paraprofessional resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -
Professional Summary

Educational professional accomplished in organizing teacher curricula, assisting with lessons and collaborating with other professionals to provide highest level of education for each student. Experienced in many areas including Business Management, Accounting and Bookkeeping. Motivational and encouraging attitude which supports students' self-empowerment. Driven to provide academic and emotional guidance for students with disabilities.

  • Classroom support
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • Activity planning
  • Organized
  • Student progress reporting
  • Schedule management
  • Special education
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Secondary education
  • Educational assistance
  • Behavior improvements
  • Teacher support
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • Excellent teambuilding strengths
  • Ability to track reports
  • Invoice and payment processing
  • Account reconciliations
  • Bookkeeping
  • Intuit QuickBooks specialist
  • Financial modeling capability
Work History
12/2017 to Current
Paraprofessional Bdo Charlotte, NC,
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness and assign grades.
  • Assisted and mentored students in groups of up to five by reviewing lesson teachings and assisting students throughout the lesson.
  • Provided diverse assistance to teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance to support classroom instruction.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Offered constructive feedback to minors under care regarding specific actions, behaviors and words.
  • Maintained safety and security of all youth under care.
  • Created, prepared and executed plans for activities and lessons daily.
  • Reported on student progress, behavior and social skills to parents.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays.
02/2013 to 08/2017
Office Manager Blue Ridge Healthcare System, Inc.. Hickory, NC,
  • Performed billing, collection and reporting functions for office generating annually.
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll for several employees.
  • Created and finalized contracts for deals with customers.
  • Hired, managed, developed and trained staff, established and monitored goals, conducted performance reviews and administered salaries for staff.
  • Handled all incoming business and client requests for information.
  • Integrated logistic systems into company processes to improve operations and manage work orders and price changes.
  • Managed CRM database, including troubleshooting, maintenance, updates and report generation.
  • Tracked and recorded team expenses and reconciled accounts to maintain accurate, current and compliant financial records.
  • Improved office operations by automating client correspondence, record tracking and data communications.
  • Established efficient workflow processes, monitored daily productivity and implemented modifications to improve overall effectiveness of personnel and activities.
  • Arranged corporate and office conferences for company employees and guests.
  • Optimized organizational systems for payment collections, AP/AR, deposits and record-keeping.
  • Compared vendor prices to ensure optimal savings.
  • Handled new-hire orientation and basic recruiting tasks for best-in-class talent identification.
  • Oversaw appointment scheduling and itinerary coordination for both clients and personnel.
  • Maintained office supplies inventory by checking stock and ordering new supplies as needed.
  • Improved customer satisfaction scores through application of superior conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • Created reports and presentations.
  • Maintained computer and physical filing systems.
  • Aggregated and analyzed data related to administrative costs to prepare budgets for corporate-level management.
  • Oversaw office inventory activities, including ordering and requisitions, stocking and shipment receiving.
  • Managed supervisor itinerary and appointments and streamlined scheduling procedures.
  • Tracked and recorded expenses and reconciled accounts to maintain accurate, current and compliant financial records.
09/2016 to 01/2017
Administrative Assistant Merakey Penn, PA,
  • Interacted with vendors, contractors and professional services personnel to receive orders, direct activities and communicate instructions.
  • Performed general office duties, including answering multi-line phones, routing telephone calls or messages to appropriate staff and greeting visitors.
  • Managed office inventory by restocking supplies and placing purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.
  • Developed and updated spreadsheets and databases to track, analyze and report on performance and sales data.
  • Coached new employees on administrative procedures, company policies and performance standards.
  • Composed internal memos and external correspondence for senior management, and reviewed all documentation to eliminate errors.
  • Prepared packages for shipment, pickup and courier services for prompt delivery to customers.
  • Drafted professional business memos, letters and marketing copy to support business objectives and growth.
  • Monitored premises, screened visitors, updated logs and issued passes to maintain security.
  • Coordinated bookkeeping activities in QuickBooks and Lawson, including invoicing and accounts payable.
  • Created detailed expense reports and requests for capital expenditures.
Expected in 2010 to to
High School Diploma:
Tottenville High School - Staten Island, NY
Expected in to to
College of Staten Island of The City University of New York - Staten Island, NY
Expected in to to
Kingsborough Community College of The City University of New York - Brooklyn, NY
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Bachelor of Arts:
SUNY Empire State College - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • First aid and CPR certified

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School Attended

  • Tottenville High School
  • College of Staten Island of The City University of New York
  • Kingsborough Community College of The City University of New York
  • SUNY Empire State College

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  • Office Manager
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  • Bachelor of Arts

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