Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Dedicated Special Education Paraprofessional with a background in assisting teachers with classroom activities. Knowledgeable in school safety, learning processes and individualized expression. Offering a successful career history and a willingness to develop and maintain a successful Human Resources Career.


* Public Speaking

* Record and Data Management and Utilization

* Dispute Resolution

* Team Management

  • Student Supervision
  • Teacher Support
  • Lesson plan implementation
  • Activity Planning
  • Skills strategies
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Teaching and instruction
  • Documentation
  • Parental interaction
  • IEP compliance
  • Classroom management
Work History
09/2019 to 08/2021
Special Education Resource Paraprofessional Elgin Local Schools City, STATE,
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Alerted instructor to student behavior or issues requiring intervention.
  • Worked cooperatively with students of various culturally diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Supported teacher in development of individual learning strategies.
  • Aided special education teachers in delivering important services for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoors activities to promote student safety.
  • Communicated with students, teachers, staff and parents to main effective relationships for student and program growth.
  • Increased proficiencies by attending professional developmental workshops on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Collaborated with teacher to create customized classroom environment integral to students' needs.
  • Maintained positive attitude and affirmatively communicated with each student.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs while carrying out IEP goals.
  • Oversaw class of students in absence of instructor.
  • Administered tests to class and graded papers.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Delivered individual services and instruction support to students and coworkers.
  • Implemented lessons initiated by teacher or related services personnel.
  • Played essential role in delivering individualized services and supporting instruction.

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  • Helped special education teachers determine specific needs for individuals with exceptional needs.
  • Maintained student-centered, supportive environment in delivering learning experiences.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Offered student support through special accommodations, extra assistance and assessments.
  • Built and maintained effective communication and relationships with students, teachers, support staff and parents.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
08/2017 to 08/2019
High School Front Desk Secretary Elgin Local Schools City, STATE,
  • Assisted in preparing district informational materials such as brochures and newsletters.
  • Answered multi-line phone system, routing calls, delivering messages to staff and greeting visitors.
  • Processed student registrations and withdrawals.
  • Documented attendance, grades and test scores to update permanent records.
  • Answered multi-line telephones and greeted visitors and parents to facilitate office operations.
  • Performed clerical and administrative support duties to optimize workflow procedures.
  • Participated in meetings, workshops and seminars to covey or gather information to perform functions.
  • Exercised judgment within school policy guidelines to alleviate Job title's workload.
  • Composed and proofread memos, letters and reports to verify error-free communication.
  • Managed paper and electronic filing systems by routing various documents, taking messages and managing incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Built and maintained excellent customer relationships through timely response to inquiries and going above and beyond to accommodate unusual requests.
  • Interacted with vendors, contractors and professional services personnel to receive orders, direct activities and communicate instructions.
  • Used Software to prepare various correspondence, reports and other written material.
  • Assisted coworkers and staff members with special tasks on daily basis.
  • Updated tracking spreadsheets with latest Type and Type information.
  • Created and implemented standard operating procedures for records handling.
  • Transcribed and organized information to assist in preparing speeches and presentations.
  • Found new sources for office supplies and closely monitored inventory use to cut costs by $Amount.
  • Managed phone and email correspondence and handled incoming and outgoing mail and faxes.
  • Managed filing system, entered data and completed other clerical tasks.
  • Completed forms, reports, logs and records to quickly handle all documentation for human resources.
  • Maintained clean reception area to promote positive, professional environment for clients.
  • Identified and recommended changes to existing processes to improve accuracy, efficiency and quality service.
  • Continually sought methods for improving daily operations, communications with clients, recordkeeping and data entry for increased efficiency.

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08/2015 to 05/2019
Track and Volleyball Coaching Positions Elgin Local Schools City, STATE,
  • Implemented exercise programs and training strategies to bolster individual and team performance.
  • Prepared athletes for special competitions and tournaments.
  • Demonstrated proper technique for spiking and serving ball at observance of team players.
  • Educated individuals on proper eating and sleep habits, which would prove helpful during stressful times like competitions.
  • Held special events to promote camaraderie among teammates, families and community members.
  • Motivated athletes to become stronger, more agile and more effective through training habits and proper nutrition.
  • Coordinated with parents, boosters and other resources to meet team needs involving equipment and travel arrangements.

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  • Evaluated individual knowledge, skills and strengths and assigned team positions to maximize talent areas.
  • Cultivated community and media relations through social media and other communication channels to support program.
  • Maintained equipment, facilities and inventory to avoid accidents, mishaps and damage.
  • Stretched, warmed up and completed conditioning exercises properly to reduce injuries.
  • Worked individually with players when struggling to enhancer confidence and strengthen court skills.
  • Promoted stretching, mobility work and proper form to help athletes safely build strength.
  • Established clear benchmarks for performance and monitored individual and team progress.
  • Increased player strength, agility and game skills through successful practices.
  • Evaluated tapes of competition matches to assess strategies and plan counter approaches.
  • Developed game plans and adjusted to meet various game situations.
  • Introduced games and drills, which helped students to better develop skill levels.
  • Promoted proper stretching, warmups and conditioning exercises to prevent sports injuries.
  • Recruited student-athletes of highest caliber to elevate team performance.
  • Coordinated special events such as pre-season tryouts, training camps and special workshops to support team goals.
  • Trained athletes in proper use of equipment for safety and maximum results.
  • Educated players on nutrition and positive life choices for better health and performance.
08/1999 to 05/2006
Human Reproduction Teacher Marion Adolescent Pregnancy Program City, STATE,
  • Developed quizzes, exams and projects to test undergraduate students' knowledge and understanding of subject matter covered in classes.
  • Maintained student attendance records, grades and other required records to meet departmental standards and monitor student progress.
  • Engaged students by encouraging participation in class and sharing thoughts on subjects under discussion.
  • Identified key semester topics, developed class syllabi and discussed objectives with students.
  • Kept abreast of developments in field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues and participating in professional conferences.
  • Conducted educational and engaging lectures centered on such topics as ethics, critical thinking and contemporary moral issues.
  • Actively listened to customers, handled concerns quickly and escalated major issues to supervisor.
  • Received and processed stock into inventory management system.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement.

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  • Used coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule.
  • Served customers in a friendly, efficient manner following outlined steps of service.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
Expected in 12/1996
Bachelor Of Arts: Psychology
Otterbein College - Westerville, OH,

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School Attended

  • Otterbein College

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Resource Paraprofessional
  • High School Front Desk Secretary
  • Track and Volleyball Coaching Positions
  • Human Reproduction Teacher


  • Bachelor Of Arts

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