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Summary

Well-rounded and compassionate Special Education Teacher skilled at addressing each student's unique needs and creating effective lesson plans to accommodate special circumstances. Provides appropriate and individualized instruction to build foundations for lifelong learning. Develops, implements and acts as teacher of record of Individualized Education Plans for students with disabilities. Special Education Teacher versed in crisis management and establishing direct, clear and helpful boundaries with students of varying emotional and intellectual capacities. Creates and maintains educational atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school programs and goals. Demonstrates knowledge and best practices in differentiating instruction.

Skills
  • Job readiness training
  • Motivating students
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Mastery of Learning, Best Practices
  • Social skills development
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Job readiness training
  • Competent in Smartboard technology
  • Scheduling proficiency
  • Learning style assessment
  • MS Office proficient
Experience
Special Education Teacher, 08/2019 to Current
Cherry Hill Public Schools Cherry Hill, NJ,
  • Developed individual educational plans designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués and reports to facilitate student learning.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by using teaching aids and motivational strategies.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
  • Delivered specialized classroom instruction to students with developmental disorders.
  • Administered minor first aid to injured students and notified school nurse to render additional aid.
  • Implemented specialized tests to evaluate literacy performance.
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs.
  • Transitioned students across grade levels through careful planning and preparation.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Collaborated with conventional education instructors across multiple departments to optimize student learning.
  • Facilitated functional life skills development in students with autism through explicit instruction and repetition to entrench skills.
  • Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.
  • Encouraged student empathy of others to build confidence and improve self-image.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
  • Participated in week-long intensive leadership training and provided training to colleagues on applied behavior analysis.
Special Education Teacher, 08/2017 to 05/2019
Cherry Hill Public Schools Cherry Hill, NJ,
  • Delivered specialized classroom instruction to students with developmental disorders.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués and reports to facilitate student learning.
  • Developed individual educational plans designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by using teaching aids and motivational strategies.
  • Encouraged student empathy of others to build confidence and improve self-image.
  • Administered minor first aid to injured students and notified school nurse to render additional aid.
  • Collaborated with conventional education instructors across multiple departments to optimize student learning.
  • Implemented specialized tests to evaluate literacy performance.
  • Transitioned students across grade levels through careful planning and preparation.
  • Participated in week-long intensive leadership training and provided training to colleagues on applied behavior analysis.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs.
  • Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Facilitated functional life skills development in students with autism through explicit instruction and repetition to entrench skills.
Special Education Teacher, 08/2015 to 12/2016
Cherry Hill Public Schools Cherry Hill, NJ,
  • Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués and reports to facilitate student learning.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by using teaching aids and motivational strategies.
  • Delivered specialized classroom instruction to students with developmental disorders.
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
  • Developed individual educational plans designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Encouraged student empathy of others to build confidence and improve self-image.
  • Administered minor first aid to injured students and notified school nurse to render additional aid.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs.
  • Implemented specialized tests to evaluate literacy performance.
  • Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.
  • Facilitated functional life skills development in students with autism through explicit instruction and repetition to entrench skills.
  • Participated in week-long intensive leadership training and provided training to colleagues on applied behavior analysis.
  • Collaborated with conventional education instructors across multiple departments to optimize student learning.
  • Supervised field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos to develop social skills and community awareness.
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Transitioned students across grade levels through careful planning and preparation.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Education/Psychology, Expected in 04/2012
to
Ashford University - San Diego, CA
GPA:
Master of Arts: Exceptional Student Education, Expected in 04/2014
to
Ashford University - San Diego, CA
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Recognized as Learning for Life, teacher of the year 2015/2016 school year for creating outstanding student performance and team contributions.
  • Worked with over a number special education students, grades 2 through 12+, for 6 years as a teacher and over 7 years as a Paraeducator.
  • Coached 15 students in various Special Olympic events.

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