massage therapy instructor resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
Sole proprietor and Army veteran with 21 years of experience advising and training military personnel of various ranks. Effective communicator and briefer capable of adapting to challenging and ever-changing environments. Hard worker with a can-do attitude. Compassionate about teaching young people the value of education, hard work, ethics, and perseverance. Strong advocator of mainstreaming special needs students and communicating with parents of special needs children of how to best support their children. Believe it is important for parents and teachers to have open communications to enhance the learning environment. Strong advocate of volunteering, especially with youth, elders, and veterans.
  • Skilled Instructor/Trainer 
  • Effective Classroom Management Skills 
  • Instructor/Small Group Instructor Course
  • Lesson Plan Development Workshop
  •  Adaptable Leader and Strong Problem Solver
  • Effective Time Management
  • Effective Oral and Written Skills 
  • Dedicated Team Player
Wayland Baptist University San Antonio, Texas 78233 Expected in 2013 Bachelor of Science : Business Studies, with Honors GPA: 3.855 - GPA :
Cochise College Douglas, Arizona 85607 Expected in 2002 Associate of General Studies : Intelligence Operations, Intelligence Analyst, with Honors GPA 3.82 - GPA :

University of Maryland University College Adelphi, MD 20783 Expected in 03/08-06/08 Workplace Productivity, 3 Semester Hours : - GPA :

04/14 Licensed Massage Therapist Instructor

05/11 Licensed Massage Therapist

Work History
Dorsey Schools - Massage Therapy Instructor
Madison Heights, , 01/2015 - 04/2016
  • Assisted in instructing a 500-hour massage therapy program for students training to become a Licensed Massage Therapist.
  • Maintained control of classroom and ensured students were safe at all times. 
  • Recorded student attendance and tracked internship hours.
  • Administered tests and recorded test grades.
  • Followed approved course curriculum and lesson plans.
  • Asked students about their learning styles and adjusted teaching style accordingly throughout the course.
  • Provided constructive feedback and mentorship to students throughout the course.
  • Provided guidance and resources for students to help them pass their Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEX) led to 90% students  passing their state license exam on their first attempt.
  • Maintained open communications with school director, fellow instructors, and students. 
Self-Employed - Owner, Licensed Massage Therapist
City, STATE, 10/2011 - 05/2016
  • Conducted face-to-face interviews with clients to understand clients’ health history and session goals to develop an effective treatment plan for each session. 
  • Educated clientele on ways to manage their pain and decrease stress levels.
  • Generated and distributed periodic newsletters maintaining communication with clientele. 
  • Professionally corresponded with clients via phone and email. 
  • Skillfully used Microsoft Office Professional Suite to create various types of correspondence, spreadsheets, flyers, and presentations. 
  • Maintained business website and business Facebook page to keep clients and perspective clients up-to-date on policies, services, and upcoming/current events. 

U.S. Army - All-Source Intelligence Technician/Analyst and Administrative Specialist
City, , 07/1989 - 11/2010
  • Dedicated Administrative and Intelligence Professional with 21 years of measurable success serving with distinction in positions of great responsibility.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience tracking and meeting deadlines, preparing and reviewing personnel evaluations, and routing and preparing correspondence.
  • Proven competency and experience creating and updating presentations and briefings.  
  • Experienced instructor adept in following and updating approved lesson plans as needed to ensure subject matter is relevant.
  • Recognized for in-depth knowledge and training military personnel on security and equal opportunity matters.
  • Maintained 100% accountability of vehicles and equipment in excess of $2 million. 

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School Attended

  • Wayland Baptist University
  • Cochise College
  • University of Maryland University College

Job Titles Held:

  • Massage Therapy Instructor
  • Owner, Licensed Massage Therapist
  • All-Source Intelligence Technician/Analyst and Administrative Specialist


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of General Studies
  • Workplace Productivity, 3 Semester Hours

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