Friendly and energetic Bus Assistant with 2 years, off and on, in assisting on a public school bus. Motivated to help students be happy and well-behaved. Bus Assistant focused on being a good role model to students by exhibiting and reinforcing positive behaviors.
Teacher's Assistant equipped to provide appropriate learning techniques and behavioral redirection for children with learning disabilities and behavioral disorders. Teacher's Assistant specializing in working with children with behavioral and developmental disorders, as well as autism.Extensive experience in a therapy-based environment. Calm under pressure.Seasoned Childcare Aid with 10 years experience supporting elementary school, preschool and special needs staff. Helps teachers foster a positive, productive and encouraging classroom environment.Patient Teacher's Aide familiar with the excitement and challenges of classroom teaching.Flexible and adaptable Health Aide experienced in catheter insertion and removal, as well as tubule feedings and medications.
Food service worker with fast food, retail and customer service experience. Trained in food safety and handling.Experienced fast food crew member. Friendly, hardworking team player with a passion for food. Dedicated to customer service, safety and cleanliness. Desires a position in a fast-paced restaurant or cafe. Dish Washer with 5 years experience. Areas of expertise include Commercial Dish Washing Machines.
Reliable and punctual
Reliable team worker
Neat, clean and professional appearance
Comfortable standing for long time periods
State and NCLB Approved Paraprofessional
Arts and crafts
Toddler and preschool curricula
Childcare management software
Certified in Early Childhood Education
Licensed Childcare Provider
Professional babysitter and nanny
Skilled in working with special needs children
Understands medical procedures
Understands mobility assistance needs Respiratory equipment training
Medical terminology knowledge
First Aid and CPR Certified
Focus on portion and cost control
Focused and disciplined
Basic clerical knowledge
Cheerful and energetic
Allergic reaction procedures
Gluten and dairy free diets
Special dietary needs
Operation of feeding pumps
Gestational diabetes diets and treatment
Floor display design
Maintaining floor displays
Worked with special needs children, including those with learning disabilities, mental challenges and physical impairments. Working with the three worst students in St Lucie County Schools.Supervised groups of up to 10 children from three months to 8 years of age.
Introduced new learning methods to ensure total comprehension for all students. Developed new learning center for reading assistance.
Supervised team of three staff members.
Applied safety procedures and policies as outlined in Department Safety Manual.
Created new departmental procedures manual.
Assessed organizational training needs.
Recognized by peers and management for going above and beyond normal job functions.
Martin County SchoolsStuart, FLESE Job Coach09/2015 to 05/2016
Encouraged students to be understanding of others. Supervised 3 ESE Students at their job sites. Supervised and trained 3 students for restaurant work. Cut and chopped food items, food portioning at Cracker Barrel. Accurately measured ingredients required for specific food items at Cracker Barrel. Properly portioned and packaged take-out foods at Cracker Barrel. Carefully maintained sanitation, health and safety standards in all work areas. Closely followed standard procedures for safe food preparation, assembly and presentation to ensure customer satisfaction. Frequently washed and sanitized hands, food areas and food preparation tools.
St Lucie County Public SchoolsFort Pierce, FLSubstitute Teacher/Substitute Teacher's Aide/Substitute Clinic Aide09/2009 to 06/2013
Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling. Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs. Encouraged students to be understanding of and helpful to others. Supplied one-on-one attention to each student, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group. Supported students in developing strategies for individual needs and classroom group dynamics. Communicated effectively with educators from various grade levels. Administered minor first aid to injured students.
Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration. Support duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus. Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake. Directed ESE students in prescribed range of motion exercises and in the use of braces or artificial limbs. Assisted ESE students household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming. Assisted with transferring ESE students in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment. Tended to students with chronic illnesses. Administered minor first aid to injured students. Promoted good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method. Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles. Maintained daily records of children's individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps. Completed all required documentation for the National Head Start program. Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems. Redirected children to encourage safe, positive behaviors. Frequently substituted in office and classroom areas. Physically and verbally interacted with children throughout the day. Trained in Epi-Pen and allergic reaction emergency procedures. Worked with the 3 worst Students in the school district while working at Port St Lucie High School.
Substitute Teacher Requirements changed as of the 2013 - 2014 school year. I no longer met the requirements.
Martin County SchoolsStuart, FLSubstitute Bus Assistant02/2009 to 06/2013
Performing wheel chair tie downs, installing care seats, securing seat belts and safety vest, monitoring students on a school bus. CPR & First Aid trained. Trained in Epi-Pen and allergic reaction emergency procedures.
Gap in employment due to Disability SII process. from October 2013 to August 2015.
St Lucie County SchoolsFort Pierce, FLSubstitute Food Service Worker09/2007 to 09/2009Assisted co-workers. Cleaned and maintained the beverage area, display cases, equipment, and order transaction area. Cleaned and prepared various foods for cooking or serving. Cleaned work areas, and tables. Cleaned up spilled food, drink and broken dishes, and removed empty bottles and trash. Frequently switched between positions as Cold Food prep, Salads, Sandwiches and wraps to preparing the Ice tea cart, prepping the cookies and washing dishes. Responsible for daily set up of five stations.
Martin County SchoolsStuart, FLExtended Day Assistant04/2007 to 02/2009
Attended to the needs of student with Autism.Applied the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors. Administered minor first aid to injured student. Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake. Provided personal nursing care in pre- and post-operative situations.Trained in Epi-Pen and allergic reaction emergency procedures. Sanitized his toys and play areas daily.
Requested by the parent to work with him in summer camp and transfer to his new school.
High School Diploma1996Western High School, Davie, FLorida
Associate of Arts:EducationBroward College, Davie, FLorida
Coursework in Early Childhood Education Coursework in Child Development Child Abuse Prevention training Emphasis in Special Needs Education Coursework includes 6 Units in Elementary Education