Special Needs Assistant Resume Examples

special needs assistant

  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Observe and evaluate students’ performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
  • Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems.
  • Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities, such as restrooms.
  • Develop individual educational plans (IEPs) designed to promote students’ educational, physical, or social development.

special needs assistant

  • Visit with teens on the autism spectrum
  • Play games with teens
  • Help teach teens social skills
  • Volunteered as translator and facilitator for a teenage boy with down syndrome who only spoke Spanish.

special needs assistant

  • Provided necessary prior arrangements for children entering general education classrooms regarding children’s disabilities, and medical concerns to ensure that their unique needs would be met once they joined the institution. 
  • Collaborated with general educations teacher, in adapting curriculum, providing appropriate modification, ensuring the implementation of the modifications and assessing overall progress of the children. 
  • Assessed services provided to ensure that they were effective, creating and executing individual education plans for each of the students and offering guidance and counselling. 
  • Assisted in preparation of detailed lesson plans in advance and submitted them for approval by the administrators. 
  • Participated in IEP (individual education plan) meetings as scheduled by the school. 
  • Assisted the shadow teachers, caretaker and other teachers in regards to disciplinary and behavioral issues in consultation with on-site therapists over disciplinary and behavioral issues 
  • Wrote comprehensive reports on the milestones and achievements of the children in regards to their academic and behavioral success and made recommendations in regards to the same. 

special needs assistant

  • Assisted children with developmental and behavioral issues in areas of schoolwork they found challenging by engaging them in their learning
  • Went on excursions with special needs group to various places, such as the grocery store and the bank, to help teacher coach life skills
  • To assist the classroom teacher with special needs and behavior students.
  • Direct Students in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.

special needs assistant

  • Provide students with help moving in and out of wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.