Autism Spectrum Disorder Teacher resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Versatile and dedicated teacher with focus on individual needs of special education students. Extensive experience in the education environment as a teacher for 20 years. Exceptional skills working with teachers, parents and specialists to meet educational needs of students. Strong personality and enthusiasm for promoting hands-on learning with children. Enthusiastic educator eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Works well with classroom teachers to develop accommodations and special techniques for mainstream classroom inclusion. Motivated to learn, grow and excel as an Instructional Varying Exceptionalities.

  • Conflict resolution
  • Student records management
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Lesson Planning
  • Classroom Management
  • Teamwork
  • Critical Thinking
  • Good listening skills
  • Leadership
  • Responsible
  • Ability to speak and comprehend English and Spanish
  • Effective Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Excellent work ethic
Work History
Autism Spectrum Disorder Teacher, 09/2014 - Current
Kissimmee Middle School City, STATE,
  • Deliver effective and differentiate classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Develop and manage instructional materials and reports.
  • Work in self-contained and resource environments to teach students variety of skills.
  • Cultivate connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Create and manage IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Assist struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Give one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Communicate nonverbally with children to provide comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Establish safe play environment for students.
  • Redirect students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Interact with students physically and verbally throughout day.
Paraprofessional Teacher, 09/2013 - 09/2014
Kissimmee Middle School City, STATE,
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Implemented practice exercises and used repetition, enabling students to grasp new concepts quickly.
  • Tutored struggling students individually and in small groups to reinforce learning concepts.
  • Organized classroom library and art areas each day to keep classroom well-maintained.
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and cooperation.
  • Monitored students on field trips, handling roll call and group movement to keep youths safe in public settings.
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Oversaw groups of students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
Exceptional Student Education Teacher, 08/2007 - 05/2013
Luis Munoz Rivera II Elementary School City, STATE,
  • Prepared lesson plans and executed different modalities to accelerate individual success.
  • Identified children's collective and individual learning needs to plan, prepare and deliver instruction designed to maximize individual learning and capture interest.
  • Administered and graded tests, homework and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Communicated with parents and faculty to develop strong sense of collaboration between teachers, students and parents.
  • Organized instruction material, including constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
Master of Arts: Special Education, Expected in 06/2012
University of Turabo - Ponce&Gurabo,
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education, Expected in 06/2000
University of Puerto Rico - Ponce,
  • Reading Endorsement /2021
  • ESOL Endorsement /2020
  • World Language-Spanish (Grades K-12) /2013
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement /2008

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School Attended

  • University of Turabo
  • University of Puerto Rico

Job Titles Held:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Teacher
  • Paraprofessional Teacher
  • Exceptional Student Education Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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