Special Needs Aide Resume Sample

Updated on: August 3, 2018

A Special Needs Aide is recruited by schools and privately to provide special children with services that are not associated with teaching. An individual working in this capacity will have experience in early childhood development and interest in cognition.

The following resume example is designed for people who are seeking a long-term career with children of special needs.

See also: Special Needs Aide Cover Letter


Special Needs Aide Resume Sample


Andy Carter
6990 Critz Street, Starkville, MS 66353
Cellular: (999) 999-1199, Email


Over 12 years of experience working with children with varied handicapping conditions. In-depth knowledge of developing activities and curriculum based on individual child’s limitations and scope. Hands on experience in development planning and engagement with parents in both formal and informal capacities.

• Compassionate nature
• Good knowledge of basic safety practices and first aide
• Ability to deal with difficult situations with consideration
• Demonstrated ability to interact successfully with students
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Detail oriented
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Brought about a 93% success rate in placing children with Down’s Syndrome in a higher grade of education
• Created and implemented an interactive program to help children with special needs and their families to be able to live together in harmony


Rainbow – Starkville, MS | 2012 – present
Special Needs Aide
• Provide assistance to special education teacher
• Work on educational tasks designed on an individual basis
• Assist with classroom activities
• Escort children to and from transportation and between activities in a safe manner
• Assist with out of school visits

RFT LLC – Starkville, MS | 2006 – 2012
Special Needs Aide
• Prepared and cleaned classrooms as needed
• Administered first aid as and when required
• Assisted students by enabling them to access their aides and equipment
• Monitored students during activities

High School Diploma
Starkville High School, Starkville, MS