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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Accomplished administrator with thirty years of experience in two independent schools. Increasing levels of responsibility with involvement in all aspects of school life including enrollment management, daily operations, strategic planning, project management, evaluation, risk management, and working with families.

  • Team Building
  • Visionary Leadership
  • Collaboration and Communication
  • Strategic decision-making
  • Operations management
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Program development
  • Classroom teaching
  • Goal Setting
  • Critical Thinking
Work History
Assistant Head of School for Enrollment Management, 07/2019 to Current
The Cambridge School Of WestonCity, STATE,
Assistant Head of School, 07/2012 to 07/2019
The Cambridge School Of WestonCity, STATE,
  • Coordinate all major internal school programs, provide support and guidance to all members of the senior administration, ensure the success of key all-school programs. 
  • Supervise all-school programs in technology, physical health, athletics.
    Manage day-to-day operations of the school program, leader in absence of the head of school. Served as interim head of school during head sabbatical (Fall 2012).
  • Provide leadership for all-school projects. Chair daily operations (DO) group tasked with oversight of school calendar events, hiring, developing protocols for faculty and staff. Manage schedule for administrative reviews. Oversee repurposing of learning spaces, office spaces. Manage and coordinate all school calendar, including year, mod, and weekly planning. Plan and facilitate Family Visit Days. 
  • Co-chair of strategic technology group for the board of trustees. Manage data and communication improvement project with outside consultant, develop vision for strategic technology, present to the board of trustees. Ongoing oversight with new director of strategic technology.
  • Serve as liaison with parent association, coordinate parent programming. Develop curriculum for monthly parent coffees, evening parent events.
  • Planning and oversight of weekly faculty-staff meetings. Work with dean of faculty and dean of equity and inclusion to create arc of meetings for adults. Manage all-school assembly program. Work with student leaders to schedule and coordinate content and presentations.
  • Organization and execution of senior capstone program. Work with ten faculty members to guide seniors through the year-long program. Manage the scheduling of 90+ senior project presentations.
  • Co-chair Core Response Team. Work with CFO on risk management efforts, school safety drills. Plan yearly table-top training exercise for team. Certified ALICE trainer for educators, oversee yearly faculty and staff training program. 
  • Co-chaired two working groups during schedule transition. D-block group tasked to create a vision for the afternoon program and Community Impact group tasked with gauging impact of moving from seven to six modules. 
  • Provided leadership for social justice, equity and inclusion efforts (2012-2017).  Established all-school social justice requirement, expectations for professional development in cultural competency, increase in affinity and alliance groups, implementation of school climate survey. Prioritized hiring of Dean of Equity and Inclusion.
  • Chaired ten-year NEASC full accreditation process. Created process to involve constituents from self study through final report.  Guided and authored two year follow-up report.
  • Served as school liaison for the construction of the Health and Wellness Center. Worked with architects, project manager, and construction firm. Served as school’s representative with the Town of Weston for planning board meetings, negotiations with the Department of Environmental Protection, Conservation Commission.
Dean of Student Life, 07/2006 to 07/2012
The Cambridge School Of WestonCity, STATE,
  • Supervised and coordinated all areas of student life including: advising, discipline, athletics, health and counseling services, community service, clubs and activities.
  • Organized new student programs. Worked with faculty and student leaders to provide comprehensive orientation.  Collaborated with student leaders to evaluate school policies and propose new guidelines. Led student discipline board. Oversaw student elections to boards and committees.
  • Liaised with parent leadership group.  Provided relevant parent educational programming. Developed weekly parent newsletter to deliver current information.
  • Collaborated with admissions to assign students to advisors. Monitored over 50 advisors to ensure continuity and consistency. Led student concerns group (Core team) to monitor and address academic, social, and emotional concerns. Led advisory task force. Formulated advisory program guidelines and curriculum.
  • Served as member of administrative groups: administrative council, academic advisory council. 
  • Served as co-chair of Health and Wellness Strategic planning group. Developed model progressive program for integrated health and wellness program.  Formulated plan for new athletic facility. Served as member of campus master planning committee. 
  • Chaired five-year NEASC accreditation committee. Guided interim study and organized five-year report. Served on NEASC two-year accreditation committee.
  • Directed transition from Blackbaud to Whipple Hill database. Managed data transfer. Coordinated training sessions for faculty and administrators. 
  • Taught two-mod sections of cell biology.
Administrator and Teacher, 09/1991 to 06/2006
Oldfields SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Dean of Student Life (2004-2006)
    Supervised and coordinated all areas of student life: residential, athletic, health and counseling services, co-curricular and community service programs, student government and clubs. Coordinated student-faculty advisory program. Developed advisory program curriculum.
  • Monitored 40 advisors to ensure that needs of students were addressed.
    Developed and instituted new behavioral expectation system. Chaired school judiciary board. 
  • Established a school-wide diversity program. Organized student-led group that works to educate community on all matters of diversity. 
  • Member of administrative groups: senior administrative leadership team, curriculum committee. Member of task forces: master planning committee, strategic planning task force. 
  • Community liaison: Baltimore schoolgirls leadership coalition, Baltimore student diversity leadership coalition. 

  • Athletic Director (August 2002-June 2004) 
  • Managed nineteen-team interscholastic athletic, dance, and physical education programs. 
  •  Recruited and supervised all coaches and physical education instructors. 
  • Maintained athletic budget in excess of $60,000 and coordinated the athletic schedule, transportation needs, communication with opposing schools, officials, and local newspapers.

  • Director of Activities (August 2000 –June 2002)
  • Managed extracurricular activity program including on-campus and off-campus activities.  
  • Adapted school assembly program to address curriculum needs. Responsible for scheduling, budgeting, and organization of program.
  • Director of Summer Programs (1998-2000)
  • Served as principal liaison between Oldfields School and outside groups and camp leadership. Generated revenue in excess of $150,000.
  • Created master campus schedule. Coordinated food service, housekeeping, and maintenance of school facilities for summer use.
  • Teacher and Coach (1991-2006)
    Extensive experience teaching biology, integrated science, earth science, botany, algebra 1 and algebra 2.
  • Developed and implemented curricula for integrated science and physical science courses.
  • Extensive coaching experience in lacrosse, field hockey, soccer, basketball, and cross country.
Master of Arts: Critical and Creative Thinking, Expected in
UMASS-Boston - Boston, MA,

 Critical and Creative Thinking Award for Personal and Professional Development Recipient

M.Ed: Athletic Administration, Expected in
Springfield College - Springfield, MA,
Bachelor of Science: Physical Education, Expected in
Springfield College - Springfield, MA,

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  • Assistant Head of School for Enrollment Management
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  • Dean of Student Life
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