Special Education Para Professional

Top Special Education Para Professional Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Special Education Para Professional. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Special Education Para Professional resumes they appeared on. For example, 30.2% of Special Education Para Professional resumes contained Special Needs as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Special Education Para Professional actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Special Education Para Professional resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Special Needs

high Demand
Here's how Special Needs is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Work one-on-one with special needs students in a general education environment.
  • Worked with students with special needs such as Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, Bipolar, speech delays, and vision impairment.
  • Assist children with special needs with accomplishing school work and successfully attending their mainstream classes.
  • Provide teaching assistance to support the educational and developmental plans for special needs children.
  • Acted as a role model and mentor to high school students with special needs.
  • Assisted Special Education Teacher in delivering quality instruction to students with special needs.
  • Assisted and support primary teacher with special needs students' learning needs.
  • Mentored parents and staff for dealing with children with special needs.
  • Assist Special Education Teacher as needed with special needs students
  • Coached after school sports for special needs students.
  • Assisted Special Needs children in their school work.
  • Provided extra assistance to students with special needs.
  • Worked one-on-one with Special needs children i.e.
  • Experience working with Special needs children.
  • Provided behavior modification and regulation support strategies to assist special needs student in accessing the curriculum.
  • Coordinated the para-professional services in such a way as to maximize the effenciency in which para-professionals serve their special needs students.
  • General overview of position: Work one on one with special needs students in a general education environment.
  • Worked with special needs students to assist them in achiving a positive, successful learning experience.
  • Assist student in wheelchair Assist teachers in the classroom Work with students with special needs
  • Assist students with special needs Support classroom teacher instruction Support student behavior plans

Show More

2. Small Groups

high Demand
Here's how Small Groups is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Provide intensive behavioral intervention to individual and small groups of children.
  • Work one-on-one or in small groups as well as supervise children in hallway, lunchroom and playground.
  • Work with individual or small groups of students to support and reinforce teacher prepared lesson plans.
  • Tutored children individually and in small groups to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
  • Assist with tutoring individual students and working with small groups of students.
  • Worked one-on-one and in small groups with students to provide differentiated instruction.
  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups.
  • Trained small groups of associates and parents.
  • Provide and assist instructional assignments to students with IEP's Manage small groups during reading and math.

Show More

3. Lesson Plans

high Demand
Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Assist instructional personnel with the delivery of lesson plans, presentation of learning materials, and in conduct of instructional exercises.
  • Provided Individualized instruction to students in accordance with lesson plans developed by the Instructional Team.
  • Planned and coordinated lesson plans for high school students in aligned with individual education plans.
  • Assisted teacher in constructing and implementing lesson plans throughout the day.
  • Assisted teachers in carrying out daily lesson plans.

Show More

4. Classroom Management

high Demand
Here's how Classroom Management is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Applied skills include classroom management, applied behavioral assessment and functional behavioral assessment.
  • Implemented classroom management techniques ensuring an environment conducive to learning.

Show More

5. Behavioral Issues

high Demand
Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary

6. Bathroom Assistance

high Demand

7. Mathematics

high Demand
Here's how Mathematics is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Assisted Special Education Teacher and taught mathematics to two classes daily.

Show More

8. Student Learning

high Demand
Here's how Student Learning is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Developed social stories and other tools to promote individual student learning.

Show More

9. Basic Life Support

high Demand

10. Appropriate Social

high Demand
Here's how Appropriate Social is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Support students with emotional or behavior concerns and assist them in * Developing appropriate social skills.

Show More

11. Instructional Materials

high Demand
Here's how Instructional Materials is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Help student master equipment or instructional materials assigned by teacher.
  • Assist in planning lesson plan and prepare various instructional materials.

Show More

12. Classroom Setting

high Demand
Here's how Classroom Setting is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Help to modify curriculum to better assist student in the classroom setting.3.
  • Support students one on one in the academic classroom setting.
  • Support teacher in supervising special needs children in classroom setting.
  • Assisted students in classroom settings with course work.
  • Accompanied individualstudents to classes and functions outside of classroom setting, enabling their strength and confidence of livelihood.

Show More

13. Occupational Therapy Services

high Demand

14. Social Development

average Demand
Here's how Social Development is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Monitored the academic and social development of individuals with special needs to promote independence and academic success.
  • Supported and facilitated special needs students with instructional, behavioral, and social development.
  • Assist in the educational and social development of students under the direction and guidance of the facilitator and classroom teachers.
  • Developed Individual Educational Plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical, and social development.
  • Assist with the educational and social development of the student.

Show More

15. Curriculum Development

average Demand

16. Student Records

average Demand
Here's how Student Records is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Assist classroom teachers with maintaining student records.

Show More

17. Educational Needs

average Demand
Here's how Educational Needs is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Job Description: To help implement appropriate behavior and social skills and assist with educational needs of students Grades 7-9.
  • Assisted lead teacher in meeting the physical, emotional, and educational needs of children aged 4-5.

Show More

18. Class Activities

average Demand

19. Daily Activities

average Demand
Here's how Daily Activities is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Coordinate daily activities and prepare materials.
  • Facilitated daily activities that provided students with an understanding of basic life skills.
  • Assisted with daily activities and projects.

Show More

20. Data Collection

average Demand
Here's how Data Collection is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Participated in progress monitoring and data collection regarding weekly student academic and behavioral goals.

Show More

21. Language Arts

average Demand

22. Special Education Student

average Demand
Here's how Special Education Student is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Provide Instructional support and behavioral assistance to special education students in classrooms and in community based settings.
  • Completed clerical and administrative projects and documents for the organization and documentation of special education students.
  • Mentored special education students focusing on enhancing their academic confidence and offering support.
  • Implemented behavioral plans for special education students.
  • Work one on with special education students in general classroom as well in special education class room setting.
  • Complete and maintains documentation on special education students and assist them in completing all assignments.
  • Worked with general and special education students, including the Autism Regional Center
  • Helped special education students to learn assigned tasks and studies
  • Read tests aloud to special education students.
  • Work closely with special education students in an academic environment *Implement individualized goals to help ensure a student's full potential
  • Provide 1:1 daily assistance to 4th grade special education student with behavioral and learningdisability within a general education classroom.2.
  • Assisted, tutored and monitored special education students in all areas of academics with specialization in Physics and Algebra
  • Utilized daily lesson plans for assigned special education students Provided individual and small group instruction
  • Assisted with small group instruction of students Assisted with special education students in classroom and other activities.

Show More

23. Daily Tasks

average Demand
Here's how Daily Tasks is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Supervised and motivated one autistic student, assisted with organization of daily tasks, assignments and administering sensory techniques.
  • Performed daily tasks for and with them as well.

Show More

24. Mental Health Services

average Demand

25. III

average Demand

26. Social Studies

average Demand

27. Special Strategies

low Demand

28. Resource Room

low Demand
Here's how Resource Room is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Modify general education assignments to meet student needs, implement positive behavioral supports in both resource room and general education classrooms.
  • Assist classroom teachers in guiding students within the classroom and or resource room to reach their goal academically and or behaviorally.

Show More

29. Social Workers

low Demand
Here's how Social Workers is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Worked with social workers, school psychologists and guidance counselors in making social and educational recommendations for students.
  • Worked with other professionals, such as speech therapists, social workers, occupational and physical therapists.
  • Provide assistance to professional educators, counselors, social workers, and others by performing a variety of instruction-related support tasks.

Show More

30. Public Schools

low Demand

31. Educational Goals

low Demand

32. Down Syndrome

low Demand

33. Safe Environment

low Demand

34. CPI

low Demand
Here's how CPI is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Worked with the vocational classroom teaching student life skills* CPI certified
  • Completed CPI, First Responder, CPR, SRA Reading, TEACCH and Colabrating trainings.

Show More

35. EBD

low Demand

36. Adhd

low Demand

37. General Education Curriculum

low Demand
Here's how General Education Curriculum is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Modify the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.

Show More

38. Individual Goals

low Demand

39. Master Assignments

low Demand

40. Developmental Disabilities

low Demand
Here's how Developmental Disabilities is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Key Results: Taught and provided positive behavioral support to children with developmental disabilities and behavior disorders.

Show More

41. Different Ways

low Demand

42. Behavioral Assistance

low Demand
Here's how Behavioral Assistance is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Served as para-professional in a special education classroom providing educational and behavioral assistance to students with special needs.

Show More

43. Classroom Maintenance

low Demand
Here's how Classroom Maintenance is used in Special Education Para Professional jobs:
  • Performed clerical, classroom maintenance, educational computer games and instructional duties as assigned by the certified teacher.

Show More

44. Bulletin Boards

low Demand

45. Behavior Analysis

low Demand

20 Most Common Skill for a Special Education Para Professional

Special Needs34.5%
Small Groups8.7%
Lesson Plans6.6%
Classroom Management6.4%
Behavioral Issues6.2%
Bathroom Assistance5.6%
Mathematics5.1%
Student Learning4.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Special Education Para Professional

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Special Needs
Special Needs
30.2%
30.2%
2
2
Small Groups
Small Groups
7.6%
7.6%
3
3
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
5.8%
5.8%
4
4
Classroom Management
Classroom Management
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
Behavioral Issues
Behavioral Issues
5.4%
5.4%
6
6
Bathroom Assistance
Bathroom Assistance
4.9%
4.9%
7
7
Mathematics
Mathematics
4.5%
4.5%
8
8
Student Learning
Student Learning
4%
4%
9
9
Basic Life Support
Basic Life Support
3.7%
3.7%
10
10
Appropriate Social
Appropriate Social
3.6%
3.6%
11
11
Instructional Materials
Instructional Materials
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Classroom Setting
Classroom Setting
1.8%
1.8%
13
13
Occupational Therapy Services
Occupational Therapy Services
1.2%
1.2%
14
14
Social Development
Social Development
1.2%
1.2%
15
15
Curriculum Development
Curriculum Development
1%
1%
16
16
Student Records
Student Records
0.9%
0.9%
17
17
Educational Needs
Educational Needs
0.8%
0.8%
18
18
Class Activities
Class Activities
0.8%
0.8%
19
19
Daily Activities
Daily Activities
0.8%
0.8%
20
20
Data Collection
Data Collection
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
Language Arts
Language Arts
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Special Education Student
Special Education Student
0.7%
0.7%
23
23
Daily Tasks
Daily Tasks
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
0.6%
0.6%
25
25
III
III
0.6%
0.6%
26
26
Social Studies
Social Studies
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Special Strategies
Special Strategies
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Resource Room
Resource Room
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Social Workers
Social Workers
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Public Schools
Public Schools
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Educational Goals
Educational Goals
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Down Syndrome
Down Syndrome
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
CPI
CPI
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
EBD
EBD
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Adhd
Adhd
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
General Education Curriculum
General Education Curriculum
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Individual Goals
Individual Goals
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Master Assignments
Master Assignments
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Different Ways
Different Ways
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Behavioral Assistance
Behavioral Assistance
0.3%
0.3%
43
43
Classroom Maintenance
Classroom Maintenance
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
Bulletin Boards
Bulletin Boards
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Behavior Analysis
Behavior Analysis
0.3%
0.3%

18,230 Special Education Para Professional Jobs

Where do you want to work?