art teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Dedicated Art Instructor with experience teaching levels from k to 12th. Adept at encouraging creativity while monitoring individual student progress. Committed to the comprehensive education of multimedia art, and personal development.

Experienced Pastoral Counselor, passionate about assessing life wounding and enacting forward-thinking improvements. Coordinated and proactive initiator with a hands-on style. Bringing experience and the desire to make a difference in people's lives.

Experienced business owner specializing in developing and updating systems to meet the strong demands of the hospitality industry. Bringing positive, and professional character to the team.

  • Progress reporting
  • Ability to speak publically
  • Teaching, tutoring, and counseling
  • Interdisciplinary teaching
  • Outcome tracking
  • Online instruction
  • Decision-making
  • Mental health assessments
  • Learning style assessment
  • Crisis intervention
  • Personalized instruction
  • Performance assessments
08/2018 to Current Art Teacher Fredericksburg Independent School District | Fredericksburg, TX,
  • Stocked classroom with art supplies.
  • Developed and implemented skill-building activities focused on varying subjects of interest, using anything from pencil, paint, clay, charcoal, wood, fabric, foliage, etc.
  • Planned for extracurricular activities such as field trips to other galleries, exhibits, and museums.
  • Earned positive feedback from other teachers regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
  • Inspired, and coordinated art all around campus at The University School.
  • Developed lesson plans to teach course materials according to schedule.
  • Kept youth safe and secure at the facility and in public.
  • Taught art to three diverse classes.
  • Implemented student discipline measures through, Love and Logic decreasing classroom disruptions. Also, using words of affirmation, and empathy with each student to assure they know they are valued.
05/1992 to Current Pastoral Counselor Cape Cod Healthcare Inc. | Plymouth, MA,
  • Coordinated with [Job title] and health care officials to peak student interest in mental health field, resulting in valuable student participation.
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Adhered strictly to federal, state and local guidelines in relation to [Type] and [Type] standards.
  • Advanced organizational objectives by using student feedback to develop and implement [Type] program.
  • Provided counseling for relapse prevention, social issues and mental health problems.
  • Checked facility for open windows, locked doors, malfunctioning smoke detectors and other safety hazards.
  • Conducted psychiatric evaluations and executed medication management for both inpatient and outpatient facilities.
  • Constructed project regulations and implemented student suggestions to boost [Type] program initiatives.
  • Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.
  • Provided a wide variety of individual, group and familial counseling interventions strategies utilizing [Type] and [Type] methodologies to assist patients.
  • Used [Type] and [Type] therapies, resulting in [Result].
  • Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  • Developed appropriate policies for identification of medically-related social and emotional needs of clients.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Conducted outreach, advocacy and rehabilitative services for regular cases and crisis intervention.
  • Used aromatherapy as natural way to help patients cope with stress, chronic pain, nausea and depression.
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Delivered seamless care, minimizing misuse and diversion through close collaboration with peers.
  • Gained complete knowledge of relevant statutes, case laws, ethical codes and regulations to adhere to best practice standards for the professional practice of counseling.
  • Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school.
  • Provided in-depth counseling for clients with [Type], [Type] or [Type] issues and created plans for coping.
12/2012 to 03/2019 Business Owner Lake George Cabins And RV Park | City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Created and implemented marketing and advertising strategies for strategic growth and to support the company's revenue goals.
  • Monitored supplier operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Updated financial accounts with current revenue and expense data and quickly resolved discrepancies to maintain compliance.
  • Maintained functional and neat building areas to meet all business needs and deliver a professional appeal to customers.
  • Monitored market conditions to set accurate pricing structures and take advantage of emerging trends.
  • Assessed, optimized and elevated operations to target current and expected demands.
  • Leveraged human resources skills to identify and recruit optimal candidates, coordinate training and oversee ongoing performance.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1999 to to Master of Arts | Biblical, And License Professional Counseling Colorado Christian University, Denver, CO GPA:
Expected in 05/1997 to to Bachelor of Arts | Fine Arts Western State University, Gunnison, CO, GPA:
Expected in 05/1994 to to Two Year Training Program | Leadership The Leadership Development Institute, Colorado Springs, CO , GPA:
Activities and Honors

*Won first place in Guam with the Sculpture, "He Knows Your Every Tear" 2002

Won 2nd place with a painting called, "An Open Door To Life"2002

*Ran a half marathon at 27, an 8 min mile. 1997 a second one at 47, and won 5th place. 2017

*Adopted two beautiful children.

*Being happily married for 32 years.

*Received and Angel award from the Base Chaplain

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School Attended

  • Colorado Christian University
  • Western State University
  • The Leadership Development Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Art Teacher
  • Pastoral Counselor
  • Business Owner


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Two Year Training Program

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