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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - : - -
Summary

Seasoned Dance, Cheer and Fitness Instructor who offers top talents in student assessment, interpretive movement and rehearsal direction. Creative and encouraging individual with over 30 years of experience instructing students on various dance, cheer, and fitness techniques through interaction and demonstration. Commended for high level of endurance and patient, calm demeanor.

Skills
  • Excellent at classroom management and curriculum development
  • Confident public speaker and project leader
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Strong mentorship and training abilities for both staff and students
Experience
06/2022 to Current
Dance Instructor Wts International, Inc. Dallas, TX,
  • Instructs students from early elementary age through high school in the art of dance
  • Directs end-of-semester performances
  • Creates choreography for school productions
  • Sets curriculum requirements
  • Maintains attendance, fees and rehearsal schedules for classes
  • Collaborated in team-based environment to uphold instruction quality and continuity of service to clients
01/2012 to Current
Owner/Creative Director Wts International, Inc. Farmingdale, NY,
  • Leads program organization
  • Hires, trains, and mentors instructional staff
  • Sets studio schedule and curriculum requirements
  • Processes payroll and sets pay rates
  • Teaches and instructs students from age 2 through adult in dance, cheer, and fitness
  • Manages social media and marketing materials
  • Sets production and choreography for all studio performances
  • Oversees the Direction of up to 9 different studio teams, both competitive and recreational programs
09/2013 to 05/2014
Dance Instructor Wts International, Inc. Florham Park, NJ,
  • Delivered individual instruction to students in between group classes
  • Assessed dancer strengths and developed their technique
11/2006 to 01/2011
Commercial Actress/Model Sioux City Community School District Sioux City, IA,
  • Attended casting calls, fittings, shows and shoots
  • Featured in a variety of local commercials and product ads
  • Performed in local independent films
08/2008 to 06/2010
Dance Instructor Studio J Dance Studio City, STATE,
  • Prepared and delivered lessons to introduce students to proper dance techniques and positions
  • Created class choreography for studio productions
04/2007 to 04/2009
NFL Professional Dancer/Professional Cheerleader Kansas City Chiefs City, STATE,
  • Rehearsed 20+ hours per week to prepare for NFL performances
  • Performed on National television at weekly NFL football games
  • Served as a public speaker and ambassador for the Kansas City Chiefs at community and charity events
  • Featured in the Chiefs Cheerleader Swimsuit calendar and stadium marketing publications
  • Assisted with set up and facilitation of stadium events
  • Lead dance and cheer instruction for over 200 Junior Chiefs Cheerleaders from age 7 to 18
11/2005 to 11/2006
AFL Professional Dancer/Professional Cheerleader Kansas City Brigade City, STATE,
  • Rehearsed 10 hours per week to prepare for AFL performances
  • Performed on National television at weekly AFL football games
  • Served as a public speaker and ambassador for the Kansas City Brigade at community and charity events
  • Featured in stadium marketing publications for the Kansas City Brigade
  • Assisted with set up and facilitation of stadium events
  • Lead dance and cheer instruction for over 100 Junior Brigade Cheerleaders from age 7 to 18
04/2004 to 11/2005
Junior Chiefs Cheerleader Staff/Dance Instructor/Merchandise Sales Associate Kansas City Chiefs City, STATE,
  • Moved and staged Chiefs merchandise for greatest impact and restocked floor as necessary
  • Conducted pricing, merchandising and selling operations to effectively and efficiently complete assigned tasks
  • Organized store by returning merchandise to proper areas and restocked displays
  • Lead dance instruction for over 200 Junior Chiefs Cheerleaders age 7 to 18
  • Organized rehearsals and NFL field performances for over 200 Junior Chiefs Cheerleaders
08/2002 to 05/2004
Assistant Cheerleading Coach Steppin’ Out The Studio City, STATE,
  • Coordinated routine design, props and music for performances
  • Readied team to compete in tournaments and other special events
  • Lead Cheer choreography in studio productions
02/2002 to 02/2004
MLS Professional Dancer/Professional Cheerleader Kansas City Chiefs City, STATE,
  • Rehearsed 5 hours per week to prepare for MLS performances
  • Performed on National television at weekly MLS soccer games
  • Served as a public speaker and ambassador for the Kansas City Wizards at community and charity events
  • Featured in stadium marketing publications for the Kansas City Wizards
  • Assisted with set up and facilitation of stadium events
  • Lead dance and cheer instruction for over 100 Junior Wizard’s Girls from age 7 to 18
08/1997 to 05/1998
Drill Team Director/Dance Teacher Sanger High School City, STATE,
  • Planned choreography for group performances and shows
  • Prepared and delivered lessons to introduce students to proper dance techniques and positions
  • Interacted effectively by email, phone and in person with students, parents and staff members
  • Assessed dancer strengths and developed choreography to highlight talent
  • Lead high school dance program and created a brand new middle school dance program
Education and Training
Expected in 12/1995 to to
State Certified Secondary Education : Dance And Health Education
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX
GPA:
Expected in 05/1995 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Dance
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX
GPA:
Expected in 05/1995 to to
Bachelor of Science: Dance And Health Education
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX
GPA:
Expected in 05/1992 to to
Associate of Arts: Dance
Tyler Junior College - Tyler, TX,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Texas Tech University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Tyler Junior College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dance Instructor
  • Owner/Creative Director
  • Dance Instructor
  • Commercial Actress/Model
  • Dance Instructor
  • NFL Professional Dancer/Professional Cheerleader
  • AFL Professional Dancer/Professional Cheerleader
  • Junior Chiefs Cheerleader Staff/Dance Instructor/Merchandise Sales Associate
  • Assistant Cheerleading Coach
  • MLS Professional Dancer/Professional Cheerleader
  • Drill Team Director/Dance Teacher

Degrees

  • State Certified Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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