Special Education Instructional Assistant resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Multi-talented with 11 years of experience directing students and assisting lead teachers. Expert at restating lesson information, tutoring, applying rules and working with struggling students. Team-minded when collaborating with teacher and implementing set lesson plans and classroom activities. Experienced administrative professional with typing and data entry abilities and results-driven nature. Knowledgeable about logging daily information, researching variances and maintaining thorough records. Accuracy-driven, service-oriented and diligent about completing tasks with little supervision. Energetic Administrative skilled in providing quality administrative support, with experience spanning multiple industries. Dedicated to managing office operations with efficiency and grace. Excellent communication and relationship building skills with proficiency in Excel, MS Word, Google Docs Etc.

  • Special Education instruction
  • Adult and Children Education
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Progress Reporting
  • Lesson Planning
  • Data Collection
  • Recordkeeping
  • Student Evaluation
  • Emotional Support
  • Academic Advisement
  • Documentation
  • Teacher Support
  • Instructional support
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Skills strategies
  • Smartboard
  • Social and group settings
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Multi-line phone proficiency
  • Organization and prioritization
  • Microsoft applications proficiency
  • Confidential and discreet
  • File and records maintenance
  • Team Bonding
  • Mail handling
  • Sorting and labeling
  • Scheduling
Work History
07/2022 to Current
Kinder Aid Simpson County School District Mendenhall, MS,
  • Encouraged and prepared students to become independent readers through systematic, multi-sensory instruction in phonemic awareness and decoding skills.
  • Took part in professional development workshops to boost skills.
  • Played games with students to increase understanding of subjects.
  • Enforced rules and instructions to maintain discipline.
  • Helped teacher prepare instructional material and displays.
08/2016 to 07/2023
Special Education Instructional Assistant Kern High School District / Adult School City, STATE,
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Recorded grades for coursework and tests in online reporting system.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness before submission for grading.
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Organized and guided activities for students, including skills practice, research and memorization tasks.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Communicated with students, teachers, staff and parents to main effective relationships for student and program growth.
  • Contacted parents to discuss student progress and set up meetings.
  • Maintained positive attitude and affirmatively communicated with each student.
  • Oversaw class of students in absence of instructor.
  • Administered tests to class and graded papers.
  • Took attendance when needed
  • Makes copies and faxes papers when needed
  • Files papers
08/2016 to Current
Substitute Instructional Assistant /Attendance Clerk Freedom Middle School City, STATE,
  • Recorded grades for coursework and tests in online reporting system.
  • Used Microsoft Word,Excel and other software tools to create documents and other communications.
  • Maintained accurate records of all absences, truancy issues and disciplinary actions.
  • Developed exceptional time management, relationship building and organizational skills from working in busy school setting.
  • Pleasantly greeted all office visitors and asked open-ended questions to determine needs.
  • Input daily attendance information into office database for students.
  • Called parents and guardians to inquire about late or truant students.
  • Ordered supplies based on stock quantities, expected usage and budget limitations.
  • Organized, reviewed and filed paperwork for secure recordkeeping.
  • Greeted every guest with personable approach and provided knowledgeable service.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
08/2014 to 03/2016
Yard Duty Aide/Substitute Principal's Clerk Rio Bravo Greeley City, STATE,
  • Watched Children while at lunch break
  • Had detention duty
  • P.E. assistant
  • Watched children while in the lunch room
  • Welcomed office visitors and alerted staff to arrivals of scheduled appointments.
  • Sorted and distributed office mail and recorded incoming shipments for corporate records.
  • Executed record filing system to improve document organization and management.
  • Provided clerical support to company employees by copying, faxing and filing documents.
  • Maintained office supplies inventory by checking stock and ordering new supplies as needed.
  • Answered multi-line phone system and greeted callers enthusiastically.
  • Monitored premises, screened visitors, updated logs and issued passes to maintain security.
  • Organized envelopes, postage and mail correspondence for staff and management, maintaining postage meter and coordinating with delivery and courier services.
2011 to 2014
Yard Duty Aide / Office Clerical Work Company Name City, State,
  • Delivered clerical support by handling range of routine and special requirements.
  • Assisted by pulling documentation and organizing files for review.
  • Monitored premises, screened visitors, updated logs and issued passes to maintain security.
  • Routed calls per office staff members.
  • Restocked supplies and placed purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.
  • Kept reception area clean and neat to give visitors positive first impression.
  • Greeted incoming visitors and customers professionally and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Assisted Kids while on the playground
Expected in
Still in College: Early Childhood Education
Bakersfield College - Bakersfield, CA
Expected in 06/2002
High School Diploma:
Shafter High School - Shafter, CA
Additional Information

I work well with others. I work great under pressure. I get the job done of what is asked of me.

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School Attended

  • Bakersfield College
  • Shafter High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kinder Aid
  • Special Education Instructional Assistant
  • Substitute Instructional Assistant /Attendance Clerk
  • Yard Duty Aide/Substitute Principal's Clerk
  • Yard Duty Aide / Office Clerical Work


  • Still in College
  • High School Diploma

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