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High School Special Education Teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary
Special Education Teacher versed in behavior management and establishing direct, clear and helpful boundaries with students of varying emotional and intellectual capacities.  
 
Interested in working in self-contained or resource classroom in the elementary setting.
Highlights
  •  In depth understanding of data collection techniques and when each should be utilized
  •  Excellent rapport with parents and advocates
  • Detail oriented
  • Uses TEKS vertical alignment to plan long term educational goals 
  • Trained in Everyday Counts, DRA 2, Edmark, DORA and DOMA
  •  Crisis Prevention Team Leader
Education
University of Texas Austin, Texas Expected in 1997 Bachelor of Arts : History - GPA :
Experience
New Story Schools - High School Special Education Teacher
Hamburg, PA, 07/2011 - Current
  • Maintained accurate and complete student records and prepared reports on special education children and activities, as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Testified before TEA auditors regarding compliance, policies, and procedures specific to FBISD and one student in particular.
  • Supervised 2-3 paraprofessionals and trained each in protocols and procedures for effective instructional practices to meet individual needs of specific students.
  • Examined department documentation forms and special education folders to ensure compliance prior to the TEA audit.
  • Assisted general education teachers with compiling accurate data regarding implementation of IEPs, documenting inclusive support, and creating special education binders.
  • Analyzed data from various assessments such as Brigance, STAAR-ALT, The Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills (ABLLS), Academy of Math, and iReady in order to determine appropriate placement, services, and testing for individual students.
  • Created an outline given to administrators prior to each ARD, emphasizing the individual student's needs in relation to the ARD agenda.
  • Created checklists used by a variety of teachers within the school.
  • Designed  extremely detailed checklists for ARD paperwork and disseminated it within the special education department.
  • Taught students with varied levels of ability by utilizing visual schedules, token economies, work stations, small group activities, and direct 1:1 instruction.
  • Developed individual goals and objectives directly correlated to grade level TEKS and linked to prerequisite skills for each special education student in my classes.
  • Emphasized planning and teamwork when working with high profile parents and advocates.
  • Collaborated with therapists, diagnosticians, and job coaches to create positive learning outcomes in the least restrictive environment (LRE).
  • Prepared differentiated materials and lessons for a wide spectrum of students with a variety of unique handicapping conditions including Autism, Intellectual Disability, Speech Impairment, Downs Syndrome, ADD/ADHD, XXYY syndrome, and many other distinct disabilities.
Kingman Unified School District - Elementary ABC Teacher
Kingman, AZ, 07/2007 - 05/2011
  • Employed special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
  • Instructed students in academic subjects using a variety of techniques such as phonetics, multi-sensory learning, and repetition to reinforce learning and to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Conferred with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and professionals to develop individual educational plans designed to promote students' educational, physical, and social development.
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Applied specialized behavior intervention plans to address a wide variety of needs.
  • Designed detailed Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Implementation Plans
  • Supervised 2-3 adults and created weekly schedules of duties for each based on strengths and weaknesses of both the student and paraprofessional.
Fort Bend ISD - Social Studies Teacher
City, STATE, 07/1999 - 05/2006
  • Developed curriculum standards for FBISD for World Geography to be utilized throughout the district.
  • Instructed through lectures, discussions, planned questioning, and hands-on demonstrations in World Geography, Sociology, and Psychology.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicated those objectives to students and parents.
  • Prepared, administered, and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Developed pre and post-tests based on power standards.
Certifications
Special Education EC-12
English as a Second Language Supplemental (EC-12)
Social Studies Composite (6-12)

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Texas

Job Titles Held:

  • High School Special Education Teacher
  • Elementary ABC Teacher
  • Social Studies Teacher

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts

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