educational aide resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Coordinated and diligent paraprofessional skilled in student behavior management and redirection. Supports faculty and classroom needs with a proactive approach. Passionate about helping students with proven skills developed over 10 years of related experience. Versed in school standards and strategies. Valued for delivering support for special education and small group instruction to optimize learning and development for all students.

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Effective Communication
  • Social Skills
  • Educational Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Classroom Support
  • IEP compliance
Gannon University Erie, PA, Expected in 05/2010 Bachelor of Science : Sports & Exercise Science - GPA :
  • Extracurricular Activities: Football, Wide Receiver August 2005-August 2008
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Member, Vice Polemarch Spring 2008-Current
  • Relevant Coursework: Motor Learning & Development
Work History
Department Of Defense - Educational Aide
Pascagoula, MS, 09/2017 - Current
  • Delivers personalized educational, behavioral, and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Oversees 8 students per classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules, and support lead teachers.
  • Prepares instruction materials, constructed bulletin boards, and set up work areas.
  • Relieves classroom teachers during breaks and maintained order and structure in classrooms.
  • Monitors students on field trips, handling roll call, and group movement to keep youth safe in public settings.
  • Collates classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Keeps classrooms clean, neat, and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Instructs small groups of students in basic concepts such as alphabet, shapes, and color recognition.
  • Encourages dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and cooperation.
  • Sets up visual aids, equipment, and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Assists with lesson plans for students with emotional and cognitive disabilities.
  • Implements practice exercises and used repetition enabling students to grasp new concepts quickly.
  • Provides specialized support for students with IEP's
Edina, Mn Public Schools - Paraprofessional
Edina, MN, 09/2014 - 06/2017
  • Oversaw students in K- 12 classes to monitor, enforce rules, and support lead teacher.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral, and emotional support for special education students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Developed activities to support children's social interaction skills and maintain focus.
  • Organized and guided skills practice, research, and memorization tasks for students.
  • Tailored lesson plans for students with emotional and cognitive disabilities.
  • Assisted students one on one with conflict resolution
Ymca Of Greater Boston Inc - Lead Youth Intervention Specialist
Hyde Park, MA, 03/2011 - 03/2014
  • Provided essential therapy and counseling to average team of 10 clients
  • Established trusting and friendly relationships with parents and colleagues.
  • Collaborated with team members and family members to develop individual plans of care for clients
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions, and make decisions.
  • Signed diagnostic assessments and individual plans of care to initiate client treatments.
  • Offered crisis counseling and intervention to support client's needs.
  • Managed shift scheduling, staff training, task delegation, and operation of co-ed resident facilities
  • Assisted clients with daily living activities
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies. and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
YMCA Of Greater Cleveland - Aquatics Instructor
City, STATE, 07/2010 - 02/2011
  • Planned classes covering different ages and skill levels to prepare students for basic and advanced swimming needs.
  • Taught daily swim instruction to students between 6 months to adults.
  • Provided education on personal safety, water orientation, and stroke development,
  • Cultivated positive relationships with participants by interacting with group during fitness classes.
  • Promoted total wellbeing by encouraging students to improve nutrition, weight control, and lifestyle.
  • Motivated clients to achieve their personal fitness goals through developing and modifying routines.
  • Assisted in setting up pool deck, cleaning up public areas, and closing pool in unsafe conditions.
  • Prepared equipment before each class and stored items promptly after classes.
  • Took notes of strengths and weaknesses of each child in class to track progress.
  • Maintained control and safety of class and kept children in flotation always within arm's reach.
  • Used teaching aids such as kickboards, diving rings, and fins correctly to teach students.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Gannon University

Job Titles Held:

  • Educational Aide
  • Paraprofessional
  • Lead Youth Intervention Specialist
  • Aquatics Instructor


  • Bachelor of Science

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