Paraprofessional resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Paraprofessional offering 4 years in preschool classrooms. Motivated to help children develop, learn and flourish. Strong background in child psychology and development, as well as expertise in classroom and crisis management. Responsible Youth Specialist skilled in implementing behavior, safety and developmental plans. Collaborate effectively with team members, children and families to provide comprehensive service to all individuals. Friendly and outgoing person focused on comprehensive, life-based approaches to education. Energetic problem solver, skill-builder and conflict resolver.

  • Special education
  • Interdisciplinary team collaboration
  • Social development and integration
  • Educational assistance
  • Team leadership and coaching
  • Relationship building and management
  • Scheduling
  • Clear communication
  • Problem solving skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Adaptability
  • Patience
  • Information gathering and analysis
  • Detail-oriented
  • Customer Service
  • Reading comprehension
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Teamwork
  • Microsoft Office
  • Written Communication
Flagler College Saint Augustine, FL Expected in : Public Administration - GPA :
Daytona State College Daytona Beach, FL Expected in 05/2017 Associate of Arts : Elementary Education - GPA :
Pedro Menendez High School Saint Augustine, FL Expected in 05/2004 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Tanque Verde Unified School District - Paraprofessional
Tucson, AZ, 02/2019 - Current
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Organized classroom library and art areas each day to keep classroom well-maintained.
  • Maximized productivity by keeping detailed records of daily progress and identifying and rectifying areas for improvement.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoors activities to promote student safety.
  • Monitored students on field trips by overseeing various tasks, including roll call and group movement to keep youths safe in public settings.
  • Reported on student progress, behavior and social skills to parents.
  • Kept classrooms clean by sterilizing and disinfecting toys and surfaces.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Observed individual behaviors and suspect actions, and reported issues to supervisory staff.
  • Prepared reports and paperwork for parent-teacher conferences.
  • Offered constructive feedback to minors under care regarding specific actions, behaviors and words.
  • Took daily attendance, notifying classroom teacher immediately of any student absences.
  • Led reading and arts and crafts lessons.
  • Assisted classroom teacher in supervising snack time and indoor and outdoor play.
  • Maintained head count and attendance sheets.
  • Maintained safety and security of all youth under care.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Prepared instruction materials, including making copies, constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Handed out classroom materials, like pencils, paper and crayons.
  • Participated in lesson planning and curriculum implementation to promote quicker rollout and delivery.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
Miriam Foundation - Extended Day Aide
Saint Louis, MO, 12/2017 - 02/2019
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Took daily attendance, notifying classroom teacher immediately of any student absences.
  • Distributed learning materials such as worksheets, textbooks and supplemental activities.
  • Organized and supervised games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
The Tjx Companies, Inc. - Assistant Store Manager
Rensselaer, NY, 12/2010 - 12/2017
  • Coached sales associates in product specifications, sales incentives and selling techniques, significantly increasing customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Managed opening and closing procedures and recommended changes to enhance efficiency of daily activities.
  • Met or surpassed business targets regularly through employee engagement and forward-thinking planning.
  • Promoted professional growth and facilitated talent development of each associate to drive performance excellence.
  • Verified inventory counts remained within monthly tolerance levels and compiled financial data in compliance with budget.
  • Processed payments for credit and debit cards and returned proper change for cash transactions.
  • Reviewed sales and gross profit reports to determine options for increasing market growth.
  • Conducted weekly staff meetings to motivate staff members, address concerns and questions, plan improvements, and evaluate progress toward goals.
  • Rotated merchandise and displays to feature new products and promotions.
  • Provided weekly work schedules to employees to accommodate business demands and vacation requests.
  • Maintained positive customer relationships by responding quickly to customer service inquiries.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Flagler College
  • Daytona State College
  • Pedro Menendez High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional
  • Extended Day Aide
  • Assistant Store Manager


  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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