Paraprofessional Educator Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Perceptive Educator with 5 years of experience leading low incidence/autistic support students. Proven leader at effectively guiding classroom activities, tutoring and evaluating tests and assignments. Skillful in promoting student engagement through fun teaching methods, individualized attention and upbeat attitude. Coordinated and diligent activity coordinator skilled in student behavior management and redirection. Supports faculty and classroom needs with proactive and diligent approach. Passionate about helping students and offering proven skills developed over 5 years of related experience.

  • Student Needs Support
  • Progress Reporting
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Behavior Modification
  • Individual Instruction
  • Special Education
  • Teaching
  • Lesson Planning
  • Behavior Improvements
  • Emotional Support
  • Cognitive Disabilities Knowledge
  • Educational Programs
  • Lesson Development
  • Student Inclusion
  • Evidence-Based Programs
  • IEP Management
Work History
Paraprofessional Educator, 08/2015 to Current
Carolina Power & Light CoKansas City, MO,
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Assisted and mentored students in groups of up to 8 by reviewing lesson teachings and social skills.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Oversaw groups of up to 5 students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness and assign grades.
  • Performed special tasks to help students with special needs learn and grow.
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Assigned grades for coursework and tests using answer key, recorded results and informed teacher of performance.
  • Delivered curriculum in both one-on-one lessons and group learning environments.
  • Organized and guided activities for students, including community based instruction (CBI), and creating task lists for work sites.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based strategies to foster independence and social academic engagement,
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Assessed student social, emotional and academic needs to plan goals appropriately.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Adhered to predetermined behavior and academic plans and collaborated on adjustments.
  • Provided support during classes, group lessons and classroom activities.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoors activities to promote student safety.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
Sales Representative, 09/2011 to 04/2013
HudlLincoln, NE,
  • Provide a world-class customer experience. Utilize a proven sales process to discover each customer’s unique sleep needs and lead them through a selection of Sleep Number products that will deliver “the best sleep of their life.”
  • Build relationships with customers. Proactively and effectively communicate product features and benefits, as well as promotional information. Provide timely, relevant follow-up.
  • Demonstrate a tenacious drive for results. Be accountable for becoming a trusted, successful “Sleep Expert” and consistently exceeding sales goals.
Sales Manager, 11/2009 to 09/2011
Select Comfort SystemsCity, STATE,
  • Coached employees in successful selling methods and encouraged cross-selling to drive revenue.
  • Delivered engaging sales presentations to new clients, explaining technical information in simplified language to promote features and increase client base.
  • Identified, hired and trained highly-qualified staff by teaching best practices, procedures and sales strategies.
  • Organized promotional events and interacted with community to increase sales volume.
  • Handled all customer relations issues pleasantly, enabling quick resolution and client satisfaction.
  • Held weekly meetings with Sleep Experts to identify techniques to overcome sales obstacles.
  • Exceeded sales goals and accomplished business objectives by inspiring staff and promoting target products.
  • Coached employees and trained on methods for handling various aspects of sales, complicated issues and difficult customers.
  • Multiplied earnings through sales goal achievement, customer service improvements and commitment to team objectives.
  • Managed day-to-day staffing and handled scheduling for all store employees.
  • Exceeded targets by building, directing and motivating high-performing sales team.
  • Recruited, hired and trained 3 associates to develop into productive team members with excellent product knowledge.
  • Greeted all customers cheerfully and asked open-ended questions to ascertain needs.
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and store promotions.
  • Conducted ongoing staff development to help employees achieve growth within job roles.
  • Facilitated high volumes of cash, credit and gift card transactions, verifying cash drawer balance at end of each shift.
  • Established and optimized schedules to keep coverage and service in line with forecasted demands.
: Computer Informtation Systems/ Web Page Design, Expected in
Community College of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA,
High School Diploma: , Expected in
Northeast High School - Philadelphia, PA,

    Sold Select Comfort on QVC, delivered the second highest sales for that time slot for my first appearance.

    Appeared in a training video for Select Comfort nationwide.


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School Attended
  • Community College of Philadelphia
  • Northeast High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Paraprofessional Educator
  • Sales Representative
  • Sales Manager
  • High School Diploma