special education teacher long term substitute resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Talented Special Education Teacher focused on meeting student academic and emotional needs. Compassionate and caring in delivery of personalized, hands-on support and lessons targeted to specific learning needs and strengths. Leverages strong communication skills and patient nature to provide positive reinforcement in team-based, structured environments.

  • Behavioral/Cognitive Skills Development
  • Classroom Management
  • Behavior Modifications
  • Motivating Students
  • De-escalation Techniques
  • Data Management
  • Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
Special Education Teacher (Long Term Substitute), 08/2022 - Current
North Monterey County Unified Moss Landing, CA,
  • Created lesson plans and chose supporting materials to promote positive learning experiences.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Prepared and presented lesson plans in academic subjects using traditional and modern teaching techniques.
  • Managed student behavior in classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student skill level.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Developed and maintained individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans to promote and build student confidence.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Advocated for needs of the students with disabilities.
  • Established and maintained dynamic working relationships with students and parents to support classroom objectives.
  • Maintained consistent and timely contact with parents about student behavior and upcoming events.
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs.
  • Led students on field trips to enhance educational programs.
Behavior Technician, 08/2020 - Current
Madison County Schools Flora, MS,
  • Assisted with building life and social skills useful for everyday activities and interactions.
  • Data collection
Special Education Teacher Assistant, 08/2019 - Current
Cupertino Union Elementary Sunnyvale, CA,
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies.
  • Transported non-ambulatory students throughout campus facilities.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Organized student performance and enrichment activities to facilitate learning.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Supervised students awaiting after-school transportation and assisted students boarding and exiting school bus daily.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to enforce school rules.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to prepare for grading by head teacher.
  • Participated in supervision of students during lunch, physical education and after-school extracurricular activities to maintain peaceful and productive environment.
  • Assisted classroom teachers with accomplishing instructional goals by mentoring students, leading activities and implementing lesson plans.
  • Used lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods to present subject matter to students under direction and guidance of teachers.
  • Graded assignments and tests and documented results into filing systems.
  • Worked with both groups and individuals to provide instruction in mathematics, reading, science and history.
  • Observed student behaviors and utilized success intervention techniques to correct problems.
  • Helped students with limited mobility move around school areas and handle personal care tasks.
  • Assisted teachers in printing class handouts and worksheets and distributing to students during classroom sessions.
  • Lifted students in and out of wheelchairs, retrieved walkers or braces and helped students find comfortable and safe positions.
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
  • Tutored and assisted children individually and in small groups to help master assignments and reinforce learning concepts.
  • Distributed textbooks, workbooks, papers and pencils to students.
  • Helped students to develop good behavioral habits through positive reinforcement and encouragement in studies as well as discipline and careful use of physical intervention when required.
  • Prepared lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits and demonstrations to assist teachers in classroom preparation.
  • Coached students on speech patterns using augmentative/alternative communication methods.
  • Provided continuous support by accompanying students to classes and in-school activities.
Substitute Teacher, 08/2018 - Current
Appomattox County Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Assisted struggling students with classroom assignments with one-on-one tutoring.
  • Left notes for head teacher about notable students, events and problems.
  • Monitored appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Communicated with head teacher to execute priorities for school day and ongoing lesson plans.
  • Maintained classroom order and enforced school and class rules.
  • Explained assignments and relayed information from lead teacher.
  • Distributed worksheets and homework assignments from head teacher to assist with classroom operations.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Educated students in various subjects to provide seamless transition during absence of head teacher.
  • Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts.
  • Answered student questions about course concepts.
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: General Studies, Expected in 05/2005
Southside Virginia Community College - Keysville,
Status -
Bachelor of Arts: Mild To Moderate Special Education, Expected in
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
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School Attended

  • Southside Virginia Community College
  • Western Governors University

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Teacher (Long Term Substitute)
  • Behavior Technician
  • Special Education Teacher Assistant
  • Substitute Teacher


  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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