kindergarten paraprofessional resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Dedicated professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of tasks and training. Motivated to learn, grow and excel. Caring, compassionate, and organized in maintaining classroom spaces and supervising groups. Learns quickly and confidently uses technology to assist with communications, recordkeeping and small group instruction. Focused on helping each student reach full potential.

  • Teacher Assistance
  • Student Behavior and Progress Reporting
  • Education Materials
  • Microsoft Word
  • Computer and Microsoft Office Skills
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Collaborative and Team-Oriented
  • Behavior Modeling
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Staff Meetings
  • Communicating with Parents and Teachers
  • Small Group Support and Assistance
  • Educational Programs
  • Reinforcing Learning Concepts
  • Enthusiasm for Students and Teaching
  • Youth Guidance
  • School Policy and Rules Enforcement
  • Organizational and Planning Skills
  • Electronic Grading Software
  • Observations and Assessments
  • Creating a Safe Learning Environment
  • Supervising Classroom Activities
  • Instructional Techniques
  • Group Classes
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Instructional Exhibits and Displays
  • Experience with Diverse Student Populations
  • Curriculum-Based Lessons
  • Audio-Visual Demonstrations
  • Organizing and Distributing Materials
  • Classroom Maintenance and Inventory
  • Encouraging Participation and Inclusivity
  • Facilitating Online Learning
  • Family Involvement
  • Positive Reinforcement Strategies
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Classroom Inclusion
  • Lesson Planning and Preparation
  • Coordinating with Teachers and Specialists
  • Educational Settings
  • Educational Strategies
  • Life Skills Instruction
  • Emotional Support
  • Positive Interactions
  • Elementary Education
  • Document Coordination
  • Group Dynamics
  • Audiovisual Equipment
  • Interactive Media
  • Appropriate Age Group Experience
  • Attendance Documentation
  • Small Group Instruction
  • Technical and Computer Proficiency
  • Active Participation
  • Strong Work Ethic and Dependable
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Motivating and Inspiring Students
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Grading and Reviewing Student Work
  • Early Childhood Training
  • Promoting Social and Emotional Development
  • Art and Handcraft Demonstrations
  • Classroom Computer Maintenance
  • Individualized Instruction
  • Toddler-Preschool Age-Group Experience
  • Smart Board Technology
  • Computer and Software Instruction
  • Painting (Art)
  • Materials and Supplies Preparation
  • Caring and Empathetic Demeanor
  • Nurturing Environment
  • Strong English Language Skills
  • Positive Learning Environment
  • Classdojo Software Experience
Work History
Kindergarten Paraprofessional, 08/2020 - Current
Bensenville School District Bensenville, IL,
  • Applied evidence-based practices for classroom management to enhance learning results.
  • Introduced read-aloud literature to stimulate imagination and build comprehension and vocabulary.
  • Helped teacher prepare instructional material and displays.
  • Enforced rules and instructions to maintain discipline.
  • Arranged and organized classroom desks, chairs and supplies.
  • Demonstrated specific skills and activities for students to improve understanding and take excess workload off teachers.
  • Cleaned, organized and restocked classrooms for upcoming classes.
  • Helped teachers manage bus loading and unloading.
  • Maintained and operated classroom equipment to maximize use and lifespan.
Preschool Paraprofessional, 08/2020 - Current
Tanque Verde Unified School District Tucson, AZ,
  • Interacted with children one-on-one and in small groups to enhance and support learning activities.
  • Supported children's social and emotional development by encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Communicated with parents to inform about child's progress and classroom behavior.
  • Assisted teacher by developing lesson plans to meet educational goals for each child.
  • Prepared for lessons by gathering educational materials and setting up equipment.
  • Maintained classrooms by disinfecting and sterilizing surfaces and toys.
  • Engaged and entertained children through recreational and educational activities.
  • Created portfolios to showcase progress of each child.
  • Maintained tidy and clean classroom consistent with safety and health standards.
  • Encouraged children to interact with each other and participate in group activities.
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
  • Organized snack time and nap hours.
  • Promoted physical, academic and social development by implementing diverse classroom and outside activities.
  • Educated students in foundational concepts such as shapes, numbers and letters.
  • Observed children to identify individuals in need of additional support and developed strategies to improve assistance.
  • Consulted with parents to build and maintain positive support networks and support continuing education strategies.
  • Promoted sensory development by providing access to different textures.
  • Taught children with creative approaches, methods and techniques.
Manager Treat Team Member, 03/2017 - 11/2020
Rita's Italian Ice City, STATE,
  • Kept kitchen, counter and dining areas cleaned and sanitized.
  • Accurately operated cash register to process customer payments.
  • Performed serving, cleaning and stocking to high standards and provided excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Checked on dining areas frequently to clean up spills, wipe down tables and restock stations.
  • Kept drawer balanced by accurately processing cash, credit and debit payments.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
  • Properly labeled and stored food and fresh ingredients in cooler or freezer to optimize freshness.
  • Replenished serving stations with fresh food and cleaned up spills.
  • Readied customers' take-out orders in secure bags with appropriate amounts of condiments, silverware and napkins.
  • Completed milkshakes and ice cream desserts for customers.
  • Documented customer orders and conveyed special requests to kitchen staff.
  • Cooked batches of food according to standard recipes.
  • Prepared recipe ingredients by washing, peeling, cutting and measuring.
  • Maintained effective supply levels by monitoring and reordering food stock and dry goods.
  • Scanned shelves and product cases for expired stock and discarded outdated or spoiled items.
  • Loaded food, dishes and utensils on carts and trays to transport from designated food preparation areas to designated tables.
  • Filled out daily shift log to record amount of food prepared, used and leftover.
  • Loaded dishwasher with china and thoroughly hand-washed dishes, pans and utensils to tidy up serving line.
  • Reconciled receipt totals, cash and credit payments to address shortages.
  • Endorsed products by making recommendations and promoting specials, increasing daily sales.
  • Inspected kitchen equipment and multiple times per day to verify functional operation.
  • Provided excellent customer service.
: Elementary Education, Expected in
Gateway Community College - New Haven, CT
Status -
  • Dean's List
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2019
Lyman Hall High School - Wallingford, CT
Status -
  • Received High School Diploma
  • Member of High School Honor Society

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School Attended

  • Gateway Community College
  • Lyman Hall High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kindergarten Paraprofessional
  • Preschool Paraprofessional
  • Manager Treat Team Member


  • High School Diploma

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