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KATHLEEN A.

MONTEFIORI
PA, 15206 | Cell: 814-823-5562 | k.montefiori@setonhill.edu | Web: http://kathleenmontefiori.weebly.com

Professional Profile
A detail-oriented person with two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Dance Pedagogy and Spanish.
Hard-working, enthusiastic, extremely organized and looking to apply my education and
experience in a career combining children and dance.

Dance Teaching Experience


Special Needs Dance Class- Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA Jan 2013 to May 2016
Teach children with Special Needs through dance. Levels of disabilities varied. I have gained an extensive
amount of patience and learned helpful techniques to better communicate with the students.

Seton Hill University Dance Academy - Greensburg, PA Feb 2013 to May 2016
Substitute dance teacher for the SHU dance academy, working with children ranging from 3 to 18 years old.
Taught various styles of dance and gained more teaching experience working with new dancers.

Marguerites Academy of Dance- Erie, PA Aug 2007 to Jun 2012


Taught children through a variety of dance styles; ballet, tap, jazz, acrobatics and hip hop. Ages of children
ranged from 4 to 20. Gained teaching experience and how to be prepared with lesson plans and
combinations. Gained experience with child behavior and how to handle outbursts or disobedience,
effectively.

Dance Camp Director and Teacher Clymer, NY June 2015 to July 2015
Created a dance camp in a low-income area, entirely free of charge. Coordinated a schedule consisting of
hip-hop, acrobatics and musical theater classes, craft time and lunch. Worked with over 25 children ages
ranging from 5 to 15.
Other Relevant Experience
Special Needs Dance, Art, Theater and Music Summer Camp Greensburg, PA July 2015
Gained knowledge on incorporating other styles of art into the classroom setting for children with Special
Needs. Used musical instruments, made crafts and put on a small dance performance for family and friends.

Teacher Assistant- Child Development Center Greensburg, PA Jan 2014 to May 2016
Witnessed and understood the expectations of a teacher in a classroom setting. Gained knowledge on
successfully running an educational, fun and disciplined atmosphere and the importance of imagination and
creativity.

Dance and Theater Arts Camp Marguerites Academy of Dance Erie, PA July 2015
Volunteered as a camp counselor for a weeklong, over-night dance and theater camp. Worked with 20
dancers ages ranging from 7 to 16. I gained fundamental knowledge on child safety and on health
precautions.

Certifications
Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse Certificate of Completion March 18, 2015
Education
Bachelor of Arts Dance Pedagogy
Bachelor of Arts Spanish
Spring 2016
Seton Hill University - Greensburg, PA, USA