Special Education Paraprofessional Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Reliable care-taking professional, with over 10 years of experience specializing in client/people management. Seeking a forward-facing opportunity to provide efficient, organized and collaborative support in a professional environment. Eager to transfer my planning and operational skills to best practices as a customer service, administrative specialist where my communication, organization and positive attitude will be fully utilized.

  • Customer Service
  • Excellent Time Management
  • Accurate Recordkeeping
  • Microsoft Office
  • Diversity & Equity Training
  • Attention to Detail
  • Clerical Assistance
  • People Management
  • Zoom/Skype/Virtual Platforms
Special Education Paraprofessional, 07/2013 to Current
Calhoun Intermediate School District Marshall, MI,
  • Under the direction of the Head Teacher, adapt classroom activities, materials, etc.
  • And provide assistance to 6 culturally diverse, Autistic, Early Childhood and Pre-K students.
  • Support instructional activities in person and in virtual setting.
  • Actively lead and engage smaller groups of students in learning process.
  • Develop trust and rapport with students while promoting positive behaviors to optimize learning comprehension.
  • Provide multi-faceted classroom support and assist students with task execution and language expansion.
  • Aide students in reaching cognitive milestones, including social skills progress.
  • Resulted in standardized test scores by 20% annually per student.
  • Document student behavioral observations utilizing objective measures and qualitative data.
  • Regularly confer with teachers in evaluating student progress and Individual Educational Plan (IEP) goals.
  • Maintain student files and records.
  • Collaborate with Special Education Team to implement strategies to maximize opportunities for social, educational and emotional steps towards student success.
  • Participate in consistent parent –teacher meetings and progress reports.
  • Serve as a “floater” within the school for grades 1-5, providing assistance to all teaching spaces, including self-contained, resource rooms and inclusion classes.
  • Average class size is 20 students.
  • Research, provide and maintain language, math and creative arts instructional materials for daily classwork and activities.
  • Adapt information to fit student needs.
  • Trained in on front office procedures.
  • Answer multi-lined phones, route calls, and provide document control by scanning, copying, filing and faxing.
  • Perform annual inventory of student textbooks and other office & classroom supplies to monitor and limit shortages.
  • Commended by teachers and school principal for creative and engaging activities, nurturing approach to stressful situations and fostering a learning environment.
Certified Nurses’ Assistant/Health Aide, 03/2012 to Current
Fairfield Medical Center Lancaster, OH,
  • Supervise 4 diverse, elderly patients in various stages of senior life.
  • Assist with personal care and daily activities including bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Prepare client meals and complete housekeeping chores while promoting social distancing.
  • Monitor patient vital signs, medication administration and daily exercise.
  • Under the direction of medical staff, reinforce daily acceptable, healthy lifestyle behaviors in the supervision of treatable conditions, such as Diabetes.
  • Transport patients to/from medical appointments, shopping, and other errands while providing companionship and social engagement.
  • When necessary, manage business affairs including bill payment, household recordkeeping and routine budgeting.
Nursing Assistant/Unit Clerk, 09/2010 to 12/2011
Glen Burnie Rehabilitation & Nursing Facility City, STATE,
  • Greeted visitors per shift as they entered the nursing unit.
  • Managed phones, provided general information, relayed calls to patients and referred inquiries to medical staff.
  • Established patient records by preparing folders, assigning patient numbers and completing patient identification information.
  • Filed documents and completed folders according to facilities’ electronic and physical filing systems.
  • Documented patient care services by copying nursing and physician notes.
  • Inventoried and maintained unit equipment by following manufacturing instructions and proper procedures.
  • Monitored supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating needed materials; placing order for supplies.
  • Responsible for service calls for equipment repairs and verifying completed work.
  • Entered data into spreadsheet records using Excel.
  • Secured patient information by routinely completing database backup.
  • Maintained safe and clean working environment by complying with facility procedures, processes, and regulations.
  • Requested Housekeeping for daily duties and emergencies to adhere to OSHA.
  • Delivered basic patient care by repositioning bedridden patients, helping with personal care, daily activities, medication administration and feeding.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient needs in the absence of nursing staff.
Education and Training
: Nursing, Expected in
J. Sergeant Reynolds Community College - Richmond, VA,
Autism Education Certificate (2020: , Expected in
Alexandria City Public Schools - Alexandria, VA
Adult Child CPR & AED, Standard First Aid (2020: , Expected in
Emergency Care and Safety Institute - Burlington, MA
Certified Nursing AssistantTraining: , Expected in
Southside Community Center - Richmond, VA

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School Attended
  • J. Sergeant Reynolds Community College
  • Alexandria City Public Schools
  • Emergency Care and Safety Institute
  • Southside Community Center
Job Titles Held:
  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Certified Nurses’ Assistant/Health Aide
  • Nursing Assistant/Unit Clerk
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Autism Education Certificate (2020
  • Adult Child CPR & AED, Standard First Aid (2020
  • Certified Nursing AssistantTraining