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Primary Teacher CV Example

Started by Job Hunter, January 21, 2013, 07:49:39 pm

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January 21, 2013, 07:49:39 pm Last Edit: October 25, 2019, 05:53:02 pm by Job Hunter Reason: 2020

CV Example for Primary Teacher

Use this example CV for free for your job applications after amending it as suitable.

Address, Post-code
Telephone: 01234 567 890
Email: anyaddress at


An inspiring, self-motivate and dynamic primary teacher with experience in teaching all primary years.  With a strong awareness and passion for children's learning and development, I enjoy being part of and encouraging inclusive education and promoting good positive learning techniques.  Possesses exemplary planning skills and accustomed to operating under considerable pressure, remaining calm and effective and prioritising wisely.  I have always had a passion for primary teaching and geared my studies and career in this direction as I feel it is extremely valuable to be helping children develop skills they can continue to use throughout their lives.

Now looking for a position within an exciting, proactive school where I can contribute to the curriculum, work alongside colleagues and School Boards in order to develop resources for the school.


-    Experienced at planning/organising lesson plans
-    Passionate about teaching and child development
-    Excellent knowledge of all key subjects
-    Experienced in carrying out all the duties associated within the Primary Teacher role
-    Develop lesson plans within the curriculum objectives


Date - Present:        Primary Teacher                                              School Name
Key Responsibilities:

-    Taking responsibility to help children develop key skills 
-    Developed creative and imaginative projects for the class to participate in
-    Provided regular feedback to parents and carers regarding work and behaviour in class
-    Successfully motivated children with work through play and other techniques
-    Organised community projects for the children and school to gain recognition for
-    Successfully prepared and marked homework and project materials
-    Confidently attended review meetings
-    Taking an active interest in keeping up to date with changes in the curriculum
-    Looking at each child's way of learning and developing learning plans around that to help them gain the best start in their education
-    Gain knowledge and understanding of personalities within the classroom, preventing any issues becoming serious problems such as bullying
-    Communicating well with all pupils, ensuring them they can speak to me if they have any worries at all
-    Supporting colleagues
-    Working with pupils to create innovative fundraising ideas for the school/class
-    Experience in a variety of lessons including drama, physical education and musical lessons


2001 - 2003:        BA (Hons) Primary Teaching
2002::            Completion of ITT/QTS
4 A'Levels:        Including Mathematics; English; Physics


-    Good Team Player
-    Excellent Communication Skills
-    Keen to progress personal development and training
-    QTS


Currently include:    Walking, Cycling, Cooking, Arts & Crafts


Good luck.


Lovely example, I have a friend studying to be a teacher at the moment and is currently looking round for placements (she is doing her degree right now) - I will point her in this direction if she needs some CV help


1st sentence has an error; not a very good start! (Perhaps "self-motivated"?)

1st paragraph also mixes 1st & 3rd person - keep your prose style consistent! I would not consider this person for the job unfortunately...

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