Ivette Resume
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Location: Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, USA
School: Kean University
Major: History

Ivette Resume

Ivette Pujadas
153 Division Avenue, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604 • ------------ • ------------
Professional Summary

Responsible and compassionate Paraprofessional Educator offering 15 years of proven success in empowering students with academic and behavioral challenges. Highly skilled in managing diverse learning modalities and providing classroom support.
• Activity planning
• Teacher collaboration
• Technology use
• IEP compliance
• Educational assistance
• Experience with special-needs students
• Strong collaborator
• Time management
• Teaching/tutoring
• Positive learning environment
• Personable and outgoing

Work History
Catholic School Teacher, 09/2001 to 08/2010
Catholic Archdiocese of Newark – Jersey City, NJ

• Educated students in grades Kindergarten, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grade Social Studies and in the summer school program.
• Worked with other teachers and administrators to evaluate and revise elementary school programs.
• Assisted in developing student-led after-school tutoring program to teach under-privileged students.
• Completed training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching methods and developments in the field.
• Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
• Prepared quizzes, tests and examinations to gauge how good students were learning.
• Drafted lesson plans and submitted them for review and feedback in a timely manner.
• Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
• Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
• Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.

Head of Circulation, 08/2010 to 11/2014
Hasbrouck Heights Free Public Library – Hasbrouck Height, NJ

• Supported the director with daily operational functions.
• Entered details such as payments, account information and call logs into the computer system.
• Developed new process for employee evaluation which resulted in marked performance improvements.
• Verified data integrity and accuracy.
• Responded to customer requests via telephone and email.
• Attended seminars on Conflict Management, Policy and Procedure Committee and attended yearly staff training.
• Checked in, checked out and renewed library materials using Polaris.
• Oversaw total library program, including media, catalog and instructional areas.
• Trained staff, students and faculty on the use of library technology.
• Assisted library patrons with resolving computer problems.
• Organized library catalog, supplies, equipment and records.
• Instructed students on research techniques and the use of information technologies.

Pre-K 4 Teacher, 08/2015 to 11/2015
Our Children's Academy – Edgewater, NJ

• Responsible for planning and implementing developmental lesson plans
• Observing the student with their learning.
• Assisting with field trips to educational places
• Boosted cultural awareness by incorporating children's literature from cultures around the world.
• Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.

Paraprofessional, 10/2015 to 08/2016
Euclid School – Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

• Assisted the classroom teacher in supervising snack time and indoor and outdoor play.
• Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as the alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
• Maintained safety and security of all youth under care.
• Maintained student safety in classroom and outside environments.
• Kept learning environments focused, inclusive and supportive.
• Led reading and arts and crafts lessons.
• Documented behaviors, interventions and results.
• Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.

Paraprofessional Educator, 08/2016 to Current
West New York Board-Education – West New York, NJ

• Assessed student social, emotional and academic needs to plan goals appropriately.
• Provided support during classes, group lessons and classroom activities.
• Delivered curriculum in both one-on-one lessons and group learning environments.
• Worked with individual students to provide personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
• Maintained student safety in classroom and outside environments.
• Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based strategies to foster independence and social academic engagement.
• Observed individual behaviors and suspect actions, and reported issues to supervisory staff.

Memorial High School Diploma, 1989
Associate of Arts: History, 1996
Kean University - Union, NJ
Associate of Arts: Education, 2014
Bergen Community College - Paramus, NJ
President of the Hasbrouck Heights Parents for Athletes
PTSA Member
YMCA Counselor/Tutor for after school program IDEA special needs

References Upon Request

Positions held