Paraprofessional Educator resume example with 8+ years of experience

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Attentive Paraprofessional Educator adept at supporting classroom operations to facilitate welcoming and positive learning atmosphere for all students. Well-versed in addressing student emotional, academic and social needs, illustrated over [Number] years in similar roles. Motivated Teacher's Assistant with deep passion for helping students excel by supporting teachers and enhancing classroom environments. Proficient in organizing supplies, cleaning rooms and planning fun activities. Good tutoring, recordkeeping and time management skills. Versatile [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience instructing students and supporting lead teachers. Highly skilled at reinforcing lesson information, tutoring, enforcing rules and preparing materials. Team player well-versed in coordinating with teacher and carrying out established lesson plans and activities. 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.

  • [Type] Education
  • Progress Reporting
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • [Area of Study] Instruction
  • Student Learning Support
  • Classroom Inclusion
  • Collaborative and Team-Oriented
  • Experience with Diverse Student Populations
  • Encouraging Participation and Inclusivity
  • Organizational and Planning Skills
  • School Policy and Rules Enforcement
  • Curriculum-Based Lessons
  • Supervising Classroom Activities
  • Creating a Safe Learning Environment
  • Computer and Microsoft Office Skills
  • Coordinating with Teachers and Specialists
  • Electronic Grading Software
  • Classroom Management
  • Reinforcing Learning Concepts
  • Student Behavior and Progress Reporting
  • Enthusiasm for Students and Teaching
  • Communicating with Parents and Teachers
  • Lesson Planning and Preparation
  • Organizing and Distributing Materials
Education and Training
Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck, NJ Expected in 06/1983 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ Expected in Master of Arts : Information Technology - GPA :
Sioux City Community School District - Paraprofessional Educator
Sioux City, IA, 09/2020 - Current
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
  • Evaluated individual student needs and assessed academic and social situations to address challenges and goals.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies.
  • Complied with instructor-developed IEPs and made informed recommendations for adjustments.
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers.
  • 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.
  • Used lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods to present subject matter to students under direction and guidance of teachers.
  • 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.
  • Distributed textbooks, workbooks, papers and pencils to students.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Kept over [Number] students safe in classroom and outside environments.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Graded assignments and tests and documented results into filing systems.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • 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.
  • Met with parents about student needs to garner additional support.
St. Louis Community College - Substitute Teacher, K-12
Saint Louis, MO, 09/2014 - 09/2021
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level.
  • Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts.
  • Provided notes and reports on school day activities to primary teacher.
  • Requested as substitute teacher based on excellent referrals and trusted performance.
  • Engaged students in discussions to promote interest and drive learning.
  • Educated students in various subjects to provide seamless transition during absence of head teacher.
  • Maintained student attendance and assignment records to prevent lapses during teacher absences.
  • Differentiated classroom and small group instruction to meet needs of students with various learning styles and abilities.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Created classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to student maturity and interests.
  • Provided classroom instruction outlined in teacher's lesson plans.
  • Prepared objectives and outlines for courses of study.
  • Maintained rules of conduct that encouraged self-discipline and responsibility.
  • Managed high school classrooms during teacher absences.
  • Monitored appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Prepared, administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student progress.
  • Tutored students individually and in small groups to help with difficult subjects.
  • Remained up-to-date with emergency procedures to keep students and staff safe in emergency events.
  • Utilized outlined grading procedures and assessment strategies to document and report on student growth, development and understanding.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Taught students during teacher absences and kept up with lesson plans and student assignments.
Beacon Church - ESL Tutor
City, STATE, 05/2020 - 05/2021
  • Connected with both novice and advanced students to help improve knowledge and techniques.
  • Drilled students on pronunciation with emphasis on accent reduction and accuracy.
  • Worked with students individually using online meeting and other digital tools.
  • Interviewed students to assess individual needs and expectations.
  • Created and developed instructional materials tailored to each student's abilities and needs.
  • Communicated with students by articulating clearly, selecting vocabulary and assessing comprehension by varying methods.
  • Helped students with subject knowledge as well as general abilities in learning, studying and retaining information.
Bergen Community College - ESL Instructor
City, STATE, 05/98 - 08/98
  • Improved student grammar and conversational skills through role play assignments.
  • Tested, evaluated and counseled students regarding academic performance and goals.
  • Taught lessons encompassing range of skill-building activities for speaking, writing, reading and listening.
  • Customized small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Provided one-on-one instruction for non-English speaking students within classroom settings.
  • Developed lesson plans to teach course materials according to schedule.
  • Tracked class attendance and student progress.
  • Assisted [Type] students in learning English as second language.
  • Created daily lesson plans for multi-level adult ESL classes.
  • Organized supplementary materials in English for all students.
  • Engaged in cultural immersion programs with students to further augment global understanding.
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School Attended

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional Educator
  • Substitute Teacher, K-12
  • ESL Tutor
  • ESL Instructor


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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