Guest Teacher resume example with 4+ years of experience

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

Goal-oriented Drama Teacher enthusiastic about teaching communication through body language and performance. Distinct expertise gained during eighteen-year career. Experience providing opportunities for student expression using spoken, written, performative and digital forms of communication. Consistently recognized for inspiring student-centered approach.

  • Directing
  • Blocking
  • Scenic Design
  • Hair and Makeup Application and Design
  • Drafting
  • Audition Techniques
  • Contemporary Acting Technique
  • Shakespeare
  • Period Acting Styles
  • Meisner Actor Training
  • Accent Training
  • Scenic Painting
  • Scenic Carpentry
  • Costume Design
Work History
03/2017 to Current Guest Teacher Oak Park Unified | Oak Park, CA,
  • Assisted first to third year students in coming up with and executing detailed final projects for exhibition.
  • Kept abreast of developments in field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues and participating in professional conferences.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Sharpened students' learning by focusing on selected core concepts and skills, including acting, voice, and movement concepts.
  • Sought ways to improve performance by reflecting on teaching design and delivery and obtaining and analyzing feedback.
  • Applied innovative teaching methods to encourage student learning objectives.
  • Conducted engaging in-class discussions to facilitate learning and encourage participation.
  • Monitored student use of scene shop tools and equipment for safe and effective handling.
  • Evaluated and supervised student activities and performance levels to provide reports on academic progress.
  • Built strong rapport with students through class discussions and academic advisement.
  • Stayed abreast of developments within Theatre to improve curriculum, develop new research and share with colleagues and students
08/2018 to 08/2020 Graduate Teaching Assistant Ohsu | Portland, OR,
  • Prepared lessons according to course outline to convey all required material and deepen student understanding of subject matter.
  • Checked assignments, proctored tests, and provided grades according to university standards.
  • Oversaw classes of up to 75 students in Intro to Theatre.
  • Maintained atmosphere of academic learning and advancement to facilitate learning and development of critical thinking skills.
  • Mentored students through office hours and one-on-one communication.
  • Documented attendance and completed assignments to maintain full class and student records.
  • Assisted faculty with clerical tasks such as copying papers, collecting assignments and preparing materials for upcoming classes.
  • Taught small groups of students focused on specific parts of coursework.
  • Oversaw groups of students and assisted with academic projects.
  • Liaised between faculty and students to answer questions and optimize faculty time.
  • Taught Acting and Theatre History college-level courses for over 15 students.
  • Directed students in performing and completing assigned tasks.
  • Educated undergraduate students on laboratory activities, including safe use of equipment and reagents and chemicals.
  • Organized various class presentations and new course materials as directed by professor.
08/2019 to 05/2020 Guest Director North Lake College | City, STATE,
  • Evaluated student assignments and projects with corrective comments to guide future growth.
  • Enhanced academic programs with innovative methodologies and collaboration.
  • Produced one theatrical performances each semester streamlining technical elements.
  • Implemented effective classroom management techniques to provide safe, calm learning environment.
  • Modeled creative acting styles and techniques encompassing varied history genres and performance techniques.
  • Adapted teaching strategies to remain inclusive to diverse learning styles.
  • Attended department initiatives for professional growth to meet career benchmarks.
  • Planned lessons to reflect group and individual student needs utilizing creative instruction.
  • Exposed students to diverse content to build perspective in drama pedagogy.
  • Coordinated with community members, media outlets and staff to promote productions and presentations.
  • Coordinated with various production companies and outside organizations to support school presentations and community outreach programs.
  • Liaised between production company staff departments to coordinate activities and create department schedules.
  • Supervised live performances to identify and address technical difficulties.
  • Communicated clearly with patrons and staff members through verbal and written forms of communication.
  • Supported local teachers and theatre professionals in promoting goals and important skills of next-generation performers.
  • Maintained cleanliness and appearance of theatre equipment including costumes, curtains, dressing rooms and storage.
  • Supervised theatre students to monitor safe, quality assignment completion through demonstration and instruction.
Expected in 08/2020 Master of Science | Theatre Texas A&M University - Commerce, Commerce, TX GPA:

ACTING/DIRECTING – Emphasis in Shakespeare

Studies included: Classical Acting, Meisner, Shakespeare, Voice and Movement, Scenic Design, Camera Acting, Directing, Scene Painting

Expected in | Theatre North Lake College, Irving, TX GPA:

Studies include: Acting, Directing, Scene Design, Costume, Lighting, Set Design, Scene Painting, Shakespeare, Prop Design Make-Up and Hair Design

Expected in 08/2018 Bachelor of Science | Theatre Texas A&M University - Commerce, Commerce, TX GPA:

ACTING/DIRECTING (Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Psi Omega)

Studies included: Acting, Voice/ Speech, Dialects, Costumes, Make-Up, Hair Design, Set Design, Camera Acting, Shakespeare, Directing, Scene Painting, Prop Design




Theatre Arts EC-12 Education Certification

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School Attended

  • Texas A&M University - Commerce
  • North Lake College
  • Texas A&M University - Commerce

Job Titles Held:

  • Guest Teacher
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Guest Director


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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