Jessica Claire
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Special Education Teaching Assistant with 7 years of classroom experience working with disabled and special needs students. Assisted in administering lessons and academic materials and maintained safe and productive environment throughout daily activities. Compassionate worker dedicated to securing well-being for students and cultivating personal growth and development. Motivated educator with deep passion for helping all 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.

  • Setting up activities
  • Early childhood education
  • One-on-one and small group instruction
  • Educational support
  • Individual instruction
  • Teacher assistance
  • IEP goals
Retail Sales Clerk, 07/2018 - Current
Ppg Industries, Inc. Clearwater, FL,
  • Processed merchandise returns and exchanges for customers to refund payments, trade items and offer store credit.
  • Maintained friendly, outgoing personality to promote positive work environment and build customer loyalty.
  • Counted cash, made change and stored coupons to keep organized and balanced cash register drawer.
  • Restocked shelves, racks and bins with latest merchandise and changed signage to promote special items.
  • Processed payments and maintained accurate drawers to meet financial targets.
  • Engaged positively with each customer, providing professional and polite support for sales and service needs.
  • Followed all company policies, rules and procedures to promote company goals and maintain safety.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Managed cash register operations using POS system, including processing sales and returns.
  • Helped customers by answering questions and locating merchandise.
  • Stocked, replenished and organized inventory.
SpEd Paraprofessional, 08/2014 - Current
Kipp Houston Public Schools Houston, TX,
  • Advised instructor regarding student behavior or issues that required immediate addressing.
  • Managed class of 8 students when teacher stepped out of room.
  • Worked in tandem with teacher to develop customized classroom environment conducive to students' needs.
  • Escorted students to restroom cafeteria, outside to playground and on field trips.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Provided support to students through specialized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments.
  • Instructed students with varying abilities and needs in alignment with IEP objectives while delivering personalized and small group lessons.
  • Met one-on-one with special needs students, utilizing customized behavioral plans.
  • Attended meetings and parent-teacher conferences to provide two-way translations of Spanish to English.
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
  • Assisted teachers in printing class handouts and worksheets and distributing to students during classroom sessions.
  • Monitored students' use of personal medical equipment to encourage proper use and prevent injury.
  • Coached students on speech patterns using Augmentative/Alternative Communication methods.
  • Coordinated with teachers to support instruction implementation through students' specific needs and progress evaluations.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Aided disabled students in using restroom facilities.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Engaged and supported students with differing learning styles and cultural backgrounds.
Cook's Assistant, 06/2020 - 03/2021
Rocket Farm Restaurants Charlotte, NC,
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Washed utensils, plates and chopping boards between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Followed recipes and customer requests to prepare high-quality, delicious meals.
  • Packaged and stored food products appropriately to ensure proper handling and preservation.
  • Organized ingredients and restocked supplies to prepare for busy periods.
  • Cross-trained in other kitchen positions to support team and meet customer needs.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts: Behavioral And Social Science, Expected in 05/2017
College Of The Redwoods - Eureka, CA
  • Designed weekly lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.
  • Help more than 10 students a year to reach their IEP goals.
Additional Information

I currently hold a Teacher assistant permit. I have taken many Educational trainings to enhance my learning, and to best support my team. I am a member of the California Association for the education of young children (CAAEYC). Have taken more than 12 units at College of the redwoods and Mendocino college on Early childhood development.

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  • College Of The Redwoods

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  • SpEd Paraprofessional
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