Responsive Special Education Instructional Assistant who excels at communicating with children with special needs and working collabouratively with the school team. Proficient in handlling adaptive equipment, supporting the teacher’s instructional plans and monitoring students. Exceptional experience in assisting classrooms with children of varying mobility, learning and communication abilities and ages.
Instructional and behaviour strategies
Behaviour modification techniques
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Active community volunteer
July 2004 to Present Green Valley Junior School – London, UK Special Education Instructional Assistant
Collabourated with assigned general education teacher to modify and customise lessons and activities to include four special education students.
Tutored students individually and in small groups.
Provided input to teacher on development and revision of four IEPs, prior to the scheduled annual IEP meetings.
Monitored and assisted students through all general education lessons and drills.
September 1999 to May 2004 Morris Junior School Â— London, UK Special Education Instructional Assistant
Supported the classroom teacher with conducting daily instructional activities in a class with 30 students.
Worked with individual students and small groups to achieve the classroom teacher’s objectives.
Assisted 7 children with personal care activities, mobility issues and lifted and operated special adaptive equipment.
Escorted and assisted four students daily as they were pulled-in to general education classes for particular subjects.
Monitored students in class, to and from the classroom and on field trips.
1999 London Community College, London, England Associate of Arts, Early Childhood