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Special Education Assistants provide support to teachers working with students with special needs. Some work activities that these professionals perform are assisting students with everyday activities, customizing school activities for every student, helping with assignments, monitoring progress, and preparing lesson plans with lead teachers. The most successful resume samples highlight qualifications like teaching skills, patience, empathy, a caring personality and physical fitness. Most Special Education Assistant resume samples mention a high school diploma or an Associate's Degree.

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Special Education Assistant

Perform clerical, classroom maintenance, and instructional duties as assigned by the certified classroom teacher

  • Worked with individual students and small groups of students to reinforce the learning material or skills introduced and outlined by the certified classroom teacher
  • Supervised activities of students with disabilities
  • Performed assigned non-instructional classroom duties, such as lunch, gave restroom assistance to students with various disabilities
  • Assisted as directed by classroom teacher in the effort to successfully maintain students with special needs in an integrated setting as determined by IEP/Title 1
  • Maintained safe classroom working environment
  • Performed other duties assigned by the certified classroom teacher
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Associate of Arts
Education
2

Bilingual Special Education Assistant/reading Interventionist

Lead several supplementary literacy curriculum groups to increase reading levels of the students.

  • Assisted Special Education teacher with education of children with various disabilities in accordance to each students IEP.
  • Provided one-on-one support to students to present or reinforce learning concepts.
  • Participated in workshops and in service training to update job related skills.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
3

Special Education Assistant

Started as a Substitute Special Education Assistant in the Preschool Disabled Program

  • Hired as a permanent Special Education Assistant
  • Provided students with basic learning skills to move them forward in their education
  • Demonstrated and encouraged proper social skills and social interaction
  • Assisted children with arrival and dismissal each school day
  • Facilitated a friendly and warm environment for the children
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
Criminal Justice
4

Special Education Assistant

Assisted a student who are experiencing difficulties; in their work studies and behavior

  • Worked with a student to reinforce instruction previously initiated by the teacher
  • Maintained documentation on the child daily
  • Interpreted basic classroom instruction for the student
  • Prepared instructional plans and instructional materials
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
5

Worthington School Substitute Special Education Assistant

Worked alongside Intervention Specialists and Paraprofessionals to accomplish daily academic tasks along with goals that correlated with the students Individualized Education Program.

  • Assisted students with one on one academic and behavioral goals in inclusion settings.
  • Provided assistance with personal care and other physical needs.
  • Adapted lessons under teacher guidance and gathered materials for lessons.
  • Facilitated interactions amongst students.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Speech Language Pathology
6

Special Education Assistant

  • Collaborated with licensed teachers to implement a school-wide academic intervention program.
  • Proactively resolved scheduling and attendance conflicts with team members.
  • Utilized strong organizational skills and resourcefulness to organize, inventory, acquire, and assemble instructional and learning materials for the intervention program.
  • Supported the principal's administrative assistant to prepare for conferences, family night activities, mass mailings, and other duties as assigned.
  • Observed student behavior, composed progress reports, maintained records of attendance, and submitted written reports to the math and reading specialists.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
AS
Paralegal Studies
7

Special Education Assistant

Coordinated daily activities for 12 special needs children

  • Developed and maintained IEP plans for children in accordance with system and state requirements
  • Monitored tracking for each child and input data into database
  • Coordinated meetings with parents to review performance and IEP milestones
  • Attended professional development courses to maintain certification and enhance skills
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
8

Special Education Assistant

Collaborated in the implementation of Individualized Education plan for students and help monitor their progress

  • Provided support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities.
  • Assisted classroom teachers with maintaining student reports and records
  • Supported students with emotional or behavioral problems and help develop their social skills using evidenced based practices
  • Collaborated with behavior interventionist in the implementation of individual behavior plan
  • Worked closely with classroom teacher in creating a functional behavior assessment for student(s)
  • Worked with other professionals, such as speech therapists, occupational therapists, and school psychologist
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
27
years
at this job
C
Autism
AA
Business Administration
BA
Spanish
9

Special Education Assistant Teacher

Collaborated with teacher and therapists

  • Assisted in classroom management and instruction
  • Provided direct/related services as needed on an individual or group basis
  • Observed students and suggested modifications to enhance lesson attainment
  • Provided and encouraged many opportunities for the student to interact with adults and other students
  • Made sure verbalizations, directions, instructions, and conversations with the child were directed to his or her level of understanding
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
10

Special Education Assistant

Implemented instructional modifications for inclusion students with a spectrum of special needs.

  • Worked with students (K-5) in the resource room and within the classroom setting.
  • Implemented behavior plans, created subject matter modifications, and wrote social stories.
  • Worked as a permanent [company name] in the Early Childhood program during March thru June.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
C
Computer Programming
BA
Education
MS
Reading Education

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