ese paraprofessional resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Energetic educator with proven skills in teaching students diverse subjects. Keep classrooms organized and students on-task to facilitate effective learning. Diligent and adaptable in meeting individual student needs with warm, safe educational environments.

Familiar with challenges associated with teaching special needs students. Remains positive under times of stress or conflict. Works to develop accommodations and special techniques for mainstream classroom inclusion.

  • Teaching
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Computer literate
  • Fully bilingual
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Classroom Management
  • Certified Teacher
  • Special Education
Work History
10/2017 to Current
ESE Paraprofessional Zeeland Public Schools Zeeland, MI,
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth
  • Supported teacher in development of individual learning strategies
  • Alerted instructor to student behavior or issues that needed to be addressed
  • Provided student support through special accommodations, extra assistance and assessments
  • Collaborated with teacher to create customized classroom environment that was integral to students' needs
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS)
  • Supported classroom activities, including tutoring, grading homework and reviewing exams
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities
08/2015 to 10/2017
Third Grade Teacher Payette School District Payette, ID,
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover all requirements and prepare for standardized tests
  • Chaperoned field trips to maintain safety and encourage learning
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal
  • Organized classroom supplies and decorated walls to create fun, nurturing settings and meet learning needs
01/2015 to 06/2015
Special Education teacher Service Corporation International Middleburg, FL,
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to diverse range of developmentally challenged students
  • Communicated non verbally with children to provide comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS)
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students
  • Taught students in variety of settings, including self-contained and resource environments
  • Worked with students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs
09/2012 to 01/2015
Administrative Assitant Pavement Group Corporation City, STATE,
  • Performed general office duties, including answering multi-line phones, routing calls and messages and greeting visitors
  • Provided logistical support for programs, meetings and events, including room reservations, agenda preparation and calendar maintenance
  • Developed and updated spreadsheets and databases to track, analyze and report on performance and sales data
  • Managed office inventory by restocking supplies and placing purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels
  • Interacted with vendors, contractors and professional services personnel to receive orders, direct activities and communicate instructions
Expected in 12/2019 to to
BA: Early Childhood Education
Interamerican University of Arecibo - Puerto Rico,
Expected in 05/2018 to to
HS Degree:
Colegio Nuestra Señora De La Merced - Puerto Rico,

Elementary Education Teacher (K-6)

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School Attended

  • Interamerican University of Arecibo
  • Colegio Nuestra Señora De La Merced

Job Titles Held:

  • ESE Paraprofessional
  • Third Grade Teacher
  • Special Education teacher
  • Administrative Assitant


  • BA
  • HS Degree

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