Paraprofessional Aide resume example with 19 years of experience

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

Paraprofessional offering two years in an ICT classrooms. Motivated to help children develop, learn and flourish. Educational professional accomplished in organizing teacher curricula, assisting with lessons and collaborating with other professionals to provide highest level of education for each student. Motivational and encouraging attitude which supports students' self-empowerment. Driven to provide academic and emotional guidance for one students. Creative Paraprofessional well-versed in classroom organization and education support. Valued for delivering support to special needs students. Multi-talented teacher/paraprofessional with two years of experience directing student. Expert at restating lesson information, tutoring, applying rules and working with struggling students. Team-minded when collaborating with teacher and implementing set lesson plans and classroom activities. Experienced Paraprofessional eager to help students of all ability levels excel. Thrilled to assist teachers with any and all needs to facilitate best possible educational environment.

  • Special education
  • Classroom support
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teacher Support
  • Behavior improvements
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Classroom management
Work History
01/2019 to 03/2020 Paraprofessional Aide Antioch Charter Academy | Antioch, CA,
  • Supported over twenty student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
  • Identified warning signs of emotional or developmental problems and reported them to parents.
  • Maintained an inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoor activities to promote student safety.
  • Encouraging dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and cooperation.
  • Reported student progress, behavior, and social skills to parents.
  • Oversaw students in the classroom and common areas, monitor, enforce rules, and support lead teachers.
  • Facilitated group sessions and provided one-on-one support.
09/2014 to 10/2018 Lead Preschool Teacher North Country Academy | North Las Vegas, NV,
  • Monitored students' academic, social and emotional progress and recorded in individual files.
  • Educated students in foundational concepts such as shapes, numbers, and letters.
  • Promoted physical, academic, and social development by implementing diverse classroom and outside activities.
  • Observed children to identify individuals in need of additional support and developed strategies to improve assistance.
  • Submitted weekly lesson plans.
  • Utilized books, songs, and games to engage students.
  • Allowed ample outdoor discovery time in the schedule each day.
  • Promoted sensory development by providing access to different textures.
  • Consulted with parents to build and maintain positive support networks and support continuing education strategies.
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
  • Applied play-based strategies, including crafts and games, to provide diverse approaches to learning.
  • Sanitized toys and play equipment each day to maintain safety and cleanliness.
  • Prepared pre-class materials.
  • Supervised a group of twelve students throughout the semester.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to children while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
  • Used classroom observations to create written assessments of student performance.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes, and letters.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related, or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
  • Updated daily bulletin board with children's artwork and accomplishments.
  • Maintained attendance records.
  • Administered and documented results of student assessments.
  • Developed a well-managed classroom of twelve children.
  • Increased student academic performance by diversifying teaching techniques.
09/2000 to 06/2014 Pre K 3 to 2nd Grade After School Aide/Substitute Teacher Texas Children's Hospital | Humble, TX,
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Followed classroom plans left by the class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Supervised lunchroom and recess activities.
  • Collaborated with teaching staff to devise and implement coordinated educational strategies and student support networks.
  • Used gradebook to maintain detailed records of student progress, attendance, and assignments in teachers' absence.
  • Took over 1st-grade class for eight months, managing all classroom assignments, student needs, and recordkeeping.
  • Repeatedly requested as a substitute teacher for 1st-grade classrooms by teachers based on excellent past referrals and trusted performance.
  • Handled classrooms of up to eighteen students, reporting problem students to the principal, and keeping detailed behavioral records.
  • Provided instruction for eighteen+ students in all subject areas.
  • Modified homework assignments based on daily progress and regional curriculum regulations.
  • Integrated existing and new technology into the classroom to help provide a creative and fun learning environment.
  • Administered and graded tests and quizzes and reported performance to the primary teacher.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school day activities to provide to the primary teacher.
  • Maintained day-to-day classroom management and discipline to promote learning initiatives.
  • Completed documentation of attendance, grades, and other required details.
  • Worked with principal's office on disciplinary and safety issues.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Organized and cleaned teaching areas after daily use to maintain high standards for returning teachers or other substitutes.
  • Utilized technology to enhance student education and grasp of materials.
  • Diversified classroom instruction and group activities to successfully support students with unique strengths and learning styles.
07/2009 to 08/2013 Art Coordinator Boys Club Of New York –Abbe Clubhouse | City, STATE,
  • Helped over fifty boys developed artistic visual products while working within defined technical constraints.
  • Contributed to the creative process through original ideas and inspiration.
  • Researched drawings of characters and environmental elements for inspiration.
  • Managed all art and office supply needs for the art department.
Expected in 05/2021 Master of Science | Grand Canyon University, 3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85017, GPA:
Expected in 05/2019 Bachelor of Science | Interdisciplinary Studies & Childhood Education Nyack College – Manhattan Campus, 2 Washington St, New York, NY 10004, GPA:
Expected in 06/1993 High School Diploma | Washington Irving High School , 40 Irving Place New York, NY 10003, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Nyack College – Manhattan Campus
  • Washington Irving High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional Aide
  • Lead Preschool Teacher
  • Pre K 3 to 2nd Grade After School Aide/Substitute Teacher
  • Art Coordinator


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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