special education instructional assistant resume example with 12+ years of experience

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

Committed educator with 15+ years of experience in academic landscape, including student evaluation and creative teaching methods implementation. Eager contributions to [Job title] efforts to assist student development. Hands-on approach to cultivating curriculum and challenging in-classroom projects.

  • Online class discussion
  • Academic advisement
  • In-class lectures
  • Faculty communication
  • Student performance evaluation
  • Individualized instruction
12/2016 to Current
Special Education Instructional Assistant Simpson County School District Mendenhall, MS,
  • Complied with instructor-developed IEPs and made informed recommendations for adjustments.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups of up to 6 by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts in mathematics, reading, science and history.[Action].
  • Collaborated with teacher to devise and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligning with school's philosophy and mission.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
  • Evaluated individual student needs, including academic and social situations to address challenges and goals.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies to support maximum efficiency.
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Leveraged evidence-based techniques to foster academic progress, social inclusion and critical thinking especially among special ed student population.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
08/2014 to 08/2016
English as a Second Language Instructional Coach Poway Unified School District City, STATE,

Tutor individual or small groups of English Language Learners (ELL), reinforcing instruction as directed by the teacher; communicate with students in English and a designated second language to facilitate instructional processes.

Provide translation or interpretation services in parent-teacher conferences or telephone calls with parents of limited or non-English speaking students; interpret at meetings, information sessions and related activities as required; translate notes, letters and other materials as assigned.

Prepare instructional materials as directed by the teacher; prepare, organize and collect testing information from students for appropriate program placement.

Assist in administering, monitoring and scoring a variety of tests; participate in conducting and administering State and District language tests as needed; assist teachers with classroom testing; interpret for exams as needed.

Assist the teacher with classroom management; assist with the reporting of student progress regarding performance and behavior.

Perform a variety of clerical duties such as preparing, typing and duplicating instructional materials, scoring papers and recording grades; compile and update student information for the reclassification process; prepare and maintain student files and cards.

Confer with teachers concerning programs and materials to meet student needs; prepare games, arts, crafts, plays and other activities to supplement lesson plans as assigned.

Provide support to the teacher by setting up work areas and displays, operating audio-visual equipment and collecting paper, supplies and materials.

Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and procedures.

Maintain current knowledge of appropriate instructional methods and materials for ELL; participate in meetings and in-service training as assigned.

01/2011 to 03/2014
Private Academic Tutor Tutor Tutor City, STATE,
  • Outlined unique lessons to fit individual needs in skill building and instruction on each subject.
  • Taught students how to study, take notes and complete test questions.
  • Supported students by identifying and addressing specific concerns.
  • Analyzed effectiveness of tutoring program and implemented appropriate teaching methods to help students succeed.
  • Assessed educational needs and incorporated fun and exciting activities to improve students' reading skills.
  • Recorded student progress and tutoring session details.
  • Met with parents and guardians on regular basis to deliver progress reports and discuss areas for further improvement.
  • Assessed student progress at each session, making recommendations that increased effectiveness of tutoring and lessons.
01/2007 to 06/2008
Adjunct Instructor, US History Miramar Community College City, STATE,
  • Distributed and posted course syllabus and answered student questions regarding standards, material, grading and progression at beginning of semester.
  • Lectured and communicated effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Developed quizzes, exams and assignments to measure student progress and comprehension.
  • Used variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
  • Fostered student commitment to lifelong learning by connecting course material to current social and economic condition.
  • Integrated multimedia technology in classroom instruction for well-rounded and engaging approach to instruction.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/1999
Master of Arts: US History
University of South Carolina - Columbia, SC - Columbia, SC
Expected in 07/1991
Bachelor of Arts: Indian History
Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi,India - New Delhi, India.,

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School Attended

  • University of South Carolina - Columbia, SC
  • Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi,India

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Instructional Assistant
  • English as a Second Language Instructional Coach
  • Private Academic Tutor
  • Adjunct Instructor, US History


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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