Lindsay Sample

Lindsay K. Sample

Address 1234 Main Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Home 630.555.5555
Cell 630.123.4567


To obtain a Secondary Education teaching job in English

"Dedicated to the creation and nurturing of a lifelong passion for literature, writing and the English language that will enhance students' well-being and directly impact their academic success."


Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Ed, English
National-Louis University, Lisle, IL - 20/32 hours completed
Interdisciplinary Communication Studies and English
Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL - May 2009

Certifications & Training

Illinois Initial Secondary Certificate in English


Participated in a service-learning program in a Kauai school, developed innovative activities, including a video project.

Wrote for an online magazine, 40 reviews published

Work Experience

Supportive living assistant, Clearbrook, Arlington Heights, IL (November 2010 - present)
2010-present. Work one-on-one with cerebral palsy teenager in her home and in the community. There are various tasks we work on, which include behavioral, social and physical goals, chores, promoting and practicing use of client's talking device and teaching new concepts.
Substitute teacher, Immaculate Conception High School and Grade School, Elmhurst, IL (November 2010 - present)
Substitute teacher for grades K-12 in all subjects.
Substitute teacher, Elmhurst School District 205, Elmhurst, IL (January 2011 - present)
Substitute teacher for grades K-12 in all subjects.
Student teacher, Immaculate Conception High School, Elmhurst, IL (August 2010 - October 2010)
Primary English teacher for four regular senior English British Literature classes. Created innovative lesson plans appealing to all learners.
Legal assistant, FAL&R, Naperville, IL (February 2009 - May 2010)
Used my organizational skills to prioritize various tasks. Leader of major Case Management Call Project in the summer of '09, which lead to a promotion after 6 months. Responsible for overseeing and assisting tasks of other departments, as appointed by my manager, due to my efficiency and attention to detail.
Marketing intern, Elmhurst Park District, Elmhurst, IL (September 2008 - January 2009)
rote press releases, conducted research for article writing, interviewed subjects for articles, designed and implemented event flyers
Freelance website writer, Static Multimedia, Lake Forest, IL (January 2008 - September 2008)
Wrote reviews and interviewed authors, such as Jon Shore, for