daycare assistant resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Activities Leadership
  • Early Education
  • Educational Support
  • Problem Solving
  • Individual and Group Care
  • Calm Under Pressure
  • Special Needs Care
01/2023 to Current
Daycare Assistant North Country Academy Summerville, SC,
  • Enforced rules to teach good manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Managed crafts and other hands-on activities to engage kids and promote development.
  • Prepared meals, snacks and refreshments for children according to dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Read aloud and played alphabet games to encourage early literacy.
  • Communicated with parents about daily activities and any concerning behaviors.
  • Developed and enforced positive strategies to encourage good behavior.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children.
  • Attended to lunch periods to help children open food packages and monitor activities
  • Balanced schedules to promote optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Cared for 43 children ages infants to 5.
09/2019 to 05/2021
Hostess/Server/Decorator Hackensack University Medical Center Jackson, NJ,
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about restaurant's menu and products.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials to increase profits.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Checked with customers to determine satisfaction with meals, promptly taking action to correct problems.
  • Communicated with hosts, bussers and kitchen staff to prepare for and serve customers.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Served food and beverages to patrons and confirmed complete orders.
  • Explained menu items, describing ingredients and cooking methods upon request.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Cleaned tables and chairs to prepare dining area for next customers.
  • Stocked service areas with supplies during slow periods.
  • Collected dirty dishes and glasses from tables or counters, preparing areas for next diners.
  • Served food and beverages to patrons and immediately remedied issues with orders.
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Informed customers of daily specials and signature menu items.
  • Presented menus and answered questions regarding items.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and offering condiments, napkins and other items.
  • Addressed complaints to kitchen staff and served replacement items.
  • Took reservations and to-go orders to streamline process for both customer and restaurant.
  • Set up tables in between patrons to reduce wait times.
  • Filled condiments and napkin containers during slack periods.
  • Arranged place settings with clean tablecloths, napkins and tableware to prepare for incoming guests.
  • Assisted in preparing salads, appetizers and desserts to speed up food service.
  • Garnished dishes and beverages to serve visually appealing menu items.
08/2006 to 03/2019
Teacher's Assistant Evanston Township High School District 202 City, STATE,
  • Supervised children and participated with children in activities.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
  • Helped teachers with material generation, lesson plan development, class preparation, scheduling, exam distribution and student mentoring.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Tutored and assisted children individually and in small groups to help master assignments and reinforce learning concepts.
  • Instructed and monitored students in use and care of equipment and materials.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Prepared lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits and demonstrations to assist teachers in classroom preparation.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Helped students master assignments and reinforced learning concepts presented by teachers.
  • Worked one-on-one with special needs students to help navigate through school challenges.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to enforce school rules.
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers.
  • Created and coordinated age-appropriate enrichment activities to drive social, emotional and intellectual development.
  • Distributed textbooks, workbooks, papers and pencils to students.
  • Discussed assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1991 to to
Associate of Arts: Early Childhood Education
Olive Harvey College - Chicago, IL,
  • Paraprofessional Training - 2013

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School Attended

  • Olive Harvey College

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  • Daycare Assistant
  • Hostess/Server/Decorator
  • Teacher's Assistant


  • Associate of Arts

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