special education classroom assistant resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Focused and hardworking educator ready to strengthen individual student needs. Versatile student-oriented approach consistently supporting optimum performance and advancements. Skilled in engaging activities supporting diverse educational styles. Assesses students using both standardized and insightful ways. Good recordkeeping and project coordination Experience in both rural and urban settings.

  • Individual And Group Instruction
  • Student Assessments
  • Administering State Tests
  • Classroom Management Understanding
  • Lesson Plan Creation
  • Unit Development
  • Group And Individual Instruction
  • Group Instruction
  • IEP Understanding
  • Lesson Plan Implementation
  • Elementary Education
  • Verbal And Written Communication
  • Test Preparation
  • Relationship Building And Management
  • Shared Governance
Work History
08/2012 to 10/2016 Special Education Classroom Assistant Lineage Logistics | Jurupa, CA,
  • 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.
  • Implemented lessons initiated by teacher or related services personnel.
  • Built and maintained effective communication and relationships with students, teachers, support staff and parents.
  • Aided special education teachers in delivering important services for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Helped special education teachers determine specific needs for individuals with exceptional needs.
  • Increased proficiencies by attending professional developmental workshops on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
  • Played essential role in delivering individualized services and supporting instruction.
  • Collaborated with teacher to create customized classroom environment integral to students' needs.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs while carrying out IEP goals.
  • Delivered individual services and instruction support to students and coworkers.
  • Alerted instructor to student behavior or issues requiring intervention.
  • Assisted in instructional processes by communicating perceptions of student progress and needs to teacher.
  • 100% of students of qualifying age were accepted into kindergarten programs.
08/2010 to 06/2015 Owner/Operator Beautiful Babies Daycare | City, STATE,
  • Managed day-to-day business operations.
  • Founded and managed Daycare business.
  • Used knowledge of market trends to create value-added solutions resulting in significant increase in revenues.
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal solutions.
  • 100% of students were accepted to schools grade level.
11/1993 to 02/2002 School Community Representative Chicago Public School District | City, STATE,
  • Processed resident applications, lease documents and related paperwork.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Processed 100% of School Lunch Forms
  • Responsible for all school discipline.
  • Collaborated with Beverly Area Planning Association Educational Committee as school liaison.
Expected in 12/2021 Bachelor of Arts | Elementary Education Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL GPA:
  • Member of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society
  • Received Grow Your Own Scholarship (recurring)
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education, & Minor: Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Awarded Northeastern Illinois University Eagle TRIO Eagle Scholarship (Fall 2019, and Fall 2017)
  • Awarded Northeastern Illinois University Eagle Performance Award (Spring 2017, and Summer 2017)
  • Dean's List Spring 2015 and Fall 2015
  • Dean's List Spring 2016and Fall 2016
  • Dean's List Spring 2017 and Fall 2017
  • Dean's List Fall 2021
  • Short-Term Substitute Credentials
  • Certified, Teaching English as a Second Language, 2021
  • IL. Certified, Special Education Classroom Assistant, 2013
  • IL. Certified, Instructional Assistant, 2009
  • Certified School Community Representative. Chicago Public Schools, 1993

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School Attended

  • Northeastern Illinois University

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  • Special Education Classroom Assistant
  • Owner/Operator
  • School Community Representative


  • Bachelor of Arts

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