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special education teacher resume example with 10 years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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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.

Skills
  • In-depth knowledge of autism
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Competent in Smartboard technology
  • Motivating students
  • Social skills development
  • IEP writing
  • Microsoft suite
  • Google Classroom
  • The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Systems
  • Unique Learning Systems
  • Equals Mathematics and Attainments Pathways
Education and Training
St. Joseph's College Long Island, NY, Expected in 05/2016 Master of Arts : Special Education - GPA :
Dowling College Oakdale, NY, Expected in 05/2014 Bachelor of Science : Special Education/Childhood Education - GPA :
Certifications
  • Florida State Exceptional Student Education: Grades K-12
  • Florida State Elementary Education Grades K-6
  • Florida State Severe or Profound Disabilities Endorsement
  • Florida State Reading Endorsement
  • Florida State Autism Endorsement (In Progress)
  • New York State Students with Disabilities: Generalist, Grades 7-12
  • New York State Annotation in Severe and Multiple Disabilities: PreK- Grade 12
Experience
Payette School District - Special Education Teacher
Payette, ID, 08/2021 - Current
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Collaborated with conventional education instructors across multiple departments to optimize student learning.
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs.
  • Encouraged student empathy of others to build confidence and improve self-image.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
  • Facilitated functional life skills development in students with autism through explicit instruction and repetition to entrench skills.
  • Delivered specialized classroom instruction to students with developmental disorders.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and instructed students by using teaching aids and motivational strategies.
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Managed small and large student groups completing special activities focused on target areas.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning.
  • Met with parents about student needs to garner additional support.
Payette School District - Special Education Teacher
Payette, ID, 09/2018 - 06/2021
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Collaborated with conventional education instructors across multiple departments to optimize student learning.
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs.
  • Encouraged student empathy of others to build confidence and improve self-image.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
  • Facilitated functional life skills development in students with autism through explicit instruction and repetition to entrench skills.
  • Delivered specialized classroom instruction to students with developmental disorders.
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Managed small and large student groups completing special activities focused on target areas.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
Department Of The Treasury - Assistant Director
Charlottesville, VA, 02/2015 - 06/2017
  • Oriented, trained, and directed staff to achieve objectives.
  • Mentored new employees on industry practices and business operations.
  • Managed schedules by completing work accurately and on time.
  • Monitored team compliance with safety and health guidelines.
  • Coached and guided direct reports on day-to-day operations and company policies and procedures.
  • Handled incoming and outgoing mail, email and faxes.
  • Oversaw staff, financials and key performance indicators to manage business operations.
  • Cultivated and maintained positive relationships with employees and freelance personnel.
  • Directed special projects and daily operations.
  • Produced and distributed memos, newsletters, email updates and other forms of communication.
North Country Academy - Child Care Provider
Levittown, NY, 08/2010 - 06/2017
  • Maintained safe, healthy and comfortable childcare environment.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Assisted children in development of social, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Cared for children of various ages and assisted with feeding, dressing and directing activities.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate reading, crafts and music lessons.
  • Assisted children with social, emotional and behavioral development.
  • Developed and implemented age-appropriate lesson plans.

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School Attended

  • St. Joseph's College
  • Dowling College

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Assistant Director
  • Child Care Provider

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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