Sample Head Start Teacher Resume

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Joanne Fisher
4699 Fannie Street
Wharton, TX 77488

Job Objective Seeking position as a Head Start Teacher and I have the required education and am willing to work harder and continue to grow in the industry.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience working as a teacher in an early childhood program
  • Thorough knowledge of human development and psychology
  • Remarkable knowledge of Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP)
  • Amazing ability to work with children with special needs
  • Remarkable ability to work with administrators, teachers, and parents
  • Strong communication skills; with infants and toddlers and their parents

Work Experience:

Head Start Teacher, August 2005 – Present
Boston Public Schools, Wharton, TX

  • Demonstrated knowledge and competency of basic child development.
  • Provided individualized positive interactions with children in a respectful manner.
  • Provided daily opportunities to the children to make plans, choices, solve problems review and assess their actions.
  • Assisted the designated supervisor in planning an organizing childcare program.
  • Attended to the social, emotional, physical, safety and health needs of children.
  • Developed teaching plans in accordance with curriculum.

Head Start Teacher, May 2000 – July 2005
Helix High School, Wharton, TX

  • Performed to document and monitor the child’s progress.
  • Conducted instruction by following lesson plan to meet individual learning styles.
  • Promoted successful classroom performance for each student.
  • Encouraged and guided the child to develop a positive self-concept and supported it.
  • Maintained an organized, clean classroom and presented interesting ideas.
  • Assisted staff with preparing and serving food, eating with the children, and cleaning up after meals.
  • Created a developmentally appropriate environment for the child’s comfort.


Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT

Example #2

Nancy Gonzalez
2411 W Mulberry St
Jemison, AL 35085
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Objective Obtain a challenging teaching position as a Head Start Teacher utilizing creativity and a genuine desire to educate.
Areas of Expertise:

  • Solid skills in grammar and sentence construction of English.
  • Immense ability to work cooperatively with staff and parents.
  • Broad knowledge of generating written documents in the English language.
  • Wide knowledge of the objectives and principles of Head Start preschool.
  • Profound ability to communicate by phone and in a group setting.

Teaching Experience:

Head Start Teacher, 2007 – Present
University High School, Tucson, AZ

  • Planned various activities for promoting physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth of students.
  • Developed and implemented multi-cultural curriculum for students.
  • Conducted parent and teacher meetings as per the standards of Head Start performance.
  • Performed developmental screenings and maintained healthy developmental programs.
  • Maintained classroom records and attendance.

M.S in Early Childhood Education, 2007
Northwestern University
B.S in Elementary Education, 2005
Stanford University

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