paraprofessional assistant resume example with 2+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Hardworking and reliable teacher with strong ability in reading and math. Offering CPI trained, CPR trained and medication trained. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.
  • Team building
  • Communications
  • Relationship development
  • Organization
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Supervision
  • Setting up activities
  • Classroom supply management
  • Grading homework and tests
  • Behavior modeling
Education and Training
John Ehret High School Marrero, LA Expected in 05/1982 High School Diploma : - GPA :
University of Holy Cross New Orleans, LA Expected in 12/2011 Bachelor of Science : - GPA :
Spectrum Center Corporate - Paraprofessional Assistant
Miami, FL, 10/2019 - 05/2020
  • Collaborated with teacher to devise and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligning with school's philosophy and mission.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies to support maximum efficiency.
  • Marked homework assignments, tests and special projects to communicate grading.
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
  • Managed daily attendance and reported absences and tardies to school clerk for parental notification.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Attended in-services, workshops and seminars.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Participated in meetings with parents concerning child's progress and areas of concern during parent-teacher conferences.
Albany Charter School Network - Special Education Teacher
Brighton, MI, 08/2018 - 05/2019
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by using teaching aids and motivational strategies.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
  • Developed individual educational plans designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Facilitated functional life skills development in students with autism through explicit instruction and repetition to entrench skills.
  • Implemented specialized tests to evaluate literacy performance.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs.
Jefferson Parish Public School System - First Grade Teacher
City, STATE, 08/2017 - 05/2018
  • Maintained safe, clean, and organized classroom environment.
  • Met with parents to communicate students' progress, achievements and classroom issues.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health delays or problems in students and followed up with parents.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using varied teaching methods.
  • Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Involved parents in student education by cultivating strong relationships.
  • Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
  • Administered tests and assessed results to evaluate student understanding of material.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • Brought in purchased and donated materials to round out supplies for classroom activities.

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School Attended

  • John Ehret High School
  • University of Holy Cross

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional Assistant
  • Special Education Teacher
  • First Grade Teacher


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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