Sample Literature Teacher Resume

A literature teacher resume focuses on the job hunter's experience providing the most current list of duties and responsibilities. It is essential for literature teacher resumes to include this information if the job seeker hopes to get hired.

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A position as a Literature Teacher


Experienced literature teacher; state certified; ready for new employment in secondary school; good communication skills; able to motivate students to read world's great literature


Literature Teacher, 2000 to present:

Big City High School, Big City, USA.

Responsible for teaching American lit to juniors and seniors and organizing and overseeing a literature fair each spring that brings in local authors to speak to students about the day in the life of a real author.

Teacher Aide, 1998-2000:

Little Town High School, Little Town, USA.

Assisted literature and English teachers in the classroom one day a week; graded papers; met with students; conducted special reading groups and poetry circles one day a month.


M.A. Literature, 2000
Smith University, Big City, USA


American Association of Literature Teachers

Fellowship Award, 2006

NOTE: Create a literature teacher resume of about two pages, containing enough information to show the employer what you have to offer. You can use this brief example to write a literature teacher resume that perfectly suits your background and work experience.