Center Paraprofessional Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Demonstrated knowledge of standard psychological assessment instruments of personality and intellectual functions. Working with special needs children has helped me build the skills to be an empathetic and active listener. Throughout my degree program, I have developed the skills to improve interpersonal relationships in both my professional and personal life. I have an understanding of how to communicate with others who have a different personality type effectively. My bachelors degree has helped me understand the importance of what it means to be ethical, in both clinical settings and personal settings. My writing skills have improved and I able to write a clear thesis and research papers. I have gained the knowledge of knowing what reliable research studies look like and how essential it is to find up to date studies because the field of psychology is always changing.

  • Classroom support
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Interdisciplinary team collaboration
  • Educational assistance
  • Special education
  • Safety Understanding
  • Skill Building
  • Behavior Modification
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Understanding of Abnormal Psychology
  • Personality Theory
  • Research and Statistic Skills
  • Understanding of the DSM-5
  • Interpersonal Relationships
Work History
12/2019 to Current Center Paraprofessional Salvation Army Usa | Oak Lawn, IL,
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
  • Observed individual behaviors and suspect actions, and reported issues to supervisory staff.
  • Organized and guided activities for students, including skills practice, research and memorization tasks.
  • Offered constructive feedback to minors under care regarding specific actions, behaviors and words.
  • Organized classroom library and art areas each day to keep classroom well-maintained.
  • Identified warning signs of emotional or developmental problems and reported to parents.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoors activities to promote student safety.
  • Maintained safety and security of all youth under care.
  • Reported on student progress, behavior and social skills to parents.
  • Handed out classroom materials, like pencils, paper and crayons.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and cooperation.
10/2017 to 06/2018 Cook Hyatt Hotels Corp. | Carlsbad, CA,
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Inspected kitchen equipment and appliances to verify proper working order, including commercial fryers, steamers, ovens and ranges.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
08/2012 to 10/2014 Shift Manager Great Wolf Lodge | Oregonia, OH,
  • Adhered to company standards and compliance requirements for operations and cleanliness of all areas.
  • Trained and mentored new employees to maximize team performance.
  • Managed schedules, accepted time off requests and found coverage for short shifts.
  • Kept employees operating productively and working on task to meet business and customer needs.
  • Regularly checked building to confirm maintenance and cleaning met code and regulations.
  • Supervised employees and oversaw quality compliance with company standards for food and services.
  • Trained back-up associates and led crew members in managing operations of storefront.
  • Advised new employees on company procedures and policies to facilitate daily tasks and responsibilities.
  • Consistently exhibited calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating smoothly and set positive example for shift team.
05/2012 to 01/2013 Bartender Quincy Bar And Grill | City, STATE,
  • Poured and prepared mixed drinks for over 50 customers daily and created new libations drawing in clientele.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas fresh and clean.
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events.
  • Developed unique drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
Expected in 01/2022 Bachelor of Arts | Psychology The University Of Arizona Global Campus, San Diego, CA, GPA:
  • Dean's List 2017-Present
  • Member of Golden Key International Honors Society
  • Member of Alpha Sigma Lambda
  • Member of Tau Upsilon Alpha
Expected in 01/2004 High School Diploma | Platte Canyon High School, Bailey, CO GPA:
  • Received diploma early and graduated four months early

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  • Platte Canyon High School
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  • Cook
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  • Bartender
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