intervention specialist resume example with 4+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Experienced educator and community engagement expert skilled in relationship and team building with external professionals to provide total resource availability to students and families. Demonstrates strong presentation and public speaking skills in front of large groups of educators at all levels. Showcases firm understanding of pedagogy of teaching and learning through developing, designing and delivering exceptional professional development. Accommodating educator with expertise in curriculum development, student assessments and student motivation. Self-directed professional skillful in identifying curriculum issues, mentoring teachers and staff and assisting underachieving students. Excellent communication, organizational and recordkeeping abilities.

  • Strong writing, editing, and analytical skills
  • Strong demonstration skills
  • Network development
  • Strategic planning
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Adherent to sensitive deadlines
  • Instructional Best Practices
  • K-12 Core Standards
  • Curriculum Development
  • MS Office & iOS Systems
  • Records management
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Problem-Solving
  • Flexible and Adaptable
Cumberland University Lebanon, TN Expected in 05/2021 Master of Arts : Teaching: Special Education - GPA :
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society Member
  • Gamma Beta Phi Honor Member
Fisk University Nashville, TN Expected in 05/2018 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
  • Beta Kappa Chi Honor Society Member
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc Member
  • Elected as Miss Freshman for Fisk University in 2014
  • Emerging Leader Scholarship Recipient
  • Technology Integration - Participated in technology training courses and trained colleagues in new technology concepts and practices applicable for the classroom.
  • Curriculum Development - Tailored educational curriculum to students with range of learning styles, disabilities, strengths and weaknesses. Developed innovative semester lesson plans and practical application exercises for classroom, increasing overall student achievement scores in diagnostic and state testing.
  • Collaborated with team of 10+ in the development of Individualized Education Program, Evaluation Team Report, and Functional Behavior Assessment.
  • Achieved student growth by introducing EasyCBM, iReady, and other EdTech programs into classrooms for progress monitoring towards IEP goals.
  • Won “Employee of the Month” award at Specialized Educational Services in 2022.
  • Recognized as "Women's History Month" nominee at Specialized Educational Services in 2023.
Work History
Safy - Intervention Specialist
Indianapolis, IN, 08/2022 - Current
  • Special Education Coordinator, Case Manager, & Instructor
  • English Language Arts & Literature Teacher
  • 6-12 Grade Instructor
  • Instructed students with intellectual and emotional disabilities.
  • Instructed students enrolled in alternative and special day school setting due to behavioral needs.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Collaborated with school and company officials to assess areas for improvement in curricula, classrooms, testing and student activities.
  • Updated school curriculum to integrate technology and enhance quality of student education.
  • Provided personalized customer service to parents and guardians regarding academic needs of students through phone calls, email and live video chat.
  • Organized meetings to promote social and intellectual welfare of students.
  • Coordinated training and professional development courses for teachers and school administrators to create new teaching strategies that encourage student learning.
  • Analyzed and restructured educational programs to comply with board regulations.
  • Supervised and evaluated teaching and support staff to assess education standards and classroom policies and implement changes based on data.
  • Provided professional development training to educate faculty and staff on laws and regulations governing special education.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
Safy - Intervention Specialist
Mobile, AL, 07/2021 - 08/2022
  • Case Manager, Grade Team Leader, Instructor
  • English Language Arts & Math Instructor
  • 5-8 Grade Instructor
  • Taught students in self-contained and resource environments.
  • Instructed students with learning and intellectual disabilities.
  • Developed Individual Education Plans for students with special needs.
  • Reviewed research on educational programs and delivered custom recommendations to clients, focusing on addressing individual needs.
  • Piloted and created classroom instructional design model to be implemented throughout the district
  • Monitored student performance to evaluate effectiveness of instructional strategies.
  • Worked cooperatively with teachers and administrators as Lead Teacher to help students reach learning objectives.
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national common core standards.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student-centered learning.
  • Used variety of learning modalities and support materials to facilitate learning process and accentuate presentations, including visual, aural and social learning modalities.
  • Worked closely with general education teachers to develop and implement English Language Arts and math curriculum for improved learning and student performance.
  • Worked with itinerants and administrators to create robust education programs.
  • Utilized technology to create meaningful lessons that engage students.
  • Planned daily activities to keep students engaged and on track with learning goals.
Universal Hospital Services, Inc. - Exceptional Education Teacher
Radcliff, KY, 08/2019 - 06/2021
  • Reading Intervention Specialist, Case Manager, & Instructor
  • English Language Arts & Math Teacher
  • 5-8 Grade Instructor
  • Instructed students with intellectual and learning disabilities.
  • Created lessons and online testing materials to facilitate remote learning.
  • Identified children's collective and individual learning needs to plan, prepare and deliver instruction designed to maximize individual learning and capture interest.
  • Prepared lesson plans and executed different modalities to accelerate individual success.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to reinforce student participation via remote learning.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives in English Language Arts and math.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding in a virtual setting.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom including EdTech learning programs such as NWEA/MAP, CommitLit, EasyCBM, iReady, Quizizz, and BrainPop.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing and progress monitoring results.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create and maintain cohesive school community within virtual classroom setting.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student-centered learning.

Centerstone Of Tennessee - Behavior Interventionist
City, STATE, 08/2018 - 02/2019
  • Improved behaviors through modeling, role-playing and other effective strategies.
  • Developed intervention plans based on established guidelines and individual needs.
  • Maintained records of ongoing assessments and documentation of updates.
  • Utilized preventative and remedial intervention behavioral strategies to promote adherence to care plans, adoption of healthy behaviors and engagement in self-care.
  • Trained teachers and staff on how to spot students in need of help and refer for services.
  • Met with teachers to establish goals for students in intervention program.
  • Completed observations of students in classroom and social situations.
  • Mediated conflicts through structured sessions.
  • Collaborated with team members, school personnel and family members to develop individual plans of care for students.
  • Implemented behavior modification techniques to improve student social and academic performance.
  • Improved behavior by modeling positive choices and teaching socially-acceptable options.
  • Provided emotional support to students and families.

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School Attended

  • Cumberland University
  • Fisk University

Job Titles Held:

  • Intervention Specialist
  • Intervention Specialist
  • Exceptional Education Teacher
  • Behavior Interventionist


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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