Secondary Teacher

Writing a great secondary teacher resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Larinda Saintclair | (490) 740-8859 | Wichita, KS


I am a highly experienced secondary teacher, with over four years of experience teaching in various subjects. I have a strong track record of success in helping my students to achieve their academic goals, and have developed excellent relationships with both parents and fellow teachers alike. I am passionate about education and firmly believe that all children have the right to access quality schooling. In addition to my teaching experience, I also hold a Masters degree in Education from XYZ University.


Secondary Teacher at Wichita Public Schools, KSJun 2022 - Present

  • Developed and taught a new course on American History to 100 students.
  • Wrote curriculum for, and taught, a summer school program on World Religions to 50 students.
  • Chaperoned 30 student trips abroad.
  • Led after-school clubs including Chess Club (30 members) and French Culture Club (20 members).
  • Mentored 5 new teachers in the district.

Assistant Secondary Teacher at Kansas City Public Schools, KSAug 2018 - Apr 2022

  • Assisted in the development and implementation of curriculum for secondary students.
  • Taught classes with a focus on engaging students and promoting active learning.
  • Led extracurricular activities including clubs and sports teams.
  • Acted as a mentor to new teachers, helping them adjust to their roles.
  • Advocated for individualized education plans (IEPs) for special needs students.
  • Worked collaboratively with parents and guardians to support student success.


Bachelor of Science in Education at Kansas State UniversitySep 2014 - May 2018

I've learned how to design and implement lesson plans, how to manage a classroom, and how to effectively communicate with students and parents.


  • Classroom management
  • Lesson planning
  • Classroom instruction
  • Assessment and evaluation
  • Student engagement
  • Professionalism
  • Communication

Jacquelina Suhler | (991) 947-4745 | Albuquerque, NM


I am a highly experienced secondary teacher, with over 4 years in the classroom. I have taught a range of subjects at both GCSE and A-Level, including English Language, Mathematics and Science. I am passionate about education and firmly believe that every child has the right to access high quality teaching and learning opportunities. I pride myself on being an excellent communicator, with strong interpersonal skills which enable me to build positive relationships with both students and colleagues alike. In addition to my teaching experience, I also have extensive experience of leading extra-curricular activities such as drama clubs and school trips abroad.


Secondary Teacher at New Mexico Public Schools, NMApr 2022 - Present

  • Taught a class of 30 students.
  • Led the development and implementation of new curriculum for the school district.
  • Was responsible for student progress and growth in reading, writing, and math skills.
  • Collaborated with other teachers to create an effective learning environment for all students.
  • Used data-driven instruction methods to improve student achievement by 1.5% over 6 months.
  • Demonstrated excellent classroom management practices that resulted in minimal disciplinary issues.

Assistant Secondary Teacher at New Mexico State University, NMJul 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Contributed to an increase in test scores by creating innovative lesson plans and materials that engaged students and helped them retain information.
  • Decreased the number of behavioral incidents by developing a positive classroom environment where all students felt comfortable participating.
  • Led after-school tutoring sessions twice a week which resulted in 80% of participants showing improvement on their next assessment.
  • Chaperoned three field trips per year.
  • Was named “Teacher of the Year” for my school district.


Bachelor of Science in Education at University of New MexicoSep 2014 - May 2018

I have learned how to teach and communicate with students of all ages, how to design lesson plans and assessments, and how to use technology in the classroom.


  • Classroom management
  • Lesson planning
  • Classroom instruction
  • Student assessment
  • Parent communication
  • Professional development