Special Education Aide resume examples

Choose and edit as your own

Get inspired by the best resume examples picked for your profession and create your!

Add pre-written phrases

Describe yourself as a professional just in 2 clicks! All the phrases you need are prepared by us

Save and Download your Resume

Save it in PDF format. Ready-to-sent to you employer!

This resume is created in 7 minutes.
Professional Summary
Resilient Special Education Aide familiar with the challenges associated with teaching special needs children.  Desires the role of a Teacher Assistant who is enthusiastic about hands-on learning with children.
  • Three years as Teacher Aide
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Manage challenging  behaviors 
  • Good IT skills
Work History
  • Special Education Aide
  • Longwood Central School Disrict, Coram, NY
  • Coram, NY
  • December 2014 to Current
  • Three years in Self-Contained classroom settings.
  • Perform non-instructional duties under supervision  from Lead Teacher.  
  • Assist in the implementing behavior programs developed by Lead Teacher and/or Behavior Consultant.  
  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental and social development. 
  • Supervise students in classroom,hall, cafeterias,school yards, and gymnasiums, and on field trips 
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries. 
  • Assist children with disabilities individually or in small groups to help reinforce learning concepts. 
  • Established a safe play environment for the students.
  • Maintain computers in classroom and assist students with educational programs.
  • Administrative Assistant
  • R&M Enterprises, LTD
  • Calverton, New York
  • September 2011 to December 2014
  • Received and routed business correspondence to correct department or staff member.
  • Greeted incoming customers in a professional manner and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Provided clerical support to company employees, including copying, faxing and file management.
  • Managed office supplies, vendors, organization and upkeep.
  • Opened and properly distributed incoming mail.
  • Bachelor of Science - Human Services
  • State University of New York at Plattsburgh
  • Plattsburgh, NY
  • 1992
NYS Certified Teacher Assisant 

This resume is created in 7 minutes.
Seasoned elementary school teacher with 7+ years of experience as a classroom teacher seeking an elementary school teaching position. 
Work Experience
08/2013 to Current
Third Grade Teacher Brophy Elementary School Framingham, MA
  • Teach third grade in culturally diverse suburban school in Sheltered English Instruction (SEI) classroom.
  • Implement Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) to reinforce core school values.
  • Differentiate instruction to accommodate all learners including students with learning disabilities, English Language Learners and gifted children.
  • Plan program of study aligned with Common Core Standards utilizing Eureka Math curriculum and Lucy Calkins Readers'/Writers' Workshop.
  • Integrate Standards for Mathematical Practice, Number Talks (Parrish) and Talk Moves (Chapin) into daily math lessons.
  • Incorporate Growth Mindset (Dweck) philosophy into classroom culture.
  • Assess student reading progress formally with Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System (BAS) and informally through student conferences, guided reading groups and strategy groups.
  • Utilize Academic Conversation (Zwiers) sentence frames into daily lessons to foster thinking and content understanding.
  • Align practice with principals of RBT's Studying Skillful Teaching (Saphier).
08/1994 to 06/1997
Fourth Grade Teacher Hemenway Elementary School Framingham, MA
  • Taught fourth grade in suburban setting.
  • Implemented Lucy Calkins Writers' Workshop.
  • Incorporated portfolio assessment into all curriculum areas.
  • Developed grade-wide rubrics; Authored chapter in Framingham's Portfolio Assessment Guide: Rubrics as Motivators.
  • Established literature program for whole class, small groups and individuals while maintaining flexible skill groups.
  • Created grade-wide differentiated problem solving curriculum.
  • Prepared students for state standardized testing (MEAPS).
09/2011 to 06/2013
Special Education Aide Comprehensive Learning Center, Lawrence School Brookline, MA
  • Assisted special education teacher by aiding students with academic, social and emotional disabilities.
  • Supported students in general education classrooms while making appropriate accommodations and modifications.
09/2010 to 06/2011
Instructional Support Staff Franklin Elementary School Newton, MA
  • Worked as full-day floating substitute teacher three days per week.
09/2009 to 06/2010
Class-Size Aide Burr Elementary School Newton, MA
  • Assisted teachers with largest class sizes K - 5.
  • Led guided reading groups and conducted conferences.
  • Instructed phonics and math activities to small groups.
  • Performed Fundations reading assessments and facilitated Read Naturally program.
09/1997 to 08/2008
President, Founder and Teacher Teachers to Go, Inc Newton, MA
  • Founded private tutoring company.
  • Tutored children; Hired and managed teachers.
06/1995 to 08/1995
Summer School Teacher Framingham Public Schools Framingham, MA
  • Taught Literature Leads to Cooking to primary school students.
09/1993 to 06/1994
Fifth Grade Intern, Brookline/Simmons Learning Teaching Collaborative Lincoln School Brookline, MA
  • Co-taught diverse fifth grade class with Brookline's "Teacher of the Year".
  • Designed curriculum, taught lessons and managed classroom behavior.
09/1992 to 06/1993
Attorney Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane Quincy, MA
  • Represented school departments; Negotiated collective bargaining contracts; Consulted on legal issues and conducted seminars on education law.
09/1991 to 06/1992
Attorney Bond, Schoeneck & King Syracuse, NY
  • Represented school districts, private schools, colleges and universities.
Community Service/Leadership
  • PTO Co-President, Angier Elementary School, Newton, MA 2007-2009
  • Vice President/Board Member, Sisterhood Temple Emanuel, 2009-Current
  • Board Member, CJP Women's Philanthropy, Boston, MA 2008-2011
  • Co-Chair, CJP Women's Philanthropy Annual Fundraiser, 2010
  • Co-Chair, Sisterhood Temple Emanuel Annual Donor Event, 2008
  • Co-Chair, Angier Elementary School Annual Winter Fundraiser, 2004-2006
  • School Council elected member, Angier Elementary School, 2001-2003
  • Choir member, Temple Emanuel Adult Choir, 2007-Current
Master of Arts: Teaching Simmons College Boston, MA
  • Recipient of Massachusetts Award, "Attracting Excellence to Teaching
  • Massachusetts Elementary Professional Certification #320292 (Grades 1-6)
  • SEI Endorsement, 2016
  • Trained in Responsive Classroom I and II
Juris Doctor Washington College of Law, American University Washington DC
Bachelor of Arts Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY

This resume is created in 7 minutes.
To obtain a receptionist position with Kennett Physician Management LLC.
Core Qualifications
  • Team leadership
  • Professional demeanor
  • Energetic work attitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Seasoned in conflict resolution
  • Telecommunication skills
  • Decisive
  • Dependable
  • Attention to detail
  • Patience
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Courteous demeanor
  •  Fast learner
  • Calm under pressure
Education and Training
Kennett High School Kennett, Missouri, United States High School Diploma: General
Three Rivers Community College Poplar Bluff, Missouri, 63901 Associate of Arts: General Education
Work Experience
September 2006
January 2008
Kennett Public School District Kennett, Missouri Special Education Aide This job taught me a better understanding of patience. My love for children and people was highlighted during my time at Kennett Public Schools. I was required to provide daily care for children ages 5-8. I made daily lesson plans, taught reading and math lessons, and worked one on one with an individual student who was mentally challenged. 
September 2003
August 2006
Friedman's Jewelers Kennett, Missouri Sales Associate During my time with this company I was responsible for the handling and selling of fine jewelry, made daily telemarketing calls, developed a general knowledge of jewelry, answered the phone, communicated with the general public and counted and handled money.

This resume is created in 7 minutes.
Professional Summary
Energetic, motivated who is highly organized and skilled at balancing the needs of clients in both personal and professional capacities.

*Patient and diligent

Microsoft Office expert

Windows XP/Vista

Schedule management


Conflict resolution

Understands developmental disorders

Reliable and punctual

Strong computer skills


Completed the 2016

Annual Ethics Training

Cyber Awareness Challenge 2016

Volunteered at Illesheim & Ansbach Elementary School 

I have had my Federal and local background check done and a Id card for working at the DOD schools.

Work History
Facility Manager, 08/2015 to 01/2017
Digital Training Facility Illesheim Germany
As a facility manager I maintained the buildings and grounds of an organization, directing staff and overseeing the upkeep of equipment and supplies. I made sure the buildings and grounds were maintained, which entails daily and weekly cleaning schedules as well as determining and scheduling repairs, renovation projects and safety inspections. I made the schedules for the classes and training that took place in our facility, along with  the others who worked at the facility. I was the person who took calls and appointments as they came in also with emails.
Substitute Teacher, 01/2016 to 01/2017
DOD Ansbach Elementary Ansbach Germany
In the absence of the classroom teacher, I was  responsible for providing instruction and managing the learning environment. The position reports to the principal or teacher at the location to which I was assigned. I Instructed students regarding a variety of classroom topics and courses of instruction. I maintained a classroom control that fostered a safe, positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with the school, state, and all applicable laws and regulations. I ensure adequate supervision of students and the classroom environment to assure the health, welfare, and safety of all students. Also taking all necessary and reasonable precautions to protest equipment, materials, and school property.
Special Education Aide, 10/2014 to 06/2015
DOD Illesheim Elementary Illesheim Germany
In this position,I assisted the special education instructional program for students with disabilities. I also provided assistance in teaching  and facilitate the motor development of physically impaired students. Observed and records student's behaviors and activities. Assisted handicapped students to and from school. Monitored students on playgrounds, in classrooms, hallways, restrooms, and cafeteria during recess and lunch periods, and in bus loading areas before and after school, to assist students in their activities, ensure proper behavior, and observation of safety rules.
Studied Early Childhood Develpoment : Ferris State university - Big Rapids MI