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Janelle Cox

How to Create a Teaching Portfolio

By March 11, 2014

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teacher jobIt is essential that every prospective teacher create a professional teaching portfolio. This is usually done during student teaching and is something that you add to as your teaching career progresses. Think of your portfolio as an expansion of your resume; a tangible artifact that showcases all of your accomplishments and classroom experiences.

Here are the top 5 must-have items to include in your portfolio:

  1. Teaching philosophy
  2. Resume
  3. Degree/Certificates
  4. Planning Materials (Lessons)
  5. Letters of Recommendation

For the full list of items to include, and to learn how to sort, assemble, and use your portfolio, see Perfecting Your Teaching Portfolio.

Here's what to include in a teacher resume that will help you get noticed and lead to you acing a teacher interview.

Read More: How to Land Your First Teaching Job | How to Find a Summer Teaching Job | How to Follow Up on a Job

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