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Kindergarten Teacher Example CV

Personal information    
Surname(s) / First name(s)  Lenon, John
Address(es)  32, Louvre Street, SO15 Y23, Southampton, England
Telephone(s)  +44 123 45 67 89 00 Mobile: +44 123 45 67 89 00
Fax(es)  +44 123 45 67 89 00
E-mail(s)  jlenon@gmail.com
Nationality(-ies)  British
Date of birth  1.25.1980
Gender  Male
Desired employment / Occupational field  Kindergarten Teacher
Work experience   
Dates  June 2005 - present
Occupation or position held  Kindergarten Teacher
Main activities and responsibilities  As a kindergarten teacher, I work with children and teach them basic skills to prepare them for school. Following a loose curriculum, I develop lesson plans that teach basic shape recognition, number and letter recognition, patterns, social skills and other early learning skills.
Job duties:
Teach children ages 4-6 basic skills, engaging them in fun activities that educate them at the same time.
Select and read books, develop learning games and activities, monitor children''s behaviour and enforce the rules when necessary.
Meet with parents and speak to them about their child's progress, suggest activities for parents to do at home to continue their child's learning at home.
Demonstrate new activities and concepts to children.
Arrange for guest speakers to speak to children to teach them about new ideas or concepts.
Be able to respond quickly to children''s moods and prevent classroom disruptions and student fights
Name and address of employer  Annabelle Grace Primary School 76 Catspaw Drive Edinburgh EH8 8BZ, United Kingdom
Type of business or sector  Primary Education
Dates  September 2004 - May 2007
Occupation or position held  Kindergarten Teacher
Main activities and responsibilities  At this school, I worked with children ages 4-6 teaching them early learning skills and the skills they would need to transition to higher grades.
Job Duties:
Develop lesson plans and activities that taught children how to recognize shapes, letters, numbers, simple addition and subtraction and pattern recognition.
Develop activities that taught children how to problem solve and figure out simple situations using the tools available to them.
Provide specialised instruction to students struggling with concepts.
Provide emotional support and guidance to students.
Decorate the classroom to stimulate creative thinking and display student work.
Meet and speak with parents about their child's progress
Name and address of employer  Hudson Primary School 2091 Graham Road, Edinburgh EH6 8JQ, United Kingdom
Type of business or sector  Primary Education
Education and training   
Dates  September 2003 - May 2004
Title of qualification awarded  Post Graduate Certificate in Education
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Primary Education
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  University of Aberdeen
Level in national or international classification  University
Dates  September 1999 - May 2003
Title of qualification awarded  Bachelor of Education specialising in primary education
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Early Child development
Primary Education
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  University of Aberdeen
Level in national or international classification  University
Personal skills and competences  
Mother tongue(s)  English
Other language(s)  
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
Italian  B1Average UserB2Average UserB1Average UserB1Average UserB2Average User 
Spanish  A1Average UserB1Novice userA1Beginning UserA1Beginning UserB1Average User 
Social skills and competences  I am very patient and have many years experience working with children of all ages. I am passionate about teaching children new skills and enjoy teaching them about the world around them. I am very confident and outgoing and know how to get and hold the attention of children for hours at a time. Working with children, I know how to diffuse tense situations between kids and recognize when they are not developing socially as they should.
Organisational skills  I am highly organized. I develop daily lesson plans for 15-20 students a day during the school year. I have experience organising educational games and activities for children. I keep organised files for student work and notes on each student for parent-teacher conferences.
Computer skills and competences  Moderate skill level with Microsoft Word and Excel
Artistic skills and competences  Very creative and artistic. I decorate the classroom each month to reflect the lesson plan and the season or holiday that is relevant to that month. I also set up showcases for student work around the classroom. I also designing my own lesson plans and fun educational activities for the students.
Other skills and competences  Surfing, Swimming, Roller Derby team member for 2 years.
Driving licence(s)  Class B
Additional information  References available upon request.