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Professional Summary

Dedicated Teaching Assistant focused on supporting faculty with classroom needs. Successful at maintaining clean and organized supplies, as well as planning activities and leading field trips. Excellent tutor, record keeper and multitasker. 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 comprising more than 13 years. Multi-talented Special Education Teacher Assistant with 13 years of experience directing students and assisting lead teachers. Expert at restating lesson information, tutoring, applying rules and working with struggling students. Team-minded when collaborating with teacher and implementing set lesson plans and classroom activities. Successful at working with up to 6 students to support academic success, social growth and emotional development. Focused on optimizing learning and engaging students. Dedicated Special Education Teacher Assistant skilled in developing and implementing lesson plans to meet class learning and behavioral goals. Compassionate and responsible classroom support professional with creative and flexible approach to dealing with educational and behavioral issues. Over 13 years of experience in Special Education support roles. Background includes working with students dealing with a variety of challenging conditions, including Autism, Speech Impairment and Developmentally Delayed. Demonstrated success in working with minimal direction to accomplish tasks, solve problems and manage conflict. Compassionate Special Education Paraprofessional offering excellent skills in devising student strategies and monitoring classroom activities. Pursuing a similar position where a well-qualified individual with an understanding of autism spectrum disorder and learning disabilities is highly sought. Forward-thinking individual with love of literacy and dedication to young students. Offering more than 13 years of facilitating positive learning environments. Energetic individual highly skilled in student learning plans and curriculum oversight. Desiring a Special Education Paraprofessional position with a private school.

Skills
  • Mobility assistance
  • Personal care support
  • Safe lifting procedures
  • Learning difficulties experience
  • Autism understanding
  • Student Supervision
  • IEP compliance
  • Skills strategies
  • Classroom management
  • Autism and spectrum disorders
  • Behavior improvements
  • Social development and integration
  • Educational assistance
  • Teacher Support
  • Parental interaction
  • Social and group settings
  • Lesson plan implementation
  • Instructional support
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Documentation
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Teaching and instruction
  • Experienced with Dynavox(speech impaired)
Work History
09/2020 to Current
Special Education Teacher Assistant The May Institute Inc Falmouth, MA,
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness before submission for grading.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Escorted students to different school locations to provide ongoing assistance.
  • Assisted and mentored students in groups of up to [Number] by reviewing lesson teachings and [Action].
  • Helped classroom teachers achieve instructional objectives.
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Handed out classroom materials, like pencils, paper and crayons.
  • Built and maintained effective communication and relationships with students, teachers, support staff and parents.
10/2016 to 09/2020
Special Education Teacher's Assistant The May Institute Inc Fayetteville, NC,
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Supported teacher in development of individual learning strategies.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Helped special education teachers determine specific needs for individuals with exceptional needs.
  • Implemented lessons initiated by teacher or related services personnel.
  • Oversaw class of [Number] students when instructor was out of room.
  • Built and maintained effective communication and relationships with students, teachers, support staff and parents.
  • Communicated with students, teachers, staff and parents to main effective relationships for student and program growth.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
  • Provided student support through special accommodations, extra assistance and assessments.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Maintained positive attitude and affirmatively communicated with each student.
  • Contacted parents to discuss student progress and set up meetings.
  • Collaborated with teacher to create customized classroom environment that was integral to students' needs.
  • Aided special education teachers in delivering important services for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs while carrying out IEP goals.
09/2011 to 10/2016
Special Education Teacher's Assistant The May Institute Inc Gloucester, MA,
  • 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.
  • Supported teacher in development of individual learning strategies.
  • Helped special education teachers determine specific needs for individuals with exceptional needs.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Implemented lessons initiated by teacher or related services personnel.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Provided student support through special accommodations, extra assistance and assessments.
  • Maintained positive attitude and affirmatively communicated with each student.
  • Worked with autism student in his or her home using tailored behavioral plan.
  • Oversaw class of 10 students when instructor was out of room.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Communicated with students, teachers, staff and parents to main effective relationships for student and program growth.
  • Built and maintained effective communication and relationships with students, teachers, support staff and parents.
  • Collaborated with teacher to create customized classroom environment that was integral to students' needs.
  • Played essential role in delivering individualized services and supporting instruction.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoors activities to promote student safety.
  • Aided special education teachers in delivering important services for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Increased proficiencies by attending professional developmental workshops on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Worked cooperatively with students of various culturally diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
03/2006 to 09/2011
Teacher Madison County Schools Flora, MS,
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to reinforce student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create and maintain cohesive school community within virtual classroom setting.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest of Children's Literature as avenue of study.
  • Maintained required passing rate of [Number]% for [Number] years.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans that addressed general students as well as those with individualized 504 plans as part of integrated classroom.
Education
Expected in to to
: Secondary Education
Fairhaven Baptist College - Indiana,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2022 to to
Associate of Arts: Early Childhood Education
Craven Community College - New Bern, NC
GPA:
Expected in 05/2022 to to
Associate of Arts: General Education
Craven Community College - New Bern, NC
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Fairhaven Baptist College
  • Craven Community College
  • Craven Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Teacher Assistant
  • Special Education Teacher's Assistant
  • Special Education Teacher's Assistant
  • Teacher

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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