Early childhood teacher sample resume

This free sample resume for a early childhood teacher has an accompanying sample early childhood teacher cover letter and sample early childhood teacher job advertisement to help you put together a winning job application.

Penny Fort

33 Scribble St
Grand Crayon SA 5344
T: (07) 0000 0000
M: 0400 000 000
E: p.fort@email.com

Professional Profile

Qualified and dedicated early childhood teacher passionate about contributing to the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of young children. Enthusiastic, creative and caring, versed in learning theories and practice, and seeking to provide exceptional quality teaching and care in an energetic team environment.


Open Universities Australia
Graduated: 2009


High School Certificate
Hampton, SA
Hampton High School
Graduated: 2006

Employment History

February 2010 – Present
Early Childhood Teacher, Child’s Play Preschool
Adelaide, SA


  • Develop interactive literacy and numeracy activities to fulfil curriculum, tailored to three-to-five year olds
  • Deliver creative learning and play activities to up to 15 preschool children
  • Teach according to legislative requirements and centre principles
  • Create a learning environment and materials that are fun, clean and safe
  • Develop rapport with children, families and staff
  • Observe, report and assess children's development and behaviour
  • Conduct learning activities with respect to individual needs of children, including basic self-help skills
  • Utilise various computer learning programs focused on positive learning experiences


  • Developed popular ‘Insects Alive!’ program that delivers play-focused development of numeracy, creative mimicry/movement and language skills
  • Developed regular music activities using the guitar
  • Improved ongoing communication with parents through the creation of a fortnightly report process
  • Demonstrated patience and understanding when dealing with difficult children
January 2006 – February 2010
Professional Babysitter


  • Babysat a variety of children ranging from toddlers to 10 year olds
  • Created age-appropriate, physically and mentally engaging and imaginative play activities for the children
  • Ensured children completed homework and assisted them with any questions or difficulties
  • Prepared nutritious meals and snacks for the children
  • Ensured the home and play environment was always clean and safe
  • Took children on outings with approval from parents
  • Administered medications/first aid when necessary


  • Demonstrated skills in caring for and engaging children, helping them with learning, and multitasking
  • Developed strong relationships and trust with parents and children
  • Demonstrated calm in dealing with unexpected, difficult or emergency situations
  • Built up a considerable and regular clientele, with frequent referrals

Other Skills/Qualifications

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Driver’s licence class C
  • Working With Children Check
  • Computer skills – proficient with MS Office

Personal Interests

Guitar, netball and cycling.


Aidan Apple
Team Leader
Child’s Play Preschool
T: (07) 0000 0000
E: a.apple@email.com
Karen Millgate
Private babysitting client
T: (07) 2263 6929
E: k.millgate@email.com

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