paraprofessional resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Organized Teaching Assistant focused on helping lead teacher with support and student instruction. Passionate about positively impacting students' lives and helping improve academic performance. Personable and kind with people of diverse backgrounds. Seasoned Paraprofessional excited to help students of different skill levels excel. Thrilled to assist teachers with needs to facilitate best possible educational environment. Ready to help students grow and learn through any type of support. 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. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • Individualized Educational Plans
  • Small Group and Individual Assistance
  • Tutoring and Mentoring
  • Supervising Student Activities
  • Teacher Support and Collaboration
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Effective Communication
  • Classroom Technology
  • Relationship Building
  • Computer Skills
  • Reading and Writing Support
  • Classroom Management
  • Supervising Classroom Activities
  • Curriculum-Based Lessons
  • Communicating with Parents and Teachers
  • Calm and Patient Demeanor
  • Enthusiasm for Students and Teaching
  • Organizational and Planning Skills
  • Audio-Visual Demonstrations
  • Experience with Diverse Student Populations
  • Computer and Microsoft Office Skills
  • Reinforcing Learning Concepts
  • Classroom Maintenance and Inventory
  • Collaborative and Team-Oriented
  • School Policy and Rules Enforcement
  • Creating a Safe Learning Environment
  • Facilitating Online Learning
  • Small Group Support and Assistance
  • Organizing and Distributing Materials
  • Student Behavior and Progress Reporting
  • Games and Manipulatives
  • Skill Building Support
  • Study Skills Development
  • Technology-Based Strategies
  • Preparing Instructional Materials
  • Microsoft Office
  • Clerical Support
  • Student Health and Safety
  • Behavioral Improvements
  • Individual Instruction
  • Creating Visual Displays
  • Safety Understanding
  • Teacher Assistance
  • Educational Support
  • Friendly and Outgoing
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Google Apps for Education
Paraprofessional, 09/2016 to Current
Distinctive SchoolsDetroit, MI,
  • Applied positive reinforcement to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student during group activities.
  • Customized small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Communicated and collaborated well with educators from various grade levels.
  • Observed students to help teachers identify potential learning blocks and opportunities for support.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers.
  • Used lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods to present subject matter to students under direction and guidance of teachers.
  • Distributed textbooks, workbooks, papers and pencils to students.
  • Supported students throughout academic instruction and assignments.
  • Prepared instructional materials for specific classroom activities tailored to support student needs.
  • Assisted with implementation of student's individualized IEP at discretion and direction of teachers and administrators.
  • Communicated confidential details about student behavior and performance with parents and authorized parties.
  • Graded assignments and tests and documented results into filing systems.
  • Assisted children at stations during small-group learning periods.
  • Organized student performance and enrichment activities to facilitate learning.
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
  • Served as classroom aide to teachers and worked one-on-one with special needs students age [Number] to [Number].
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to enforce school rules.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Distributed classroom materials, pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Monitored students' progress in skill and personal behavioral development and reported on findings to teachers and parents.
  • Managed distracting or inappropriate classroom behavior by [Action].
  • Helped teachers manage classroom and workload by [Action].
  • Prepared lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits and demonstrations to assist teachers in classroom preparation.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to prepare for grading by head teacher.
  • Leveraged evidence-based techniques to foster academic progress, social inclusion and critical thinking.
  • Tutored and assisted children individually and in small groups to help master assignments and reinforce learning concepts.
  • Utilized curriculum with life-based approach.
File Maintenance Clerk, 07/1999 to 11/2022
KrogerEvergreen, CO,
  • Reviewed files to check for complete and accurate information.
  • Scanned and filed forms, reports, correspondence and receipts.
  • Retrieved requested files and delivered to appropriate personnel.
  • Updated daily logs for tracking file movements.
  • Pulled files for staff, management and third-party requests.
  • Transferred and requested records to and from other offices.
  • Destroyed outdated and protected information in digital and physical formats.
  • Wrote professional business correspondence to maintain strong line of communications.
  • Organized and filed loose-leaf paperwork and documentation.
  • Updated, filed and retrieved files and documents for [Job title].
  • Sorted incoming paperwork and filed in employee folders.
  • Maintained inventory of file room supplies such as paper products, stamps, folders and labels.
  • Collected, sorted and distributed incoming mail and packages.
  • Maintained employee files, observing strict data confidentiality procedures.
  • Coordinated filing, scanning, archiving and faxing for team of [Number].
  • Managed high volume of letters, memoranda, invoices and documents.
  • Prepared outgoing packages for pickup by various delivery services.
  • Entered information into computer databases using [Software] with zero errors.
  • Composed and distributed correspondence and reports to appropriate personnel.
  • Organized and streamlined file room operations for team of [Number] [Job Title]s, which led to smoother workflows.
  • Compiled and prepared orders and notices within tight deadlines to meet departmental-specific needs.
  • Followed standards, promoting data accuracy and confidentiality when reviewing claimant's files prior to presentation to [Job Title].
  • Managed new files and retrieval requests quickly, which improved filing process and accuracy by [Number]%.
  • Sorted, checked in and routed department mail for [Number] staff.
  • Supported [Job title] by collecting relevant documents in preparation for meetings.
Production Clerk, 06/2000 to 09/2002
Neubus, Inc.Houston, TX,
  • Monitored QA procedures for adherence by employees, notifying personnel of non-compliance issues.
  • Contributed to business growth by confirming customer satisfaction with service and quality.
  • Secured positive customer experiences while executing effective quality assurance practices.
  • Delivered high-quality customer service through deep commitment to knowledge and performance.
  • Observed deadlines, enabling timely completion of tasks.
  • Supported office clerical functions using word processing and other software, email and office machines.
  • Followed confidentiality rules to preserve data quality and reduce potential information compromise.
  • Communicated with customers and employees to answer questions or explain information.
  • Created, updated and maintained detailed documents, charts and spreadsheets to sort company information.
  • Performed data entry and recordkeeping tasks to track company correspondence and updates.
  • Answered multi-line telephone system and routed calls to appropriate personnel.
  • Trained office professionals on administrative procedures to keep file handling consistent and accurate.
  • Distributed work orders to departments.
  • Assisted fellow planning staff members with tasks to maintain proper workflows.
  • Negotiated amendments and proposed plans to address specific [Area of expertise] concerns.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration, Expected in 10/2015 to Strayer University - Washington, DC
MBA: Business Administration, Expected in to Strayer University - Washington, DC

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  • Strayer University
  • Strayer University

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