Deputy Principal resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Well-qualified teacher bringing over twenty five years of progressive experience in education. Service-oriented and relationship-driven with excellent administrative and customer service skills. Focused person offering over thirteen years of expertise in education leadership. Dedicated to the success of students, faculty and families with focus on addressing individuals while maintaining overall compliance with procedures and academic performance. Flexible and professional by using compassion with gentle discipline. Person with strong leadership qualities and emphasis on achieving program goals. Oversaw internal administrative activities through program planning, guidance and leadership. Expert at coordinating program logistics, planning and seeing it through to purpose. Highly organized with vision and enthusiasm to achieve program goals and objectives. Seeking long-term position with room for growth.

  • Teaching and Learning Assessments
  • Attention to Detail
  • Best Practices
  • Discipline Management
  • Personnel Reviews
Education and Training
City And Guilds London, UK, Expected in 03/2002 International Diploma in Teaching And Training : Teaching And Training - GPA :
International Correspondence Schools Scotland, United Kingdom, Expected in 08/1998 Diploma in Child Psychology : Child Development - GPA :
Montessori Training Association of Tanzania Msimbazi, Tanzania, Expected in 10/1996 Diploma in Montessori Teaching : Montessori Teacher Education - GPA :
Council For Economic Opportunities In Greater Cleveland - Deputy Principal
Cleveland, , Tanzania 01/2009 - Current
  • Managed school administration operations and organized teacher schedules, student registration processes and class orientation sessions.
  • Instructed teachers on classroom management, behavior and instructional strategies.
  • Interacted positively with staff to demonstrate professional conduct expectations of teaching and administrative personnel.
  • Collaborated with parents and administrators to drive problem resolution and enforce discipline.
  • Resolved various situations to cultivate strong student and parent relationships.
  • Monitored and evaluated performance of school employees.
  • Facilitated staff meetings to convey policy changes and hear employee input.
  • Collaborated with staff to support and establish programs, lessons and student activities.
  • Oversaw school budgets, documented changes and tracked expenses to allocate and manage school funds.
  • Monitored school administration activity and implemented policies to support student safety, inclusion and academic success.
  • Met and listened to student concerns to encourage, guide and assist, resulting in improved academics.
  • Developed and tracked benchmarks for measuring institutional success to help teachers maximize teaching potential.
  • Visited classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Assisted school human resources including hiring, training, and supervision for school employees.
  • Presented resources and opportunities to teaching staff for further professional development and curriculum training courses.
  • Encouraged, promoted and supervised the making of various teaching resources.
Al Muntazir Islamic International School (Nursery) - Class Teacher/ Head of Department
City, , Tanzania 01/1998 - 12/2008
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Explored different avenues of learning with students to help each prepare for later educational environments.
  • Conferred with specialists to support needs of students with individualized educational plans.
  • Managed student behavior in classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Prepared and presented lesson plans in academic subjects using traditional and modern teaching techniques.
  • Encouraged student critical thinking and discussion using variety of teaching techniques.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Prepared and maintained classroom environments appropriate for student learning and physical, social and emotional development.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student skill level.
  • Supervised students throughout day, both in classroom and outside during breaks.
  • Utilized behavior management skills to foster environment conducive to student learning.
  • Graded student papers and assignments to track student progression.
  • Taught and oversaw the making of various teaching resources.
Al Muntazir Islamic International School (Nursery) - Assistant Teacher
City, , Tanzania 10/1996 - 12/1997
  • Maintained safe, educational environment for students during learning and free play time.
  • Interacted positively with children to encourage development and involvement in activities, treating each child with dignity and respect.
  • Worked with students to reinforce learning of material or skill introduced by teacher.
  • Created calm and disciplined classroom environment to improve student focus.
  • Arranged age-appropriate activities to help children develop interests and talents.
  • Communicated regularly with parents, teachers and administrators regarding student progress and needs.
  • Created colorful and attractive displays for bulletin boards and hallways.
  • Supported and documented student growth and progress to achieve academic, social and emotional goals.
  • Protected confidential information related to staff and families.
  • Observed student performance and analyzed individual records to assess progress.
  • Participated in workshops, trainings and conferences to improve educational skills.
  • Evaluated students on monthly basis and adjusted lessons accordingly to incorporate improvements.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • City And Guilds
  • International Correspondence Schools
  • Montessori Training Association of Tanzania

Job Titles Held:

  • Deputy Principal
  • Class Teacher/ Head of Department
  • Assistant Teacher


  • International Diploma in Teaching And Training
  • Diploma in Child Psychology
  • Diploma in Montessori Teaching

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