substitute paraprofessional resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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  • Focused worker with experience in home gardening and harvesting crops. Collaborative team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Wish to obtain work to expand knowledge, and pay for personal expenses.
  • Capability of accomplishing any assigned tasks.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Power Point, and Microsoft Outlook)
  • Team player, hard worker
  • Great with customers
  • Inventory management experience
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Retail
  • Classroom inclusion
  • Individual instruction
  • Teacher assistance
  • Student learning support
  • One-on-one and small group instruction
  • Early childhood education
  • Grading homework and tests
  • Maintaining safe environments
  • Special needs education
  • Safe handling of pesticides
  • Applying fertilizer
  • Using hand tools
  • Cultivating soil
  • Monitoring health of plants
  • Soil preparation
  • Cleaning skills
  • Pest prevention
  • Customer service
  • Problem resolution
  • Organization
Substitute Paraprofessional, 09/2018 - Current
Joliet Public Schools District 86 Joliet, IL,
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Evaluated individual student needs, including academic and social situations to address challenges and goals.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Leveraged evidence-based techniques to foster academic progress, social inclusion and critical thinking.
  • Played educational games in classroom, supervising 10 to 30 students during absence of classroom teacher.
  • Kept over 25+ students safe in classroom and outside environments.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Utilized curriculum with life-based approach.
  • Collaborated with teacher to devise and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligning with school's philosophy and mission.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and outside to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Drove social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development through age-appropriate enrichment activities.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Used exercises and repetition to assist students in learning foundational educational concepts.
  • Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
  • Took attendance, graded assignments, and maintained routine student records.
  • Assisted teacher in monitoring students' progress and reviewed test scores and classwork.
  • Assisted in development screenings to measure students' motor, language, and emotional skills.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Organized and distributed homework, textbooks, classroom supplies and other learning materials.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies to support maximum efficiency.
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Arranged and led activities for students.
  • Managed daily attendance and reported absences and tardies for parental notification.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Organized classroom, placing books back on shelves and cubards to keep areas well-maintained and organized.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups of up to 4 by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts.
  • Attended in-services, workshops and seminars.
  • Marked homework assignments, tests and special projects to communicate grading.
Caretaker, 06/2002 - Current
Addus Homecare Corporation Greenwood, DE,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Organized and administered medications on clear schedules to help alleviate symptoms and optimize quality of life.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Facilitated best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with patient.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under direction of physician.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
Associate, 05/2015 - 03/2016
Sheridan Group Inc. Company Lawrenceburg, KY,
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Identified needs of customers promptly and efficiently.
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Scanned customer purchases, supporting transactions to streamline sales process.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered advice.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers and maintain satisfaction levels.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
Line Cook, -
Intercontinental Hotels Group Chicago, IL,
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2005
Maniner High School - Everett, WA,
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Pathways Through BYUI - Online,
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School Attended

  • Maniner High School
  • Pathways Through BYUI

Job Titles Held:

  • Substitute Paraprofessional
  • Caretaker
  • Associate
  • Line Cook


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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