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Vista High School Vista Unified School District - Social Studies Teacher Resume Example

Liam Johnson
XXXX XXXXXXX XX, San Marcos, CA 92078
Professional Summary

Experienced Social Science Teacher with more than 25 years teaching at the High School level. Talent for developing stimulating lesson plans that engage and inform.  Ability to use simulations, fun activities and technology to motivate all styles of learners.  Work to get to know and motivate students through a caring and nurturing environment.  


Ability to Differentiate Student Needs

Student Motivation Technology Integration

Scaffolding Creative Lessons

Student Centered Learning Common Core Lessons

Caring and Nurturing 

Social Studies Teacher Aug 1998Present Vista High School (Vista Unified School District) Vista, CA
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests. 
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct student records.
  • Establish clear content and language goals for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate these objectives to students.
  • Co-taught with Special Education Teachers in collaborative environment.  
  • Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following California Social Studies Framework and Common Core directives.
  • Guide and counsel students with adjustment or academic problems, or special academic interests.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees, as required.
  • Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
Social Science Teacher Aug 1989Jun 1998 Crawford High School (San Diego Unified Schools) San Diego, CA
  • Served as Department Chair; creating master schedule, arranging professional development and ordering materials.  
  • Taught U.S History, European History, ELL History, and Peer Helping.  
  • Created lessons to engage students using scaffolding, manipulatives, group work, partner work, and field trips. 
  •  Incorporated Sheltered techniques in order to promote comprehension from English Language Learners.
  •  Administered formal and informal assessments.  Developed lessons to address multiple learning styles. 
  •  Implemented and coached a Bi-Lingual Buddy and Peer Helping Program that grew to include over 100 students.  
Master of Arts: Social Science Aug 1986 Simmons College Boston, MA
Bachelor of Arts: History Jan 1983 Boston University College of Fine Arts Boston, MA
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Previous Companies:

  • Vista High School Vista Unified School District
  • Crawford High School San Diego Unified Schools

Previous Job Positions:

  • Social Studies Teacher
  • Social Science Teacher


  • Simmons College
  • Boston University College of Fine Arts

Level of Education:

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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