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Paraprofessional resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary
  • Friendly and energetic Paraprofessional with nine years in assistant teaching in public classroom environment. Motivated to help students learn and be happy, healthy and well-behaved.
  • Attentive educator with over 10 years of experience guiding students in a classroom school setting. Successfully lead classroom activities, tutoring and grading papers. Maintain student interest using engaging teaching methods, friendliness and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Motivated with extensive knowledge of education system and educational testing standards. Exceptional communicator with advanced problem-solving skills.
  • Multitasking with expertise in assisting students. Attentive to student needs in and out of classroom, handling classroom duties and overseeing diverse learners. Considered respectful, hardworking and well-versed in special needs student support.
Skills
  • Educational support
  • State and NCLB Approved Paraprofessional
  • IEP familiarity
  • Behavior modification
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Individual instruction
  • Enrichment activities
  • Patient
  • Crisis intervention
  • Behavioral improvements
  • Classroom management
Education and Training
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Chicago, IL, Expected in 06/2020 M.ED : Psychology - GPA :
National- Louis University Chicago, Expected in 06/2018 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Safety intervention
  • Internet Safety
  • Information Security Awareness
  • Preschool Special Education
Experience
Hendry County Schools - Paraprofessional
Labelle, FL, 10/2011 - Current
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Straightened classroom, placing books back on shelves and [Task] to keep areas well-maintained and organized.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Developed and implemented skill-building activities focused on Math and Reading abilities.
  • Encouraged students to be understanding of and helpful to others.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Utilized curriculum with life-based approach.
  • Applied positive reinforcement for performance to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Kept over 20 students safe in classroom and outside environments.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Met with parents about student needs to garner additional support.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and playground to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Supervised students on field trips by performing head counts and maintaining group proximity to account for all children in busy, public environments.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Led groups of youth in discovery exercises and offered personalized support to individuals in need of extra assistance.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Supported students in developing strategies for individual needs and classroom group dynamics.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Observed students to supply teachers with feedback regarding potential learning blocks and opportunities for support.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
  • Assisted 6 children per station during small group learning periods.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with students to engage individuals and groups throughout day.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
Southwest Key Programs - Teacher's Assistant
Americus, GA, 08/2007 - 08/2011
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Marked homework assignments, tests and special projects.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups of up to 10 by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts and math, reading, science, and social studies.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials, and supplies for maximum efficiency.
  • Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and at lunch to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
  • Used exercises and repetition to assist students in learning foundational educational concepts.
  • Straightened classroom, placing books back on shelves and sanitize tables to keep areas well-maintained and organized.
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Collaborated with teacher to devise and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligning with school's philosophy and mission.
  • Assisted in development screenings to measure students' motor, language, and emotional skills.
  • Organized and distributed learning materials like homework, textbooks and classroom supplies.
  • Attended in-services, workshops and seminars.
  • Participated in meetings with parents concerning child's progress and areas of concern during parent-teacher conferences.
North Country Academy - Daycare Teacher
Suwanee, GA, 06/2004 - 07/2007
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Developed multilingual and multicultural staff and curriculum to serve families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Implemented positive discipline; followed policy of warning, timeout, talk and parent check-in.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development by adapting communication tactics for differing client needs.
  • Built stable, consistent and positive environment for birth to 4-year old children.
  • Distributed quarterly progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent.
  • Maintained daily records of activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Incorporated music and art activities to encourage creativity and expression.
  • Read stories to children and taught painting, drawing and crafts.
  • Encouraged early literacy through read-aloud time and alphabet games.
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum.
  • Familiarized parents with center's policies, regulations, fees and curriculum.
  • Created infant area, toddler area and preschool area of play within daycare area.
  • Carefully monitored children's play activities to identify additional learning opportunities or behavioral issues.
  • Maintained developmentally appropriate environment.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding and patient with others.
Accomplishments
  • Chaperoned children on field trips and after school activities.
  • Managed classes of up to 30 students.
  • Helped more than 10 students reach IEP goals.
  • Facilitated small reading and writing groups, phonics groups and math groups for grades k through 8th.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • National- Louis University

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional
  • Teacher's Assistant
  • Daycare Teacher

Degrees

  • M.ED
  • Bachelor of Arts

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