Create a resume that showcases all your skills and guarantees an interview call

Design a resume that gets the the recruiter’s attention

A recruiter only spends a few seconds scanning your resume and that is why you need an eye-catching resume design that can make the recruiter stop and notice you. Opting for the boring old style resume will only make your application indistinguishable from a sea of applicants. Instead, pick stunning resume layouts from Canva that best fit your teaching profile.

It doesn’t matter whether you are a newcomer, a pre-primary teacher, or a well-known lecturer, Canva has resume layouts for diverse teaching professionals. All you have to do is select a layout, replace the text with your personal information, and before you know it, your resume is ready to land on the recruiter’s desk.

Make a perfect resume for teachers in only a few clicks

  1. Create a new Canva account to get started with your own resume design.  
  2. Choose from our library, hundreds of professionally designed templates.
  3. Upload your own photos or choose from over 1 million stock images.
  4. Fix your pictures, add stunning filters and edit text.
  5. Save and share.

Customize your Resume in 4 simple steps

  1. Change the images. Upload your images or choose from our stock library of over 1 million photographs, graphics, and illustrations.
  2. Change the fonts. Choose from over 130 fresh fonts.
  3. Change the background. Pick a background from our library or use an image.
  4. Change the colors. Change the color of your text boxes and text to add extra flair.

A resume template that showcases the best in you

Creating a balanced resume is an art, you want to show your personality but at the same time, you don’t want to come out too strong. With Canva’s range of professionally designed layouts, you’ll find great resume formats that are professional and at the same time have a distinct appeal. You can use these layouts as it is or you can modify the elements according to your preference. You are free to add your picture, change the background, and even change the font style and size.

It doesn’t matter whether or not you have any designing knowledge, thanks to Canva’s intuitive drag-and drop feature designing is amazingly simple. Though if you still need help getting started then you can refer to Canva’s designing guide available on the homepage.

Share your resume with friends to get feedback

A resume should be free of errors, especially when you are applying for a teacher’s post. Share your resume with trusted friends for feedback, as sometimes others are able to find errors that you might have missed. A trusted friend or colleague can help proofread your resume and make it completely error-free. To share your resume, simply add your contact’s email address after clicking on the share button and check the ‘can edit’ box. This will allow them to access and edit your resume from their personal Canva account.

Print your resume or share it online with hiring managers

After designing your resume and making sure it’s error-proof, it’s time for your resume to land on the recruiter’s desk or desktop (whichever they prefer). With Canva, you can download your resume in image format and share it via email or messaging apps like Whatsapp or Viber.

However, if the process requires submitting your resume on paper, Canva allows you to download and print your resume in stunning high-resolution. Just click on the download button and select the recommended PDF-Print option.


Can I add my image to the selected resume layout?

With Canva, you can customize your resume as much as you like. Click on the ‘Upload your own image’ tab to upload your personal image to your Canva account and with the easy drag-and-drop option place it on the resume.

Can I create a unique resume from scratch?

At Canva you can find hundreds of professionally designed resume layouts that are ready-to-use. However, if you wish to create your own unique resume, you can start with a blank layout, add text and visual elements, if needed. You can also take inspiration from the many resume templates available on Canva.

I want to add images and vectors to my resume, can I find them on Canva?

Yes, Canva has a large bank of visual elements that you can use to enhance your resume. Canva’s media library has over 1 million images, graphics, and illustrations. Most of them are free, while only a few cost $1. All you have to do is enter the right keyword in the search bar and press enter. With hundreds of relatable images, you can resize and crop them to make your resume look perfect.