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.

Also see: Special Needs Aide Cover Letter


Special Needs Aide Resume


Andy Carter

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

Seeking a position as a Special Needs Aide with Starkville City School utilizing experience working with children with special needs.

• Over six years of experience working as a Special Needs Aide for Rainbow
• Highly skilled in 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

• 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

June 2006 – Present
Rainbow – Starkville, MS 66353
Special Needs Aide
• Provide assistance to special education teacher
• Work on educational tasks designed on individual basis
• Assist with class room activities
• Escort children to and from transportation and between activities in a safe manner
• Assist with out of school visits
• Prepare and tidy classrooms as needed
• Administer first aid as and when required
• Assist students by enabling them to access their aides and equipment
• Monitor students during activities

High School Diploma – 2005

• Ability to deal with difficult situations with consideration
• Demonstrated ability to interact successfully with students with special needs
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Detail oriented
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills