assistant principal student services resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Assistant Principal and School Counselor with over 10 years of experience. Masters degree in educational leadership and professional counseling. Focused on helping students achieve education goals and build interpersonal skills. Enthusiastic about providing students with opportunities to realize potential, and achieve academic and social emotional goals. Personable and outgoing with skill in building rapport with diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

M.Ed: Educational Leadership, Expected in 05/2019
Chestnut Hill College - Philadelphia, PA,
M.Phil.Ed: Professional Counseling & School Counseling, Expected in 08/2009
University Of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA,
M.S.Ed.: Psychological Services, Expected in 08/2008
University Of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA,
B.A: Psychology, Expected in 08/2006
Gettysburg College - Gettysburg, PA ,

Cum Laude May 2006

Work History
Assistant Principal Student Services, 11/2016 to 06/2021
Noland Health ServicesAlexander City, AL,
  • Partnered with Principal to administer school program in alignment with vision and goals, providing positive, high-expectation academic environment.
  • Supervised and trained 25 teachers through instructional leadership and professional development, including use of new student information system and virtual instruction. Led teachers through transition to virtual and then hybrid learning during COVID.
  • Coached and evaluated teachers over 250 hours to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness.
  • Led Academic Board to establish and track academic goals.
  • Oversaw health and counseling services, including case management of at-risk students.
  • Led COVID Taskforce. Facilitated student management of COVID safety measures resulting effectively in 0% in-school transmission rate. Communicated to families regularly on school updates.
  • Promoted student success in areas of attendance and discipline through student contracts and parent-student meetings, monitoring student behavior and enforcing student handbook policies.
  • Created student rosters and master schedule for school adhering to all teacher union guidelines.
  • Executed new Middle College Dual Degree program in partnership with Community College of Philadelphia. Mentored 18 students in program.
  • Created Professional Development that promoted greater teacher involvement and agency.
  • Created school newsletter to increase communication for families and staff. Maintained school calendar and notified school and families of school events.
  • Planned school events such as proms, student leader installation ceremonies, honors convocations, spirit days, and student Orientation.
  • Designed Social Emotional Learning Day to help students develop interpersonal skills.
  • Co-Led Middle States Accreditation Self-Study as Internal Coordinator.
  • Addressed needs for diversity training with diversity consultant and No Place for Hate Advisory Board.
  • Supported and advised President and Development Office in fundraising efforts and alumnae outreach.
  • Developed detention program that includes mindfulness and social emotional learning skills.
  • Built and maintained positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, such as parents, school volunteers and outside agencies.
  • Supported human resources operations, including hiring, training, and termination in compliance with legal and union guidelines.
Director of Admissions, 10/2013 to 11/2016
The Stepping Stones GroupHomestead, FL,
  • Recruited students at 40+ grade school visits per year and recruitment events, such as social activities, Open Houses, and Financial Aid Nights. Frequently worked nights and weekends.
  • Communicated regularly with over 250+ families annually to counsel them on admissions process, academic offerings, financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
  • Nurtured positive relationships with current families to encourage word-of-mouth referrals and retention.
  • Partnered with over 12 different external scholarship foundations to recommend and retain students with 75% of students receiving financial assistance.
  • Wrote and edited content for social media platforms and school website.
  • Created marketing materials including school brochure, school profile, and direct mail postcards.
  • Managed database of prospective student information.
  • Recruited international students through agency partnership, including trip overseas to China.
  • Evaluated academic data and designed professional development with Distributed Leadership Team.
School Counselor, 09/2009 to 06/2013
Henry County Public SchoolsCollinsville, VA,
  • Provided short-term counseling for middle school students and connected families with outside resources.
  • Conducted career counseling and social-emotional learning skills guidance lessons.
  • Improved high school application process; Met individually with every 8th grade student and parent/guardian to determine individual best options; Increased acceptance to special admission schools by 150%.
  • Led Attendance Team and increased student attendance by 4%.
  • Identified at-risk students, directed meetings with parents and school team to promote student success.
  • Served on Student Assistance Team to support students with Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions. Identified and evaluated students for Special Education services.
  • Fostered partnerships with community organizations, after-school clubs, and mentoring programs.
  • Assisted Principal and Assistant Principal with maintaining strong school climate.
Development Office Assistant, 06/2011 to 08/2013
Henry County Public SchoolsCollinsville, VA,
  • Supported Vice President in fundraising initiatives.
  • Edited Annual Fund Report and updated Blackbaud Raiser's Edge database.
  • Assisted in planning alumnae events.
School Counselor Intern, 09/2008 to 06/2009
Gen. Philip Kearny Elementary SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Provided short-term and group counseling for students and taught classroom guidance lessons.
  • Assisted with high school selection process.
  • Assisted with Comprehensive Student Assistance Process (CSAP) meetings.
School Counselor Intern, 09/2007 to 05/2008
McCall Elementary SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Provided short-term individual and group counseling for students, and facilitated groups on interpersonal relationship skills,
  • Conducted classroom observations for student interventions.

Principal K-12, March 2020

Secondary School Counselor 7-12, September 2009

  • Student and Parent relations
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), WordPress, Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge
  • Social Media- Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Counseling
  • Mentoring
  • Community engagement
  • Multitasking ability
  • Flexibility
  • Safety and security procedures

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School Attended

  • Chestnut Hill College
  • University Of Pennsylvania
  • University Of Pennsylvania
  • Gettysburg College

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Principal Student Services
  • Director of Admissions
  • School Counselor
  • Development Office Assistant
  • School Counselor Intern
  • School Counselor Intern


  • M.Ed
  • M.Phil.Ed
  • M.S.Ed.
  • B.A

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