Paraprofessional Educator Resume Example

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. Energetic Academic professional driven to promote student learning outcomes through engaging curriculum and innovative teaching techniques. Well-versed in coordinating in-class instruction, activities and exams to reinforce core concepts and gauge student comprehension. Attentive to individual student requirements with expertise in adapting to varied learning modalities.

  • Progress reporting
  • Shirley English education
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Special Education instruction
Washington County School District | Abingdon , VAParaprofessional Educator08/2018 - Current
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
USD 407 Russell County | City , STATEElementary Classroom Teacher09/1984 - 05/2015
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
  • Involved parents in student education by cultivating strong relationships.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Administered tests and assessed results to evaluate student understanding of material.
  • Translated lesson plans into learning experiences and routinely evaluated student progress and social development.
  • Identified student needs and collaborated with faculty to resolve social, cognitive or behavioral challenges.
  • Met with parents to communicate students' progress, achievements and classroom issues.
  • Devised lesson plans in alignment with state curriculum standards and created balanced instructional programs, demonstrations and work time to meet educational and instructional goals.
  • Established and enforced classroom rules and requirements and informed students and parents of school policies and procedures.
  • Participated in professional development workshops during academic school year and summer.
USD 407 Russell County | City , STATEClassroom Teacher-Kindergarten 09/1983 - 05/1984
  • Developed assessments to test student growth.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments
  • Motivated and supported students in growing reading independence using methodical, sensory lessons on phonemic awareness and decoding by sounding out words.
  • Fostered language development, comprehension and vocabulary using traditional poetry, nursery rhymes and riddles.
  • Provided focused lessons for readiness highlighting phonics, language, writing and reading.
  • Monitored, documented and reported students' progress and performance.
  • Monitored student progress to ensure cooperation and growth.
  • Taught children ages 5 to 7 basic reading and alphabetical skills.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character
Education and Training
Kansas Wesleyan University | City, StateSome College (No Degree) in Special Education
Emporia State University | City, StateBachelor of Science in Elementary Education12/1982
Ft. Hays State University | City, StateSome College (No Degree)


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School Attended

  • Kansas Wesleyan University
  • Emporia State University
  • Ft. Hays State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional Educator
  • Elementary Classroom Teacher
  • Classroom Teacher-Kindergarten


  • Some College (No Degree) in Special Education
    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
    Some College (No Degree)

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