Education resume sample


The field of education yields meaningful and valuable outcomes for learners and educators. Your skills, qualifications, and passion for education can make a difference in the lives of others. Your resume gives you the opportunity to showcase this to potential employers. Check out our Resume guide for more advice. 

Once you recognize the valuable role the resume plays in your education career, it helps to see what our guidance looks like in action!

Expert advice

“For me, the resume tells an important story. I love seeing an easy to read (layout, no lengthy paragraphs, ATS friendly), concise and compelling story of your journey. Getting a sense of where you come from, the skills honed and experience gained. Showcasing your authenticity is key.”

– Nicole Pitt, career expert at edX

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Additional resources

A resume is an extremely important component when it comes to pursuing a career in most industries, including education.

With each section of your resume offering a unique opportunity to make your individual journey count, it’s often hard to know where to start. Check out our General resume sample to get a better idea of best practices across all industries.

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