August 2011-July 2015
Director/Lead Teacher at xx
September 1996- June 2002
Special Education Teacher’s Assistant
Assisted teaching in multiple classrooms of physically, mentally, and medically challenged children, some of which had emotional difficulties, learning disabilities, developmental delays, behavioral disorders, autism, as well as attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders. Daily responsibilities included:
Assisted the teacher with modifying and adapting curriculum for students while implementing each students individual education plan.
Assisted in helping students to participate in school-based activities, every day personal struggles and social challenges while keeping with each child’s goals, objectives, and instructional profiles.
Assisted the Speech, Physical, Occupational, and Music therapists, along with the psychologist in individual as well as in group sessions.
Assisted teachers with assessment portfolios for students while preparing and administering MCAS exams.
Assisted nursing staff with students medical issues including seizure monitoring and documentation.
February 2005- July 2010
Nanny/Preschool Teacher to 3 families with 9 children total. Daily lesson plans included working on academic growth, handwriting/fine motor skills, language development, reading/phonics, personal and social growth, work and study habits, art, music and physical education.
Currently working as a child care provider for the 74 teachers, administrators, and support staff.