correctional officer resume example with 4+ years of experience

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Committed teacher successfully supervises, guides and supports students. Develops meaningful relationships with students and mentors for growth and improvement.

Establishes and maintains safe and healthy environment for children by keeping learning environment clean and orderly. Structured Teacher's Assistant accomplished in supporting classrooms. Dependable and organized with knowledge of childcare management software programs. Provider of compassionate assistance for students. Hardworking teachers assistance helps teachers and staff with clerical or classroom needs. Brings focused and reliable approach with good technical knowledge and willingness to take on any task. Supportive and organized with good multitasking skills.

  • Behavioral/Cognitive Skills Development
  • Interdisciplinary Teaching
  • Emergent Curriculum
  • Tutoring and After School Help
  • Mediation and Advocacy Talent
  • Differentiated Learning Techniques
  • Teaching, Tutoring and Counseling
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Instructional Materials Creation
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Student Motivation and Engagement
  • Curriculum Development
  • Relationship Building
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Parent Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Learning Assessments
  • Lesson Planning
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • State and federal laws knowledge
  • Behavioral disorders familiarity
  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Non-violent intervention
  • First aid and CPR certified
Education and Training
Jackson State University Jackson, MS Expected in 05/2023 Master of Arts : Education of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs - GPA :
Mississippi Valley State University Itta Bena, MS Expected in 05/2015 Bachelor of Science : Physical Sciences - GPA :
West Bolivar Dist High School Rosedale, MS Expected in 05/1994 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Walworth County Judicial Center - Correctional Officer
Lake Geneva, WI, 07/2022 - Current
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Observed inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
Regina Coeli Child Development Center - EHS Teacher
Walker, LA, 03/2019 - 02/2021
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Stuck to daily routines to help children feel comfortable and promote development.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing learning styles.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
West Bolivar School District - Substitute Teacher, K-12
City, STATE, 08/2015 - 05/2018
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level.
  • Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts.
  • Provided notes and reports on school day activities to primary teacher.
  • Requested as substitute teacher based on excellent referrals and trusted performance.
  • Engaged students in discussions to promote interest and drive learning.
  • Educated students in various subjects to provide seamless transition during absence of head teacher.
  • Maintained student attendance and assignment records to prevent lapses during teacher absences.
  • Differentiated classroom and small group instruction to meet needs of students with various learning styles and abilities.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.

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School Attended

  • Jackson State University
  • Mississippi Valley State University
  • West Bolivar Dist High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Officer
  • EHS Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher, K-12


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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