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special education paraprofessional resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Proactive Special Education Paraprofessional skilled at working with diverse special education students. Successful at supporting children's unique needs.

Skills
  • Behavioral plan management
  • Classwork oversight
  • Teacher assistance
  • Special needs
  • Heavy lifting
  • Reporting requirements
  • Individual instruction
  • Customer service
Experience
Special Education Paraprofessional, 02/2018 - 08/2021
Black Hills Special Services Cooperative Sturgis, SD,
  • 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.
  • Instructed small groups of students in alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Supervised test taking and graded papers.
  • 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.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Participated in supervision of students during lunch, physical education and after-school extracurricular activities to maintain peaceful and productive environment.
  • Worked with both groups and individuals to provide instruction in mathematics, reading, science and history.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Communicated with parents to report on academic and behavioral performance and deliver suggestions to implement at home to reinforce positive habits developed at school.
  • Met with parents about student needs to garner additional support.
Special Education Paraprofessional, 09/2017 - 06/2018
Black Hills Special Services Cooperative Sturgis, SD,
  • 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 requiring immediate attention.
  • 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.
  • Participated in supervision of students during lunch, physical education and after-school extracurricular activities to maintain peaceful and productive environment.
  • Aided disabled students in using restroom facilities.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Supervised students awaiting after-school transportation and assisted students boarding and exiting school bus daily.
  • Kept over [Number] students safe in classroom and outside environments.
Infant Teacher, 02/2016 - 03/2017
Jccs Of North America Dunwoody, GA,
  • Maintained tidy, clean and safe environments for children.
  • Changed diapers, used bibs and monitored behaviors to maintain good hygiene for each child.
  • Sanitized toys, equipment, supplies and surfaces regularly.
  • Followed safe feeding guidelines and parental requests for breastmilk, formula and solids.
  • Helped infants develop communication skills through baby sign language while also promoting positive behaviors and social skills.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Monitored children's play activities to identify additional learning opportunities or behavioral issues.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
  • Read aloud and played alphabet games to encourage early literacy.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development by adapting communication tactics for differing client needs.
  • Implemented warning and timeout strategies to encourage good behavior.
  • Introduced learning activities and imaginative play materials for children to explore and manipulate.
  • Identified symptoms of emotional and developmental issues and alerted parents or guardians.
Cashier , 06/2012 - 04/2014
Hilton Worldwide Aventura, FL,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Processed sales transactions to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Met high productivity standards in processing payments for customers.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Helped with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
  • Verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Answered customer quests, provided store information and escorted to desired store areas.
  • Received payments for products and issued receipts.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds by inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Promoted specific item options to drive sales and achieve add-on purchases.
  • Resolved customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns for remediation.
  • Maintained professional store appearance by inspecting checkout areas and directing team members in cleaning, trash removal and other actions.
  • Processed [Number] transactions per day with exceptional accuracy.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2010
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Mastery Charter School - Philadelphia, PA
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Mastery Charter School

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Infant Teacher
  • Cashier

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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