John Anthony Russo

495 Henry St. Brooklyn, N.Y. 11231

(718) 755-3677
Looking for a career change, and obtain a job in the music industry, for which I have a strong passion.


Masters of Science (2016) Major Environmental Science and Policy – Johns Hopkins University

Bachelor of Science (2003) Major Biology (Bio-Medical Sciences) – St. John’s University

International Baccalaureate (IB) Certified Teacher (2005) – Environmental Systems
                   TEACHING EXPERIENCE

GATEWAY SCHOOL OF NEW YORK – New York, N.Y.                                                                  9/13 – 6/14

Ø  Science and Math Teacher – Taught high school biology and math, as well as middle school ecology

§  Curriculum Development

§  Moderator for group of students to speak about environmental sustainability at Green Festival NYC

§  Personally worked with Ryan Hjerlac, founder of the Ryan’s Well Foundation (, to inform the public about the negative effects climate change has on people around the world

BARUCH COLLEGE – New York, N.Y.                                                                                             6/07 – Present

Ø  STEP Academy – Taught algebra I & II, biology, chemistry, ecology, marine biology, anatomy, and psychology.

§  Curriculum Development/College Advisement


SCHOOL FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS/O.L.E. – New York, N.Y.                                                 8/06 – 6/13 

Ø  Humanities, Math and Science Teacher – Taught algebra I & II, geometry, biology, chemistry, ecology, A&P, and humanities to middle and high school students.

§  Taught Review Classes for SAT, SAT Subject Tests, and GED examination

§  Curriculum Development/College Advisement

ANTOINE EDUCATION – Brooklyn, N.Y.                                                                                       08/09 – 6/13                
Ø  Seasonal Specialized High School Admissions Test Instructor (SHSAT)

§  Taught math, reading, and logic topics that are covered on the examination

§  Performed administrative duties and held parent-teacher conferences.                                   

XAVERIAN HIGH SCHOOL – Brooklyn, N.Y                                                                                   9/04 – 6/06                  
Ø  Math and Science Teacher- Taught biology to 9th and 10th graders and algebra to 9th graders. 

§  Developed and implemented the International Baccalaureate Environmental Systems curriculum to 11th graders. 

§  Developed the “IB Group 4 Project,” which entailed over 125 students going to Prospect Park and taking part in numerous research activities and experiments, analyzing and displaying their data.

Ø  Mentor and Tutoring Coordinator

Ø  Biology Club Moderator

Ø  Model United Nations Moderator

Ø  SAT Review Coordinator

Ø  Summer Reading Coordinator

Ø  Phon-a-thon Fundraising

Ø  Yearbook Moderator

Ø  National Honors Society Coordinator


I’M ALL GIRL – Brooklyn, N.Y.                                                                                                           5/08 – 6/13                

Ø  Male Instructor

§  Co-developed the instructional program on male puberty.


PACKER COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE – Brooklyn, N.Y.                                                                                                                                                                                       9/02 – 12/05                                                                                                                                       
Ø  Math, Science, and Humanities Substitute Teacher
§  Worked within the science, math, and history departments teaching students in the middle and high school.
§  Administered daily medications to students, under the supervision of the school’s registered nurse, and carried-out clerical work.

Ø  After School Coordinator

§  Held daily study sessions, helping students in the areas of history, math, and science.  Also acted as the After School On-Site EMT.

Ø  Medical Office Assistant

§  Administered daily medications to students, under the supervision of the school’s registered nurse, and carried-out clerical work.

Ø  Assistant SAT Site Coordinator


BROOKLYN HEIGHTS MONTESSORI – Brooklyn, N.Y.                                                          9/00 – 8/05                  
Ø  Physical Education and Health Teacher (09/00 – 06/02)

Ø  Summer Camp Counselor (6/00 – 8/05)

§  Science and Sports Specialist

Ø  After Camp Director and Camp Trip Coordinator (6/00 – 8/05)

§  Planned and implemented camp programs and trips. 

§  Supervised and evaluated camp staff. 

§  Developed positive relationship with campers. 

§  Developed policies and practices for summer programs.




Emergency Medical Technician Certification (2003)


Passed LAST and ATSW (2004)



      References given upon request



  • and just having a strong grasp on life would make me a potential asset for many companies. to speak frankly
  • and soundfactory. what i do have is a great passion for house/dance/electronic music
  • and that is only cause i truly am trying to portray my determination and desire to work in this field
  • and truly believe that the experience i have with training teachers
  • as you can see from my resume
  • because as much as i try and speak from the heart
  • because my experience is almost nil. i will say that i was a club promoter ticket sales "rep" for such clubs as limelight
  • being in charge of over 100 people during election seasons
  • but as successful as i have been in the field of education
  • even though i have never done so before.  at the age of 36
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  • i am an educator. i do not have any experience listed pertaining to obtaining a job in the field of edm
  • i am not a fan of such applications
  • i have set myself up so i can continue to teach online
  • i still frequent many clubs and festivals
  • my heart is in music.
  • organizing school events
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  • since i can appear to be conceded of even facetious when stating my qualifications
  • those who read such application my be dubious of my intentions