Special Education Teacher Assistant Resume Sample

Updated on: April 18, 2021

Kayla Robinson
32 5th Street, Susanville, CA 96521
(000) 265-3432
kaylarob @ email . com


• Dependable teacher’s assistant with a proven track record of providing support to special education instructional programs and supervising and instructing children with special needs.
• Demonstrated expertise in adapting classroom activities, assignments, and materials to support and reinforce classroom objectives
• Hands-on experience in assisting students by applying and removing physical therapy appliances and enabling them to access their electronic communicators
• Able to monitor students during assigned periods within a variety of school environments such as lunchrooms, bus stops, and playgrounds
• Adept at providing support in the implementation of student behavior plans to ensure effective and safe student learning

• Successfully placed 15 special needs students into regular learning programs by working diligently on their specific needs.
• Implemented a project-based learning environment which increased student response by 60%.
• Enhanced regular instructional programs by incorporating 3 specific modules related to Autism and ADHD.
• Adapted regular school activities for incorporation into special needs programs which resulted in increased student interest in learning.


Special Education Teacher Assistant
(11/2014 – Present)
• Provide support to lead special education teacher in developing lesson plans and imparting education
• Supervise students with special needs on a constant basis to ensure that they are safe and settled
• Prepare learning materials specific to each student’s special needs and abilities
• Encourage students to communicate by dealing with them in a gentle manner
• Assist students during in-school therapy sessions
• Recognize when students are distressed and attempt to assist them out of their situations
• Look after students physical needs such as feeding and toileting
• Supervise students during lunch and playtimes
• Assist students with mobility needs such as lifting and positioning them or helping them in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment
• Create and maintain student records and ensure that they are kept safe and confidential
• Provided support in evaluating students’ progress and need for additional care and created correlating reports

Special Education Aide
(11/2009 – 11/2014)
• Assessed students to understand their limitations and special needs
• Provided physical care such as support with mobility, partaking food and handling their toileting needs
• Assisted students in learning concepts by providing them with additional instructional support
• Created materials to help students understand difficult concepts
• Provided support by counseling them and ensuring their physical and emotional health is maintained

Bachelor of Arts in Education
Major: Special Education
Community College, Susanville, CA

– Instructional Enhancement
– Behavior Modification
– Mobility Support
– Student Monitoring
– Activities Management
– Instruction Implementation
– Positive Learning
– Project-Based Teaching
– Deficiency Remediation
– Test Administration
– Materials Preparation