special education paraprofessional resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

*Enthusiastic professional eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in educational environment. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving satisfaction in the work environment.

  • Administrative support
  • Paperwork drafting
  • Business correspondence
  • Sorting and labeling
  • Workflow planning
  • Human relations and communications
  • Documentation and control
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Accounting familiarity
  • Meeting arrangements
  • Office management
  • Records management
Work History
Special Education Paraprofessional, 09/2013 - Current
Calhoun Intermediate School District Marshall, MI,
  • Provided student support through special accommodations, extra assistance and assessments.
  • Monitored student progress and behavior.
  • Built trust and rapport with students through positive reinforcement and strong communication skills.
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Supported students in completing classwork and applying academic concepts.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Helped special education teachers determine specific needs for individuals with exceptional needs.
  • Maintained student-centered, supportive environment in delivering learning experiences.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
Shift Supervisor, 02/2012 - Current
E. A. Sween Company Cold Spring, MN,
  • Resolved customer complaints and issues and offered thoughtful solutions to maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Stayed calm, collected and logical during stressful moments to identify and implement optimal solutions.
  • Completed store opening and closing procedures, including setting up registers and checking products.
  • Helped store management meet standards of service and quality in daily operations.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Applied security, safety and loss prevention strategies during shifts.
  • Trained new employees and delegated daily tasks and responsibilities.
  • Inventoried materials on weekly basis to identify and resolve discrepancies, maintaining highly accurate and current records.
  • Regulated pricing, inventory count and supply during shift hours.
  • Maintained stock of products and ordered new products when stock was running low.
  • Oversaw day-to-day activities of 1-4 employees in retail establishment, fostering inspiring atmosphere to optimize employee experiences.
  • Cultivated professional working relationships with peers, Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacists, and vendors using various skills, including active listening and active problem solving.
  • Observed each team member to carry out duties and provided constructive criticism.
  • Collaborated with other leaders and executives to direct workflow and support operations.
Administrative Assistant Intern, 02/2007 - 06/2008
Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. Ontario, OR,
  • Greeted incoming visitors and customers professionally and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Received and screened incoming calls, emails and visitors and alerted Administrative Assistant to priority matters.
  • Performed general office duties, including answering multi-line phone system, routing calls, delivering messages to staff and greeting visitors.
  • Welcomed office visitors warmly and alerted staff to arrivals of scheduled appointments.
  • Executed record filing system to improve document organization and management.
  • Sorted and distributed office mail and recorded incoming shipments for corporate records.
  • Identified and recommended changes to existing processes to improve accuracy, efficiency and quality service.
  • Supported efficient meetings by organizing spaces and materials, documenting discussions and distributing meeting notes.
  • Monitored premises, screened visitors, updated logs and issued passes to maintain security.
  • Drafted professional memos, letters and marketing copy to support business objectives and growth.
  • Organized weekly staff meetings and logged minutes for corporate records.
  • Scheduled office meetings and client appointments for team of 4 professional student advisors.
  • Interacted with vendors, contractors and professional services personnel to receive orders, direct activities and communicate instructions.
  • Managed office inventory by restocking supplies and placing purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.
  • Prepared packages for shipment, pickup and courier services for prompt delivery to customers.
Associate of Science: Social Work, Expected in 06/2014
Community College of Vermont - White River Junction, VT,
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1998
Windsor High School - Windsor, Vermont,
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  • Collaborative Problem Solving Training - 2020
  • Emotional CPR-2019
  • CPI (Nonviolent Restraint)-2019

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School Attended

  • Community College of Vermont
  • Windsor High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Shift Supervisor
  • Administrative Assistant Intern


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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