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Instructional Assistants offers administrative and operational support to teachers. Typical tasks described on an Instructional Assistant resume sample are organizing classroom activities, helping students understand lessons, handling classroom supplies, and supervising students in class and on the playground. They may also be required to set up computers and projectors. Based on our collection of example resumes, essential qualifications for this role include organization, teaching abilities, supervisory skills, and attention to details. Most Instructional Assistants hold an Associate's Degree in a relevant area of studies.

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Instructional Assistant

Provided focused intervention in language arts and math for elementary school students in grades one through five

  • Assisted teachers with differentiated instruction of language arts, writing, math and science
  • Developed lesson plans for small group instruction
  • Provided administrative and clerical support for teachers as needed
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Public Health
Food Science
2

Instructional Assistant II

Under the direct supervision from the classroom teacher I provided assistance in implementing plans and programs related to the academic and functional skill attainment for students with mental, physical, and/or emotional learning challenges. Critical Skills 4th & 5th grade class.

  • With appropriate supervision and training, assisted in teaching communication skills, implementing student behavior and learning programs with the use of behavior modification and crisis intervention
  • Assisted with the physical demands of functional life skills and academic skills, in school and community settings
  • Provided academic and physical assistance to students with disabilities as directed in one-to-one or in small groups
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Liberal Studies
3

Instructional Assistant/varsity Basketball Coach

Monitored students that were assigned to In-School Suspension

  • Identified opportunities to encourage at-risk students to make better choices
  • Assisted teachers in the classroom in various ways
  • Established effective relationships with faculty to monitor academic success of athletes
  • Created fundraising activities to supplement athletic budget
  • Developed athletic talent at the middle school level through camps and play days
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Organizational Management
4

Instructional Assistant

Served as Autism Instructional Assistant, and PEDD Instructional Assistant.

  • Performed data collection, testing, physical prompts and assisted with lesson plans and arts & crafts
  • Participated in inclusive teaching with other teachers, constantly redirecting the child to stay on task
  • Assisted with differentiation for each child reaching their goals
  • Helped with specific equipment for student's disabilities
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
5

Instructional Assistant

Assisted the teacher with instructional activities reinforcing materials already presented through special efforts and repetitions

  • Assisted the teacher in providing individual and group instruction designed to meet individual needs and supervised students in out of classroom activities
  • Guided children in working and playing harmoniously and reinforced acceptable behavior in a consistent and positive manner
  • Assisted students with diaper change, personal hygiene and self-care to build independence
Candidate Info
44
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
Clerk Typist / Office Assistant
C
Autism Spectrum Training For Paraprofessional
AA
Associate of Arts
6

Instructional Assistant

  • Instructed students in all stages of the writing process: prewriting, drafting, revising, and presenting.
  • Guided students in all stages of the learning process: identifying tasks, setting goals, strategizing approaches, identifying procedures, evaluating results, and prioritizing feedback from others.
  • Assisted coordinators and staff in preparing material, setting up schedules, and office tasks.
  • Attended scheduled trainings and meetings
  • Promoted ASAP through classroom presentations to large groups
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Kinesiology
Social Work
Spanish Minor
7

Instructional Assistant

Oversee the personal, behavioral & educational development of special needs children seven hours per day, five days per week (autistic, physically disabled, cognitive severe, behavioral, etc.)

  • Co-facilitated daily educational lessons while assisting students as required by their IEPs
  • Enhanced individual learning experiences by maintaining classroom order
  • Assisted students with their fine motor skills, OT, PT, speech, academics & sensory abilities
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Elementary & Secondary School Counseling
8

Instructional Assistant

  • Assists with maintaining a safe, secure and effective learning environment.
  • Provide positive supports and assistance to staff when student is in crisis.
  • Implemented positive preventive efforts and positive behavioral intervention supports in the school providing functional knowledge on the best practices.
  • Worked as BST team member to provide data and identify behavioral qualifiers.
  • Participated in various team meeting and workshops for the purpose of collecting data required to perform functions and remain knowledgeable on the identified needs of the current student population.
  • Compiled and reported out on behavioral data for schools to determine effectiveness of the behavioral programming efforts.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
C
Substance Abuse Counseling
AAS
Human Services
BS
Criminal Justice
9

Instructional Assistant, Early Learning Environment

Collaborated with the pre-school special education team in planning and implementing cognitive, social, and behavioral
strategies

  • Planned and led activities to develop physical, emotional, and social growth
  • Instructed small groups to develop language, pre-academic, and fine motor skills
  • Led large group activities such as circle time, music and movement, and story
  • Responsible for collecting and recording data to track and record Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MS
Reading Education
10

Special Education Instructional Assistant

Assisted special education teacher in assessing the learning ability and needs of the students.

  • Provided one on one instruction in reading and mathematics to students.
  • General office duties (copying, faxing).
  • Assisted with seasonal and holiday classroom decorations.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Excel, And Publisher

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