educational assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

A recent graduate and a highly passionate teacher candidate with 4+ years of experience in teaching and tutoring. Passionate in project-based and student-directed learning, culturally-responsive teaching and inclusive education. Committed to creating motivational and collaborative learning environments that encourage social and emotional growth.

University of Toronto Toronto, ON, Expected in 06/2017 Honours Bachelor of Arts With Distinction in Archi : - GPA :

Architectural Design Major, Islamic Studies Major

University of Alberta Edmonton, AB, Canada, Expected in 04/2023 Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education : - GPA :

CTS: Design Major, Religious and Moral Education Minor

  • Exemplary classroom management
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Strong relationship building
  • Digital and media literacy
  • Creative student engagement
  • Patience, empathy and understanding
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketch-up and V-Ray
  • Google Classroom and Moodle
  • Student performance tracking
  • Creative, flexible, adaptive and self-aware
  • Willingness to lead extracurricular activities
Student Teaching Experience
Multnomah Education Service - Educational Assistant
Portland, OR, 03/2022 - Current
  • Prepared lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, and demonstrations to assist teachers in classroom preparation
  • Supported students primarily in elementary with a wide range of abilities and exceptionalities, including autism, significant emotional and behavioural challenges, mental health issues, learning difficulties, and physical health concerns
  • Independently monitored and supervised large group of students during arrival, dismissal, meal times, on the playground and on field trips
  • Supervised students on field trips for safety and proper behavior in public settings.
  • Instructed and supervised a class of Grade 2 students in the short absence of homeroom teacher
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral, and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
State Of Colorado - Advanced Field Experience
Denver, CO, 02/2023 - 04/2023
  • Developed and implement one-credit Communication Technology course that fulfills the requirements from the Program of Studies
  • Planned and used appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect an understanding of the learning styles, interests and needs of students
  • Successfully created resources to track and evaluate student progress in a 47-credit Communication Technology class
  • Proficiently built impactful, positive relationships with the students, parents and the school community
  • Cultivated a collaborative and innovative learning environment to meet each student's unique educational needs
  • Planned, developed, and executed lessons reflecting the Alberta Program of Studies and core educational standards of the school
  • Assessed and improved Communication Technology courses, assignments and projects through implementation and experimentation
  • Consulted with teachers in other disciplines to identify and adopt successful instructional strategies for students in the Knowledge and Employability Program
  • Developed communicative relationships with students and parents to support learning
  • Addressed consistent behavior problems with students, parents and senior staff
  • Advised and counseled students to help them develop skills and knowledge required to succeed.
  • Successfully accommodated diverse learners by creating simplified templates for projects and assignments.
  • Monitored student progress to provide feedback on assignments and guidance on areas requiring improvement.
  • Promoted positive and productive learning environment to increase engagement and rapport with students and teachers.
  • Participated in a local meeting of the Alberta Teachers’ Association to build connections and increase professional development opportunities.
Ross Sheppard High School - Introductory Field Experience
City, STATE, 10/2022 - 12/2022

  • Manage the student's work output and behavior daily
  • Collaborate with other teachers to share best practices to provide meaningful solutions and feedback
  • Helped with grading assignments and tests, providing constructive feedback to students based on results.
  • Assisted in maintaining engaging and respectful educational environment by promoting discipline and cooperation.
  • Supported planning and preparation for culturally-diverse class sessions.
  • Maintained safety and security by overseeing students in recess environments.
  • Participated in parent teacher conference to discuss developments of students and increase support.
  • Monitored student progress to provide feedback on assignments and guidance on areas requiring improvement.
  • Assisted in administering tests and other assessments to evaluate student progress.
  • Encouraged critical thinking and problem solving skills to enable students to step out of comfort zone.
  • Confidently monitored and supervised large groups of students in school activities and on field trips.
Self-Employed Tutoring - Private Tutor
City, STATE, 02/2018 - 08/2022
  • Collaborated with students to complete homework assignments, identify lagging skills, and correct weaknesses.
  • Supported students with helpful study habits and exam strategies.
  • Used positive reinforcement, repetition, and review to help students master challenging material.
  • Improved the performance of a high school tutee from a grade of C in Math 10C to an A
  • Taught students remotely using online video chat platform and other delivery channels.
  • Developed student confidence through positive reinforcement strategies.
Victoria School Of The Arts - Early Field Experience Pilot Program
City, STATE, 09/2021 - 12/2021
  • Utilized various teaching techniques and strategies to engage students struggling with Math
  • Delivered group and individual lessons
  • Assisted and supervised students from Kindergarten to Grade 12
  • Graded student's assignments, tests and provided feedback
  • Supervised students during examinations
My Tutor Time - Tutor
City, STATE, 11/2019 - 11/2020
  • Collaborated with students to complete homework assignments, identify area of weaknesses and build study habits
  • Motivated students towards learning and studying to build self-confidence and reduce fear of failure.
  • Tracked students’ progress to ensure they met company benchmarks
  • Incorporated different educational methodologies that enhance the classroom-taught material
  • Followed up with students, other tutors, and parents through monthly discussion sessions
Professional Development
  • Level 1 Early Childhood Educator Certificate - Government of Alberta Dec. 2021
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System - University of Alberta Dec. 2021
  • Understanding the Implications of Indigenous Realities - Alberta Teachers’ Association Sept. 2020
  • Recognizing and Addressing Anxiety at School - Alberta Teacher’s Association. Jan. 2020

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School Attended

  • University of Toronto
  • University of Alberta

Job Titles Held:

  • Educational Assistant
  • Advanced Field Experience
  • Introductory Field Experience
  • Private Tutor
  • Early Field Experience Pilot Program
  • Tutor


  • Honours Bachelor of Arts With Distinction in Archi
  • Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education

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