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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Former results-focused school administrator, assistant middle school wrestling coach, and wrestler, football player, and sprinter with strength in building and maintaining strong relationships, supporting academic and athletic success in students, partnering with coaches and leadership, and valuing and modeling sportsmanship, commitment, and drive. Described by past supervisor as “an enthusiastic, dynamic leader who has a sense of humor, a community builder, and a great communicator - transparent, honest, clear, friendly, and instructional leader with a clear vision for academic success...built a Professional Learning Community in which staff engages in continuous learning...validates and recognizes the multiple nationalities, cultures, and the different perspectives of the community...created and sustained a positive and safe school environment."

  • Wrestling & football knowledge
  • Coaching & motivation
  • Nutrition & conditioning
  • Athletic & instructional leadership
  • Program implementation & change management
  • Organizational leadership & engagement
Certifications & Athletic History
  • Certifiication: Administration & Supervision, PreK-12 & Elementary Education, PreK-6
  • Pennsylvania District 4 High School Male Athlete of the Year
  • Starting running back and linebacker for Pennsylvania's winningest high school football team of all time (Southern Columbia) and currently #1 ranked small school in the nation
  • Eastern National Junior High Freestyle Wrestling Champion
  • Freshman member of Susquehanna University's football team
  • Brother of varsity head wrestling coach (Pennsylvania)
Assistant Wrestling Coach, 11/2002 to Current
Duke University Cary, NC,
  • Inspired and motivated athletes to achieve both on the mat and in the classroom through commitment, strong work ethic, resilience, and making good choices
  • Responsible for team management, organization, and directing of team functions
  • Took lead on coaching of wrestling techniques, positioning, and rules
  • Observed athletes and provided differentiated coaching to address individual needs
  • Ran drills, warmups and regular conditioning to build endurance in team
  • Modeled for athletes proper methods for penetrating, lifting and pinning to avoid injuries
  • Promoted out-of-season tournaments and opportunities to remain engaged in sport
  • Informed athletes and parents about benefits of proper nutrition and good sleep habits to promote better performance levels and maintain proper weight/BMI
  • Mentored players one-on-one on to boost confidence and performance
  • Communicated effectively with coaches and fellow athletes, including organizing meetings
  • Checked equipment and monitored common areas to maintain sanitation, organization, and proper upkeep while remaining vigilant on safety
  • Improved player health and ability to make weight by addressing nutritional choices and recommending enhanced life choices
  • Supervised academic progress of student-athletes and responded as needed
  • Built strong community relationships through positive interaction, communication in support of program
  • Encouraged team members to become stronger, more agile athletes and more successful competitors through focus, effective training and proper nutrition
  • Adhered strictly to rules and regulations of activities department and district
  • Prepared athletes for matches with well-coordinated schedule of practices and individual training
  • Encouraged athletes and fellow coaches to engage in good sportsmanship with competitors on and off field
Administrator / Principal, 07/2012 to 06/2019
San Ysidro Elementary San Ysidro, NM,
  • Direct supervisor of over 90 employees to include administrators, teachers, support staff; leading a school community representing over 30 different languages spoken by our families
  • Hiring manager for all school departments - led selection process and assigned highly effective staff in an equitable manner based on needs, assessment data, and local, state, federal reqs
  • Developed strong relationships with operational leaders, external professional organizations, colleges and universities, and industry contacts to identify qualified entry level talent
  • Partnered with HR specialists on matters such as staffing, certification, employee performance, investigations and effectively informed and educated senior leaders on recruiting forecasts and staffing deficiencies
  • Recognized by supervisor for increasing the hiring and retainment of a diverse teaching staff
  • Established Professional Development School status with George Mason University (and Marymount and Charleston Southern Universities) hosting student teachers and collaborating with University Site Facilitator to achieve program goals
  • Mentored first year Principals as requested by supervisor and nominated as First Year Principal of the Year
  • Previous two Assistant Principals thrived under my leadership and each accepted promotion to Principal in less than one year working alongside me
  • Leveraged several modes of communication formulating clear points of view on complicated issues and creating concise and well-written narratives consistently to ensure staff and community engagement with school to include a weekly digital newsletter, Twitter, blog, website, email, in-person meetings
  • Results (agree/strongly agree) from current employee and family engagement surveys: 97% - administrators support professional development of staff, 95% - their performance is assessed objectively, 96% - the school welcomes families of different backgrounds and cultures, 95% - the school is inviting and feels like a place I belong, 100% - staff taught me things that have helped me do my job better, 100% - feel safe at school
Assistant Principal, 08/2011 to 06/2012
San Ysidro Elementary San Ysidro, NM,
  • Assessed teaching and support staff and delivered exemplary talent development and instructional leadership strategies to improve capabilities and testing outcomes
Assistant Principal, 08/2007 to 06/2011
Dorchester School District Two City, STATE,
  • Participated in faculty and data meetings, School Instructional Improvement Committee, Assistant Principal Leadership Academy, PTSO, School Advisory Committee, Effective School-wide Discipline Committee, and staff development through the Division (i.e. Building Leadership Capacity)
Master of Science: Education Administration, Expected in 12/2006
Wilkes University - Wilkes-barre, PA
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, Expected in 05/2002
Susquehanna University - Selinsgrove, PA

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