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

I have a very strong work ethic. I pick things up very quickly. I am good at maintaining composer in difficult situations. I value peoples time, so I'm very punctual. I believe everyone has a voice and a right to be heard. I have a strong moral and ethics code. I stand up for the underdog and what I believe is right. But I am also willing to hear others and I value people's opinions. I feel I would be a great fit to your company.

Meticulous Special Education Paraprofessional promoting a background in aiding instructors with classroom activities. Experienced in classroom safety, learning processes, and individualized learning. Offering a successful career history spanning more than 10 years.

Detail-oriented Special Education Paraprofessional with well-established knowledge of lesson planning and individual student learning strategies. Trained in several behavior management with excellent management skills. Kind and alert individual with dedication to long-term student success.

Resourceful individual skilled in student learning plans and curriculum oversight. Looking for a Special Education Paraprofessional position with a private school.

Self-starter proudly offering more than 10 years of promoting positive educational environments. Offering strong background in working with special needs students.

Compassionate teaching professional delivering exemplary support and assistance to teachers and students.

  • Behavioral plan management
  • Special needs
  • Teacher assistance
  • Activities oversight
  • IEP goals
  • Classwork oversight
  • Home therapy
  • Proficient with computers and Excel programs
  • Heavy lifting
  • Social integration
  • Technology-based strategies
  • Setting up activities
  • Classroom supply management
  • Standardized testing
  • Maintaining safe environments
Personal Care Assistant, 11/2019 to Current
Reach Inc.Juneau, AK,
  • Engaged with patients and families, providing emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Transported clients to complete required tasks such as medical appointments and grocery shopping.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Planned daily activities to allow clients opportunities for light exercise.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Monitored health and well-being of each client, including any significant health changes.
  • Completed scheduled patient check-ins and progress reports for all clients.
  • Ambulated individuals with safe and effective strategies around home, public and medical locations.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Oversaw and planned schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet special client diets such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Built strong and trusting rapport with clients and loved ones.
  • Helped clients maintain daily living standards by assisting with personal hygiene needs.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Provided ongoing compassionate patient care for each client.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
Special Education Paraprofessional, 10/2012 to Current
Lakeville Area Public SchoolsLakeville, MN,
  • Provided support to students through specialized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments.
  • Affirmatively communicated and promoted positive attitudes with every student.
  • Collaborated with teacher to develop effective, individualized learning strategies.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as alphabet, shapes and color recognition using multiple types of manipulatives.
  • Managed class of 20+ students when teacher stepped out of room.
  • Advised instructor regarding student behavior or issues that required immediate addressing.
  • Supervised test taking and graded papers.
  • Worked in tandem with teacher to develop customized classroom environment conducive to students' needs.
  • Escorted students to restroom cafeteria, outside to playground and on field trips.
  • Aided disabled students in using restroom facilities.
  • Amplified knowledge in classroom management, student engagement, activity planning and student goal setting through continuing education courses.
  • Transported non-ambulatory students throughout campus facilities.
  • Created safe and nurturing environment focused on students to ensure quality learning experiences.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Utilized curriculum with life-based approach.
  • Coordinated with teachers to support instruction implementation through students' specific needs and progress evaluations.
  • Worked with both groups and individuals to provide instruction in mathematics, reading, science and history.
  • Coached students on speech patterns using Augmentative/Alternative Communication methods.
  • Engaged and supported students with differing learning styles and cultural backgrounds.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning.
  • Administered coursework devised by teachers according to lesson plans.
  • Supervised students awaiting after-school transportation and assisted students boarding and exiting school bus daily.
  • Participated in supervision of students during lunch, physical education and after-school extracurricular activities to maintain peaceful and productive environment.
  • Assisted teachers in printing class handouts and worksheets and distributing to students during classroom sessions.
Cashier , 09/2011 to 04/2019
Landry'sCincinnati, OH,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Assisted [Job title]s with completing end-of-day counts and securing funds to prevent loss or theft.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Monitored sales events, added new merchandise and rang up purchases.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
  • Resolved issues regarding customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns to [Job title] for remediation.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Promoted specific item options to drive sales and achieve add-on purchases.
  • Properly verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds, including inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Processed all sales transactions accurately and promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Assisted customers with account updates, new service additions and promotional offers.
  • Scanned customer purchases, supporting transactions to streamline sales process.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers and maintain satisfaction levels.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
Social Services Director, 08/2008 to 04/2012
Trio HealthcareRiverside, OH,
  • Assessed each resident's psychosocial needs.
  • Developed and incorporated community-based programs to meet various needs and monitored each program's effectiveness.
  • Collaborated with team members to identify and accomplish agency objectives.
  • Analyzed data from surveys, referrals and follow-up services on financial, legal, crisis intervention, community referrals and outreach services.
  • Advocated for placement of patients into community-based treatment settings
  • Identified and hired talented individuals bringing valuable skills and great experience to team.
  • Enabled each member of staff to receive development opportunities by implementing workshops, seminars and regular training.
  • Produced and updated organizational records and reports, including organizing budgets and documentation.
  • Partnered with similar organizations to meet greater needs, preventing duplication and optimizing resource utilization.
  • Presented talks at community groups to promote organizational mission and programs.
  • Organized volunteer schedules and assignments to maximize efficiency and program effectiveness.
  • Consulted with local government representatives to understand community needs and strategize response plans.
  • Coordinated referrals to community services by advocating for individual needs and addressing roadblocks.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
Property Manager, 03/2004 to 04/2008
Toll BrothersRiverside, CA,
  • Reviewed completed applications and assessed household information against file history and program regulations.
  • Coordinated general maintenance and repairs to keep facilities operational and attractive.
  • Conducted apartment tours for potential tenants and answered any questions.
  • Solicited and analyzed bids for repairs, renovation and general maintenance.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and compliant records for internal and regulatory audits.
  • Maintained accurate records of all correspondence with and from tenants.
  • Wrote clear and concise owner's reports based on findings from quarterly financial statements.
  • Regularly updated asset management staff regarding leasing and property status.
  • Created staff schedules in response to community needs.
  • Reviewed and interpreted vendor contracts to effectively enforce all requirements.
  • Developed and managed highly skilled on-site staff through effective recruitment, training and motivation.
  • Inspected properties regularly to identify deficiencies and schedule repairs.
  • Updated tenant and unit information to keep current in housing database.
  • Conducted annual re-examination appointments and housekeeping inspections.
Cook/Waitress, 10/2000 to 02/2007
Chuck Wagon BBQCity, STATE,
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Increased sales of high margin menu items through effective upselling.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Maximized beverage sales by suggesting appropriate food and drink pairings to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2002
Woodward High School - Woodward, OK
Paraprofessional Training: Education, Expected in 05/2012
Woodward Votech - Woodward, OK
: Education, Expected in
Autry Technology Center - Enid, OK

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School Attended

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  • Autry Technology Center

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