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Special Education Instructional Assistants work with special education students and provide support to lead teachers. Job duties listed on a Special Education Instructional Assistant example resume are assisting students with physical tasks, moving them from one classroom to another, tailoring lessons to student needs, helping students with challenging assignments, and preparing lesson plans. Those interested in a career in the field should demonstrate the following skills in their resumes: patience and perseverance, excellent communication skills, attention to details, stamina, and knowledge of first aid techniques. An Associate’s Degree in special education is usually required for the position.

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Special Education Instructional Assistant

Provided student supervision and support during educational activities throughout the school day.

  • Implemented behavior management programs designed by behavior specialist.
  • Collected data reflecting behavioral benchmark goals for individual students.
  • Supported classroom teacher during instruction
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History
BS
History
MS
Environmental Biology
2

Special Education Instructional Assistant

  • Instrumental in 100% passing rate for class participants on end of school year science assessment test.
  • Led individualized and small group instruction, implementing instructor and personalized lesson plans.
  • Assisted teacher with planning, preparation, copying, and distribution of classroom materials.
  • Maintained accurate, complete, and confidentiality of student health aide service records as required.
  • Established classroom inventory system, identifying critical supply shortages; lauded by instructor.
  • Honored with annual school community supporter award; encouraged and supported students and staff during various extracurricular events.
  • Devoted one-on-one social, behavioral, and recreational support to student in after-school program.
  • Communicated with parent about student behavior or other topics as needed.
  • Supervised a safe environment; key contributor to decrease in student incident rate utilizing behavior management techniques.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Applied Science
BA
Christian Ministry
3

Special Education Instructional Assistant

  • Assisted educational leader in special education classroom.
  • Provided skills development to students as outlined in their IEP.
  • Ensured positive behavior reinforcements while providing remedial instruction for cognitive and social development.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AA
Interdisciplinary Studies
BA
Special Education
4

Special Education Instructional Assistant

  • Provided one-on-one care and attention to a special needs child in the classroom throughout the school day.
  • Assisted school Main Office with answering multi-line phone system and helping students, parents, and visitors at the front desk.
  • Entered personal information of over 400 students into school system database and was responsible for system upkeep.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Art, Education, Psychology, And Religion
Cosmetology Program
5

Special Education Instructional Assistant

Provide individual and small group instruction of students in general educational classrooms. Work one-on-one with students in skill building. Utilize teacher-produced lesson plans to assist in teaching process towards each student's individual education plan. This may include: teaching academic and life skills; developing social interactions between students with special needs and general education peers; reinforcing and generating communication skills and utilizing augmentative communication devices for students with mild language disabilities to nonverbal language capabilities

  • Provide technical physical care for students including toileting, grooming, feeding, care of G-tubes, positioning and improving range of motion
  • Maintain daily records of student progress/behavior. Chart individual educational progress records in conjunction with certified/licensed team. Provide observation, opinions, and feedback to team. May prepare special reports as needed
  • Use instructional equipment including computers, audio visual, adaptive equipment and other school equipment
  • Attend staff meetings and parent conferences when appropriate
  • Use appropriate behavior management techniques with all students as outlined by district and school guidelines and as prescribed for individual students needs. Including dealing with students with mild to moderate disruptive behavior
  • Maintain clean and hygienic work environment where appropriate
  • Maintain confidentiality of students' information and records
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Certified Medical Assistant
6

Special Education Instructional Assistant

  • Special Education Assistant for 5th grade co-educational class of 12 learning disabled students
  • Served as one-on-one special education aide for multiple students over four years.
  • Worked with teacher to modify and customize lessons and activities for special education students.
  • Tutored students individually and in small groups.
  • Assist teachers in maintaining appropriate order and student conduct in the classroom.
  • Provided input to teacher on development of IEPs plans prior to the scheduled annual IEP meetings.
  • Helped all students with fundamental life skills.
  • Monitored and assisted students through all general education lessons and drills.
  • Leads autism awareness assembly each school year.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
7

Special Education Instructional Assistant

  • Assist students to personal care tasks; hygiene, toileting, clothing, and wash-up routines
  • Life, move, and operate adaptive equipment
  • Assist students with mobility
  • Work with individuals, small groups, or large groups as assigned by teacher
  • Assist with behavior modification as assigned by teacher
  • Maintain various files and records
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Human Development
Liberal Studies/ Human Development
8

Special Education Instructional Assistant

  • Support classroom teachers with instructional activities and managing student behavior
  • Instruct small groups to achieve educational program objectives
  • Assist students during inclusion for small group and individual goals
  • Implement and utilize strategies to meet the needs of all students
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
BBA
Supply Chain Management
Study Abroad
9

Special Education Instructional Assistant (current)

  • Assisting teachers in maintaining a productive classroom environment and achieving instructional and behavioral objectives.
  • Distributing and facilitating breakfast, lunch, and snack.
  • Monitoring student activity within the school and on the playground.
  • Assisting nonverbal students with ATS devices.
  • Typed, copied, and filed administrative documents.
  • Answered and facilitated the transfer of incoming calls to the main office.
  • Escorted students to class when tardy and to their parents at the end of the academic day.
  • Inputted administrative data into office computers.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Administration
Criminal Justice
10

Special Education Instructional Assistant (sped Ia)

  • Adapt classroom activities, assignments and/ or materials under the direction of the teacher.
  • Administer first aid and prescription medication to students.
  • Assist special education students requiring daily care.
  • Document student activities and progress for the purpose of supporting the teacher.
  • Implement academic instructions designed by a teacher for individuals or a small group for the purpose of meeting learning goals.
  • Implement behavior plans designed by IEP team for students with behavior disorders or other handicapping conditions.
  • Monitor individual students, classroom, library, playground activities. Etc.
  • Monitor students during assigned periods within a variety of school environment.
  • Perform record keeping and clerical functions.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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