Responsible and mature individual seeking an entry-level position in the area of Administrative Support/Human Resources that utilizes my creative, communications, interpersonal, teaching and organizational skills.
Staff training and development
Strong work ethic
Superior organization ability
Accurate and detailed
Excellent planner and coordinator
Filing and data archiving
Excellent communication skills
Outstanding interpersonal skills
Articulate and well-spoken
Special education background
09/2007 - CurrentSpecial Education Teacher/ParaprofessionalAt & T | North Little Rock , AR
Public & Private Schools - Middlesex, Monmouth, & Ocean Counties Successfully conducts full management of classroom.
Planned, implemented, monitored, and assessed a classroom instructional program which was consistent with District regulations and Board of Education goals.
Developed program to work with students and increase interest in higher learning.
Perform in class support to assist teacher with needs of special needs students.
Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as the alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
Assisted students of various grades in Language Arts and Mathematics Assisted in preparing reports and paperwork for parent-teacher conferences.
Led instruction resource services at elementary level in [Area of study] and [Area of study].
Organized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués, and reports.
Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
Delivered specialized classroom instruction to broad range of students with developmental disorders, including autism using [Technique].
Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
Fostered relationships with students to increase engagement, and periodically reported student progress to parents/guardians and school leadership.
Worked with average of [Number] students per class.
Established clear objectives for all lessons to both students and parents.
Worked in collaboration with [Number] conventional education instructors across multiple departments.
Supervised fieldtrips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.
Encouraged students to be understanding of others.
Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
Led resource class of [Number] students.
Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.
Provided instruction to students in [Type] setting to assist in development of variety of skills.
09/2001 - 12/2018Waitress/HostessVarious Chain And Privately Owned Restaurants | City , STATE
Restaurants - - Chain & Privately Owned in Monmouth County Worked as hostess/server at various restaurants to manage wait-lists, seat guests, take food orders, and cater to guests.
Consistently provided professional, friendly and engaging service.
Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about the restaurant's menu and products.
Skillfully promoted items on beverage lists and restaurant specials.
Routinely supported other areas of the restaurant as requested, including answering telephones and completing financial transactions for other staff.
Recommended daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
Addressed any concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
Discussed menu items and dietary concerns, noted special requests and suggested appetizers or other additional items to meet upsell goals.
Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
Frequently communicated with kitchen staff to stay up to date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
Maintained accuracy while handling payments of up to $[Amount], giving change and printing receipts with [Type] system.
Answered phones politely and promptly, accurately recording and confirming reservations.
Recorded orders and partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.
Increased sales of key menu items through effective upselling.
09/2004 - 06/2016Private TutorIndependent And JEI Learning Center | City , STATE
Independent & JEI Learning Center - NJ.
Conducted one-on-one tutoring sessions.
Instructed small groups of students in key subject concepts.
Developed handouts, study materials and quizzes.
Recorded student progress and tutoring session details.
Taught students how to study, take notes and complete test questions.
Supported students by identifying and addressing specific concerns.
Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays.
Offered academic support in various subjects outside classrooms.
Tutored students of all ages in various subjects, including [Type].
Supported students unable to attend school with complete instructional assistance.
Outlined unique lessons to fit individual needs in skill building and instruction on each subject.
Quizzed students on learning materials and used [Type] and [Type] techniques to help in subject matter recall.
Worked with students to develop [Skill] and [Skill] skills.
Retail Sales AssociateWhite House Black Market | City , STATE
Greeted customers in a timely fashion while quickly determining their needs.
Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices in order to respond to customer questions and requests in a prompt and efficient manner.
Built relationships with customers to increase likelihood of repeat business.
Initiated friendly conversation with each customer to determine level of assistance required.
Processed payments and maintained accurate drawers to meet financial targets.
Maintained current store, product and promotional knowledge to drive consistent sales.
Restocked shelves, racks and bins with latest merchandise and changed signage to promote special items.
Provided every customer with professional and polite support for sales and service needs.
Worked with off-site locations to find desired items for customers.
Monitored sales floor to identify customers in need of assistance and merchandise in need of replenishment.
Welcomed customers, offered to help locate items and suggested merchandise without being intrusive or pushy.
Offered coupons and special deals to increase quantity of customer spending [Number]%.
Handled price checks, merchandise transfers and fitting room returns to keep store orderly and efficient.
Answered questions about current promotions and resolved issues according to store policies.
Supported managers with organizing store and showcasing new items in eye-catching displays.
Generated brand awareness and positive product impressions to increase sales.
Bagged, wrapped and packaged purchases according to customer needs.
Education and Training
2007Special Education Georgian Court University | City, StateGPA: 90, High Honors Academic Achievement Award
2006Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education Monmouth University | City, StateGPA: 90, High Honors Academic Achievement Award
2006Bachelor of Arts: Psychology Monmouth University | StateGPA: 85, High Honors Academic Achievement Award
I am a focused individual with a solid administrative support background who is committed to acting as a professional and competent first point of contact to clients.
I am adept at paying attention to the details as well as seeing the larger picture when managingfiling procedures and deadlines.
I am very detail-oriented, organized, and efficient with the ability to learn new processes quickly.
I enjoy working as part of a team to achieve goals.
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