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special education paraprofessional resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

Detail-oriented Special Education Paraprofessional with well-established knowledge of lesson planning and individual student learning strategies. Trained in behavior management and personal hygiene needs. Kind and alert individual with dedication to long-term student success. 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. Self-starter proudly promotes positive educational environments. Offers strong background working with special needs students. Attentive to details and thorough in helping students complete assignments. Enthusiastic Paraprofessional and classroom support aide knowledgeable about education improvement plans and approaches. Offering 19 years' in education working with all types of struggling students. Tech-savvy and adept user of computer based learning platforms and various classroom technologies. 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.

Skills
  • Activities oversight
  • Teacher assistance
  • Classwork oversight
  • Special needs
  • Behavioral plan management
  • Technology-based strategies
  • Individual instruction
  • Behavior modification
  • Social integration
  • Educational support
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Enrichment activities
  • IEP goals
Experience
Special Education Paraprofessional, 02/2003 - Current
Kasson-Mantorville School Kasson, MN,
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Met one-on-one with autism students and implemented targeted behavioral plans.
  • Advised instructor on student behavior or issues absence of lead teacher.requiring immediate attention.
  • Managed class of special education students in
  • Supervised test taking and graded papers.
  • Spoke with parents to discuss student progress and coordinate meetings.
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
  • 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.
  • Instructed students with varying abilities and needs in alignment with IEP objectives while delivering personalized and small group lessons.
  • Assisted special education instructors in identifying and meeting students' individual needs.
  • Coordinated with teachers to support instruction implementation through students' specific needs and progress evaluations.
  • Created safe and nurturing environment focused on students to ensure quality learning experiences.
  • Engaged and supported students with differing learning styles and cultural backgrounds.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Worked with both groups and individuals to provide instruction in mathematics, reading, science and history.
  • Aided disabled students in using restroom facilities.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Administered coursework devised by teachers according to lesson plans.
  • Fostered positive relationships with students, parents and personnel to facilitate program growth and ensure positive learning outcomes.
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Supervised students awaiting after-school transportation and assisted students boarding and exiting school bus daily.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning.
Math , 09/2002 - 02/2003
Hartford Schools City, STATE,
  • Coached students through challenging material with positive reinforcement and encouragement.
  • Developed handouts, study materials and quizzes.
  • Engaged students and made lessons entertaining to hold interest and encourage learning.
  • Emphasized importance of good study habits and devised homework schedules to assist students in implementing tailored study plans.
  • Designed study programs based on school curriculums and students needs to help each excel in studying for and taking examinations
  • Tutored students and delivered individualized lesson plans and study guides on subject matter.
  • Delivered successful math tutoring for students based on current needs and upcoming course materials.
  • Reinforced classroom learning with additional discussion and specially prepared problems.
  • Designed individual tutoring plans for students of different levels.
Math Tutor/Instructor, 09/1998 - 05/2001
Math Action Resource Institute City, STATE,
  • Coached students through challenging material with positive reinforcement and encouragement.
  • Engaged students and made lessons entertaining to hold interest and encourage learning.
  • Developed handouts, study materials and quizzes.
  • Emphasized importance of good study habits and devised homework schedules to assist students in implementing tailored study plans.
  • Monitored students' math skills using progress assessment tools.
  • Designed study programs based on school curriculums and students needs to help each excel in studying for and taking examinations
  • Tutored students and delivered individualized lesson plans and study guides on subject matter.
  • Delivered successful math tutoring for students based on current needs and upcoming course materials.
  • Reinforced classroom learning with additional discussion and specially prepared problems.
  • Met with parents and guardians on regular basis to deliver progress reports and discuss areas for further improvement.
  • Researched and recommended textbooks, software and other learning materials to complement tutoring.
  • Tutored freshmen in college-level math courses, coordinating tutoring hours with lab instructors and teachers.
  • Attended to students in classroom, study area and home environments to maximize support.
  • Assessed students for math anxiety disorders and provided appropriate recommendations for support.
  • Designed individual tutoring plans for students of different levels.
  • Quizzed students on learning materials and used special techniques to help in subject matter recall.
  • Established high level of proficiency advanced math concepts.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1978
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Simsbury High School - Simsbury, CT
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Colgate University - Hamilton, NY
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Hartford State Technical College - Hartford, CT,
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Capitol Community College - Hartford, CT,
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Simsbury High School
  • Colgate University
  • Hartford State Technical College
  • Capitol Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Math
  • Math Tutor/Instructor

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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