A special education aide (also known as Paraprofessional) is accountable to support and assist the teacher and students. The aide lend a hand to the educator and make sure the lessons are taught accurately as they were designed. If any of the students do not recognize the lesson or action, the Special Education teacher’s aide assists them and gives extra coaching.

A special education aide also helps in collection of materials, arrange them and provides them to the students for the period of the lesson plan. S/he might also be liable for using body language at the same time as the teacher is speaking, if there are deaf students in the classroom. A special education aide also helps the students with activities they might not be capable to do for themselves, for example using the bathroom, or washing their hands.

A striking Resume for Special Education Aide will grab the attention of a prospective employer and will increase the chances of your selection. Below is a good sample resume for this position which will assist you making your own resume. Also see this Special Education Aide Cover Letter or this paraprofessional cover letter to make a perfect job application.


Special Education Aide Resume Sample


John Smith

21 Example Street ✦ Houston, TX 98777
(999) 999-7777 ✦ [Email Address]

OBJECTIVE: Seeking a position as a Special Education Aide at the Houston City School utilizing in-depth knowledge of managing activities of special needs children and assisting senior teachers in their daily tasks.

• 6+ years’ experience working with physically and Intellectually disabled children
• First Aid and CPR Certified
• Non-Violent Crisis involvement Training

• Well versed in maintaining records and charting student progress
• Knowledge of using general office equipment and machines
• Skilled in MS Office Suite
• Track record of assisting children with daily life skills


St Louis School of Special Children, Houston, TX | May 2008 – Present

Special Education Aide
• Support the teacher in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays
• Help students with physical or behavioral disabilities; move to and from wheelchairs, lifting, or positioning
• Help students with physical care; feeding, toileting, and individual hygiene
• Maintain a tidy and arranged classroom
• Manage record, care, and preservation of equipment
• Handle secretarial records and preparing requisite reports
• Provide compass reading and assistance to substitute teachers
• Work with individual students or little groups to build up skills and conduct instructional exercises allocate by the teacher
• Supervise students throughout the day; lunchroom, bus duty, and playground
• Inform lead teacher of any particular needs or problems of students

Adams Community School, Houston, TX | July 2007 – May 2008

• Oversaw arrival and departure of students
• Monitored students in the dining hall, restroom, hallway, playground, field trips, school assemblies, and particular events, at snack, nap time, and before and after school
• Provided ongoing support to the special education teacher
• Supervised students independently and in small groups
• Prepared a weekly agenda with the help of the teacher
• Amassed materials, programs, and equipment before the arrival of the students
• Assisted teacher with official statement boards, repetition of materials and grading tests
• Prepared student charts, work folders, and other secretarial duties as assigned by the educator


Houston City College, Houston, TX
Associate Degree in Education – 2005
Major: Special Education

Texas Educational Aide Certificate – 2008

• Exceptionally capability of managing children with different kinds of disabilities
• Bilingual: English and Spanish
• Able to maintain emotional control under stress