educational assistant iii severe impairments resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Student-focused with a strong background in student support and crisis intervention. Able to drive student success by partnering closely with administrators, teachers and guardians on diverse initiatives. Background in one-on-one assistance and group instruction. Talented in being understanding, patient, warm and receptive toward students.

  • Clerical
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Effective communication and social skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Multitasking
  • Supervision & leadership
08/2022 to Current Educational Assistant III Severe Impairments Prestige Healthcare | Ludington, MI,
  • Assisted students in completing job applications, food handler's course, setting up email, ID information, and mobile bank accounts.
  • Maintained student files by organizing important documents.
  • Assisted Instructor with planning and coordinating activities
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group training.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to enforce school rules.
  • Assisted students on community field trips to stores, eating establishments, etc., within walking distance or via public transportation.
  • Acted as a job coach and supervisor for students assigned to different work areas.
  • Assisted with teaching students responsibility, time management, and leadership skills.
  • Supervised students on break and at lunch and responded to emergencies of various kinds.
05/2019 to 07/2022 Activity Director Prestige Healthcare | Beverly Hills, MI,
  • Handled budgetary concerns, keeping all activities affordable.
  • Advertised for upcoming events to promote engagement and involvement.
  • Coordinated and arranged decorations, equipment and food service to facilitate various entertaining activities.
  • Gathered, prepared, operated and maintained all equipment and supplies necessary for planned activities.
  • Planned Volunteer Programs and recruited, oriented, trained, and directed volunteers.
  • Prepared and reviewed required documentation including initial evaluations, progress notes, attendance at activities program and discharge summaries.
  • Cultivated and maintained good public relations and contact with service groups, and other community organizations.
  • Planed, directed, and scheduled a monthly program of group, individual, and independent activities for residents.
  • Created and posted a monthly activity calendar with a schedule of activities for each day.
  • Maintained appearance of activity areas and program supplies and equipment.
  • Trained, supervised, and directed assistants and other staff to oversee planned activities.
  • Oriented new staff members regarding activity programs and procedures.
  • Developed a budget for the activity programs and operated within a monthly budget to make special purchases with approval.
07/2017 to 05/2019 Activity Director Medical Center Convalescent Hospital Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Planned and scheduled community outings
  • Developed, organized, planned, implemented and evaluated a well-rounded and stimulating activity program; which addressed the needs and limitations of residents.
  • Decorated for holidays and special occasions
  • Created and published monthly newsletters, flyers, notices, event tickets, and signs.
  • Engaged patients in therapeutic activities, such as exercise, games, and community outings
  • Identified, selected, monitored, and assessed outside providers ensuring delivery of quality services requested.
  • Instructed and assisted resident in physical, developmental and recreational activities related to social needs of the individual residents.
  • Monitored resident’s progress, attitudes, and participation by maintaining appropriate records of resident participation and socialization.
  • Performed administrative duties including review and approval of invoices, ordering supplies, documenting participation, and scheduling activities, following a budget.
06/2016 to 07/2017 Activity Director's Assistant Montclair Manor Care Center | City, STATE,
  • Maintained thorough and accurate records outlining program operations and participant progress.
  • Assisted in decorating facility for holidays and special events.
  • Assisted Activity Director in developing and carrying out activities calendar including multi- level group programs and special events.
  • Facilitated and lead group and individual activities. Maintain resident engagement and encourage participation to meet the individual needs, interests and abilities of the residents.
  • Kept abreast of current federal and state regulations, as well as professional standards, and assist in maintaining a good working rapport with other departments within the facility.
  • Promoted positive work environment that emphasized teamwork.
  • Demonstrated willingness to help other staff whenever needed.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2023 to to Bachelor of Arts | Education University of La Verne, La Verne, CA GPA:
  • Fall, 2022 - Dean's List
  • Spring, 2021-current - Honor Roll
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Member of Alpha Chi Society, 2023
Expected in 12/2020 to to Associate of Arts | Social And Behavioral Sciences Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA GPA:
  • Graduated with Honors
Expected in 12/2019 to to Associate of Science | Gerontology Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA GPA:
  • Graduated with Honors
  • Activity Coordinator Training - 2016
  • Social Work Designee Training - 2016
  • Food Handler's-2022
  • CPI Certified-2023

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School Attended

  • University of La Verne
  • Chaffey College
  • Chaffey College

Job Titles Held:

  • Educational Assistant III Severe Impairments
  • Activity Director
  • Activity Director
  • Activity Director's Assistant


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science

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