home support resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated, compssionate and goal-driven professional who believes that all children can learn and thrive in an environment that is both stimulating and comfortable. Able to stay flexible, in order to accommodate each child’s learning styles and abilities and customizes approaches based on individual needs and impairments. Focused on functional communication and building a students’ confidence to be successful in all areas of their world. Prepared to handle onsite, online or blended instruction.

  • Manages behavioral and emotional needs within classroom with positive interventions.
  • In-depth knowledge of autism, ID and Downs Syndrome
  • Manages behavioral and emotional needs within classroom with positive interventions. Strong ability to establish rapport with students and their families.
  • Flexible and respectful to all members of the Special Education team
  • Chosen to represent my campus as a member of Dublin’s SPED council that meets monthly to discuss district needs.
  • Attended all professional development opportunities.
  • Yearly behavior trainings, currently certified in SafetyCare.
  • Certified in CPR
  • Certified as a Summative Alternate ELPAC Examiner
  • Proficient in Word, Google Drive, ZOOM and SEIS as well as the student programs IXL, Teachtown and Starfall.
  • National Education Association member.
Work History
Home Support, 05/2020 - Current
Canon City Schools Canon City, CO,
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety
  • Assisted clients with bathing, dressing and incontinence care
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to case manager and documenting information in files
  • Organized games and other activities to engage clients and offer mental stimulation
  • Prepared food and helped patients eat to support healthy nutrition
  • Changed bed linens, made bed and laundered soiled linens to keep patients' bed clean.
Experience Special Education Teacher, 08/2018 - Current
Dublin Unified School District City, STATE,
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills
  • Collaborated with conventional education instructors across multiple departments to optimize student learning
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents
  • Facilitated functional life skills development in students with autism through explicit instruction and repetition to entrench skills
  • Delivered specialized classroom instruction to students with developmental disorders
  • Transitioned students across grade levels through careful planning and preparation
  • Eliminated learning gaps and instructed students by using teaching aids and motivational strategies
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives
  • Supervised field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos to develop social skills and community awareness
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results
  • Managed small and large student groups completing special activities focused on target areas
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students
  • Built trusting rapport with clients and parents
  • Kept over 12 students safe in classroom and outside environments
  • Supported intellectual, emotional and social development of students in need of extra assistance
  • Integrated technology resources such as IXL, RazKids, Scholastic and BOOM cards to assist with achieving program goals
  • Met with parents about student needs to garner additional support
  • Utilized curriculum with life-based approach.
Special Education Paraprofessional, 01/2009 - 01/2018
Dublin Unified School District City, STATE,
  • Supported students with personalized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments
  • Communicated affirmatively and promoted positive attitudes with every student
  • Worked in tandem with teacher to develop customized classroom environment conducive to students' needs
  • Escorted students to restroom cafeteria, outside to playground and on field trips
  • Advised instructor on student behavior or issues requiring immediate attention
  • Managed class of special education students in absence of lead teacher
  • Instructed small groups of students in alphabet, shapes and color recognition
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes
  • Helped students to develop good behavioral habits through positive reinforcement and encouragement in studies as well as discipline and careful use of physical intervention when required
  • Instructed students with varying abilities and needs in alignment with IEP objectives while delivering personalized and small group lessons
  • Assisted special education instructors in identifying and meeting students' individual needs
  • Assisted teachers in printing class handouts and worksheets and distributing to students during classroom sessions
  • Participated in supervision of students during lunch, physical education and after-school extracurricular activities to maintain peaceful and productive environment
  • Worked with both groups and individuals to provide instruction in mathematics, reading, science and history.
: , Expected in 01/2021
National University - La Jolla, CA, Florida
Status - Educational Specialist Special Education Multiple Subject - Mod/Sev, | Teaching Crendential Single Subject General Education
: , Expected in 04/2018
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Status -
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 08/1993
Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Carbondale, IL
Status -

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School Attended

  • National University
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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  • Experience Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Paraprofessional


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