paraprofessional resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Motivated college student with extensive knowledge of education system and educational testing standards. Exceptional communicator with advanced problem-solving skills. I am focused on being a good role model to students by exhibiting and reinforcing positive behaviors.

  • IEP familiarity
  • Educational support
  • Behavioral improvements
  • Patient
  • Teacher assistance
  • Activity oversight
  • Technology-based strategies
  • Classroom management
  • Safety understanding
  • Reporting requirements
08/2019 to 03/2020
Paraprofessional Aveanna Healthcare Falls Church, VA,
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Straightened classroom, placing books back on shelves and [Task] to keep areas well-maintained and organized.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Encouraged students to be understanding of and helpful to others.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Utilized curriculum with life-based approach.
  • Applied positive reinforcement for performance to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Supported students in developing strategies for individual needs and classroom group dynamics.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with students to engage individuals and groups throughout day.
04/2017 to 08/2019
Shift Supervisor Ace Hardware Cambridge, MA,
  • Assisted general manager during assigned periods and trained over 20 new team members.
  • Sustained safety protocols to ensure proper, cost-effective and safe handling of equipment and materials.
  • Set up, adjusted and maintained machines to keep production operating at peak levels and consistently meet challenging daily demands.
  • Cultivated performance-based and collaborative culture by recognizing achievements and promoting from within.
  • Monitored employee performance and conducted retraining to correct problems and optimize productivity.
  • Answered and resolved customer questions and concerns.
  • Kept areas clean, neat and inspection-ready at all times, maintaining strict compliance with guidelines to keep products within tight tolerances.
  • Assisted store management with meeting standards of service and quality in daily operations.
  • Utilized security, safety and loss prevention strategies during shifts.
  • Completed opening and closing duties to facilitate business operations.
  • Performed store opening and closing procedures, including setting up registers and checking products.
  • Collaborated with team members to improve performance and implement training updates.
  • Motivated team members to complete assigned tasks and perform at exceptional levels.
  • Inspected incoming supplies to verify conformance with materials specifications and quality standards.
06/2016 to 04/2017
Hostess Vail Resorts Weston, MO,
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Delivered outstanding service and support from initial interaction to final departure, maintaining loyal clientele.
  • Enhanced guests' experiences by fulfilling special requests during visits.
  • Greeted guests entering restaurant and gathered information to seat groups or place on waitlist, distributing pagers to waiting guests.
  • Made special accommodations for customers by collaborating with front of house staff to move tables and adjust seating.
  • Scheduled reservations, notified servers and managers of large groups in advance and prepared seating ahead of guests arrival.
  • Supported management by helping resolving customer service and food-related issues to maintain guest satisfaction.
  • Walked through dining room during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise servers and bussing staff of specific service needs.
  • Monitored dining area to assess server capacity and accurately estimate wait times.
  • Notified servers after seating parties in section for prompt service.
  • Stayed on top of server availability and table turnover to make accurate decisions about seating locations.
  • Backed up serving staff, food runners and bussers to keep dining room presentable and ready for incoming guests.
  • Cleaned and restocked front counter areas, got change for register and checked server supplies.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciling cash drawer.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
: Liberal Arts And General Studies
California State University - Bakersfield - Bakersfield, CA
  • Major in Liberal Studies
  • Dean's List Honoree Spring 2020
  • Crisis Prevention Certified

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School Attended

  • California State University - Bakersfield

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  • Paraprofessional
  • Shift Supervisor
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  • Some College (No Degree)

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