paraprofessional resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Knowledgeable support professional with experience assisting teachers in classrooms, between classes and during field trips. Devoted to student learning and safety. Always ready to step in and help with any need.

  • Supervising Student Activities
  • Reading and Writing Support
  • Tutoring and Mentoring
  • Teacher Support and Collaboration
  • Individual Student Assistance
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Helping Students with Special Needs
  • Student Behavior and Progress Reporting
  • Experience with Diverse Student Populations
  • Lesson Planning and Preparation
  • Enthusiasm for Students and Teaching
  • Communicating with Parents and Teachers
  • Encouraging Participation and Inclusivity
  • Student Health and Safety
  • Microsoft Office
  • Behavior Modification
  • CPR and First Aid
Education and Training
Expected in to to
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary School Teaching
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Licensed Paraprofessional - 2021
  • CPI Cert., Cobb County Schools - 2023
08/2021 to Current
Paraprofessional The Learning Lamp Saxton, PA,
  • Supported students throughout academic instruction and assignments.
  • Applied positive reinforcement to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student during group activities.
  • Assisted children at stations during small-group learning periods.
  • Assisted with implementation of student's individualized IEP at discretion and direction of teachers and administrators.
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers.
  • Prepared instructional materials for specific classroom activities tailored to support student needs.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Communicated confidential details about student behavior and performance with parents and authorized parties.
  • Graded assignments and tests and documented results into filing systems.
  • Supervised students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, gymnasiums and field trips.
  • Taught daily life skills and behaviors to students to build practical knowledge.
  • Observed student performance and recorded academic and attendance.
  • Organized classroom spaces to meet students' learning needs and smoothly manage planned activities.
  • Planned and supervised games and other recreational activities for students.
  • Organized and labeled student materials when setting up classrooms.
  • Distributed tests and collected homework assignments after completion.
  • Managed computers in classrooms and laboratories and assisted students with computer use when required.
  • Kept track of teaching materials and regularly stocked school supplies.
  • Arranged lesson outlines and individual plans according to course syllabus and district requirements.
  • Collected money from students for school-related projects and field trips.
  • Developed detailed inventory of equipment and school supplies.
  • Backed up lessons with personal support, small group instruction and hands-on activities.
  • Observed students to help teachers identify potential learning blocks and opportunities for support.
  • Customized small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
11/2020 to 08/2021
Substitute Teacher, K-12 North Country Academy Sherwood, OR,
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level.
  • Provided classroom instruction outlined in teacher's lesson plans.
  • Provided notes and reports on school day activities to primary teacher.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Requested as substitute teacher based on excellent referrals and trusted performance.
  • Educated students in various subjects to provide seamless transition during absence of head teacher.
  • Maintained student attendance and assignment records to prevent lapses during teacher absences.
  • Maintained rules of conduct that encouraged self-discipline and responsibility.
  • Engaged students in discussions to promote interest and drive learning.
  • Remained up-to-date with emergency procedures to keep students and staff safe in emergency events.
  • Monitored appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities.
10/2017 to 11/2019
Child Care Provider Self-employed City, STATE,
  • Cared for children of various ages and assisted with feeding, dressing and daily activities.
  • Planned and implemented engaging activities to encourage creativity and expression.
  • Assisted children in development of social, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Used positive reinforcement and behavior modeling to instill discipline in children.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Instructed children on good sanitary habits when washing hands, using bathroom or eating.
  • Communicated daily with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors and related issues.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children.
  • Instilled discipline and maintained order with children by using simple and commanding directives.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans and activities for children of various ages.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate reading, crafts and music lessons.
  • Encouraged positive behaviors, including patience with teachers and fellow kids.
  • Taught children how to complete basic crafts such as paintings, drawings and decorations.
  • Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in children to alert parents or guardians.

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School Attended

  • Western Governors University

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional
  • Substitute Teacher, K-12
  • Child Care Provider


  • Bachelor of Arts

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