self contained special education teacher resume example with 7 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Flexible and caring special education professional specializes in Behavior Management/ Mental Health. Customizes approaches based on individual needs and impairments. Focused on helping students build important skills for physical and mental issues impacting academic performance, social integration or physical capabilities. Compassionate in helping with struggles and adapting approaches.

  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Social skills development
  • MS Office proficient
  • Scheduling proficiency
  • Intervention planning
  • Behavioral improvements
  • Program management
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Faculty and staff training
  • Report writing
  • Team collaboration
  • Data entry
  • Medical record security
  • Database management
  • Inventory controls
  • Medical recordkeeping
  • Organizational skills
  • Decision-making
  • Collaboration
Self-Contained Special Education Teacher, 08/2019 to 08/2020
City Of EscondidoEscondido, CA,
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Collaborated with conventional education instructors across multiple departments to optimize student learning.
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
  • Facilitated functional life skills development in students with autism through explicit instruction and repetition to entrench skills.
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Participated in week-long intensive leadership training and provided training to colleagues on applied behavior analysis.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Promoted physical, emotional, intellectual and social development through well-planned classroom lessons, games and outside activities.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
Reserve Police Officer, 05/2019 to 07/2020
Nexus TreatmentOnamia, MN,
  • Monitored and investigated suspicions persons and situations and unusual activities.
  • Answered calls and complaints while providing community-oriented police services to improve and enhance quality of life community-wide.
  • Supported positive relationships between community leaders and general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens and visitors.
  • Supported scene investigations by securing perimeters, collecting evidence, interviewing witnesses and documenting statements.
  • Protected motorists and pedestrians by providing traffic control at traffic accident scenes, congested areas, schools and special events.
  • Boosted community safety, performing motor vehicle accident investigations including DUIs and fatal crashes while conducting field sobriety tests at DUI checkpoints.
  • Rendered assistance to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries or medical crises.
  • Recorded facts and prepared reports to document incidents and activities for later use in court cases and legal records.
  • Investigated illegal or suspicious activities, performing direct follow-up or reporting findings to appropriate senior personnel.
  • Partnered with team members to implement service initiatives and achieve team objectives.
Behavior Interventionist, 08/2013 to 07/2019
Intermediate School District 287City, STATE,
  • Assisted students in effectively navigating social and academic environments by building repertoire of skills.
  • Worked with educators to outline intervention plans, establish goals and develop progress benchmarks.
  • Completed continuous assessments and documented updates to care to maintain current records.
  • Observed students in diverse settings to gauge behaviors.
  • Completed professional development courses, attended industry conferences and read current publications to maintain knowledge of updates to field.
  • Directed emergency response in crisis situations to diffuse tensions and prevent violence.
  • Provided training to staff and faculty on observing and referring students for assistance.
  • Used established assessment tools and testing instruments to evaluate referred students.
  • Conducted peer mediation sessions and conflict resolution groups.
  • Employed various therapy techniques, including psychodynamic, family systems, cognitive behavioral and lifespan integration psychotherapy.
  • Enhanced students' physical, behavioral and social skills through class activities.
  • Evaluated student needs to provide helpful resources and support.
  • Assessed student progress, including psychological, physical and social wellness.
  • Demonstrated appropriate behaviors using behavior modeling and positive reinforcement techniques.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Forensic Psychology, Expected in 10/2016 to Argosy University - Twin Cities, MN,
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in 01/2019 to African Methodist Episcopal Zion University, Crede - Liberia,
: Human Rights Consultant , Expected in to US Institute of Diplomacy And Human Rights - Washington, DC,
: Human Trafficking Prevention, Expected in to US Institute of Diplomacy And Human Rights - Washington, DC,
: Medical Billing And Coding, Expected in to Branson Medical Training School - Raleigh, NC ,

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School Attended

  • Argosy University
  • African Methodist Episcopal Zion University, Crede
  • US Institute of Diplomacy And Human Rights
  • US Institute of Diplomacy And Human Rights
  • Branson Medical Training School

Job Titles Held:

  • Self-Contained Special Education Teacher
  • Reserve Police Officer
  • Behavior Interventionist


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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