Lead Teaching Assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Committed Teaching Assistant offering a combination of 6 years experience in early childhood and special education. Excited to launch career as an Early Childhood Grade Teacher. Highly knowledgeable of key child development theories and child learning theories. Successful in quickly building rapport with students and helping lead teachers plan and implement educational and recreational activities.

  • One-on-one and small group instruction
  • Stress management
  • Maintaining safe environments
  • Special needs education
  • Classroom support
  • Early childhood education
  • Supervision
  • Relationship building
  • Teambuilding
Lead Teaching Assistant , 10/2020 to Current
Family & Children ServicesKalamazoo, MI,
  • Assist students with online lesson preparation by getting materials ready and setting up equipment.
  • Document student progress and collaborate with the teacher to keep parents informed.
  • Reinforce skills to improve academic performance, including study strategies, note-taking skills and approaches to answering test questions
  • Motivate and encourage students to improve their academic performance using effective goal-setting strategies and positive praise.
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment Oversee, monitor and assist students while they participate in virtual lessons.
  • Complete duties as assigned by the Program Manager.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to supervise, enforce rules and support assistant teacher.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
Family Support Worker, 06/2020 to 10/2021
Pacific ClinicsPomona, CA,
  • Routinely conduct home visits to observe, assess, document and monitor the conditions, level of functioning, well-being and/or risk of the children and family, and services needed.
  • Engage families and other supports to assess family’s needs and implement interventions that are goal oriented and achievable.
  • Completes all necessary documentation and enters required and relevant information into the Efforts to Outcome (ETO) system/database in a timely manner.
  • Tracked attendance of students and noted issues, including submitting truancy referrals where merited.
  • Worked with teachers, administrators, students, parents and external support agencies to maximize treatment success.
  • Documented full student psychosocial histories as part of evaluation process.
  • Promoted parent and teacher partnerships and communications to support students educational goals.
Program Support Specialist, 12/2014 to 3/2017
The Mentor NetworkCanonsburg, PA,
  • Liaised with supervisor to review cases and improve care.
  • Created detailed and individualized plans to best support patients.
  • Gathered community resources and coordinated referrals to obtain services.
  • Completed administration work and paperwork for over 10 clients.
  • Referred patients to community resources for mental health treatment, child protective services and assistance for people with developmental disabilities.
  • Coordinated care for medically-complex patients experiencing difficulties obtaining social services.
  • Worked with severely mentally ill, homeless and dually-diagnosed adults.
  • Implemented fun and educational activities appealing to large number of adults and maintained high level of participation.
  • Helped develop non-trade skills such as problem-solving, critical thinking and attention to detail.
Teaching Assistant, 04/2010 to 09/2012
Delaware State University, DSUCity, STATE,
  • Prepared, duplicated and collated teaching materials to help students better understand learning concepts.
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Supervised children and participated with children in activities.
  • Assisted in development screenings to measure students' motor, language, and emotional skills.
  • Maintained secure and disciplined classroom to provide positive learning environment.
  • Leveraged classroom technologies to create approved lectures and lessons.
  • Planned field trips and classroom events to enhance learning through fun activities.
  • Selected optimal curricula and planned daily lessons to meet needs of children with various developmental levels.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 05/2012
Delaware State University - Dover, DE,

Social Environment Social Welfare Policies

  • ServSafe
  • How To Identify and Report Child Abuse Training - DSU 2011
  • Connection Generations Mentoring Training - DSU 2012
  • Creative Inclusive Programs Training - DHSS 2017
  • The Supervisor's Role Training - 2017
  • Advancing Youth Development Re-imaged A Program Design Working Group” Training - UDC 2020

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School Attended

  • Delaware State University

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  • Lead Teaching Assistant
  • Family Support Worker
  • Program Support Specialist
  • Teaching Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science

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