paraprofessional resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Attentive educator with 6 years of experience guiding students in early childhood EC/Pre-K Special education/ Gen -Ed /school setting. Successful at leading classroom activities, tutoring and teaching .Maintains student interest using engaging teaching methods, friendliness and enthusiastic attitude.

  • Toddler and preschool curricula
  • Certified in Early Childhood Education
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Social integration
  • Behavioral improvements
  • Educational support
  • Skill building support
  • Arts and crafts
  • Teacher assistance
  • Classroom management
  • Reporting requirements
  • Safety understanding
  • Behavior modification
  • Individual instruction
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Childcare management software
  • IEP familiarity
08/2016 to Current Paraprofessional Bdo | Clayton, MO,
  • Assisted children at stations during small-group learning periods.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies.
  • Customized small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student during group activities.
  • Supported students in developing strategies for individual and group learning.
  • Observed students to help teachers identify potential learning blocks and opportunities for support.
  • Communicated and collaborated well with educators from various grade levels.
  • Applied positive reinforcement to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Handled diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Took attendance, graded assignments and maintained routine student records.
  • Assisted teacher in monitoring students' progress using key log in method and by reviewing test scores and classwork.
  • Attended in-services, workshops and seminars.
  • Managed daily attendance and reported absences and tardies to front office for parental notification.
  • Organized classroom, placing books back on shelves and our classroom storage. to keep areas well-maintained and organized.
01/2015 to 01/2016 Clinic Receptionist Banner Health | Tucson, AZ,
  • Organized reception desk, placing all files, folders and other office supplies in designated spaces to facilitate effective work flow.
  • Managed flow of patients visiting to schedule or attend appointments, assisting with check-in, updating nurses and physicians and calling patients to examination rooms.
  • Placed brochures, magazines and business cards in waiting area, discarding outdated material and maintaining displays tidy and fully stocked.
  • Took messages from clients via telephone, recording memos and delivering to appropriate physicians or other personnel.
  • Answered phone calls, responding to basic questions regarding appointments and clinic operations and directing calls within clinic as appropriate.
  • Advised patients on clinic holiday schedule and hours of operation and availability of individual physicians.
  • Checked patients out, accepting payments, scheduling follow-up appointments, providing prescriptions and coordinating appointments with outside specialists.
  • Created copies of insurance cards and other relevant documentation to complete patient files, entering relevant information into electronic database.
  • Maintained company roster of regular patients, continually updating personal information and calling to suggest yearly physical examinations and recommend follow-up appointments.
  • Greeted visitors, courteously welcoming to clinic and determining reason for visit, confirming appointment reservations and setting up walk-in appointments.
  • Coordinated patient appointments, marking new appointments on calendar, canceling or rescheduling ay patient request and calling to confirm appointment times.
  • Greeted each patient pleasantly and offered desk sheet for easy sign-in.
  • Answered multi-line phone system and directed callers to requested personnel and departments.
  • Delivered high-quality administrative and customer service to sustain patient and work flows.
  • Straightened up waiting room to maintain neat and organized space.
  • Prepared and sent financial statements to support bookkeeping functions.
  • Took messages from patients and promptly relayed to appropriate staff.
  • Protected patients by observing strict HIPAA guidelines.
  • Compiled physical and digital documents, charts and reports.
  • Carried out daily tasks by professionally communicating with physicians, nursing staff, technicians and medical assistants.
  • Handled office supply ordering, including ink cartridges, toner and paper
  • Scheduled and followed up on patient appointments, collected and processed patient payments and maintained patient files.
  • Processed patient payments and scanned identification and insurance cards.
  • Conducted patient intake interviews to collect medical information and insurance details.
  • Entered patient information into system, including insurance, demographics and health history.
  • Informed patients of financial responsibilities prior to rendering services.
01/2013 to 08/2015 Optician University Of Utah Medical Group | Farmington, UT,
  • Sold and recommended eyewear products, merchandise and services in retail and clinical settings in order to drive company revenue and meet customer needs.
  • Assisted patients and customers with choice of frames to best fit budgetary requirements and style preferences.
  • Stocked and restocked merchandise, maintained inventory, cleaned and straightened displays and entire store and processed defective, spoiled and cannibalized frames.
  • Performed diagnostic evaluations, measured and documented vision, tested eye function and prepared examination rooms.
  • Scheduled appointments, verified insurance coverage, maintained accurate patient records and assisted with preliminary testing.
  • Coordinated office bookkeeping, reporting and communication with customers and vendors and maintained office equipment.
  • Inspected finished eyeglasses to conform to company's quality check process and verified proper fit to customer satisfaction.
  • Telephoned appointment-holders on day before to confirm times, contacted no-shows, obtained insurance pre-authorization and notified patients upon eyewear availability.
  • Investigated and resolved customer complaints and adjusted and repaired customer eyewear.
  • Collected customer measurements such as bridge, eye size, temple length, seg heights, vertex distance, pupillary distance and pantoscopic tilt.
  • Instructed patients on insertion, removal, cleaning, care and proper handling of contact lenses.
  • Documented customer prescriptions, wrote detailed work orders and collected payments to facilitate smooth appointments.
  • Helped clients select frames meeting individual needs, flattering facial styles and appropriate for eye measurements and optical prescriptions.
  • Trained and mentored 2 new eyewear specialists and continued education to keep up with current technologies.
  • Promoted goods to customers, including contact lenses, spectacles, sunglasses and accessories.
  • Measured clients and documented information such as bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance and optical centers of eyes.
  • Used hands, heat and tools to bend and shape frames to fit customer's face.
  • Repaired and adjusted frames to meet customer needs.
  • Pulled patient insurance information, placed corrective lenses orders and checked patients in and out of appointments.
  • Wrote up detailed work orders specifying parameters for lenses and frames.
  • Instructed customers on methods for adapting to glasses, proper wear and necessary care.
  • Recommended specific lenses, coatings and frames to suit individual client needs.
  • Managed client frame selection processes and walked through lens options.
  • Checked finished lenses for conformance to order specifications, quality and customer needs.
01/2012 to 11/2013 Barista Crossroads Diversified Services | Charlotte, NC,
  • Described menu items to customers and suggested products based on stated preferences.
  • Prepared and served hot and cold beverages such as coffee, espresso drinks, blended coffees and teas.
  • Performed minor maintenance and repairs on equipment and handled troubleshooting tasks to keep coffee machines operational.
  • Increased use of recycling and compost programs to reduce trash waste and improve green footprint.
  • Merchandised display cases and promoted prepared foods.
  • Memorized official and off-menu coffee and tea preparations.
  • Maintained highest standards of conduct and service to support company reputation.
  • Greeted guests with pleasant smile and superior customer service.
  • Weighed, ground and packed coffee per customer orders.
  • Increased sales by arranging merchandise in innovative and eye-catching displays.
  • Educated customers on beverage menu items and provided samples of daily brews.
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Maintained calm demeanor during high-volume periods and special events.
  • Maintained clean and organized workspace, enabling coworkers to locate resources and product.
  • Managed morning rush of customers daily with efficient, levelheaded customer service.
  • Addressed and resolved customer concerns to maintain brand loyalty.
  • Developed knowledge of teas, including growing practices and flavor profiles.
  • Created complex, hand-crafted beverages based upon customer preferences.
Education and Training
Expected in to to | Education of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs Lone Star College System, Spring, TX GPA:
  • Completed continuing education in Teaching.
  • Completed professional development in Hea
Expected in to to | Education of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs Houston Community College, 8801 Fulton St. Houston Texas,77022, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Lone Star College System
  • Houston Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional
  • Clinic Receptionist
  • Optician
  • Barista


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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