Building Principal resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Hardworking and reliable Building Principal with a strong ability in organizing tasks and leading others. Offering 23 years in the education field. 4 years as a Pk-8 Building Principal and 6-12 Athletic Director. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Dynamic English, Physical Education, and ESOL teacher with 18 years experience teaching 7th and 8th grades in Unified School District 483.

Taught 7th grade math at West Middle School for one year.

Total teaching experience is 19 years.

  • Building Principal PK-8 for 4 years
  • Activities Director 6-12 for 4 years
  • Handle all discipline PK-12 grades for 4 years
  • File are mandatory reports as required
  • File truancy as needed for 4 years
  • Research and implement new curriculum
  • Research testing data to see where improvement is needed
  • Teacher evaluations done as required by the state
  • Teacher walk throughs for 4 years
  • Interview prospective teachers
  • Implemented safety drills and protocol
  • Daily interaction with parents
  • Active participation in English department Professional Development Meetings.
  • Professional Development Chairperson
  • Lead Negotiator for USD 483
  • Treasurer for Seward County KNEA
  • Assistant Activities Director Football
  • Volleyball Official 12 years
  • Volleyball Area Supervisor 4 years
  • Basketball Official 6 years
  • Assistant basketball coach for 11 years
  • Head basketball coach for 2 years
  • Head volleyball coach for 5 years
  • Plains Swimming Pool Manager for 6 Years
  • Lifeguard Instructor for 9 years
  • Swimming Lesson Instructor for 12 years
07/2017 to Current Building Principal Res-Care, Inc. | Brownwood, TX,
  • Managed school administration operations and organized teacher schedules, student registration processes and class orientation sessions.
  • Researched and wrote applications for educational grants.
  • Visited classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Outlined, implemented and maintained personnel-related policies and procedures.
  • Monitored and evaluated performance of school employees.
  • Facilitated staff meetings to convey policy changes and hear employee input.
  • Instructed teachers on classroom management, behavior and instructional strategies.
  • Managed student health, counseling, and psychological services.
  • Guided instruction by mentoring teachers to improve leadership and teaching effectiveness.
  • Developed and implemented standards for student academic achievement aligned with district, state and local initiatives.
  • Coordinated with school personnel, parents and students to determine disciplinary actions for behavioral issues.
  • Collaborated with various departments to support and establish programs, lessons and student activities.
  • Developed positive relationships with school students, teachers and local community.
  • Evaluated student behavior issues by reviewing established discipline standards and noting trends in infractions.
  • Oversaw and guided all school employees while giving friendly and focused feedback for performance improvements.
  • Reviewed standardized test results to assess student progress and academic performance.
  • Informed students and parents of policies and procedures regarding student behavior and disciplinary actions.
08/1998 to 05/2017 Teacher Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. | Dublin, OH,

I have been a 7th and 8th grade English, PE and ESOL teacher and a

9th grade Health/PE teacher for the past 18 years. I was the head volleyball coach for 5 years. I was also an assistant basketball coach for 11 years and the head girls basketball coach for the past 2 years. I was also the Assistant Athletic Director for three football seasons.

As an ESOL teacher I have seen my students reading levels increase drastically. I have very little discipline problems in my classes. I respect my students and they respect me.

05/2010 to 09/2016 Manager Plains City Pool | City, STATE,

I have successfully managed the Plains City Pool for 6 years. The responsibilities include: hiring and firing lifeguards, workers schedule, payroll, maintaining the pool, and enforcing strict rules for all patrons.

08/1994 to 05/1998 Substitute/Para/Coach/Teacher USD 480 | City, STATE,

I became a rule 10 coach at West Middle School and coached volleyball and basketball. While attending college at OPSU I worked as a substitute and a para for the district. After I earned my teaching certification I became a 7th grade math teacher at West Middle School for one year.

Expected in 1988 Associate of Arts | Accounting Cloud County Community College, Concordia, KS GPA:

I graduated from CCCC with honors carrying a 3.5 GPA.

Expected in 1990 Bachelor of Science | Accounting Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS GPA:

I graduated with an accounting degree.

Expected in 1997 Bachelor of Arts | Elementary Education Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Goodwell, OK GPA:

I earned my teaching certificate.

Expected in 2000 ESOL Endorsement | ESOL Certification Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS GPA:
Expected in 2016 Master of Arts | Leadership Newman University, Wichita, KS GPA:

I earned my Masters in Education Leadership from Newman University in

August of 2016.

Passed the Building Leadership Test for Kansas December 2016.

Building Leadership Certificate PK-12, Expires 2022

Current Teaching Certificate K-9, Expires 2022

Masters Degree in Building Leadership from Newman University August 2016


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School Attended

  • Cloud County Community College
  • Kansas State University
  • Oklahoma Panhandle State University
  • Fort Hays State University
  • Newman University

Job Titles Held:

  • Building Principal
  • Teacher
  • Manager
  • Substitute/Para/Coach/Teacher


  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • ESOL Endorsement
  • Master of Arts

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