sped paraprofessional resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Have worked in all aspects of some type customer service. Also have worked with many types of different people when it comes to personalities and work ethic. Compassionate Paraeducator provides individualized support to students with special needs. Experienced in creating and implementing learning plans and providing one-on-one support in classroom. Engaging personality offers strong task prioritization and time management skills. Accomplished Special Education Paraprofessional offering more than 2 years aiding instructors in the classroom and promoting individualized learning techniques.

  • Customer Service skills
  • File Management/ Organization skills
  • Knowledge with Word, Powerpoint, Email, Excel
  • Field Trip Supervision
  • Instructional Techniques
  • Classwork Oversight
  • Teacher Assistance
  • IEP Goals
  • Social and Group Settings
  • Autism and Spectrum
  • Positive Reinforcement Methods
  • Classroom Organization
  • Instructional Support
  • Social Development Support
  • Student Supervision
  • Small Group Support
  • Skills Strategies
  • Client Satisfaction
  • Educational Settings
  • IEP Implementation
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Tutoring and Student Assistance
  • Ability to Adapt
Work History
08/2021 to Current
Sped Paraprofessional Kipp Houston Public Schools Austin, TX, Fort Riley, Kansas
  • Provided individualized reading, writing and math instruction to support student development.
  • Communicated with teachers and other district personnel to assist in evaluating progress and implementing IEP objectives.
  • Established professional relationships with parents and other teachers to increase rapport and support.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Encouraged students to participate in school activities and programs to promote well-roundedness and increase confidence.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoors activities to promote student safety.
  • Alerted instructor to student behavior or issues requiring intervention.
  • Maintained positive attitude and affirmatively communicated with each student.
  • Maintained classroom equipment and work area to promote safe learning environment and meet mandated requirements.
  • Collaborated with teachers and specialists to assess student progress.
  • Supported teacher in development of individual learning strategies.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral, and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Liaised one-on-one with learners to provide additional support tailored to specific learning needs.
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions, and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Collaborated with teacher to create customized classroom environment integral to students' needs.
  • Helped feeding and daily living skills to support physical and emotional well-being.
  • Facilitated administration and scoring of standardized tests and assessments to draw meaningful data regarding learning and growth.
  • Instructed student activities to implement goals for remediation of deficiencies and drive student success.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment, and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Supported faculty in implementing behavioral intervention plans to address challenging student behaviors.
  • Kept open and frequent communication with families to provide regular updates on child's academic progress and individualized needs.
  • Understood and acclimated to teacher's routine to provide classroom coverage.
  • Worked with students to promote learning and pro-social development.
  • Interacted physically and verbally with students throughout each day.
  • Created positive and inclusive classroom environment by helping students develop social skills and relationships.
  • Responded to emergency situations to resolve immediate safety concerns or direct appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Offered student support through special accommodations, extra assistance, and assessments.
08/2017 to 03/2018
Assistant Store Manager Qurate Retail Group Tampa, FL,
  • Checked out clients and made appointments
  • Took inventory and picked up inventory
  • Counted register at opening and at closing time
  • Handled any disagreement with clients and employees
  • Helped with opening chores and closing chores
  • Much experience in costumer service overall
  • Developed loyal and highly satisfied customer base through proactive management of team customer service strategies
  • Opened and closed location and monitored shift changes to uphold successful operations strategies and maximize business success
  • Maintained positive customer relations by addressing problems head-on and implementing successful corrective actions
06/2013 to 02/2017
Hairstylist Sport Clips Ames, IA, Austin, Texas
  • Swept hair from stations, cleaned restrooms, shampooed clients, blow dried clients hair, attended continuing education classes
  • 2nd year Jr Hairstylist
  • Tested out from being trainee, cut and styled clients hair, offered up do's , hair treatments
  • Awards received: Salon Employee of The Year, 25% retail (Solution
  • Specialist Award)
  • Receptionist Experience, Booking appointments
  • Resolved guest complaints about service or style.
  • Attended hair shows, classes and seminars to stay up-to-date on latest trends.
  • Stayed updated on current hair trends and techniques to make customers look fashionable and increase satisfaction.
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of all salon products and services.
  • Evaluated client needs and recommended treatments and strategy to achieve desired results while maintaining hair health.
  • Shampooed, conditioned, and rinsed guests' hair using salon-exclusive products while educating clients on product benefits to increase product sales.
  • Educated clients about products and self-maintenance for healthy hair based on needs and preferences.
Expected in 05/2024 to to
Associate of Science: Special Education
Barton County Community College - Great Bend, KS
Expected in 04/2013 to to
Cosmetology License :
Regency Beauty Institute - Austin, TX,

GPA: 4.0

  • Professional development completed in Hair design
Expected in to to
: Education
The University of Texas At San Antonio - San Antonio, TX
Expected in 05/2010 to to
High School Diploma:
Del Valle High School - Del Valle, TX

GPA: 2.8

Native or Bilingual

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School Attended

  • Barton County Community College
  • Regency Beauty Institute
  • The University of Texas At San Antonio
  • Del Valle High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Sped Paraprofessional
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Hairstylist


  • Associate of Science
  • Cosmetology License
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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