As a Graider, you belong to The Graide Network’s outstanding community of aspiring and veteran educators. Your experience giving feedback and developing your feedback skills will be valuable as you seek teaching jobs or internship and student teaching placements and as you apply to other programs and awards.
As a Graider, you develop many marketable skills that employers and programs are eager to find in candidates. This article is meant to help you describe your experiences with The Graide Network and promote yourself for success in the job market and related endeavors. If you’re receiving this during your onboarding, bookmark it for later use!
Here's some sample text your can use for your resume. We recommend adapting it to capture the specifics of your experience in your own voice.
Graider at The Graide Network
Start Date - End Date
- Provided timely, effective feedback on [number] writing assignments for students across the country through The Graide Network’s online platform
- Completed [number] qualification activities for advanced opportunities to support [subject specialty]
- Collaborated with [number] veteran teachers to ensure rubric- and expectation-aligned scores
- [Point specific to a special project as applicable]
You should make sure the structure and formatting are consistent with the rest of your resume (don’t forget things like verb tense, indentation, and ending bullet points with periods or not).
The highlighted portions prompt you to quantify your impact. It is helpful to use numbers to make your impact clear on a resume. If you’re not sure of your numbers, reach out to our team at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can help you plug these in!
Additional experiences to Include as applicable:
USC Hybrid High Thesis Advisor
- Coached [number] of high school seniors on content, research methods, style, and conventions for their senior thesis projects by providing feedback at six milestones during the thesis project
Computer Science Graider
- Contributed to mass grading project by norming and scoring critical thinking questions for over [number] pre-and post-tests for Chicago Public Schools’ computer science program
- Contributed to mass grading project by norming and scoring open response questions for over [number] interim assessments for ReGeneration Schools
ReGen AND Computer Science Graiders
- Contributed to mass grading projects by norming and scoring open response questions for over [number] interim assessments for ReGeneration Schools and [number] computer science pre- and post-tests for Chicago Public Schools
- Promoted to selective senior role to support Graide Network assignment operations and recruitment and onboarding processes
- Evaluated Graider feedback and provided effective coaching to support
- Operations: [number] assignments and [number] teachers in the 20XX-20XX school year
- Recruitment: onboarding of [number] new high-potential Graiders for the 20XX-20XX school year.
General Resume Guidance
Format your resume for clarity and consistency
- Use a clear font and maintain this font throughout the document.
- Use simple and consistent formatting.
- Use consistent and appropriate grammar.
- Do not put periods after some bullets and not others.
- Make sure your tense remains the same throughout your resume, and be consistent with your use of capitalization.
- Proofread thoroughly.
- Be mindful of page count limitations (employers typically expect no more than one page).
Tailor your experiences for relevance
- Customize for each type of job highlighting the experiences that are most relevant for the role to which you are applying.
- Think critically about past experiences and determine which skills and responsibilities speak to the industry to which you are applying.
- Include only relevant information. You may have experiences which say little about your strengths as a candidate, or you may have participated in a project minimally. Choose the tasks within each position that highlight and express your responsibilities and skills most clearly.
- Use action words to express your experiences positively, demonstrate leadership, and enable you to stand out.
- Always be honest.
Lastly, utilize the resources you have available to you. Most universities have career services offices where you can have your resume reviewed (many of these offices continue to support alumni even after graduation). It may also be helpful to ask mentors and other professionals you know to give you feedback on your resume.