special education paraprofessional resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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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. Knowledgeable support professional with experience assisting teachers in classrooms, between classes and during field trips. Devoted to student learning and safety. Always ready to step in and help with any need. Dedicated Bilingual Paraprofessional with passion for working with children at multiple grade levels. Highly proficient in leading recreational and educational activities when providing head teachers support in all aspects of classroom management. Accomplished in building long-lasting relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.

  • Classwork oversight
  • Teacher assistance
  • Special needs
  • Educational support
  • Team building
  • Technology-based strategies
  • Individual instruction or small groups to improve reading and math
  • Behavioral plan management
Special Education Paraprofessional, 11/2013 - 02/2014
Zeeland Public Schools Zeeland, MI,
  • Supported students with personalized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments.
  • Collaborated with teacher to develop personalized and successful learning strategies. Worked with small groups or individually with reading and math skills, cutting and pasting, coloring etc. Update student report daily.
  • Communicated affirmatively and promoted positive attitudes with every student.
  • Worked in tandem with teacher to develop customized classroom environment conducive to students' needs. Monitored students while in language lab or cafeteria or special needs while going to clinic or library or special events.
  • Classroom coverage during teacher absences doing daily routine circle before other classes.
ESL Paraprofessional, 08/2012 - 11/2013
Brighton School District 27J Brighton, CO,
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals such as enrolling new students in ESOL Language program.
  • Entered students records using school system data entry and updated daily report using excel spreadsheets.
  • Retrieved students records and transferred them upon school request by fax or email.
  • Assisted faculty members or staff with students' conferences ARD meetings.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to parents and students during registration process and testing ESL level and processed data in school system reports. Assisted with testing periods or language lab.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
Attendance Clerk, 02/2007 - 08/2012
Madison County Schools Flora, MS,
  • Welcomed visitors to main office . Answered questions in reference to registration, parent conferences, events or attendance general regulations.
  • Gathered attendance data for 700 hundred students classrooms and uploaded into school's database each day.
  • Placed calls to parents to determine reasons for students' absences, meticulously noting details.
  • Tracked data regarding student absences, sent warning notes by mail before processing truancy.
  • Collected, evaluated and stored documents securely in permanent records.
  • Proofread documents carefully to check accuracy and completeness of all paperwork.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
Educational Aide Title I, 09/1996 - 12/1999
DC Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs such as photocopied daily activities or filling students records.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Distributed classroom materials, pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs such as reading or math skills for lower level students or ESL word vocabulary.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Arranged and led academic and study activities for students.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction while teacher was absent.
  • Maintained organized and clean classroom and play areas.
  • Assisted instructional staff with implementing lessons and activities for full classes and small groups.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor in math or reading skills.
  • Supervised children and participated with children in activities in language lab or substituting in classrooms or playground.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Supported classroom teachers by managing files, preparing materials and updating records.
  • Set up and created bulletin boards and displays for classrooms and school hallways.
  • Evaluated individual student needs and assessed academic and social situations to address challenges and goals.
  • Patrolled cafeteria throughout lunch periods to check for spills and help students.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Sanitized desks and wiped down high-touch areas to avoid germ spread and illness.
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
Education and Training
: Office Technology, Expected in 08/2001
University of The District of Columbia - Washington, DC
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Status -
: ESL COURSES, Expected in 03/1995
LADO International Institute - Washington, DC
Status -
Spanish :
Native/ Bilingual:
Negotiated :
English :
Full Professional:
Negotiated :
Portuguese :
Negotiated :
Italian :
Negotiated :
Russian :
Negotiated :

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School Attended

  • University of The District of Columbia
  • LADO International Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • ESL Paraprofessional
  • Attendance Clerk
  • Educational Aide Title I


  • Some College (No Degree)

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