Instructional Assistant

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Tempest Bocchini | (698) 562-7354 | Lincoln, NE


I am an Instructional Assistant with over 1 year of experience. I have a proven track record of working with students and teachers to create successful learning experiences. I am passionate about education and committed to helping every student reach their full potential.


Lead Instructional Assistant at Buffalo County Schools, NEJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of instructional assistants in providing one-on-one support to students with disabilities, resulting in an increase in student success rates by 15%.
  • Monitored and evaluated data on student progress, made necessary adjustments to instruction, and communicated findings to teachers on a regular basis.
  • Developed and implemented behavior intervention plans for individual students as needed.
  • Led weekly meetings with instructional assistants to discuss best practices and strategies for working with students.
  • Trained new instructional assistants on district policies and procedures related to supporting students with disabilities.

Senior Instructional Assistant at Omaha Public Schools, NESep 2021 - May 2022

  • Led a team of 4 instructional assistants in the development and implementation of an after-school tutoring program for at-risk students.
  • Successfully implemented new behavior management system that resulted in a decrease in disciplinary referrals by 35%.
  • Created and taught weekly lesson plans for small groups of students with special needs.
  • Assisted lead teacher with planning and executing daily instruction for class of 20 kindergartners.
  • Monitored hallways, cafeteria, and playground during morning arrival, lunchtime, and dismissal to ensure student safety.
  • Chaperoned 5 field trips throughout the school year.


High School Diploma at Lincoln High School, Lincoln, NESep 2016 - May 2021

I've learned how to be organized, how to study for exams, and how to balance my time between school and extracurricular activities.


  • Patience
  • Creativity
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Classroom Management Skills
  • Lesson Planning Skills
  • Behavior Management skills

Auden Gomillion | (684) 614-4362 | 2414 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028


I have over 1 year of experience working as an Instructional Assistant. I have a passion for helping others learn and grow, and I firmly believe that everyone has the potential to succeed if given the right opportunities. As an Instructional Assistant, I provide students with one-on-one or small group support in order to help them overcome academic challenges. My goal is always to encourage students to reach their full potential by providing them with the tools they need to succeed.


Lead Instructional Assistant at Louisiana Special Education Center, LAMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of instructional assistants in developing and implementing new behavior management strategies that resulted in a decrease in the number of discipline referrals by 50%.
  • Trained staff on how to use data to inform instruction, which led to an increase in student achievement by 15%.
  • Created and implemented weekly lesson plans for small groups of students with special needs, which helped them make progress towards their IEP goals.
  • Led professional development workshops for teachers on effective classroom management techniques.
  • Worked closely with parents and guardians to develop individualized education plans (IEPs) for students with special needs.

Senior Instructional Assistant at The Autism Society of Greater New Orleans, LAAug 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 4 instructional assistants in designing and implementing daily lesson plans for 20 students with special needs.
  • Monitored student progress and provided feedback to teachers on a weekly basis.
  • Created individualized education programs (IEPs) for 10 students.
  • Conducted parent-teacher conferences for 5 families.
  • Trained 2 new instructional assistants in behavior management techniques.


High School Diploma at Louisiana State UniversityAug 2016 - May 2021

Some skills I've learned are time management, organization, and how to study effectively.


  • Classroom Management
  • Behavior Intervention
  • Lesson Planning
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)
  • Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs)
  • Positive Behavior Support Plans (PBSPs)