special education paraprofessional resume example with 9+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Diligent professional with 9+ years of experience and proven knowledge of human behavior and performance, special-needs instruction, and adaptive teaching methods. Aiming to leverage skills to successfully fill one of the Special Education Paraeducator roles in the San Francisco Unified school district. Energetic individual with a background in assisting teachers with classroom activities. Knowledgeable in school safety, learning processes, and individualized expression. Offering a successful career history comprising of in-person and virtual instruction combined with logistics and workforce management.

  • Parental interaction
  • Skills strategies
  • Instructional support
  • Social and group settings
  • Interdisciplinary team collaboration
  • Social development and integration
  • Autism and spectrum disorders
  • IEP compliance
University of California - Davis Davis, CA Expected in 12/2005 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
University of California - Davis Davis, CA Expected in 12/2005 Bachelor of Arts : Dramatic Art, Dance Choreography - GPA :
Work History
Calhoun Intermediate School District - Special Education Paraprofessional
Marshall, MI, 08/2021 - Current
  • Support teachers in development of individual learning strategies for 12 students through virtual classroom of Online Learning Program of SFUSD.
  • Maintain positive attitude and affirmatively communicate with each student with social-emotional learning techniques taught through year.
  • Collaborate daily with teachers and RSP staff to create customized virtual classroom environments integral to students' needs and personal goals.
  • Document student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teachers to address pertinent issues.
  • Conduct small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs while carrying out IEP goals in varying grade levels throughout day.
The May Institute Inc - Special Education Teacher Assistant
Usa ● Mashpee, MA, 05/2019 - 08/2021
  • Supported students in 1 to1 setting in general education classes as well as Special Day Class settings with varying degrees of capabilities, motor skills, emotional development and comprehension from kindergarten to 8th grade.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoor activities to promote student safety and good quality of life.
  • Built and maintained effective communication and relationships with students, teachers, support staff and parents.
Dsw (Designer Brands Inc.) - STORE MANAGER
Lansing, MI, 02/2012 - 08/2013
  • Maximized sales and minimized shrinkage through excellent customer service and adherence to standard practices resulting in high customer satisfaction survey scores.
  • Managed store employees successfully in fast-paced environment through proactive communication and positive feedback.
  • Reviewed performance data to monitor and measure productivity and ensure daily sales goals and budgets were met.
Kissimmee, FL, 04/2006 - 08/2011
  • Hired, trained, and evaluated 40 personnel with retention rate of 90%.
  • Planned and prepared weekly work schedules within provided budget.
  • Reviewed inventory and sales records daily to prepare reports for management and budget departments and ensure profitability.
  • Established and implemented policies, goals, objectives, and procedures for designated departments from headquarters within 24 hours of receiving communication.

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School Attended

  • University of California - Davis
  • University of California - Davis

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Special Education Teacher Assistant


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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