Special Ed Teachers Assistant resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Special Education Paraprofessional with a background in assisting teachers with classroom activities. Knowledgeable in school safety, learning processes and individualized expression. Offering a successful career history comprising more than 2 years. Competent Special Education Paraprofessional offering wealth of experience in small group instruction with children of diverse ages. Passionate about education with desire to work with students across levels. Understands importance of teaching solid study habits for testing success. Special Education Paraprofessional knowledgeable in lesson planning and individualized learning strategies. Looking to bring further success to a school district through behavior management and student engagement. Compassionate Special Education Paraprofessional offering excellent skills in devising student strategies and monitoring classroom activities. Pursuing a similar position where a well-qualified individual with an understanding of autism spectrum disorder and learning disabilities is highly sought. Forward-thinking individual with love of literacy and dedication to High School students. Offering more than 2 years of facilitating positive learning environments. Accomplished Special Education Paraprofessional offering more than 2 years aiding instructors in the classroom and promoting individualized learning techniques. Forward-thinking individual with love of literacy and dedication to young students. Offering more than 2 years of facilitating positive learning environments.

  • Behavior improvements
  • Smartboard
  • Educational assistance
  • Instructional support
  • Social and group settings
  • Classroom management
  • Social development and integration
  • Autism and spectrum disorders
  • Parental interaction
  • Teacher Support
  • Experienced with [Technology]
  • Teaching and instruction
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Student Supervision
  • Activity Planning
Professional Experience
Special Ed Teacher's Assistant, 01/2019 to 03/2020
Seven Hills FoundationFoster, RI,
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Maintained positive attitude and affirmatively communicated with each student.
  • Supported teacher in development of individual learning strategies.
  • Offered student support through special accommodations, extra assistance and assessments.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs while carrying out IEP goals.
  • Collaborated with teacher to create customized classroom environment integral to students' needs.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Built and maintained effective communication and relationships with students, teachers, support staff and parents.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoors activities to promote student safety.
  • Alerted instructor to student behavior or issues requiring intervention.
  • Helped special education teachers determine specific needs for individuals with exceptional needs.
  • Worked cooperatively with students of various culturally diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Aided special education teachers in delivering important services for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Oversaw class of students in absence of instructor.
  • Communicated with students, teachers, staff and parents to main effective relationships for student and program growth.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Played essential role in delivering individualized services and supporting instruction.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
  • Implemented lessons initiated by teacher or related services personnel.
  • Maintained student-centered, supportive environment in delivering learning experiences.
  • Administered tests to class and graded papers.
Intern With AVL, 09/2014 to 04/2018
Breckenridge Grand VacationsBreckenridge, CO,
  • Sorted and organized files, spreadsheets and reports.
  • Analyzed problems, identified solutions and made decisions.
  • Interacted with customers by phone, email or in-person to provide information.
  • Completed research, compiled data, updated spreadsheets and produced timely reports.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls, took down messages and provided information.
  • Restocked office supplies and retrieved files for staff.
  • Ran Powerpoint
  • Put Mics on people
  • Learned how to run a Sound Board
Volunteer, 08/2007 to 06/2014
American Heritage GirlsCity, STATE,
  • Assisted with special events or programs.
  • Maintained clean, neat and operational facilities to serve program needs.
  • Used strong interpersonal communication skills to convey information to others.
  • Supported engaging, fun and smooth-running events by helping with organization and planning.
  • Coordinated food, clothing and household items for disadvantaged individuals and families.
  • Greeted visitors and answered questions about program, requirements and opportunities.
Babysitter, 01/2011 to 03/2013
Amanda SalmoiraghiCity, STATE,
  • Communicated positively with children and guardians.
  • Played games, worked on puzzles and read books to young children.
  • Organized and cleaned home after activities by picking up toys and straightening up play room.
  • Prepared healthy, age-appropriate snacks and meals.
  • Bathed, dressed and helped with teeth brushing as part of bedtime preparation.
  • Taught children to organize toys, wash hands and share by leading by example.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Assisted children with homework assignments and special projects across different subjects.
  • Balanced playtime and limited screen time to support development of fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills.
  • Offered age-appropriate, fun and educational activities for children ranging in age from six weeks to sixth grade.
  • Fostered close relationships with children by discussing school, friends and hobbies.
  • Maintained updated list of emergency contact information and child's health information in case of emergencies.
  • Studied and researched food allergies to understand requirements for individuals with such conditions.
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development.
  • Traveled with families to care for children, allowing parents to share private time while giving children fun adventures in diverse environments.
  • Monitored children's play activities to verify safety.
  • Established and maintained safe play environment for children.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding and patient with others.
  • Made healthy snacks and meals for [Number] children.
  • Engaged with children on individual basis to build positive relationships.
  • Assisted with light housekeeping duties as well as running errands.
  • Helped children complete homework assignments and school projects.
  • Supervised children on playground to help develop physical and social skills.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Supervised children engaged in physical activity, learning and social skills with peers.
  • Developed games and activities using arts and crafts to support learning and verbal skills.
  • Provided developmentally appropriate activities for children.
  • Organized activities that enhanced children's physical, emotional and social well-being.
  • Transported children to and from school, medical appointments and extra-curricular activities.
  • Worked with parents to develop and implement discipline programs to promote positive behavior.
  • Identified warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in children.
  • Stayed current on toy and child-related recalls and safety warnings.
  • Regularly traveled with family to help with vacation activities and childcare.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2014
Homeschooled - ,

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