Paraprofessional Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Dedicated and enthusiastic special education Teacher’s Aide for two and a half years, versed in motivating students to achieve and exceed their academic and personal goals..Acquired proficiency in handling the complicated yet important mission of teaching children with special needs. Encourages students to develop emotionally, socially, and academically, according to their individual needs.Effective in handling children [ADD, ADHD, autism....] I was previously a responsible after school care counselor for five years then was promoted to site director for two years. I have excellent communication skills demonstrated by nine years of experience. Strong classroom management skills. Organized and dedicated with a talent for encouraging active participation and creating a safe and fun environment. I understand my duties and perform them efficiently and take initiative to resolve all tasks delegated to me. I am a goal-oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities who is highly motivated, a problem solver, and who is enthusiastic with superb leadership and communication skills. Easily cultivates trusting and productive relationships with students, parents, teachers and administration..I am adept at differentiated instruction and lesson planning. I am dedicated to creating an atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging to all students. I enjoy using modern technology in the classroom. I have the drive to get students excited about learning. I specialize in creating a stimulating environment that helps students achieve their full potential.


Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint (highly proficient) / Spanish (proficient), Elementary Education Teaching Certificate with ESOL endorsement, IEPs knowledge

02/2014 to 11/2015
Paraprofessional Merakey Hammond, LA,
  • Aided in creating lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Aided in improving students' reading levels through guided small group instruction.
  • Accepted coaching from fellow teachers and administrators and immediately incorporated feedback.
  • Used children's literature to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar and phonics.
  • Aided in enhancing reading skills through the use of children's literature, reader's theater and story time.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
  • Aided in teaching students in various stages of cognitive, linguistic, social and emotional development.
05/2013 to 07/2015
Summer Camp Counselor Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC,
  • Responsible for 18+ children.
  • Supervising and engaging with them in activities while maintaining a safe environment.
  • Creating weekly activity plans.
06/2009 to 08/2012
Counselor Start Treatment & Recovery Centers Brooklyn, NY,
  • Responsible for 18+ children.
  • Supervising and engaging with them in activities while maintaining a safe environment.
11/2007 to 02/2014
Site director Premier Tech Montgomery, AL,
  • after school care.
  • Taking care of 25+ students.
  • I use a variety of teaching techniques to encourage student participation.
  • I speak weekly to parents to ensure their children's happiness with the after school program.
  • Also to discuss any other concerns.
  • I make sure that students are engaged and having fun while staying safe.
  • Solving any problems that may arise and creating weekly lesson plans that everyone will be happy with.
  • I maintain a positive relationship with school staff including the principal, secretaries, custodial staff and teachers.
  • I oversee the safety, nutrition, hygiene, scheduling, discipline, programming, collection of child care payments, record keeping, and maintenance of the after school care site.
Expected in 2016
Select One: Elementary Education
Florida International University - Miami, FL

Graduating in Spring of 2016 with a major in Elementary Education and ESOL endorsement.


child care, lesson plans, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, programming, receiving, record keeping, safety, scheduling, Spanish, Supervising, teaching

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  • Paraprofessional
  • Summer Camp Counselor
  • Counselor
  • Site director
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