art educator resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Dedicated Art Instructor with experience in teaching Kindergarten through 12th grade students. Adept at encouraging creativity while monitoring individual student progress. Committed to comprehensive education of fine arts and art history.

  • Fine Arts Proficiency
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Moviemaker
  • Smartboard
  • Prezi
  • Microsoft Office
  • MAC Program
  • Art History
  • Public Speaking
  • Public and Private Education Knowledge
  • Fundraising Expert
Art Educator, 12/2015 - 06/2018
Alliance City School District City, STATE,
  • Educated 6th through 8th grade students in fine arts, photography, and technology courses.
  • Developed lesson plans to teach course materials according to schedule.
  • Served as advisor for extracurricular activities such as art club and yearbook.
  • Coordinated with school, students, and parents regarding afterschool art shows and exhibits.
  • Developed strong working relationships with students and parents to accomplish school and departmental vision and goals.
Head of Arts & Art Educator, 06/2015 - 12/2015
Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School City, STATE,
  • Educated 7th through 9th grade art classes within urban, arts-infused, charter school.
  • Created arts-infused lessons for core subject areas.
  • Offered extracurricular tutoring to help struggling students understand and comprehend material.
  • Designed and presented art-based lessons at professional development meetings.
  • Led staff members and students in creating collaborative works of art and school displays.
  • Facilitated student learning by administering lessons that required students to create works of art based on new knowledge of various cultures and time eras including: African tribal masks, mandalas, street art from around the world, and pop-art.
Art Educator, 06/2014 - 05/2015
Parkersburg High School City, STATE,
  • Educated 9th through 12th grade art classes (Art I, Art III, & Art IV).
  • Established and sponsored the school's first anti-bullying club.
  • Created and evaluated alternative lessons for students who were on a homebound education plan.
  • Contacted parents on a weekly bases regarding students' behavior and classroom performance.
  • Guided students in creating artwork for local shows and museum displays.
  • Prepared senior students for college applications and portfolio reviews.
Education and Training
Real Estate Licensure : Real Estate, Expected in 02/2018
Hondros College of Business - Westerville, OH,
Status -
Bachelor of Arts: Art Education, Expected in 05/2014
Kent State University - Kent, OH
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Student Teaching

  • Alliance High School, Alliance, Ohio (Spring 2014) Taught 9th through 12th grade art classes (Art I, Art II, Art III, & A.P. Art) with class sizes ranging from 7-24 students per class. Each class had 1-5 students with IEPs. Assessed A.P. Art Students' portfolios to aid them in applying to colleges with arts centered majors. Managed full inclusion classrooms. Designed and implemented lesson plans that focused on activist art and promoted individual thinking through printmaking techniques. Operated one class period per day in a co-teaching environment during an illustration course.
  • Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts, Akron, Ohio (Spring 2014) Designed and applied two integrated lesson plans for a fifth grade language arts class. Incorporated performance art into a language arts lesson centered on a book students were reading. Aided students in creating a book of their own illustrations and precepts.

Field Experience

  • Portage County Detention Center, Shalersville, Ohio (Fall 2012) Created and applied lesson plans that focused on teaching incarcerated youths how to use art as a form of positive expression. One lesson included a diptych style painting that reflected on a memory of their past and a picture of what they wanted their future to look like.
  • Bedford High School, Bedford, Ohio (Fall 2012) Guided classes of twenty to thirty students in creating realistic portraits of a person who inspired them. Assisted students in creating 3-dimensional artwork. Aided students in creating artwork and posters that promoted school spirit, sporting events, and clubs.
  • Stanton Middle School, Kent, Ohio (Spring 2011) Formulated lesson plans for students who had moderate to severe learning disabilities. Implemented artistic techniques in order to teach non-verbal students how to communicate in a visual way. Created lessons focused on teaching students with physical disabilities how to develop fine motor skills.

Related Experience and Volunteering

  • Board Member of the Local Hope Foundation (2018-Present) Help create charity events which aid women who have life threatening illnesses.
  • Relational Learning Course, Kent State University (2010-2011) Mentored and tutored college level students at Kent State University in an Educational Psychology course. Aided elementary students in k-3 classrooms at Belden Elementary in Canton Ohio in addition to tutoring math, reading, and writing.
Additional Information

Professional Development:

Member: National Association of Realtors (Spring 2018-Present)

Member: National Art Education Association (Fall 2011-Spring 2018)

Member: Ohio Art Education Association (Fall 2011-Spring 2018)

Member: West Virginia Art Education Association (Fall 2014- Fall 2015)

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School Attended

  • Hondros College of Business
  • Kent State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Art Educator
  • Head of Arts & Art Educator
  • Art Educator


  • Real Estate Licensure
  • Bachelor of Arts

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