founder owner ceo principal teacher resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Self-motivated professional successful in seizing viable opportunities for expansion and innovation in Music Education with a partnership between Eden Christian Schools and Pittsburgh North School of the Arts. Offering 20 yearbackground in increasing profits, reducing costs and transforming customer service standards through Event Planning and Customer Rapport. Experienced in leading and supervising teams of leaders. Jessica exudes confidence, initiative, internal drive and an intense work ethic shown in the way she has forged the entrepreneurial path of starting and growing her own business over the past 15 years. Jessica has strong negotiation and team building skills and loves to create strategically focused goals and results. Jessica exhibits leadership daily through problem solving, recruiting, training, motivating and releasing other teachers and leaders in her business and church. Jessica is highly motivated, possesses excellent interpersonal skills & continually develops and maintains professional and ministry relationships. Jessica is a mature follower of Jesus Christ who serves her family well, serves in passion-driven, gift-aligned ministry & is on the Pastoral Staff of Allison Park Church.

  • Coaching
  • Special events
  • Leadership training
  • Office
  • Rapport
  • Recruiting
  • Sales
  • Scheduling
  • Teaching
  • Strategic Development
  • Staff Management
  • Business Development
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Budgeting
  • Event Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Team Oversight
  • Program Development and Management
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Group Facilitation and Presentations
  • Educational Staff Supervision
  • Training and Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Music Teacher
  • Effective Owner Communication
  • Teacher Collaboration
  • Summer School Teacher
  • Pennsylvania Federation of Music Clubs Member
  • Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association
Grove City College Grove City, PA Expected in Bachelor Degree : Music / Business, Voice & Piano - GPA :
  • Recording Studio / Sound Engineering Training - 2007
Work History
First United Methodist Church - Founder, Owner, CEO, Principal Teacher
Georgetown, TX, 09/2015 - Current
  • Oversees and maintains strong client base.
  • (100+ families).
  • Recruits, hires, trains and resources teaching staff.
  • Oversees, plans and executes annual calendar with lessons, recitals, festivals, performances.
  • Handles all new student inquiries, requests and initiation with all students and parents.
  • Manages and maintains annual budget.
  • Teaches private and group classes with 20+ years of professional experience.
  • Oversees communication with teachers and parents on a weekly basis through group email campaigns.
  • Maintains good rapport through regular personal interaction with parents and students.
  • Manages social media accounts.
  • Developed key operational initiatives to drive and maintain substantial business growth.
  • Established, optimized and enforced business policies to maintain consistency and high-quality standards across teaching operations.
  • Achieved substantial growth by using market expertise and business knowledge to make proactive decisions.
  • Manages day-to-day business operations, including accounting, finance, HR, marketing and public relations.
  • Devised new promotional approaches to boost customer numbers and market penetration while enhancing engagement and driving growth.
  • Oversaw administrative functions such as schedule management and protocols for orientation, registration and related activities.
  • Led operational oversight and budgetary supervision for 6 teaching locations.
  • Supervised afterschool program to promote student growth and maintain safety for all attendees.
  • Performed classroom evaluations to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness.
  • Reduced personnel turnover and promoted employee development by recruiting team-oriented candidates and implementing new training practices.
  • Administered all facets of personnel policies and procedures, including conception, modification and approval of professional staff additions.
  • Recruited, hired and trained initial personnel, working to establish key internal functions and outline scope of positions for new organization.
  • Introduced modifications to private lesson curriculum and introduced new, effective instructional techniques.
  • Researched and incorporated new educational trends and instructional strategies to optimize education effectiveness.
  • Mentored newly hired educators and provided encouragement and feedback.
  • Developed subject and grade leaders to advance oversight and improve instruction.
  • Cultivated positive relationships between community members, school students and teachers.
  • Maintained up-to-date administrative records to monitor operational conditions.
  • Led meetings to convey policy changes, gather information and assess employee thoughts.
  • Built productive relationships with industry partners and competitors to support strategic business objectives.
  • Modeled expected and appropriate leadership to promote teaching staff and administrative personnel's positive interaction with students and families.
Arthur J Gallagher & Co. - Worship Director
Albuquerque, NM, 09/2000 - 12/2016
  • Oversaw the execution of the weekend worship experience for more than 5 services / weekend.
  • Oversaw the recruiting, auditioning, scheduling, rehearsals, services in music and technology.
  • Coordinate all leadership training and appreciation for volunteer staff.
  • Provide coaching, care and support for all paid and volunteer staff and leaders.
  • Preform and present at weekend services, training and special events.
SELF-EMPLOYED - Private Piano & Voice Teacher
City, STATE, 09/1998 - 08/2016
  • Developed curriculum and lesson plans.
  • Created systems and development formats that are still used on a larger scale today.
  • Developed students through high school, some are now music professionals I work with.
  • Developed rapport with other professionals in the industry locally and regionally.
  • Planned and executed bi-annual recitals and large events.
VECTOR MARKETING - Sales Assistant
City, STATE, 02/1999 - 08/2000
  • Closed more than $25,000 worth of sales over 12 months while maintaining college classes.
  • Generated potential leads, called and scheduled appointments, managed professional paperwork.
  • Presented product to hundreds of potential clients.
  • Attended professional business training as the lead in our local office in sales.
  • Member of the Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Federation of Music Clubs
  • Member of the National Federation of Music Clubs
  • Established schools social media presence and email campaigns to inform parents and students of critical information.
  • Sets high-level goals for both students and teachers to encourage both parties to strive for personal best and succeeds in implementing long-term strategy with positive results.
  • Manages school operations for 65+ students.
  • Supervises participation of studio in the National Music Festival, resulting in increased confidence levels as well as improved presentation skills for all students involved.
  • Performs regularly for recording projects, weddings, funerals, church services and conferences.
  • Sang the National Anthem for Pittsburgh Pirate Game 2018, 2019
  • Opened for Jazz Legend B.B. King at Heinz Hall in 2008.
  • Interned at Garden City Christian Church (A Hillsong Campus) in Brisbane, Australia in 2003.
  • National Finalist in Top 10 for National Fine Arts Competition as a Keyboard and Vocal Sololist in 2000.

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  • Grove City College

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  • Founder, Owner, CEO, Principal Teacher
  • Worship Director
  • Private Piano & Voice Teacher
  • Sales Assistant


  • Bachelor Degree

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