Overview

A teaching assistant is responsible for assisting the lead teacher in providing a warm and promoting classroom environment in which the child can grow physically, emotionally and mentally.

A well formatted and customized resume for Teacher Assistant position can help you stand-out from the competition. When writing your resume, there are numerous factors to take into account. School officials seek candidates with some experience and/or transferable skills and who genuinely care about and interested in children development, enthusiastic about education, and whose qualities and traits accurately match the demands of employer.

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Teacher Assistant Resume Sample

 

Aimee Anderson


58 Example Street, Ashburn, VA 65524
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TEACHER’S ASSISTANT

Student-focused and dedicated individual with 1+ years’ experience in providing effective assistance to lead teachers. Committed to total development of children of different socio-economic backgrounds. Demonstrated skills in classroom management and discipline implementation. Well-versed in performing clerical and secretarial tasks. Paraprofessional certified.

KEY COMPETENCIES

• Proven ability to communicate to students and parents in a positive manner
• Substantial knowledge of child growth/development and behavior characteristics
• Strong willingness to follow verbal and written instructions
• Computer: MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Bilingual: English and Spanish

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Loudoun County Public Schools – Ashburn, VA                             Mar 2013 – Present
Teacher Assistant

• Assist lead teacher in conducting increased learning experience for students in assigned area
• Perform a variety of non-instructional duties
• Tutor students independently or in small groups
• Administer students’ arrival and departure time
• Carry out supportive and clerical tasks
• Maintain discipline of students in the absence of the teacher
• Prepare instructional materials and classroom displays

Key Accomplishments
• Maintained a neat and arranged classroom environment
• Reinforced and followed-up learning activities

Kamehameha Schools – Ashburn, VA                                           Summer 2012
Paraprofessional

• Maintained clerical records and arranged required reports
• Copied, organized, and filed materials for distribution to students
• Helped with care of classroom equipment
• Kept teacher informed of particular requirements or problems of individual students
• Took part in staff-development training programs
• Decorated the classroom for special events

EDUCATION

Ashburn City College, Ashburn, VA
Associate of Science in Education – 2011
Major: Early Childhood Education

SPECIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

• Experience working with elementary aged students
• Excellent supervisory skills for lunch and recess duty
• Knowledge of best teaching practices
• Ability to work separately and as part of a team