classroom assistant resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 9XXX5 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Dedicated educator focused on supporting all students by assisting teachers with all types of classroom needs. Successful at maintaining clean and organized supplies, as well as planning activities and leading field trips. Excellent tutor, record keeper and multitasker.

  • Activity planning
  • Social development and integration
  • Interdisciplinary team collaboration
  • Teacher support
  • Classroom management
  • Educational assistance
  • Documentation
  • Behavior improvements
  • Student progress reporting
  • Positive learning environment
  • Customer/Client relations
  • Advising
  • Creative learning strategies
  • Identifying problems
  • Student motivation
  • Experience with special-needs students
  • Effective time management
  • Classroom discipline
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Age-appropriate lesson planning
  • Skill building
  • Teaching/tutoring
  • Time management
  • Positive reinforcement
  • Outstanding social skills
  • Critical Thinking
Work History
Classroom Assistant, 05/2019 to Current
The VillagesBloomington, IN,
  • Maintained student safety in classroom and outside environments.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Oversaw students in classroom, halls and [Location] to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Handed out classroom materials, like pencils, [Type] and [Type].
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance to support classroom instruction.
Daycare Provider, 06/2012 to 02/2018
Avera HealthSpencer, IA,
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues.
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline.
  • Taught children to organize toys, wash hands and help leading by example.
  • Planned and guided age-appropriate tasks like reading, crafts ,manipulatives and dramatic play
  • Helped children develop motor skills in preparation for preschool and kindergarten.
  • Cared for children ages 3 months to 5 years old in nurturing and age-appropriate way.
  • Instructed children in crafts and other activities to promote gross and fine motor skills, including creating paintings, drawings, paper crafts and decorations.
  • Used positive reinforcement techniques to promote patience and other good behaviors in children.
  • Worked with children individually and in groups to teach social, communicative and problem-solving skills.
  • Added daily log information to permanent records outlining observations, meals and any medications administered for acute or chronic conditions.
  • Kept areas clean, organized and stocked, and sanitized surfaces and toys each and everyday .
  • Consulted with families to discuss activities and behaviors of each child.
  • Set and enforced rules to maintain children's safety and created welcoming, caring environments for all children.
  • Observed children to proactively identify issues with emotional or physical development and worked with parents and supervisors to address concerns.
  • Prepared group activities to enhance socialization, communication, and problem-solving skills for children.
  • Managed safety and security of all children under care.
  • Selected appropriate stories based on ages of children and teachable moments, read to groups and promoted discussions based on content.
  • Developed lessons and activities to promote children's physical and emotional development.
Teacher, 03/1999 to 03/2011
Bright Horizons Family SolutonsEau Claire, WI,
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities.
  • Administered assessments to determine each student's specific educational and social needs.
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Developed rapport with students and families, building positive classroom community.
  • Worked with other teachers and administrators to evaluate and revise elementary school programs.
  • Provided crisis intervention in response to emergencies, employing existing trust and rapport to deescalate situations.
  • Developed and implemented curriculum for students ages to two-six
  • Developed and deepened relationships with students, family members and faculty to promote optimal student learning environments.
  • Prepared lesson plans according to assessment of student needs and learning ability.
  • Mentored students needing extra assistance understanding lessons or concepts.
  • Boosted student morale through positive reinforcement to motivate students.
  • Supported students and parents with strategies for success in virtual environment and assisted with assignments and projects.
  • Documented individual progress and performance optimization strategies in progress reports
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Cooperated with parents to support students' learning and healthy development in school and at home.
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 07/2008
Cornerstone Christian Correspondence School - 15938 US Highway 17 Townsend, Georgia 31331,
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • CPR certified
  • [Accrediting Agency], [Field of study]: [Degree, Certificate or Designation]

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School Attended

  • Cornerstone Christian Correspondence School

Job Titles Held:

  • Classroom Assistant
  • Daycare Provider
  • Teacher


  • High School Diploma

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