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

I am an accomplished and energetic Assistant Principal with a solid history of achievement in the education field.  My strong prioritization and organizational abilities allow me to be a highly innovative and resourceful professional who quickly identifies and resolves challenging situations.  My experience in a Title 1 school has provided me with effective training in optimizing procedures and improving student behavior.

  • Proven Leader
  • Time Management
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Elementary Education
  • Special Education
  • Student, Staff and Parent Relations
  • Community engagement
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Student achievement
  • Team leadership
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Relationship Building
  • Lesson planning
  • Conflict resolution
Work History
07/2017 to Current Assistant Principal Youth Villages | Columbus, IN,
  • Oversaw administrative functions in a Title 1 school, such as schedule management, transportation, discipline and  related activities
  • Served as Principal's designee
  • Monitored student behavior and enforced discipline policies
  • Defined and enforced student academic achievement standards in line with the goals and objectives of Charles County Public Schools
  • Supervised and evaluated teaching and support staff through instructional leadership and professional development
  • Partnered with the Principal to administer the school program in alignment with vision and goals, providing a positive, high-expectation academic environment
  • Performed classroom evaluations to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness
  • Assisted with compliance efforts for fire, other safety regulations and emergency procedures
  • Provided feedback to teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification
  • Established instructional practices driven by statistical performance data
  • Served as the school's 504 Coordinator, CHIPS and Home and Hospital School Representative
  • Administered standardized tests to evaluate student performance and progress
07/2013 to 07/2017 2nd Grade Teacher Soar Schools | Denver, CO,
  • Team leader, Teacher mentor
  • Instructed up to 31 students individually and in groups
  • Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • Built positive relationships and met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress
  • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and providing many opportunities for student group work
  • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops
  • Assessed students' reading levels using DIBELS Next and Leveled Reading Passages
  • Enforced the school's student discipline code to deal with problem situations, utilized PBIS
  • Chaperoned field trips to maintain safety and encourage learning
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results
  • Implemented improvements to improve behavior of class and individual students
  • Implemented a state grant/initiative (BUZZ) with fidelity, videotaped by MSDE
  • Member of the Social Committee and Relay for Life Team
07/2010 to 07/2013 Special Education Teacher Mary H. Matula Elementary School | City, STATE,
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals
  • Worked with students in grades K-5 (students with learning disabilities, ADHD, autism, etc.)
  • Worked with students in different settings such as the general education environment, one to one pull out and small group pull out, Co-taught 2nd and 3rd grade
  • Implemented variations of behavior support plans and tested students using the Woodcock Johnson III and TERA TEMA TEWL
  • Received training in Fundations and Just Words (Reading Interventions) and taught small math group interventions (Number Worlds)
  • Served as a member of the Student Support Team
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance: behavior and social development
  • Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress
  • Attended IEP meetings and Student Support Team meetings
Expected in 2016 | Administration McDaniel College, Westminster, MD GPA:
Expected in 2016 Master of Science | Curriculum and Instruction McDaniel College, Westminster, MD GPA:
Expected in 2010 Bachelor of Science | Dual Certification: Elementary Education (1-6), Special Education (1-8) Towson University, Baltimore, MD GPA:
  • Managed school operations for over 750 students in a Title 1 school - 2017-present
  • Framework for Teaching Proficiency Test: Certificate of Achievement- 2018
  • Attendance at PBIS 2016 Summer Institute, Attendance at PBIS 2017 Summer Institute - 2016, 2017
  • Videotaped by MSDE - 2016
  • Completion of Level I Workshop for Touchstones Discussion Project - 2016
  • Certificate of Participation for On-Site Training: Strengthen Your Instruction Using Best Apps and Mobile Devices to Increase Student Learning - 2016
  • Certificate of Participation at the MD State Conference on Gifted and Talented Education - 2015
  • Junior Great Books Shared Inquiry Training - 2015
  • Certificate of Completion for K-5 Professional Development focused on Code - 2014
  • Annual Teacher Appreciation Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to the academic achievement and personal growth of children with special needs - 2012, 2014
  • Girl Scout Gold Award - 2006

Administrator I

Elementary Education (1-6) 

General Special Education (1-8)

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School Attended

  • McDaniel College
  • McDaniel College
  • Towson University

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Principal
  • 2nd Grade Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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