special education paraprofessional resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Special Education Paraprofessional knowledgeable in lesson planning and individualized learning strategies. Looking to bring further success to a school district through behavior management and student engagement.

  • Autism and spectrum disorders
  • Teaching and instruction
  • Lesson plan implementation
  • Social and group settings
  • Instructional support
  • Skills strategies
  • Parental interaction
  • Student Supervision
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Experienced with [Technology]
Work History
Special Education Paraprofessional, 08/2017 - Current
Francis Howell School District Saint Charles, MO,
  • Maintained positive attitude and affirmatively communicated with each student.
  • Supported teacher in development of individual learning strategies.
  • Collaborated with teacher to create customized classroom environment integral to students' needs.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Alerted instructor to student behavior or issues requiring intervention.
  • Interacted physically and verbally with students throughout each Claire.
  • Oversaw class of students in absence of instructor.
  • Administered tests to class and graded papers.
  • Offered student support through special accommodations, extra assistance and assessments.
  • Contacted parents to discuss student progress and set up meetings.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
  • Communicated with students, teachers, staff and parents to main effective relationships for student and program growth.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Worked cooperatively with students of various culturally diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Built and maintained effective communication and relationships with students, teachers, support staff and parents.
  • Implemented lessons initiated by teacher or related services personnel.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs while carrying out IEP goals.
Claire Care Owner Operator, 05/2009 - 08/2022
Kids Peace Mesabi Academies Cortlandt Manor, NY,
  • Maintained accurate accounting of tuition and operating reports.
  • Established and optimized program schedules to cover planned needs while capitalizing on opportunities to improve student learning.
  • Modernized instructional plans and educational approaches to enhance student learning.
  • Collaborated on strategies to enhance student learning and behavior alongside parents and teaching staff.
  • Upheld sound financial principles to keep program operating within budget levels, maximizing resource utilization while minimizing costs.
  • Stayed current on codes and guidelines to maintain compliant program operations in [State].
  • Reviewed and evaluated new and current programs to determine success and compliance with state, local and federal regulations and recommended necessary modifications.
  • Attended professional meetings and conferences to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Monitored students' progress and provided students and teachers with assistance in resolving problems.
  • Reviewed curriculum to evaluate success and recommend and implement changes.
  • Maintained high-quality child care standards based on developmentally appropriate practices.
Teacher, 08/1998 - 03/2009
Just Children Child Care Center City, STATE,
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national standards.
  • Maintained system required passing rate for years.
  • Implemented and encouraged debate-style classroom environment to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Completed daily reports, meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to achieve student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom.
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create and maintain cohesive school community within virtual classroom setting.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans that addressed general students as well as those with individualized 504 plans as part of integrated classroom.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to achieve student-centered learning.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Designed dynamic lesson plans based on student interests to increase overall student GPA.
  • Supervised learning groups of students in classroom stations.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1992
Neshaminy High School - Langhorne, PA
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School Attended

  • Neshaminy High School

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  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Claire Care Owner Operator
  • Teacher


  • High School Diploma

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