paraprofessional special education resume example with 3 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

College undergraduate skilled in athletics and working with academic-related activities. Dependable and mature; seeking the opportunity to advance in a new career and leverage my skills in a dynamic setting. Current highly energetic paraprofessional with experience in assisting the teaching efforts for general education and special education students (assisting with curriculum development, devising lesson plans, and integrating modern instructional techniques for maximum retention).

09/2022 to Current Paraprofessional, Special Education Legacy Traditional Schools | Chandler, AZ,

September 2022 to Current

  • Reinforced differentiated instruction according to the student ability and skill.
  • Successfully guided and assisted students in one on one or small group instruction setting with class routine and in transitioning from one activity to the next.
  • Aided adaptive and physical education providers during instruction.
  • Recorded data documenting students behavior for instructional purposes.
  • Observes student performance kept thorough records of progress, and shared with classroom teacher.
  • Maintained daily log which reflected work of student in all subject areas.
  • Collaborated with classroom teacher to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
  • Communicated ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.
  • Implemented lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards with the support of classroom teacher.
  • Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Encouraged parents to take an active role in their children education.
  • Vigorously work to reinforce behavior support through the use of positive behavior support.
  • Supervise students all through out the school day, both within and outside the classroom, such as the playground area.
  • Encourage good eating habits and table manners during mealtime in the classroom.
  • Work to develop in children awareness of good health practices, such as hand washing before and after eating, after toileting, and proper germ controls methods.
  • Participates in ongoing professional development and staff development to help effectively support student learning.
  • Successfully monitor activities and routines during morning arrival and afternoon dismissal.
  • Help to implement school rules, administrative regulations, and state rules.
  • Promotes a safe learning environment for all students.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow colleagues and school administrators.
  • Assist with organizing monthly class assembly programs and prekindergarten yearly end term stepping up ceremonies.
  • Effectively manage 5-15 students in the absences of classroom teacher.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level as instructed by the classroom teacher.
  • Highly effective classroom management skills.
11/2021 to 07/2022 Hardware and Tools Associate Petco | Glendale, AZ,

November 2021 to July 2022

  • Maintaining the look of the store and the merchandise via proper stocking and attractive displays (e.g. proper zoning, inventory adjustments, updating audit locations, top stocking, and down stocking products).
  • Helping customers select the right products, ensuring quotes are accurate, verifying correct price labels, and confirming that all customer needs are met.
  • Solved customer challenges by offering relevant products and services.
  • Rotated stock and restocked shelves to maintain product availability and store appearance.
  • Checked pricing, scanned items, applied discounts, and printed receipts to ring up customers.
  • Ensuring and maintaining the cleanliness of the store by sweeping, mopping, and cleaning up spills.
08/2021 to 11/2021 Overnight Stocker Cafe Rio | Bacchus, UT,

August 2021 to November 2021

  • Scanned shelves and product cases to locate expired, outdated, and spoiled items.
  • Used dollies and pallet jacks to unload and organize merchandise from delivery trucks.
  • Assisted customers by finding items quickly to boost store satisfaction rates.
  • Inspected floor displays, noted missing items, and immediately replenished merchandise.
  • Maintaining the look of the store and the merchandise via proper stocking and attractive displays.
  • Removed all boxes and related trash from sales floor and processed through compactors.
  • Disseminating tasks according to Walmart’s procedures and guidelines.
  • Ensuring verification, inspection, and labeling incoming orders and storing them in the appropriate areas.
03/2020 to 06/2021 Crew Member McDonald's | City, STATE,

March 2020 to June 2021

  • Operated cash register to ring up final bill and process various forms of payment.
  • Worked front counter, drive-thru and other areas.
  • Became familiar with products to answer questions and make suggestions.
  • Took orders, prepared meals, and collected payments.
  • Completed fastest drive-thru times with an average of 180 seconds.
  • Handling customer complaints and concerns in a polite and friendly manner.
  • Cleaning the restaurant, lobby, and restrooms to maintain sanitary conditions.
  • Preparing food and beverages according to the recipe specifications of each item on the menu.
  • Handling customer requests for information about products, prices, and specials.
  • Received 95% positive customer feedback.
Expected in 06/2024 to to Associate of Science | San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA, GPA:
  • June 2024 A.S. Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics and Science (September 2021 - Present)
Expected in 06/2021 to to High School Diploma | Stockton Collegiate International Secondary School, Stockton, CA, GPA:
  • Accomplished a GPA 4.0+ throughout the 4 years of high school.
  • Maintained A+ average in all classes (i.e Spanish, Math, Physics, etc.)
  • Head of Schools List (2016-2021)
  • Academic Pentathlon Participant (2014-2016; winning 8 medals in various subjects)
  • Received a perfect score on the California Math State Test (2013)
  • Passed Proficiency Exam (July 28, 2022)

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School Attended

  • San Joaquin Delta College
  • Stockton Collegiate International Secondary School

Job Titles Held:

  • Paraprofessional, Special Education
  • Hardware and Tools Associate
  • Overnight Stocker
  • Crew Member


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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