instructional assistant resume example with 6+ years of experience

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Motivated Instructional Assistant with deep passion for helping students excel by supporting teachers and enhancing classroom environments. Proficient in organizing supplies, cleaning rooms and planning fun activities. Good tutoring, recordkeeping and time management skills. With excellent skill in supporting classroom operations to facilitate welcoming and positive learning atmosphere for all students. Well-versed in addressing student emotional, academic and social needs, illustrated over three years in leadership roles in high school marching band.

  • IEP adherence
  • Classroom inclusion
  • Classroom support
  • Faculty collaboration
  • Curriculum development
  • Student learning support
  • Evidence-based program use
  • Active listening
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Data Management
  • Work ethic
  • Troubleshooting
  • Supervision
  • Team building
  • Decision-making
  • Critical thinking
  • Flexible
  • Team management
Education and Training
Villa Park High School Villa Park, CA Expected in 06/2017 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Santiago Canyon College Orange, CA Expected in Associate of Science : Child Development - GPA :
Total Education Solutions - Instructional Assistant
Rancho Cordova, CA, 10/2021 - Current
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
  • Evaluated individual student needs and assessed academic and social situations to address challenges and goals.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to enforce school rules.
  • Distributed classroom materials, pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Used lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods to present subject matter to students under direction and guidance of teachers.
  • Prepared lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits and demonstrations to assist teachers in classroom preparation.
  • Worked one-on-one with special needs students to help navigate through school challenges.
  • Assisted instructional staff with implementing lessons and activities for full classes and small groups.
  • Supervised children and participated with children in activities.
  • Maintained organized and clean classroom and play areas.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Supported classroom teachers by managing files, preparing materials and updating records.
  • Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Sanitized desks and wiped down high-touch areas to avoid germ spread and illness.
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
Boyne Resorts - Server
Petoskey, MI, 10/2019 - 09/2021
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials to increase profits.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and offering condiments, napkins and other items.
  • Communicated with hosts, bussers and kitchen staff to prepare for and serve customers.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and garnishes to assist kitchen staff.
  • Arranged place settings with clean tablecloths, napkins and tableware to prepare for incoming guests.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Relayed orders to service bar and kitchen via point-of-sale register system.
Coborn's - Floral Clerk
Pipestone, MN, 02/2016 - 11/2020
  • Put up, maintained and removed displays for holidays and seasons.
  • Organized, tagged and displayed new products for customers.
  • Provided customers with information about proper care of different flowers and plants.
  • Reordered and restocked supplies such as ribbon and raffia.
  • Cut, arranged and produced flower bouquets and potted perennial plants according to customer specifications.
  • Processed new flower and greenery shipments by stripping leaves below waterline, cutting new flowers, mixing flower food solutions and filling floral containers with food solutions.
  • Prepared and processed floral orders to customer specifications via phone or resulting from in-store consultations.
  • Communicated clearly and effectively with customers to determine type of arrangement desired, occasion and date, time and location for each arrangement needed.
  • Ordered and maintained floral inventory and supplies to meet customer demand and offer seasonal varieties.
  • Led various sections through small group rehearsals to better understand each piece, earning recognition from the band director and potential placement at parade competitions.
  • Maintained relationships between each section leader to ensure our band was working as a team.
  • Auditioned to perform vocal solos at concerts and instrumental solos at football games and events.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Villa Park High School
  • Santiago Canyon College

Job Titles Held:

  • Instructional Assistant
  • Server
  • Floral Clerk


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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