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Para Professionals play a vital role in special education as they provide support to lead teachers who have in the class students with various disabilities. Common job duties highlighted on a Para Professional example resume are accommodating student needs, explaining concepts to students, identifying learning issues, performing clerical tasks, and working with students one-on-one or in small groups. Successful resume samples in the field mention skills like instruction abilities, patience, empathy, organization, math and reading skills, and computer literacy. Candidates holding as little as a high school diploma are accepted, but passing a ParaPro assessment represents an advantage.

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Para Professional

  • Reinforced lessons presented by teachers by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups
  • Enforced school and class rules to help teach students proper behavior
  • Helped teachers with recordkeeping, such as tracking attendance and calculating grades
  • Helped teachers with students who severe disabilities including Autism, Inclusion, Emotional/Behavioral Development Disability (EBD)
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AS
Education
Voc
Liberal Arts
2

Para Professional

  • Observed and assisted instructional teacher with daily routines and small group activities.
  • Designed and taught mathematics lesson plans using manipulative to K-4th grade classes.
  • Worked one-on-one with elementary school students in math.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
HS
Certicications
BA
Elementary Education K-6
3

Para Professional

  • Afternoon Para aide for a kindergarten class. Assisted teacher with class work, learning centers, play time centers, taking classes to and from specials. Supervising recess time, and making sure students are participating in their learning.
  • Trained in behavioral situations online.
  • Passed NJ Para Pro Test, and now certified paraprofessional.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Fashion Marketing
Business Marketing
4

Para Professional Therapeutic II

  • Counseled the handicap students on career and work related goals.
  • Trained the students in the Community Base Instruction Skills (CBI).
  • Evaluated the activities of the handicap students.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
5

Para Professional Internship

  • Provided support for SNB program at Shelledy Elementary School.
  • Assisted teachers with significant needs students primarily with first grade.
  • Supported student in staying focused and working independently and managed behavioral issues.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
C
Letters
6

Special Education Para Professional, Gymnastics Head Coach

  • Provided a team of 17 youth with basic knowledge of the sport of gymnastics
  • Taught team members to balance academics and athletics
  • Developed training and competition plans
  • Worked with a sport psychologist and a sport psychology student to learn strategies to improve the team's motivation, focus, teamwork, and self-talk.
  • Significantly improved the level of the team and brought four gymnasts to the State Championships.
  • Worked with severe to moderate special needs students one-on-one and in a group setting to reinforce learning of school subjects and life skills.
  • Implemented teaching and behavior plans and collected data about student's behavior or progress when needed.
  • Assisted individual students in general high school classes.
  • G-tube fed two children daily.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
7

Para Professional

  • Aid to students special needs children in pre-school
  • Maintain classroom and supplies organized
  • Assure that all students are working well to persevere with challenging tasks
  • Interact with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators to established positive relationships
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
8

Para Professional

  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of student learning through Curriculum Development and Management.
  • Develop and reinforce the daily Lesson Plans using logical and critical thinking to present learning effectively.
  • Proficient with MS Office.
  • Passed the NJ Praxis for Social Studies/Content Knowledge for Grades 9-12
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Communication Skills
9

Para Professional

Classroom Paraprofessional helping multiple students stay on task and organized.

  • One to one Paraprofessional to a student in a specialized classroom setting.
  • Substitute positions within the district as a Para Professional.
  • Assistant to a teacher in the science lab, organizing weekly curriculum.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Business Studies
10

Para Professional

  • Supporting and nurturing children with special needs by encouraging the skills necessary to overcome
  • Assuming responsibility for administering one-to-one care.
  • Creating and implementing educational plans based upon the child’s specific needs.
  • Demonstrates an empathetic, patient and receptive attitude with special needs students.
  • Responsible for documenting and recording data vital to the child’s overall cognitive development and progression.
  • Administering procedures consistent with maintaining a safe and healthy classroom environment.
  • Maintaining all levels of direct communication with staff and families regarding the child’s well being.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Liberal Arts
BA
Psychology
Fashion Design

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