paraprofessional educator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Teaching Assistant focused on supporting faculty with classroom needs. Successful at maintaining clean and organized supplies, as well as plJessicaing activities. Excellent tutor, record keeper and multitasker. Friendly and outgoing focused on comprehensive, life-based approaches to education. Energetic problem solver, skill-builder and conflict resolver. Experienced Paraprofessional eager to help students of all ability levels excel. Thrilled to assist teachers with any and all needs to facilitate best possible educational environment. Caring Youth Specialist eager to help all kids improve behaviors, social skills and educational capabilities. Observant and skilled team player successful at responding to crisis situations and providing emergency support.

  • Student Needs Support
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Behavior Modification
  • Individual Instruction
  • Special Education
  • Emotional Support
  • Student Inclusion
Work History
Paraprofessional Educator, 11/2018 - Current
Chrysalis Ogden, UT,
  • 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.
  • Oversaw groups of students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoors activities to promote student safety.
  • Delivered curriculum in both one-on-one lessons and group learning environments.
  • Adhered to predetermined behavior and academic plans and collaborated on adjustments.
  • Provided support during classes, group lessons and classroom activities.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
Foster Parent, 02/2000 - 02/2012
Valley Presbyterian Hospital Van Nuys, CA,
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Reported child abuse in accordance with legal standards of mandatory reporters.
  • Provided a safe home for the children to grow and learn.
Pharmacy Technician, 09/1990 - 02/2012
Fred Meyer City, STATE,
  • Restocked pharmacy shelves with current merchandise to drive consistent peripheral sales.
  • Helped pharmacist clear problematic prescriptions and address customer questions to keep pharmacy efficient.
  • Monitored ordering of pharmacy medication stock to maintain streamlined inventory and low overhead.
  • Performed various pharmacy operational activities with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Liaised with other pharmacies to eliminate issues related to product expiration.
  • Set up and modified patient profiles in computerto include current information such as medications and insurance details.
  • Resolved non-routine issues like third party billing, computer system and customer service issues.
  • Assisted patients in minimizing medical expenses by recommending generic alternative prescription medications.
  • Ordered medicines daily to replenish stock and increase inventory in anticipation of need.
  • Calculated dosage, filled prescriptions and prepared prescription labels with absolute accuracy.
  • Verified patient data and billing information to discover and resolve erroneous bills due to system errors.
  • Stocked, labeled and inventoried medication to keep accurate records.
  • Consulted with insurance company representatives to complete claims processing, resolve concerns and reconcile payments.
  • Solved customer problems in-person or over telephone by providing assistance with placing orders, navigating systems and locating items.
  • Maintained proper drug storage procedures, registries, and records for controlled drugs.
  • Reviewed and verified customer information and insurance provider information.
  • Counted and labeled prescriptions with correct item and quantity.
  • Communicated with prescribers to verify medication dosages, refill authorizations and patient information.
  • Resolved non-routine issues like third-party billing, computer system and customer service issues.
  • Coordinated with insurance representatives to process claims and calculate correct co-pay information for patients.
  • Collected co-payments or full payments from customers.
  • Communicated with patients to collect information about prescriptions and medical conditions or arrange consultations with pharmacists.
  • Answered incoming phone calls and addressed questions from customers and healthcare providers.
  • Processed incoming drug orders.
  • Located and measured medications according to prescription information, making modifications as instructed by pharmacists and providers.
  • Entered and processed patients' prescriptions into internal system.
  • Prepared bills for insurance companies.
  • Performed wide range of pharmacy operations with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Counted, measured, and compounded medications following standard procedures.
  • Assisted pharmacist by filling prescriptions for multiple customers daily and responding to patient questions regarding prescription and medication-specific issues.
  • Counted, measured and compounded medications following standard procedures.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1981
South Kitsap High School - Port Orchard, WA
Status -
Associate of Science: , Expected in 06/1994
Olympic College - Bremerton, WA
Status -
Associate of Arts: Cosmetology, Expected in 05/2015
Gary Manuel Aveda Institute - Seattle, WA
Status -
Additional Information

I played volleyball and baseball in high school. I coached basketball and volleyball for the girls youth team at church. Lifeguard for several years at girls youth camp for church. Was cabin mom for several years at girls camp for church. Very active with the youth group at church for several years.

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School Attended

  • South Kitsap High School
  • Olympic College
  • Gary Manuel Aveda Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional Educator
  • Foster Parent
  • Pharmacy Technician


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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