behavioral specialist resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Service-focused Behavior Specialist dedicated to helping clients integrate and improve wellbeing. Clear communicator supportive of individual and family needs. Strong commitment to advocacy and skill-building. Passionate Teacher with experience developing and implementing diverse curriculums covering wide range of subjects. Highly skilled at motivating students through positive encouragement and reinforcement of concepts via interactive classroom instruction and observation. Successful in helping students develop strong literacy, numeracy, social and learning skills.

  • Goal driven
  • Supervisor
  • Flexible
  • Student/ staff support
  • CLR trained/ Envoy Trained
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Positive and outgoing
  • Child Social Development
  • Team Coaching
  • Social-Emotional Learning Training
Work History
Behavioral Specialist, 01/2022 to Current
Rogers Memorial HospitalSaint Paul, MN,
  • Integrated technology into sessions to further enhance student learning.
  • Planned lessons for allotted time to strengthen weak subjects and build skills on stronger ones.
  • Taught students remotely via pre-recorded and live video sessions.
  • Supported teacher instruction by discussing concepts and creating custom practice questions.
  • Assisted children with daily homework tasks by uncovering and removing obstacles to success.
  • Worked with students in classrooms, small study areas or home environments to provide educational support.
  • Motivated students towards learning and studying to build self-confidence and reduce anxiety of failure in writing.
  • Prepared lesson plans to meet goals identified in students' individualized study plans.
  • Developed student confidence though attentive instruction in Social Emotional Learning, applying positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Administered feedback to students using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage and build confidence.
  • Tracked learning progress in order to identify opportunities to enhance tutoring methods and help students achieve Behavioral and academic goals.
5th Grade ELA Teacher, 08/2021 to Current
Valley YmcaTempe, AZ,
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Organized classroom supplies and decorated walls to create fun, nurturing settings and meet learning needs.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Developed learning objectives for each subject area to quantify learning and set benchmarks.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover all requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Met with parents to review Individualized Education Plans for at-risk students.
  • Taught all core subjects including math, science, technology and history.
  • Designed daily lesson plans customized to student needs.
Preschool Teacher, 03/2020 to 08/2021
Little Willow Learning AcademyCity, STATE,
  • Organized and participated in recreational and educational activities such as games, drawing, crafts and reading to interact with children positively and age appropriately.
  • Added daily log information to permanent records outlining observations, meals and any medications administered for acute or chronic conditions.
  • Created safe and engaging learning environment for groups of diverse children with various learning styles.
  • Consulted with families to discuss activities and behaviors of each child.
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline.
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate.
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
  • Kept areas clean, organized and stocked, and sanitized surfaces and toys each day.
  • Addressed behavioral and learning issues with parents and daycare management.
  • Applied play-based strategies to provide diverse approaches to learning.
High School Diploma: , Expected in to Lexington High School - Lexington, OH,
Associate of Arts: Sociology, Expected in to Ohio State University - Columbus, OH
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education, Expected in 05/2021 to Western Governor's University - Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Graduated cum laude

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School Attended

  • Lexington High School
  • Ohio State University
  • Western Governor's University

Job Titles Held:

  • Behavioral Specialist
  • 5th Grade ELA Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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