virtual special education educator resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Well-rounded and compassionate Special Education Teacher skilled at addressing each student's unique needs and creating effective lesson plans to accommodate special circumstances. Provides appropriate and individualized instruction to build foundations for lifelong learning. Develops, implements and acts as teacher of record of Individualized Education Plans for students with disabilities.

  • Behavioral/Cognitive Skills Development
  • Learning Style Assessments
  • Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
  • Data Management
  • Individual Education Plans IEPs
  • Material Selection
  • Competent in Smartboard Technology
  • De-escalation Techniques
  • Behavior Modifications
  • Curriculum Adjustments
  • Excellent Classroom Management
  • Lesson Planning
Virtual Special Education Educator, 01/2022 to Current
Grand Canyon School DistrictGrand Canyon, AZ,
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Transitioned students across grade levels through careful planning and preparation.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for lessons, units and projects to students and parents.
  • Used vast number of teaching strategies in coordination of lesson creation and planning to meet diverse group of students' specific needs.
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
Virtual Special Education Educator, 10/2021 to 12/2021
Grand Canyon School DistrictGrand Canyon, AZ,
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve educational goals.
  • Attended and participated in department staff meetings to brainstorm ideas on learning technology issues.
  • Worked one-on-one with at-risk students on core subjects.
  • Monitored student progress using exams and assignments to check for thorough understanding.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Used various technology platforms or programs to facilitate learning in a virtual setting.
Special Education Teacher, 08/2014 to 01/2021
Bayada Home Health CareJacksonville, NC,
  • Consulted with teachers regarding student progress, IEP adjustments and classroom needs.
  • Monitored student needs and supported mobility-restricted students.
  • Reviewed and reported on IEP progress.
  • Maintained attendance records and documented class activity.
  • Modeled good behavior utilizing behavior modification or positive reinforcement.
  • Assisted neurodiverse students with classwork and activity preparation.
  • Collected and analyzed data on student mastery of math skills, phonics skills and reading comprehension and fluency.
  • Oversaw classroom and teaching materials and requisitioned low-stock items.
  • Provided disabled students with assistive devices and supportive technology.
Special Education Teacher, 08/2014 to 06/2015
Rosalind Franklin STEM ElementaryCity, STATE,
  • Used various databases (powerschool, IEP Online to maintain detailed records of students and collect data
  • create individual schedules for each student
  • assessed students needs, create individual educational plan for each student in caseload
  • Compiled student data and created reports and spreadsheets for use by classroom/Special Education department.
  • Specialized program was created to help high functioning autistic students integrate into general education classroom.
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
  • Collaborated with conventional education instructors across multiple departments to optimize student learning.
Para Professional, 12/2013 to 12/2014
Richland School DistrictCity, STATE,
  • Monitored students in classroom or General Education classroom, instructed small groups, organized activities for students, facilitator for assessments and translator for the building.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Expected in 06/2018 to Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
  • 3.79 GPA
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education And Special Education, Expected in 12/2013 to Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ,
Activities and Organizations

National Education Association Parent Teacher Organization

Special Olympics

TESOL International Organization

Full Professional

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Grand Canyon University

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  • Virtual Special Education Educator
  • Virtual Special Education Educator
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Para Professional


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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