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

Special Education Instructional Paraprofessional with 19 years of experience working with special needs students. Aided teachers in giving lessons and providing safe and productive environment for students with developmental disabilities. Passionate about serving physical, emotional and academic needs of those facing disability.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Experience
Retail Associate, 03/2020 - Current
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. Russellville, AL,
  • Assisted customers by phone regarding store operations, products, promotions and orders.
  • Kept calm and applied strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts.
  • Restocked shelves, racks and bins with latest merchandise and changed signage to promote special items.
  • Provided every customer with professional and polite support for sales and service needs.
  • Bagged, wrapped and packaged purchases according to customer needs.
  • Monitored sales floor to identify customers in need of assistance and merchandise in need of replenishment.
  • Assisted in strategic planning and setup of merchandise displays to promote target products and attract customer traffic.
  • Counted cash, made change and stored coupons to keep organized and balanced cash register drawer.
  • Greeted customers upon entrance and handled all cash and credit transactions.
  • Processed merchandise returns and exchanges for customers to refund payments, trade items and offer store credit.
  • Calculated pricing, scanned tags, applied discounts, collected payment and offered receipts to process transactions.
  • Escorted customers to products and pointed out complementary items to boost store sales.
  • Maintained a friendly, outgoing, and customer focused demeanor while on the sales floor.
  • Answered questions about current promotions and resolved issues according to store policies.
  • Managed cash register operations using POS system including processing sales and returns.
  • Arranged merchandise for display to highlight new styles, attract customers and enhance sales.
  • Organized store by returning all merchandise to its proper place and restocked displays.
  • Assisted customers and provided excellent customer service.
  • Regularly assessed assigned areas and displays to maintain presentable condition, restocking and reorganizing merchandise as needed.
  • Stocked and cleaned shelves while maintaining neat and orderly store.
  • Readied merchandise for sales floor by marking items with identifying codes and accurate pricing.
  • Welcomed customers, offered to help locate items and suggested merchandise without being intrusive or pushy.
Instructional Paraprofessional, 08/2005 - Current
Lighthouse Academies Pine Bluff, AR,
  • Supported SPED department by compiling paperwork and taking detailed behavior login data for students on a daily basis.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Improved parent communication by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and parents to find workable solutions.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including schedule ARD meetings and Interpreting Meetings keeping an open communication with parents about meeting changes and upcoming meetings. Assist teacher with making copies, organizing classwork, for students, filing paperwork
  • Maintained updated compliance trainings, CPI trainings and various Region 10 trainings
  • Answered various calls throughout the day to answer parents questions, or concerns.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver meetings requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to parents when face-to-face interpretation or through phone conversations.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays.
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Evaluated individual student needs, including academic and social situations to address challenges and goals.
  • Complied with instructor-developed IEPs and made informed recommendations for adjustments.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Utilized curriculum with life-based approach.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Kept over 26 students safe in classroom and outside environments.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Met with parents about student needs to garner additional support.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
  • Managed daily attendance and reported absences and tardies to PEIMS Coordinator for parental notification.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials, and supplies for maximum efficiency.
  • Attended in-services, workshops and seminars.
  • Collaborated with teacher to devise and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligning with school's philosophy and mission.
  • Assisted in development screenings to measure students' motor, language, and emotional skills.
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Marked homework assignments, tests and special projects.
  • Participated in meetings with parents concerning child's progress and areas of concern during parent-teacher conferences.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
  • Arranged and led activities for students, including Reading, Social Studies, Science, and Math.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Drove social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development through age-appropriate enrichment activities.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Took attendance, graded assignments, and maintained routine student records.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Supervised 26 students on field trips by performing head counts and maintaining group proximity to account for all children in busy, public environments.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Straightened classroom, placing books back on shelves and hooks to keep areas well-maintained and organized.
  • Organized and distributed learning materials like homework, textbooks and classroom supplies.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
Retail Associate, 06/2007 - 05/2008
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. Sanford, NC,
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Answered various calls per day to answer customer questions.
  • Assisted customers by phone regarding store operations, products, promotions and orders.
  • Kept calm and applied strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts.
  • Restocked shelves, racks and bins with latest merchandise and changed signage to promote special items.
  • Provided every customer with professional and polite support for sales and service needs.
  • Expressed appreciation for patronage, inviting and encouraging customer return visits.
  • Monitored sales floor to identify customers in need of assistance and merchandise in need of replenishment.
  • Escorted customers to products and pointed out complementary items to boost store sales.
  • Maintained a friendly, outgoing, and customer focused demeanor while on the sales floor.
  • Arranged merchandise for display to highlight new styles, attract customers and enhance sales.
  • Organized store by returning all merchandise to its proper place and restocked displays.
  • Assisted customers and provided excellent customer service.
  • Regularly assessed assigned areas and displays to maintain presentable condition, restocking and reorganizing merchandise as needed.
  • Stocked and cleaned shelves while maintaining neat and orderly store.
  • Welcomed customers, offered to help locate items and suggested merchandise without being intrusive or pushy.
Instructional Paraprofessional, 08/2000 - 05/2003
Lighthouse Academies Gary, IN,
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays.
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Evaluated individual student needs, including academic and social situations to address challenges and goals.
  • Complied with instructor-developed IEPs and made informed recommendations for adjustments.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Utilized curriculum with life-based approach.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Kept over 26 students safe in classroom and outside environments.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Met with parents about student needs to garner additional support.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
  • Managed daily attendance and reported absences and tardies to attendance clerk for parental notification.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials, and supplies for maximum efficiency.
  • Attended in-services, workshops and seminars.
  • Collaborated with teacher to devise and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligning with school's philosophy and mission.
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Marked homework assignments, tests and special projects.
  • Participated in meetings with parents concerning child's progress and areas of concern during parent-teacher conferences.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
  • Arranged and led activities for students, including Reading, Math and Language Arts.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Drove social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development through age-appropriate enrichment activities.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Took attendance, graded assignments, and maintained routine student records.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Supervised 30 students on field trips by performing head counts and maintaining group proximity to account for all children in busy, public environments.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Straightened classroom, placing books back on shelves and on hooks to keep areas well-maintained and organized.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Organized and distributed learning materials like homework, textbooks and classroom supplies.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups of up to 7 by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts and reading.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Supervised 27 students on field trips by performing head counts and maintaining group proximity to account for all children in busy, public environments.
  • Kept over 30 students safe in classroom and outside environments.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1991
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Sunset High School - Dallas, Texas,
GPA:
Status -
: , Expected in
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Mountain View College - Dallas, Texas,
GPA:
Status -

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School Attended

  • Sunset High School
  • Mountain View College

Job Titles Held:

  • Retail Associate
  • Instructional Paraprofessional
  • Retail Associate
  • Instructional Paraprofessional

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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