teachers assistant resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dependable and Organized candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities. Ready to help team achieve company goals and the library's mission.

  • Always positive
  • Impressive attendance record
  • Knowledge of computers, programs, typing.
  • Good communication skills- written and verbal- with staff, peers, parents, and supervisors
  • Patient and respectful
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Great with time management/ self motivated
  • Team player
  • Creative artist
  • Responsible
  • Social Perceptiveness- trained on inclusion and diversity
Work History
3rd Grade Teacher, 08/2022 to Current
Trudeau Memorial Center, , Hudson, FL
  • Organized classroom supplies and decorated walls to create fun, nurturing settings and meet learning needs.
  • Trained and developed students' skills in word-processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
  • Attended professional development technology courses to increase knowledge base and learn new information.
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
  • Chaperoned field trips to maintain safety and encourage learning.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
Teacher's Assistant, 10/2016 to 01/2022
Elizabeth Seton Children's School, ,

Since 2012 I have worked for Elizabeth Seton and have been promoted three times with more responsibility through each promotion. I’ve served as a teacher assistant to special education teachers and students in self-contained, inclusion, and early intervention classrooms. As a teacher assistant I run the class in event of teacher absence and document Individualized Educational Program (IEP) and Individualized family service plan (IFSP) goal tracking data. I support instructional activities, learning engagement, classroom management, and behavior support goals. I follow and support school policies and student IEPs to ensure student safety and achievement of learning outcomes.

  • Develop lesson plans, research IEP goal orientated projects
  • Lead group activities, provide multifaceted teacher/classroom support; assist students with special-needs with classroom learning, task completion, and communication.
  • Work with physical therapy team to support children’s use of adaptive equipment such as leg braces, body braces, standers, side lyers, and lift equipment.
  • Use and incorporation of adaptive technology toys such as cause and effect toys, light based toys, and multi-sensory switches for students requiring physical modifications.
  • Participated in various trainings to support student’s use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices (AAC) and supported students’ individual communication needs in classroom.
  • Assist occupational therapist, physical therapist, and speech therapists with integrating transdisciplinary goals and practices in a classroom setting.
  • Incorporate Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) language and evidence based practices to support children’s social and emotional learning.
  • Collaborated with families to support student progress through open and honest communication, supportive networking, and team oriented mindset.
Teachers Aide, 08/2013 to 08/2016
Elizabeth Seton Chrildrens School, ,
  • Worked under teacher’s direction to support student learning objectives through personalized or small group assistance.
  • Helped teacher prepare for lessons by getting materials ready, setting up equipment needed, and arranging the classroom environment.
  • Helped support students developmentally appropriate eating routines through Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS), personal care and hygiene, toilet training, and dressing.
  • Provide additional supports to students’ as identified by the lead teacher
1:1 aide, 10/2012 to 08/2013
Pleasantville Union Free School District-, ,

As a 1:1, implementing behavioral and educational plans to assist assigned student in daily functioning, improving social-emotional development, and supporting educational progress. Facilitated activities of daily living including personal hygiene management, dressing, grooming, feeding needs, toileting, ambulation, and help to overcome and adapt to vision restrictions.

  • Supported students’ educational learning objectives through personalized 1:1 assistance as outlined in their IEP.
  • Provide support to students in the classroom by creating alternative and adaptive materials to better support the child’s individual needs. For example, applying different textures to manipulatives to feel a shape, or utilizing light boxes to create a more stimulating and accessible activity for students with visual impairments.
  • Monitor, encourage, and if needed, intervene to provide support of social and emotional learning opportunities in a constructive way
  • Provide support to students with developmental and physical disabilities by establishing safe transitional and environmental classroom procedures based on therapeutic practices and guidance.
  • Support all classroom learners in safe, developmentally appropriate, and engaging activities through a compassionate, encouraging, and accessible environment.
1:1 Aide, 2011 to 2012
Company Name, ,
  • As a 1:1 substitute teacher aide, I was responsible for goal progression and safety of my assigned medically fragile student.
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 06/2020 to Mercy College - Dobbs Ferry, NY
  • Member of Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology.
  • Graduated with a 3.9 GPA.
  • Dean’s list.
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude
Associate of Applied Science: Liberal Arts And Social Sciences, Expected in 06/2016 to Westchester Community College - Valhalla, NY
  • Course load focus was on social sciences, human services, sociology, and psychology.
  • Graduated with a GPA of 3.5.

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School Attended

  • Mercy College
  • Westchester Community College

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  • Teacher's Assistant
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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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