teacher assistant resume example with 7+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Versatile Paraprofessional with 20+ years of experience instructing students and supporting lead teachers. Highly skilled at reinforcing lesson information, tutoring, enforcing rules and preparing materials. Team player well-versed in coordinating with teacher and carrying out established lesson plans and activities.

  • Student and faculty communication
  • Small group instruction
  • Individualized instruction
  • Classroom restocking
  • Lesson plan implementation
Education and Training
Coastal Carolina Community College Jacksonville Nc, Expected in 05/2020 Associate of Arts : Early Childhood Education - GPA :
Foothills Park And Recreation District - Teacher Assistant
Littleton, CO, 01/2015 - Current
  • Maintained safe, educational environment for students during learning and free play time.
  • Implemented lesson plans for students with varying learning styles.
  • Assembled instructional materials for children's projects and play-time.
  • Communicated regularly with parents, teachers and administrators about students' progress and needs.
  • Created colorful, attractive displays for bulletin boards and hallways.
  • Led instruction for small groups of children.
  • Prepared, duplicated and collated teaching materials to help students better understand learning concepts.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Arranged and led academic and study activities for students.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Observed children and recorded activities, maintained daily records and created safe environments during activities, meals and naps.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Participated in meetings with parents concerning child's progress and areas of concern during parent-teacher conferences.
  • Spearheaded new learning techniques, boosting student comprehension and improving learning time.
Paulding County School District - Special Education Paraprofessional
Dallas, GA, 08/2007 - 04/2008
  • Met one-on-one with autism students and implemented targeted behavioral plans.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Collaborated with teacher to develop personalized and successful learning strategies.
  • Managed class of special education students in absence of lead teacher.
  • Worked in tandem with teacher to develop customized classroom environment conducive to students' needs.
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
  • Engaged and supported students with differing learning styles and cultural backgrounds.
  • Assisted special education instructors in identifying and meeting students' individual needs.
  • Supervised students awaiting after-school transportation and assisted students boarding and exiting school bus daily.
  • Instructed students with varying abilities and needs in alignment with IEP objectives while delivering personalized and small group lessons.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to foster learning.
  • 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.
  • Fostered positive relationships with students, parents and personnel to facilitate program growth and ensure positive learning outcomes.
Bdo - Paraprofessional
Milwaukee, WI, 08/2006 - 05/2007
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Assisted children at stations during small-group learning periods.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student during group activities.
  • Applied positive reinforcement to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Coastal Carolina Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Teacher Assistant
  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Paraprofessional


  • Associate of Arts

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