Supervision
Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Classroom, Blackboard, Moodle, Turnitin
Your Name
Biology Teacher
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2021 - Present
Senior Biology Teacher
Leveraged innovative teaching techniques to deliver biology coursework, increasing student comprehension by 18%
Encouraged hands-on learning through experiments and projects, improving students' retention by 22%
Implemented a rigorous curriculum, incorporating new research and findings, leading to a 15% uptick in student scientific literacy
Utilized interdisciplinary teaching strategies to connect biology with mathematics, boosting overall STEM interest and understanding
Accommodated individual student learning needs, enhancing overall class performance by 20%
Majors High School August 2017 - February 2021
Biology Department Head
Managed departmental operations, efficiently streamlining processes to uplift productivity by 20%
Guided a team of biology teachers, coordinating professional development programs that resulted in a 15% uptick in teaching effectiveness
Revamped the biology curriculum, incorporating practical applications of science and in-depth research methodologies
Integrated more technology into biology education, increasing student engagement by 30% January 2014 - July 2017
Biology Teacher
Engaged students with enriching biology lessons, resulting in a 15% increase in test scores
Incorporated interactive learning tools and strategies, creating a more engaging learning environment
Tutored struggling students individually, enhancing their grades by an average of 20%
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2013
Master of Science - Biology
Recipient of the Academic Excellence Award for top 5% performance
Resume Worded University May 2011
Bachelor of Science - Biology Education
Minors in Chemistry and Educational Psychology
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Biology Techniques: Microscopy, Cell Culturing, PCR, Gel Electrophoresis, Genetic Engineering, Spectrophotometry
Teaching Methods: Direct Instruction, Flipped Classrooms, Differentiated Instruction, Inquiry-based Learning, Cooperative Learning, Blended Learning
EdTech Tools: Google Classroom, Kahoot!, Quizlet, PhET, Padlet, Seesaw
Assessment Software: Turnitin, Remind, GradeCam, Infinite Campus, Powerschool, Schoology
Certifications: Certified Professional Educator - Biology (CPB), Classroom Management Specialist Certification
Leadership & Volunteering: Co-founder of Majors High School's STEAM Club, Volunteer at the Annual Science Fair program
Professional Development: Attended 2019 AP Biology Teachers Summer Workshop, Participated in two 'Next Generation Science Standards' Workshops
Publications: Co-authored the research paper 'Effective Techniques for Teaching Molecular Biology'
Your Name
Chemistry Teacher
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded May 2022 - Present
Senior Chemistry Teacher
Cultivated student understanding of complex chemistry concepts, resulting in a 30% increase in class grades
Spearheaded the integration of advanced educational technology, making chemistry concepts more accessible and boosting participation by 25%
Implemented a differentiated instruction approach to cater to diverse learning styles, boosting academic performance by 18%
Conducted professional development workshops on safety practices in chemistry labs, reducing accidents by 40%
Implemented a rigorous chemistry curriculum, emphasizing the real-world applications of chemistry, increasing student interest in the subject by 35% October 2015 - April 2022
Chemistry Department Head
Developed and executed a comprehensive K-12 chemistry education framework, improving student achievement by 20%
Launched innovative teaching tools, boosting interactive learning and student engagement by 15%
Supervised a team of chemistry teachers, coordinating continuous professional development training
Riverhead High School August 2009 - September 2015
Chemistry Teacher
Delivered engaging chemistry lessons to students, translating to a 10% uplift in overall class performance
Developed and implemented chemistry lesson plans according to state educational standards
Provided individual tutoring to students with difficulties, enabling a 10% improvement in their grades
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2009
Master of Education in Science Education (Chemistry)
Graduated with Distinction
Resume Worded University May 2007
Bachelor of Science - Chemistry with Secondary Education Concentration
Recipient of the Resume Worded Academic Achievement Award (2006)
Managed coursework alongside role as Assistant Chemistry Lab Technician (Part-Time)
Technical Skills: Chemical Analysis, Organic Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Chromatography, Distillation, Titration
Teaching Technology: Classroom Management Software (Blackboard, Google Classroom), Virtual Lab Platforms, Interactive Whiteboard Technology, Learning Management System (Canvas, Schoology), Student Information System (Infinite Campus), Video Conferencing (Zoom, MS Teams)
Curriculum Development: Curriculum Mapping, Development and Assessment, Learning Outcomes Design, Standardized Test Preparation, STEM Education Standards, Interactive and Group Learning Techniques
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent)
Certifications: Certified Teacher in Science (Chemistry), National Board Certified Teacher (Adolescence and Young Adulthood/Science)
Professional Development: Attended National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) Conferences (2016-Present)
Leadership & Volunteering: Coordinated school's Annual Science Fair (2011-2022), Trailblazer for school's STEM Promotional Program
Awards: Outstanding Science Teacher Award (, 2018), Excellence in Teaching Award (Riverhead High School, 2014)
Your Name
Secondary Science Teacher
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE January 2022 - Present
Secondary Science Teacher
Formulated comprehensive science curriculum, impacting over 500 students, by employing instructional design strategies tailored to varied learning styles.
Championed the integration of technology into classrooms, resulting in 40% improved student engagement.
Led staff development programs that resulted in effectively training 20+ teachers in differentiated instruction techniques.
Selected as educational leader in the science department, directly managing and mentoring 10 teachers.
Spearheaded innovative K-12 science education projects that resulted in a 15% rise in standardized test scores.
Resume Worded June 2018 - December 2021
Science Tutor
Designed and implemented personalized tutoring plans for 200+ students, leading to an average grade improvement of 20%.
Utilized educational technology tools for more interactive online sessions, which improved student satisfaction by 30%.
Collaborated with 50+ educators on staff development initiatives, promoting effective teaching strategies and methods.
Arcadia High School August 2016 - May 2018
Teaching Assistant, Biology
Aided in lesson planning for biology classes, leading to a 10% increase in student comprehension.
Facilitated classroom instruction, contributing to a 15% improvement in test scores.
Trained over 100 students in lab safety protocols, resulting in zero lab-related accidents during tenure.
Resume Worded University June 2016
Master of Science in Education - Specialization in Science
Focus area: Biology, Physics and Chemistry
Certified Secondary Science Teacher
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2014
Bachelor of Science - Biology
Recipient of Resume Worded Academic Excellence Award
Minored in Education Studies
Teaching Tools: Google Classroom, Canvas, Schoology, Nearpod
STEM Education: Biology (Expert), Chemistry (Intermediate), Physics (Intermediate), Environmental Science (Intermediate)
Assessment & Evaluation: Curriculum Development, Lesson Planning, Classroom Management, Student Evaluations
Lab Skills: Microscopy, Scientific Poster Design, Experimental Design, Data Science
Certifications: Pedagogical Training Certification for Secondary Education (2020)
Professional Affiliations: Member of the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) since 2018
Volunteering: Science Educator at Resume Worded Community Center, developing and delivering weekend science workshops for children aged 8-12 (2019 - Present)
Projects: Conceptualized and implemented a school-wide science fair involving over 200 students (2020)
Your Name
Science Department Head
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded September 2018 - Present
Science Department Head
Guided professional development of 30+ teachers through teacher training initiatives, increasing quality of instruction.
Revamped department's science curriculum, improving student pass rates by 20%.
Implemented technology integration initiatives, resulting in a 25% increase in student engagement in K-12 science education.
Recognized as a leader in secondary education, playing a pivotal role in enhancing the school's curriculum development.
Led a successful school-wide science fair involving 150+ student projects, fostering enthusiasm in scientific research. June 2015 - August 2018
Secondary Science Teacher
Employed differentiated education strategies in classroom management, resulting in 90% positive feedback in student surveys.
Contributed to a 30% increase in college science course enrollments among graduating students.
Incorporated innovative instructional design techniques to make science education more comprehensible.
Phoenix High School February 2013 - May 2015
Science Tutor
Provided education support to 50+ struggling students, leading to their successful completion of science courses.
Created customized lesson plans tailored to individual learning styles, resulting in average grade improvements of 25%.
Resume Worded University January 2018
Doctorate in Educational Leadership
Disciplines in Science Education and School Administration
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2012
Master of Science in Biology
Thesis: Enhancing Student Engagement in Science Education
Graduated with Distinction
Scientific Skills: Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Molecular Biology, Laboratory Management
Teaching Tools: Blackboard, Google Classroom, Moodle, Interactive Smart Boards, Zoom
Assessment & Grading: Rubric Development, Standard-Based Grades, Group Evaluation, Online Assessment Tools, Constructive Feedback
Additional Skills: Grant Writing, Curriculum Development, Department Budgeting, Research, Scientific Publication
Certifications: Certified Instructional Leader, National Board Certification in Science Teaching
Leadership & Volunteering: STEM Club Advisor at Phoenix High School, Organizer of Resume Worded's Annual Science Fair
Projects: Initiated and developed 'Inclusive Science' - a project that encourages involvement of students from diverse backgrounds in science research activities
Awards: Recipient of 'Outstanding Science Teacher' award from, Named 'Science Educator of the Year' at Resume Worded
Your Name
Middle School Science Teacher
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EduSpark Middle School September 2017 - Present
Middle School Science Teacher
Developed exciting, interactive science curriculum, boosting student engagement by 30%
Implemented state-of-the-art educational technology to enhance classroom learning, leading to a 20% improvement in student test scores
Championed differentiated instruction methodologies, resulting in a 25% increase in student's individual progress
Spearheaded staff development sessions in innovative STEM teaching techniques, driving the adoption of modern pedagogical practices school-wide
Mentored new hires on effective classroom management strategies, reducing major disciplinary incidences by 15%
Sunrise Academy Middle School June 2014 - August 2017
Middle School Science Teacher
Employed creative lesson planning to explain complex scientific concepts, increasing overall comprehension by 35%
Facilitated 'Teacher Training' sessions, transferring best practices in science education to peer teachers
Influenced the integration of K-12 education standards in curriculum, enhancing curriculum alignment to state standards by 40%
Resume Worded January 2011 - May 2014
Science Teaching Assistant
Collaborated with lead teacher to develop science materials aligning with elementary education requirements, enhancing overall learning experience by 20%
Managed laboratory materials and set-ups, saving approximately 10 hours weekly for lead teachers
Supplemented classroom instruction with one-on-one tutoring, resulting in 15% improvement in underperforming students' grades
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2014
Master of Education - Specialization in Science Education
Thesis: Implementing Technology in Middle School Science Education
Resume Worded University December 2010
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and Secondary Education
Made dean's list 6 times for top academic performance
Participated in extensive teaching practicum
Teaching Tools: Blackboard, Moodle, Google Classroom, Nearpod, Edmodo, Kahoot
Specialized Skills: Virtual Lesson Planning, Laboratory Instruction, Student Assessment, Curriculum Development, Performance-Based Learning, Inclusion Classroom Strategies
Certifications: National Board Certification in Middle Childhood Generalist (2016), Certified in First Aid (2014)
Volunteering & Community Engagement: Science Club Mentor at Sunrise Academy Middle School, After School Tutoring Program at EduSpark Middle School
Professional Development: Attended American Association of Science Teachers conferences (2015,2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
Your Name
Science Education Consultant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE February 2018 - Present
Science Education Consultant
Reformed middle school science curricula for 6 school districts, improving curriculum relevance by 40%
Trained over 300 educators in science education methodologies, leading to a 25% boost in average student scores
Implemented differentiated teaching strategies, increasing the learning pace of slower students by 30%
Introduced the latest educational technology tools in 15 schools, leading to more engaging and interactive lessons
Spearheaded 'Teachers' STEM' webinars and workshops, benefiting over 500 educators nationwide
EduSpark Middle School November 2011 - January 2018
Senior Science Teacher
Integrated literacy skills into middle school science lessons, improving students’ scientific writing skills by 35%
Managed a class of 35 students providing impeccable classroom management, thus reducing disruptions by 20%
Collaborated with other science teachers to align teaching methods with secondary education standards, resulting in a seamless transition for students to high school June 2007 - October 2011
Science Teacher
Provided quality K-12 science education to students in mixed-ability classes, leading to a 25% improvement in overall grades
Lead teacher training workshops in effective lesson planning techniques
Played a pivotal role in getting school's 'Science Club' recognition at state level
Resume Worded Academic Center August 2011
Master of Education - Science Education
Specialization in implementing ICT in Science Education
Resume Worded University May 2007
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Minor in Education
Dean's List 2006 & 2007 (Top 10% of class)
Curriculum Design: Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), Common Core Standards, Inquiry-based Learning, STEM integration, Thematic Teaching
Teaching Tools: Google Classroom, Blackboard, Moodle, PowerSchool, Kahoot, Desmos, Padlet
Assessment: Formative & Summative Assessments, Auto-Grading Software, Performance Task Development
Training: Teacher Training, Staff Development, Coaching, Workshop Facilitation
Certifications: Certified Science Teacher, National Board Teaching Certification
Leadership & Volunteering: National Science Teacher's Association (State Level Committee Member), Rotary Club (Active member engaged in various community service activities)
Professional Development: Attended workshops: 'STEM integration in Middle School', 'Implementing 21-century skills in the science classroom'
Publications: Published article in 'Teaching Science Journal' about 'The role of ICT in modern day science teaching'
Your Name
Science Curriculum Developer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded June 2018 - Present
Science Curriculum Developer
Lead a team of 4 to revamp the Middle School science curriculum, resulting in a 90% approval rate from educators
Employed higher education teaching strategies in lesson development, increasing critical thinking skills among students by 30%
Conducted pilot tests of new curriculum with a focus group of 100 teachers, receiving valuable feedback to ensure efficient roll out
Organized teacher training sessions to familiarize staff with the improved science curriculum and teaching methods
Incorporated differentiated instruction strategies into lessons, accommodating various student learning styles
EduSpark Middle School February 2011 - May 2018
Middle School Science Teacher
Pioneered the use of educational technology in classroom, resulting in more engaged students and a 20% improvement in grades
Sparked interest in literacy through creative and engaging science education techniques
Revamped lesson plans in line with K-12 education standards, leading to improved standard tests results by 30% January 2007 - January 2011
Elementary Science Teacher
Introduced 'fun with science' lab activities, marking a 40% increase in student interest in science
Implemented strong classroom management strategies, resulting in smoother transitions and less instructional time lost
Resume Worded University June 2010
Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction
Specialized in Science Education
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2006
Bachelor of Science - Biology
Minor in Chemistry
Awarded Joe H. Jones Scholarship in Biology (Top 5%)
Science Curriculum Development: NGSS-aligned curriculum, Material creation, Laboratory application, Standardized testing prep, Instructional technology integration, Inquiry-based learning
Teaching & Classroom: Active Learning, Collaborative Learning, Classroom Management, Differential Instruction, Formative Assessment, Feedback Mechanisms
Software: Microsoft Office, Google Classroom, Moodle, Blackboard, Kahoot, Quizlet, Turnitin
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent)
Certifications: Certified Maryland Educator, Praxis II Science Content Knowledge Certification
Leadership & Volunteering: Educational Advisory Board Member, EduSpark Middle School, Coached First Lego League Robotics Team
Professional Development: Attended National Conference on Science Education, NSTA Professional Development Web Seminars
Projects: Developed complete middle grade science curriculum adopted by EduSpark Middle School

How do I add skills to a Science Teacher resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Science Teacher posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Curriculum Development, Teaching and Educational Leadership are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Educational Technology and Science.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Science Education, Lesson Planning and Classroom Management - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Education, Research and Teacher Training - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Science Teacher, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Science Teacher Skills & Keywords

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Frequently Asked Questions

What skills should you put on a Science Teacher resume?

On top Science Teacher resumes, skills like Curriculum Development, Classroom Management, Teaching, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Lesson Planning, Science and Science Education appear most often.

Depending on the exact role you're applying to, skills like Staff Development, Teacher Training, K-12 Education, Research and Education can also be effective keywords to include on your resume.

How do resume skills compare between a High School Science Teacher and a Secondary Science Teacher?

Popular skills we often see on resumes for High School Science Teacher positions include:

  • Curriculum Development
  • Lesson Planning
  • Classroom Management
  • Science
  • Educational Technology
  • Educational Leadership
  • Biology
  • Differentiated Instruction

In comparison, skills we see on Secondary Science Teacher resumes include:

  • Technology Integration

What are good resume skills to include for different Science Teacher roles and job titles?

Depending on the specific role you apply to, you may need to emphasize different skill sets. Here are a few examples:

  • High School Science Teacher: Curriculum Development, Lesson Planning, Classroom Management, Science and Educational Technology
  • Middle School Science Teacher: Middle School, Educational Leadership, Science Education, Differentiated Instruction and Teacher Training
  • Computer Science Teacher: Computer Science, Python (Programming Language), Teaching, HTML and Programming
  • Social Science Teacher: Social Studies, Social Sciences, Staff Development, Instructional Design and Secondary Education
  • Secondary Science Teacher: Biology, Education, K-12 Education, Higher Education and Classroom Instruction

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