ec teacher assistant resume example with 8+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Experienced teacher assistant offering 14-years background in birth to grade school education. Accomplished in quickly building rapport with students, parents and school faculty and staff. Passionate about helping children develop physical, social, emotional and intellectual skills.

Personable Teacher's Aide versed in motivating students to achieve and exceed academic and personal goals. Extensive knowledge of standardized testing requirements. Motivated educator with deep passion for helping educate students excel by supporting teachers and enhancing classroom environments. Proficient in organizing supplies, cleaning rooms and planning fun activities. Good tutoring, recordkeeping and time management skills. Versatile educator with 14 years of experience instructing students and supporting lead teachers. Highly skilled at reinforcing lesson information, tutoring, enforcing rules, patience and versatility. Team player coordinating with teacher and carrying out established lesson plans and activities.

  • Certified Teacher Assistant
  • Know about the importance of keeping a watchful eye on children
  • Instructional and behavior strategies
  • Behavior modification techniques
  • Record keeper
  • Calm demeanor
  • Patience
Education and Training
Central Carolina Community College Sanford, NC, Expected in 05/2016 Associate of Applied Science : Early Childhood Education - GPA :
Northwood High School Pittsboro, NC, Expected in 05/2004 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Primrose School - EC Teacher Assistant
Lees Summit, MO, 08/2017 - Current
  • Assisted in development screenings to measure students' motor, language, and emotional skills.
  • Straightened classroom, placing books back on shelves and [Task] to keep areas well-maintained and organized.
  • Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Managed daily attendance and reported absences and tardies to teacher for parental notification.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials, and supplies for maximum efficiency.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Took attendance, graded assignments, and maintained routine student records.
  • Participated in meetings with parents concerning child's progress and areas of concern during parent-teacher conferences.
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and playground to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Collaborated with teacher to devise and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligning with school's philosophy and mission.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Drove social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development through age-appropriate enrichment activities.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
Children First Learning Center - Childcare Teacher
City, STATE, 10/2014 - 07/2017
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Encouraged early literacy through read-aloud time and alphabet games.
  • Mediated talks between parents and teachers regarding disciplinary concerns.
  • Identified warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in children.
  • Maintained developmentally appropriate environment.
  • Built stable, consistent and positive environment for 6 week to 1 -year-old children.
  • Maintained daily records of activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Managed general housekeeping duties, including feeding, diapering, resting, and cleanup.
  • Disciplined children and recommended other measures to correct behavior.
  • Made house calls and held one-on-one progress report sessions with parents after working hours.
My Own Space - In-Home Childcare Provider
City, STATE, 08/2012 - 10/2014
  • Monitored children's activities at all times, mindful of safety hazards and development of good hygienic and social habits.
  • Recommended consultation with child psychologists or physicians to parents of children with apparent developmental or health issues.
  • Prepared meals and snacks for children, teaching table manners and keeping fed appropriately without allowing overindulgence.
  • Washed and folded laundry, cleaned living areas, washed dishes, changed bed linens and assisted with other household chores as requested.
  • Instructed children on proper routines and techniques for eating, tooth-brushing, toilet use and hand-washing.
  • Supported healthy emotional and social development through intervention in conflict between children, positive reinforcement techniques and encouraging cooperation.
  • Read books aloud to children, encouraging interaction and teaching proper expression through vocal inflections appropriate to story content.
  • Cleaned and sanitized toys, play equipment and play area regularly, removing damaged, obsolete or hazardous toys from circulation.
  • Conferred with parents to inform on type of daily activities, successes, strengths observed and potential obstacles to healthy development.
  • Changed diapers and dressed children, assisting and educating children on proper use of clothing, such as tying shoelaces.
  • Taught children basic skills and encouraged creativity in painting, drawing, arts and crafts, music and other expressive activities.
  • Observed and monitored play to identify developmental strengths and target areas for enrichment activities.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate lessons involving reading, crafts, music and movement.
  • Enforced rules to teach manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Assisted children in development of social, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Used techniques such as positive reinforcement and behavior modeling to instill discipline in children.
  • Cared for up to 5 children ranging in age from 4 weeks to 2 years old.
  • Recorded information about behavior, food served and medications administered.
  • Discussed new developments, misbehavior and concerns with parents or guardians.

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School Attended

  • Central Carolina Community College
  • Northwood High School

Job Titles Held:

  • EC Teacher Assistant
  • Childcare Teacher
  • In-Home Childcare Provider


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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