Instructional Assistant Severely Handicapped Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Hardworking and focused individual who is dependable and motivated to deliver consistent, prompt and courteous professionalism. Reliable and energetic professional. Observant individual with a great attitude and well-developed communication skills. Dedicated to promoting a love of dedication in all students. Excited to bring passion for working with children to growing school. Highly proficient in leading recreational and educational activities when providing head teachers support in all aspects of classroom management. Motivated educator with deep passion for helping all 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.

  • Active listening skills
  • Energetic work attitude
  • Courteous demeanor
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Reliable team worker
  • Interactive teaching/learning
  • Clear public speaking skills
  • Team collaboration
  • Neat, clean and professional appearance
  • Comfortable standing for long time periods
  • Delivers exceptional customer service
  • Engaging personality
  • Excellent multi-tasker
  • Setting up activities
  • One-on-one and small group instruction
  • Grading homework and tests
  • Organization
  • Planning and coordination
  • Active listening
  • Safety methods
  • Friendly, positive attitude
Instructional Assistant-Severely Handicapped , 01/2019 to Current
American Dining Creations Ottawa, KS,
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and playground area to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups of up to six by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
  • Marked homework assignments, tests and special projects.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials, and supplies for maximum efficiency.
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
Cashier Customer Service, 08/2017 to 11/2021
Joliet Public Schools District 86 Joliet, IL,
  • Handled customer complaints and concerns promptly, escalating complex issues to direct supervisor for quick resolution.
  • Processed credit card, EBT and gift certificate payments in electronic computer systems.
  • Exchanged and returned items, noting details in company database and placed returned merchandise in bins for restocking.
  • Recommended, selected and helped locate and obtain out-of-stock products based on customer requests.
  • Maintained cleanliness and presentation of stock room and production floor.
  • Refilled and rotated items on shelves to maintain well-stocked inventory.
Substitute Paraprofessional, 11/2018 to 01/2019
Santa Barbara County Education Office City, STATE,
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays.
  • Provided individual students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
Student Volunteer , 01/2018 to 04/2018
Mary Buren Elementary School City, STATE, Assisted students in understanding topics by providing additional one-on-one support.
Took notes on successful methods for teaching, directing and managing classes of students.
Encouraged and motivated students with individualized and group strategies.
Helped classroom instructor maintain student discipline.
Developed interesting course plans to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
Observed and documented behaviors and actions.
Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.
Provided feedback on individual actions, behaviors and verbal responses.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Early Childhood Studies, Expected in 05/2020
Allan Hancock College - Santa Maria, CA,

Coursework in Early Childhood Development

  • Dean's List Honoree (Spring 2018)
  • Dean's List Honoree (Spring 2019)
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Development , Expected in 12/2021
California State University Northridge - Northridge, CA,
  • 3.59 GPA
  • Cum laude graduate
  • Completed coursework in Child and Adolescent Development and some in Special Education.
  • Dean's List Honoree (Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Fall 2021)
  • CADA (Child and Adolescent Development Association) Club Member
Activities and Honors

Future Farmers of America (FFA) (4 years involved)

Two Years as a Chapter Officer

State Degree (second highest degree you can earn)

Raised Market Lambs for 5 years

Participated in multiple speaking competitions.

Attended multiple Leadership conferences in and out of state.

American Degree (Highest Degree you can earn)

Adult CPR/AED-BL Certified (American Red Cross)

Member of Child and Adolescent Development Association (CADA) at CSU Northridge.

Co-Founder of the "Good Enough" Scholarship towards FFA Senior Year of High School members.

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School Attended
  • Allan Hancock College
  • California State University Northridge
Job Titles Held:
  • Instructional Assistant-Severely Handicapped
  • Cashier Customer Service
  • Substitute Paraprofessional
  • Student Volunteer
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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