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k 12 special education teacher resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Versatile Special Education Teacher with focus on individual student needs across academia and emotional development. Experience adapting and modifying general education curriculum to enable student success. Drive to make a difference and an ability to help children with significant challenges to learn and grow. Superb organizational and time management skills. Ability to define a problem, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Delivering individual and group teaching. Empathetic and accommodating in design and implementation of hands-on lessons, catering to diverse learning abilities. Proficient in employing constant communication, patience and positive reinforcement in team efforts to deliver exceptional educational tools, fostering academic achievement.

Skills
  • K-12 Instructional Strategist I: Mild/Moderate
  • K-12 Instructional Strategist II: BD/LD
  • Conflict Resolution Techniques
  • Behavior Modification
  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Motivating Students
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Classroom Management
  • Trained in CPI
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
Education
College of Saint Mary Omaha, NE Expected in 05/2016 M.A : Teaching, Special Education - GPA :
Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph, MO Expected in 12/2012 B.S : Psychology - GPA :
Work History
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies - K-12 Special Education Teacher
Ellsworth, ME, 08/2019 - Current
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Met with students, parents and administrators to address and resolve students' behavioral and academic issues.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Instructed students in core academic areas as well as social-emotional learning groups.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Partnered with standard education teachers from across academic departments.
  • Collaborated with child/adolescent psychiatrists, therapists, and nurses to provide higher level of support to students struggling with mental health issues.
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
  • Taught students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Designed and implemented point system to encourage positive behavior.
  • Completed intensive leadership training and provided training to colleagues on applied behavior analysis.
Albany Charter School Network - Middle School Special Education Teacher
Cary, NC, 10/2016 - 08/2019
  • Helped students with special needs integrate into general classroom environments by advocating for individual requirements and helping teachers solve problems.
  • Improved behavior by modeling positive choices and teaching socially-acceptable options.
  • Designed individual education plans to encourage student growth according to different learning abilities and needs.
  • Worked closely with parents and guardians to address students' issues on multiple fronts.
  • Planned daily activities to keep students engaged and on track with learning goals.
  • Coordinated regular meetings to share and analyze student performance data and success plans with colleagues and parents.
  • Provided professional development training to educate faculty and staff on laws and regulations governing special education.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Taught students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • College of Saint Mary
  • Missouri Western State University

Job Titles Held:

  • K-12 Special Education Teacher
  • Middle School Special Education Teacher

Degrees

  • M.A
  • B.S

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