dance instructor resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Skilled Dance Instructor specializing in Tap and Hip Hop dance. Offering 15 + years as dancer and teacher. Driven to correct posture, technique and core strength. Enthusiastic about making dance fun and engaging, while challenging students to try new styles and extend comfort zones. Friendly with strong understanding of hospitality and food and beverage industries. Extensive knowledge of gourmet chef creations and complementary food pairings. Personable individual possessing strong work ethic and great flexibility. Dedicated to delivering positive customer experience through genuine hospitality. Goal-focused with years of experience working in high-end, fine dining restaurant settings. Driven to go above and beyond to satisfy customers, improve operations and support team members. Dedicated to maximizing table turnover to take advantage of every sales opportunity without sacrificing service. Patient individual with years of expertise promoting activity participation. Talented at providing behavior monitoring and communicating effectively with parents regarding children's experiences. Reliable Camp Counselor with a community-oriented focus and a dedication to health and safety standards for all participants.

  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Conflict and Dispute Resolution
  • Order Delivery Practices
  • Ordering Procedures
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Table Setting Knowledge
  • To-Go Order Preparation
  • Order Accuracy
  • Menu Knowledge
  • Dish Preparation
  • Service Prioritization
  • Accurate Money Handling
  • Table Setting Arrangements
  • Menu Memorization
  • Food Running
  • Cleaning
  • Guest Relations
  • Safety Understanding
  • Learning Strategies
  • Safety Awareness
  • Teaching
  • Individual Instruction
  • Lesson Planning
  • Group Teaching
  • Performance Background
  • Teaching Strategies
  • Instructional Techniques
  • Class Leadership
  • Competitive History
  • Speaking
Dance Instructor, 09/2019 to Current
Fred Astaire Dance StudiosPlano, TX,
  • Set up special open houses to gain new clients.
  • Helped with coordination and administration of complete dance program.
  • Instructed groups of students, with particular focus on ballet and tap, hip hop and jazz styles.
  • Delivered individual instruction to students.
  • Upheld all studio guidelines and legal requirements.
  • Led groups of youth in discovery exercises and offered personalized support to individuals in need of extra assistance.
  • Developed lesson plans to teach course materials according to schedule.
  • Served as advisor for extracurricular activities such as art clubs and camps.
  • Developed and implemented skill-building activities focused on the students abilities.
Camp Counselor, 05/2020 to 08/2020
City Of BallwinEllisville, MO,
  • Engaged children in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Cultivated effective relationships with campers, parents and other camp counselors by utilizing active listening and dynamic interpersonal skills.
  • Participated in camp-centered activities, including canoeing, swimming, painting and softball while monitoring multiple campers of all ages.
  • Diversified recreational offerings by building and overseeing activity schedule.
  • Observed participants for signs of physical distress and stopped activity to administer care.
  • Explained principles, techniques and safety requirements to activity participants to prevent injury.
  • Reported any camper not following proper safety protocols to maintain safety of campers.
  • Educated campers on important skills such as how to spot poison ivy, poisonous snakes or dangerous wildlife and how to safely start and extinguish campfires.
  • Checked on campers struggling with various social and recreational skills to maintain camper and parent satisfaction.
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
Waitress/Hostess, 10/2017 to 05/2019
Sgt. PeffersCity, STATE,
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2022
Iowa Western Community College - Council Bluffs, IA
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Alumni Association
  • Certified CPR, Red Cross - 2018

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School Attended

  • Iowa Western Community College

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  • Dance Instructor
  • Camp Counselor
  • Waitress/Hostess


  • High School Diploma

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