Sample Elementary School Teacher Resume

An elementary school teacher resume is the applicant's opportunity to focus on her experience teaching primary grades. All elementary school teacher resumes should reflect the job seeker's ability to do the job, her training, experience, and recognition, if it applies.

Gloria Harris
101 Smith Street
Any Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


A position as an Elementary School Teacher


Trained and experienced in teaching grades 1-3; good communication skills with young children; organized; dependable employee; ready for immediate placement


Third Grade Teacher, 2000 to present:

Big City Elementary School, Big City, USA.

Taught third grade; initiated a new reading-for-fun program; increased literacy among ESL students in classroom; received acknowledgement from community for strides made in this area.

First Grade Teacher, 1998-2000:

Colbert Elementary School, Little Town, USA.

Taught first grade and also oversaw the school library in this small country school.


B.A. Elementary Education, 1997

Touchton University, Any City, USA


National Association of Elementary School Teachers

Leadership Award, 2005

NOTE: One to two-page elementary school teacher resumes are popular with potential employers. The elementary school teacher resume shown here is a shortened version of one that would attract a hiring manager. Use it as an example to build your own.