Kindergarten Paraprofessional resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Seasoned Paraprofessional excited to help students of different skill levels excel. Thrilled to assist teachers with needs to facilitate best possible educational environment. Ready to help students grow and learn through any type of support. Friendly and energetic Paraprofessional with expertise in assistant teaching in public classroom environment. Motivated to help students learn and be happy, healthy, and well-behaved. Calm and effective at mediating student conflicts.

  • Small Group Support and Assistance
  • Communicating with Parents and Teachers
  • Classroom Management
  • Collaborative and Team-Oriented
  • Curriculum-Based Lessons
  • Organizing and Distributing Materials
  • Reinforcing Learning Concepts
  • Supervising Classroom Activities
  • Enthusiasm for Students and Teaching
  • Coordinating with Teachers and Specialists
  • School Policy and Rules Enforcement
  • Classroom Maintenance and Inventory
  • Elementary Education
  • Special Education
  • ClassDojo Software Experience
  • Strong Work Ethic and Dependable
  • Caring and Empathetic Demeanor
Kindergarten Paraprofessional, 08/2019 - Current
Bensenville School District Bensenville, IL,
  • Taught children ages 4 to 6 basic reading and alphabetical skills.
  • Kept over 20 students safe in classroom and outside environments.
  • Supported teachers by preparing wall charts and hand-outs.
  • Created displays of students' work in classroom areas and other school spaces.
  • Attended in-services, workshops and seminars.
  • Organized classroom spaces to meet students' learning needs and smoothly manage planned activities.
  • Backed up lessons with personal support, small group instruction and hands-on activities.
  • Monitored computer usage and assisted students with hardware and software issues.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
Special Education Paraprofessional, 01/2014 - 08/2019
Canon City Schools Canon City, CO,
  • Supported students with personalized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments.
  • Collaborated with teacher to develop personalized and successful learning strategies.
  • Communicated affirmatively and promoted positive attitudes with every student.
  • Worked in tandem with teacher to develop customized classroom environment conducive to students' needs.
  • Advised instructor on student behavior or issues requiring immediate attention.
  • Supervised test taking and graded papers.
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
  • Instructed students with varying abilities and needs in alignment with IEP objectives while delivering personalized and small group lessons.
  • Assisted special education instructors in identifying and meeting students' individual needs.
  • Engaged and supported students with differing learning styles and cultural backgrounds.
  • Assisted teachers in printing class handouts and worksheets and distributing to students during classroom sessions.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning.
One-on-One Paraprofessional, 08/2011 - 12/2014
Pittsylvania County Schools City, STATE,
  • Applied positive reinforcement to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student during group activities.
  • Customized small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies.
  • Observed students to help teachers identify potential learning blocks and opportunities for support.
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers.
  • Distributed textbooks, workbooks, papers and pencils to students.
  • Graded assignments and tests and documented results into filing systems.
  • Assisted children at stations during small-group learning periods.
  • Organized student performance and enrichment activities to facilitate learning.
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to prepare for grading by head teacher.
  • Utilized curriculum with life-based approach.
Education and Training
: Paraprofessional Exam, Expected in 05/2011
Pittsylvania County - Chatham, VA,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1997
George Washington High School - Danville, VA

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School Attended

  • Pittsylvania County
  • George Washington High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kindergarten Paraprofessional
  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • One-on-One Paraprofessional


  • High School Diploma

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