Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Enthusiastic Special Education Paraprofessional experienced in small group instruction and student supervision. Sharp and highly trained with desire to positively impact students with learning disabilities. Proactive Special Education Paraprofessional skilled at working with diverse special education students. Successful at supporting children's unique needs. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • IEP goals
  • Classwork oversight
  • Behavioral plan management
  • Activities oversight
  • Special needs
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Behavior modification
  • Educational support
  • Training & Development
  • Planning
09/2021 to Current
Special Education Paraprofessional Options For Youth - San Bernardino County San Bernardino, CA,
  • Supported students with personalized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments.
  • Collaborated with teacher to develop personalized and successful learning strategies.
  • Communicated affirmatively and promoted positive attitudes with every student.
  • Escorted students to restroom cafeteria, outside to playground and on field trips.
  • Met one-on-one with autism students and implemented targeted behavioral plans.
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
  • Created safe and nurturing environment focused on students to ensure quality learning experiences.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Instructed small groups of students in alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Helped students to develop good behavioral habits through positive reinforcement and encouragement in studies as well as discipline and careful use of physical intervention when required.
Sep2000 to 08/2018
Home Health Care Aide Always Best Care Bethlehem, PA,
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Ran errands for clients and drove to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to case manager and documenting information in files.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
  • Monitored medications for patients with various conditions and kept watchful eye for side effects.
  • Assisted patients with personal care to alleviate burden on family members.
11/1998 to 09/2000
Retail Sales Manager Trek Bicycle Corp Downers Grove, IL,
  • Greeted guests promptly with positive attitude and asked open-ended questions to better understand shopping needs.
  • Handled high volume sales with cash, credit and gift card transactions, balancing cash draw at end of shift with 100% accuracy rate.
  • Connected with customers daily to understand needs, provide assistance and collect feedback to optimize operations.
  • Improved profitability by executing daily, weekly and monthly floor plan changes.
  • Mentored employees and instructed on management of complicated sales, complex issues and difficult customers.
  • Organized and updated schedules to optimize coverage for expected customer demands.
  • Conducted job interviews, led employee performance evaluations and rewarded top performers to attract and retain quality personnel.
  • Reviewed sales reports to enhance sales performance and improve inventory management accuracy.
  • Oversaw daily staffing needs and handled scheduling for store employees.
  • Motivated higher sales through incentives, reward-based programs and positive reinforcement of good sales practices.
  • Recruited, interviewed and hired talented people offering experience and key selling capabilities to company.
  • Collaborated with management to identify budgetary requirements and quality protocols.
  • Monitored team sales targets and addressed deficiencies.
  • Boosted security throughout store to reduce shrink and discourage theft.
  • Built talented and successful team that increased department sales.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1991
High School Diploma:
St. Mary's Academy - New Orleans, LA,
Expected in 05/2010
Associate of Applied Science: Care And Development of Young Child
Delgado Community College - New Orleans, LA

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