Lead Paraprofessional resume example with 6+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Gentle, caring and experienced in cultivating healthy and welcoming learning environments. Effectively builds rapport with children, parents and educational providers to support seamless preschool functions. Genuine and patient with calming and pragmatic demeanor. Dedicated to supporting emotional, social and academic development of young children. Trained in developmental stages and knowledgeable about offering safe, nurturing environments to boost learning. Desire to complement education-based strategies with techniques to promote overall health and wellness.

  • Teacher Support
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Supervising Classroom Activities
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Collaborative and Team-Oriented
  • Activity Demonstrations
  • Experience with Diverse Student Populations
  • Creating a Safe Learning Environment
  • Progress Tracking and Reporting
  • Communicating with Parents and Teachers
  • Clear and Direct Communication
  • Coordinating with Teachers and Specialists
  • Curriculum-Based Lessons
  • Enthusiasm for Students and Teaching
  • Small Group Support and Assistance
  • School Policy and Rules Enforcement
  • Classroom Maintenance and Inventory
  • Reinforcing Learning Concepts
  • Instructional Exhibits and Displays
  • Customer Service
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Relationship Building
  • Customer Complaint Resolution
  • Decision Making
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga, CA Expected in 05/2023 Associate of Science : Early Childhood Education - GPA :
Work History
The Abrite Organization - Lead Paraprofessional
San Jose, CA, 01/2022 - Current
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Relieved classroom teacher during breaks and maintained order and structure in classroom.
  • Assisted in maintaining engaging and respectful educational environment by promoting discipline and cooperation.
  • Maintained head count and attendance sheets.
  • Prepared instruction materials, constructed bulletin boards and set up work areas.
  • Managed workflows of classroom volunteers and trained on school procedures.
  • Tailored lesson plans for students with emotional and cognitive disabilities.
  • Implemented practice exercises and group assignments to assist students in quick information grasping.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Prepared learning materials, helping teachers prepare for daily instruction.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Reported on student progress, behavior and social skills to parents.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Delivered curriculum in both one-on-one lessons and group learning environments.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based strategies to foster independence and social academic engagement,
  • Applied specialized teaching techniques to reinforce social and communication skills.
Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. - Behavior Interventionist
Columbia, SC, 09/2021 - 12/2021
  • Improved behaviors through modeling, role-playing and other effective strategies.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Helped students build skills to navigate typical academic and social situations.
  • Maintained records of ongoing assessments and documentation of updates.
  • Mediated conflicts through structured sessions.
  • Worked closely with parents and guardians to address students' issues on multiple fronts.
  • Applied proven strategies to improve students' sensory- and perceptual-motor skills.
  • Planned daily activities to keep students engaged and on track with learning goals.
  • Developed intervention plans based on established guidelines and individual needs.
  • Assessed students using effective testing instruments and tools.
Inland Respite - Caregiver, Special Needs
City, STATE, 03/2019 - 11/2021
  • Cleaned house, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Monitored client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
The City Of Rancho Cucamonga - Playschool Aid
City, STATE, 08/2012 - 05/2016
  • Assisted teacher by developing lesson plans to meet educational goals for each child.
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
  • Promoted physical, academic and social development by implementing diverse classroom and outside activities.
  • Supervised children during in-classroom activities and on playground.
  • Supported children's social and emotional development by encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Maintained classrooms by disinfecting and sterilizing surfaces and toys.
  • Consulted with parents to build and maintain positive support networks and support continuing education strategies.
  • Taught children with creative approaches, methods and techniques.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Chaffey College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Paraprofessional
  • Behavior Interventionist
  • Caregiver, Special Needs
  • Playschool Aid


  • Associate of Science

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