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Para Educator Resume Examples And Tips

The average resume reviewer spends between 5 to 7 seconds looking at a single resume, which leaves the average job applicant with roughly six seconds to make a killer first impression. Thanks to this, a single typo or error on your resume can disqualify you right out of the gate.

At Zippia, we went through over 11,579 Para Educator resumes and compiled some information about how best to optimize them. Here are some suggestions based on what we found, divided by the individual sections of the resume itself.

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Five Key Resume Tips For Landing A Para Educator Job:

Relevant Experience
Make sure that the jobs, experience, and accolades that you do include are relevant to the position you’re applying for.
The Right Skills
This is a great time to run wild with those keywords found in the job description. If they’re looking for someone with Classroom Management, be sure to list it as a skill.
Quantifiable Achievements
Achievements and awards relevant to the position speak louder than a high GPA, especially if you can quantify your achievement with a number.
Your Unique Qualities
Recruiters and hiring managers are looking at hundreds of resumes. Let yours stand out, and try not to sound too boring.
Strong Content
If you’ve had a lot of jobs, this shouldn’t necessarily be a list of all of them. This is a document designed to market you to a potential employer, so choose the strongest content.

How To Write A Para Educator Resume

Contact Information
First things first — employers only spend about six seconds looking at resumes before they decide to keep them or throw them away, so you should definitely let them know whose it is.
Commute and relocation are things that employers take into consideration when sifting through candidates, so provide your current address in your resume header so that employers have an idea of where you are in relation to their office.
LinkedIn Profile
If you feel that a link to your social media profile could further your standing as a candidate, go ahead and include it. This doesn’t mean you should throw in a link to your hilarious Twitter profile, but instead provide your LinkedIn profile.
Professional Summary (Objective)
Career objective statements are one of the most overlooked pieces of otherwise stellar resumes. It’s not that every Para Educator CV out there needs one — it’s just that the ones that really do need them typically never think to include them.
The goal of this section is simple: to summarize the resume in a few short sentences. Through your resume summary you enable employers to quickly learn whether you are a good match for the job. Here are a few things to keep in mind when writing a professional summary:
Keep it short: it should be 4 sentences max
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements

Not sure which skills are really important?

3 Big Tips For Listing Skills On Your Resume
Make sure to only include your hard skills on your resume. In addition, include the most in-demand para educator skills. Below we have listed the top skills for a para educator : The more keywords your resume can “match,” the more likely it is that your resume will be selected for review by human eyes.
Top Skills for a Para Educator
Here are a few key points of to keep in mind while writing your skills section:
Include between 6 to 12 skills
Make sure to only include hard skills
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements
The work experience section of a resume is all about highlighting the achievements that an employer would want to see. Here are some examples from different Business Analysts

Example # 1

Education Internship

  • Assisted in developing the HIV Education Program based on Public Health Theories.
  • Collaborated as member of IEP teams, with school and district representatives and families, to identify specific student needs areas.
  • Provide CPR classes to maintain staff certification requirements.
  • Provide school and re-entry services for K-12 students in acute and outpatient settings.
  • Teach first time and or CPR renewal classes.

Example # 2

School Aide

  • Tutored current events, mathematics, literature and science.
  • Trained and qualified in FIRST-AID, CPR, and OSHA.
  • Supervised Employees/Children in the daycare.
  • Direct and coordinate activities from teachers or administrators at daycare center.
  • Called parents informing them of students condition and for transportation if needed..

Example # 3

School Counseling Internship

  • Worked in schools PreK-12th grade teaching Title IV, Safe & Drug Free Programs* Provided individual and group counseling for students.
  • Assisted, set up and proctored state required testing (FCAT, PSAT and SAT).
  • Worked as School Counselor/Social Worker, through out the Alameda County.
  • School Psychology Intern * Completed a 150-hour practicum shadowing and providing counseling services.
  • Serve as a member on the MTSS/PBIS team.

Example # 4


  • Substituted for various sites throughout the school district; performing one to one work with student s grades Kindergarten through twelfth.
  • Constructed quality curriculum based on the foundation of the ADDIE model to target proficiencies and objectives .
  • Motivate students by developing inspiring lessons using Everyday Mathematics, Reading and Writing Workshop.
  • Provided "Sweet Success" education for patients with gestational diabetes.
  • Middle School math, biology, earth science and chemistry instructor.

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We compared 11,579 sample para educator resumes with job offers and found that the average years of experience required for a para educator job required by employers is 0.5 years.
How much work experience do employers want to see?
The average para educator job listing asks for 0.5 years of work experience.
How much work experience does the average para educator candidate have?
The average para educator resume contains 4.0 years of work experience.
Write your work experience section in a way that embraces your para educator skills. Sounds easier said than done? Take a look at how other people have done it. Below are real examples from para educator resumes that people have included in their work experience section to demonstrate their knowledge of key skills:
As a para educator, you may wonder exactly how your education section should look. Para Educator roles often require a Some College Courses degree or higher, so the majority of para educator resumes that we looked at contained a some college courses degree.
Based on our analysis of para educator resumes, the most common major for para educator candidates is Business, but other majors made their way in as well. Psychology, Education and Elementary Education were relatively common.
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As shown above, the Education section can be very brief. However make sure to include the following:
The name of the school you attended
The year you attended
Your major
Your GPA
The level of education you attained

Para Educator Salary

Did your resume land you an interview? Be prepared to talk salary.

How To Answer "What Are Your Salary Requirements"

When you are ready to send your resume to employers, it's important to be aware of the current market conditions for Para Educators. Salary can vary based on factors such as location, company, and industry. Check out our detailed salary information for Para Educators to learn more.

Average Employee Salary
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%