assistant teacher resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Seasoned Assistant Teacher with 15 years of experience supporting students and teachers. Follows lesson plans and enforces rules to increase learning. Skilled in teaching children to solve problems independently.

  • Calm and Patient Demeanor
  • Small Group and Individual Assistance
  • Tutoring and Mentoring
  • Individual Student Assistance
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Helping Students with Special Needs
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Effective Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Computer Skills
  • Individualized Educational Plans
  • Reading and Writing Support
  • Supervising Student Activities
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Curriculum Development
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Lesson Planning
  • Schedule Management
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Learning Modalities
  • Parent Communication
  • Safe Learning Environment
  • Small Group Instruction
  • Creative and Resourceful
  • Social Development
  • Microsoft Office
  • Interpersonal and Social Skills
  • Google Classroom
  • Behavior Modification Techniques
  • Classroom Safety Practices
  • Group Learning Mechanics
Assistant Teacher, 02/2018 to Current
Salvation Army UsaHyannis, MA,
  • Maintained safe, educational environment for students during learning and free play time.
  • Communicated regularly with parents, teachers and administrators about students' progress and needs.
  • Led instruction for small groups of children.
  • Assembled instructional materials for children's projects and play-time.
  • Promoted calm, disciplined classroom setting for successful learning.
  • Observed student performance and analyzed individual records to assess progress.
  • Assisted fellow teachers with assignment development, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading.
  • Arranged age-appropriate activities to help children develop interests and talents.
  • Implemented lesson plans for students with varying learning styles.
  • Supervised children and participated with children in activities.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Provided individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics and promote student learning.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Laminated teaching materials to increase durability under repeated use.
  • Graded assignments and tests and documented results into filing systems.
Preschool Lead Teacher, 05/2017 to 02/2018
Primrose SchoolBerkeley Lake, GA,
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods with children.
  • Administered and documented results of student assessments.
  • Incorporated music and art activities to encourage creativity and expression.
  • Distributed quarterly progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent.
  • Adapted instructional techniques according to student learning styles and progress.
  • Used crowd management techniques to create safe and secure childcare environment.
  • Recognized early signs of emotional or developmental problems in children.
  • Set guidelines for teacher performance and lesson planning and oversaw compliance with established procedures.
  • Encouraged teaching staff to continually improve strategies and maximize student learning.
  • Conducted phone interviews with parents.
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing learning styles.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Directed and supervised children during field trips and special activities.
  • Met with parents to discuss child behavior and academic progress.
Paraprofessional, 06/2013 to 05/2017
Wayne ResaDetroit, MI,
  • Applied positive reinforcement to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student during group activities.
  • Customized small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Supported students in developing strategies for individual and group learning.
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Graded assignments and tests and documented results into filing systems.
  • Distributed textbooks, workbooks, papers and pencils to students.
  • Assisted children at stations during small-group learning periods.
  • Organized student performance and enrichment activities to facilitate learning.
  • Served as classroom aide to teachers and worked one-on-one with special needs students age 4 to 12.
  • Evaluated individual student needs and assessed academic and social situations to address challenges and goals.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Complied with instructor-developed IEPs and made informed recommendations for adjustments.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways, and cafeteria to enforce school rules.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
Education and Training
Certificate of Accounting: Accounting, Expected in 05/2010 to Tri County Technology Center - Bartlesville, OK
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2010 to La Puente High School - La Puente, Ca,
Associate of Arts: Social And Philosophical Foundations of Education, Expected in to University of Arizona Global Campus - California,
: , Expected in to Mount San Antonio College - Walnut, Ca,

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School Attended

  • Tri County Technology Center
  • La Puente High School
  • University of Arizona Global Campus
  • Mount San Antonio College

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Teacher
  • Preschool Lead Teacher
  • Paraprofessional


  • Certificate of Accounting
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)

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