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.



Teacher Assistant Resume Sample


Aimee Anderson

58 Example Street, Ashburn, VA 65524
Contact #, Email Address


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.


• 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


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

• 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


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


• 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