Paraprofessional resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Paraprofessional offers 2 years in special/behavior classrooms. Motivated to help children develop, learn and flourish. Strong background in child psychology and development combined with expertise in classroom and crisis management. Experienced Paraprofessional eager to help students of different ability levels excel. Thrilled to assist teachers with diverse needs to facilitate best possible educational environment. Paraprofessional versed in planning and setting up classrooms conducive to learning process, as well as individual and social development. CPR and First Aid certified. Multi-talented Paraprofessional Aide with 2 years of experience directing students and assisting lead teachers. Expert at restating lesson information, tutoring, applying rules and working with struggling students. Team-minded when collaborating with teacher and implementing set lesson plans and classroom activities.

  • Organizing and Distributing Materials
  • Instructional Exhibits and Displays
  • Computer and Microsoft Office Skills
  • Communicating with Parents and Teachers
  • Coordinating with Teachers and Specialists
  • Classroom Management
  • Small Group Support and Assistance
  • Filing and Classroom Organization
  • Organizational and Planning Skills
  • Supervising Classroom Activities
  • Classroom Maintenance and Inventory
Work History
09/2013 to 12/2015 Paraprofessional Tanque Verde Unified School District | Tucson, AZ,
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and cooperation.
  • Relieved classroom teacher during breaks and maintained order and structure in classroom.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Assisted classroom teacher in supervising snack time and indoor and outdoor play.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Organized and guided activities for students, including skills practice, research and memorization tasks.
06/2001 to 08/2012 Window Covering Specialist Natural Pawz | Rockville, MD,
  • Developed key client relationships by providing design solutions that met needs and budgets without compromising quality or design intent.
  • Specified appropriate products and curtains, bedding and other products, materials to meet project objectives and design scheme.
  • Transformed uninspiring areas into warm and inviting living spaces using various lighting fixtures, materials and products, including Lambs, Lighting machine and Drapery covering.
  • Successfully resolved technical design issues by using window covering class, drapery design class and window covering awards.
  • Participated in furniture selection and documentation of specifications.
  • Interfaced effectively with design team members, including contractors and vendors to resolve issues and discuss ideas.
  • Assisted clients with budget considerations and made recommendations for furniture, wall hangings and curtains items.
  • Managed team of 80 employees, 260 patients, overseeing hiring, training, and professional growth of employees
02/1972 to 08/1999 Supervisor Center For Health Care Services | San Antonio, TX,
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows.
  • Created successful work schedules for 80 employees to maintain deadlines and fully staff shifts.
  • Introduced team contests and goals to enhance productivity and improve employee morale.
  • Successfully managed high volumes of client-facing interactions and established strong rapport with physicians, medical and laboratory staff and patients.
  • Conducted routine inspections of incoming materials to check quality and compliance with established product specifications.
  • Oversaw 80 employees and optimized work of craftsmen performing high-quality, precision work.
  • Monitored workshop work flow for over 50 employees
09/1991 to 12/1995 Direct Care Specialist Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries | City, STATE,
  • Helped with home management tasks, meal preparation, grocery shopping and routine cleaning.
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Evaluated client progress toward established annual and quarterly goals.
  • Kept clients engaged in social networks and communities for personal health and growth.
  • Analyzed overall patient performance and recommended adjustments to care plan goals, supporting individual progression as needed.
  • Arranged transportation and accompanied patients to doctors' offices and errands.
  • Planned healthy meals, purchased ingredients and cooked meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
Expected in 05/2019 Bachelor of Arts | Religious Studies/Psychology Louisiana College, Pineville, LA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Louisiana College

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional
  • Window Covering Specialist
  • Supervisor
  • Direct Care Specialist


  • Bachelor of Arts

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