instructional sped instructional retract parap resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Paraprofessional passionate about helping students and offering proven skills developed over 7+years of related experience; as a Retract, Media, Special Education, and Instructional Paraprofessional, driven to provide academic and emotional guidance. Proficient in school standards and strategies to optimize learning for general education and special education students. Team-minded in organizing teacher curricula, assisting with lessons and collaborating with other professionals to provide highest level of education for each student. Motivational and encouraging attitude which supports students' self-empowerment. Successful at maintaining clean and organized supplies, as well as planning activities and leading field trips. Excellent tutor, record keeper and multitasker. Coordinated and diligent activity coordinator skilled in student behavior management and redirection. Supports faculty and classroom needs with proactive and diligent approach. Compassionate and patient when working with students across the cognitive spectrum, assisting their teachers in making the most of the classroom experience. A history of developing creative and engaging activities which benefit those students Highly organized and an excellent communicator. Well-versed in the needs and behaviors of individuals with neurological diversities such as cerebral palsy. As well as neurodevelopmental disorders, such as ADHD and Autism. Highly organized and adept at lesson planning. Adept at communicating with teachers, students and parents alike. Creative & well-versed in classroom organization and education support, with successful ability to manage file organization and materials preparation. Expert at restating lesson information, tutoring, applying rules and working with struggling students. Skillful in promoting student engagement through fun teaching methods, individualized attention and upbeat attitude.

  • Classroom support
  • Social development and integration
  • Interdisciplinary team collaboration
  • Educational assistance
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Special education
  • Classroom management
  • Lesson Planning
  • Behavioral monitoring
  • Alabama IEP compliance
  • Smartboard
  • After-school programs
  • Behavior improvements
  • Documentation
  • Activity Planning
  • Elementary education
  • Secondary education
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Student records management
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Math tutor
  • Teacher Support
  • Educational support
Work History
Instructional, SpEd Instructional, & Retract Parap, 10/2013 - Current
Hilton Worldwide Plano, TX,
  • Work with individual and/or small group of students to reinforce learning of material or skills as instructed by the teacher.
  • Distributed and collected workbooks, papers and other materials for instruction.
  • Check and record students' attendance.
  • Perform other tasks as designated by the assigned teacher or principal.
  • Oversaw groups of students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness before submission for grading.
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Participated in lesson planning and curriculum implementation to promote quicker rollout and delivery.
  • Performed special tasks such as one-on-one instruction to help students with special needs learn and grow.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Prepared instruction materials, including making copies, constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and cooperation.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Documented behaviors, implemented interventions and treatment results.
  • Spoke with parents about children's educational outcomes while observing behaviors and promoting sensitivity to each child's needs and condition.
  • Collaborated with teachers to help with classroom and workload management.
  • Organized classroom library and art areas each day to keep classroom well-maintained.
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Assisted in preparing reports and paperwork for parent-teacher conferences.
  • Maximized productivity by keeping detailed records of daily progress and identifying and rectifying areas for improvement.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Observed individual behaviors and suspect actions, and reported issues to supervisory staff.
  • Implemented practice exercises and used repetition, which enabled students to grasp new concepts quickly.
Reservation Sales Agent, 06/2011 - 08/2013
Hertz City, STATE,
  • Prepared customer invoices, accepted payments and processed refund and cancellation requests.
  • Answered incoming phone calls and developed friendly rapport with callers while answering questions, making recommendations and leading conversations to bookings.
  • Informed clients of essential travel information, such as travel times, transportation connections, medical and visa requirements to facilitate quality service.
  • Managed online booking inquiries and assisted guests and travel partners with questions throughout entire booking cycle.
  • Provided high level of customer service to each person by engaging customer and using active listening and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Provided customers with information about availability and pricing.
Certified Substitute Teacher, 01/2010 - 05/2011
  • Grades K-12 MCPSS.
  • Collaborated with teaching staff to devise and implement coordinated educational strategies and student support networks.
  • Instructed students in Math, English, Science, and/or Social Studies principles, concepts and in-depth subject matter.
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Implemented prepared lesson plans in established classrooms.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
Sales associate, Customer Care Associate, and HR Assistant, 06/2006 - 09/2009
Sears City, STATE,
  • Responded to inbound service calls in a fast-paced, high-volume call center.
  • Built a rapport with customers and proposed different products and services based on their account history to help maintain their product.
  • Processed parts orders via telephone with a computer, assist with return of incorrect parts that were received, issued credits and provided parts & service order status.
  • Provided superior customer service and work quality while demonstrating attention to detail, flexibility and innovation in resolving problems.
  • Possess effective communication skills, and work well with others at all levels.
  • Complied, sort, and verified accuracy of data to be entered.
  • Dealt with customer service concerns and complaints, via telephone.
  • Performed inquiries in multiple databases, simultaneously while adhering to government rules and regulations in regard to privacy and credit card protection.
  • Maintained confidentially.
  • Able to work independently, well under pressure.
  • Composed letters, memos, forms and charts independently.
  • Assisted with new employee orientation.
  • Organized and maintained records.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies, encompassing recommendation of accessories and complementary purchases.
Associate of Applied Science: General Education, Expected in 05/2003
Faulkner State Community College - Bay Minette, AL,
Status -
  • Member of Student Government Association
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1999
Theodore High School - Theodore, AL,
Status -
  • Member of SECME, German Club, Track Team

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School Attended

  • Faulkner State Community College
  • Theodore High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Instructional, SpEd Instructional, & Retract Parap
  • Reservation Sales Agent
  • Certified Substitute Teacher
  • Sales associate, Customer Care Associate, and HR Assistant


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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