special education paraprofessional resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Polished and professional team member skilled at counting money, processing payments and building relationships with patrons. Precisely handle all funds to maximize accounting accuracy and meet strict compliance standards. Courteous and respectful with guests to maximize loyalty.

Diligent with excellent multitasking, organizational, and time management abilities combined with expertise in promoting items and completing customer sales. Adept at suggesting purchases to drive revenue and promoting positive experiences. Familiar with and able to adapt easily to new processes and procedures.

  • Issue resolution
  • POS systems
  • Cash drawer balancing
  • Liquor regulations and compliance
  • Payment processing
  • Staff mentoring
  • Scanner operations
  • Customer assistance
  • Credit and cash transactions
  • ID verification
  • Coin counting
  • Cash management
  • Merchandise restocking
  • Security monitoring
  • Customer greeting
  • Cash register operation
  • Customer order recording
  • Progress reporting
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Social integration
  • Individual instruction
  • Reporting requirements
  • Technology-based strategies
11/2017 to Current Special Education Paraprofessional Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation | Mayetta, KS,
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials, and supplies for maximum efficiency.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Marked homework assignments, tests and special projects.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups of up to 10 by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Met with parents about student needs to garner additional support.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays.
  • Complied with instructor-developed IEPs and made informed recommendations for adjustments.
11/2015 to 03/2016 Tax Associate Avalara Inc. | CA, State,
  • Conducted financial, asset and liability analysis to reduce clients' tax liabilities.
  • Informed clients of potentially beneficial products and services, resulting in additional business opportunities.
  • Collected detailed information and required paperwork from clients to complete tax returns.
  • Reduced errors associated with missed tax benefits by completing comprehensive reviews of internal tax preparation documents.
  • Supported work of senior-level accounting and tax preparation professionals to maximize office productivity.
  • Finalized and processed paperwork with local, state and federal government authorities.
  • Managed deliverables such as tax returns, extensions and tax planning calculations.
  • Supplied detailed tax documentation needed to submit accurate corporate and individual returns.
  • Stored copies of completed returns and related documents according to company procedures and business regulations.
  • Analyzed information and assessed liabilities and deductions according to relevant tax code.
  • Produced work papers and lead sheets, tax projects and payment estimations.
06/2003 to 06/2009 General Merchandise Manager and Cashier Harp's Food Stores Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Communicated closely with stakeholders, including vendors and merchants, helping to secure well-timed deliveries.
  • Managed budget for products, apparel and accessories for store chain.
  • Analyzed buying trends at each store location to identify appropriate mix of inventory items for top-tier sales.
  • Trained internal staff members on administrative processes, work instructions and procedures to facilitate consistent and seamless company operations.
  • Demonstrated full store expertise on merchandise locations, enabling optimum service to inquiring customers.
  • Tracked warehouse contents continually, maintained constant awareness of stock levels and performed formal inventory review.
  • Inspected items for damage and reported issues to supervisor to return unsalable merchandise and obtain replacements for customers.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Read weekly sales inserts and tracked changing prices to remain up-to-date on store promotions.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answering questions and offering advice.
  • Troubleshot and resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Resolved issues regarding customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns to management for remediation.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds, including inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Monitored sidewalk sales events to protect products, added new merchandise and rang up purchases at outside registers.
  • Processed customer payments quickly and returned exact change and receipts.
  • Processed returned items in accordance with store policy.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Properly verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Notified security of suspected theft, including descriptions of individuals and items stolen to help control store losses.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by providing assistance with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2002 to to High School Diploma | Black Rock School, Black Rock, AR, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Black Rock School

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  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Tax Associate
  • General Merchandise Manager and Cashier


  • High School Diploma

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