executive director resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Accomplished Executive Director recognized for leveraging strong team leadership and development to drive forward progress. Highly organized, detail-oriented leader skilled in directing high-performing teams to develop solutions and solve operational and technical problems. Success implementing systems across multiple operations with superior organizational and communication skills.

  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Executive Leadership
  • Organizational Development
  • Leadership and People Development
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Employee Motivation and Performance
  • Policy Development
Work History
01/2021 to Current
Executive Director Olive Columbus, OH,

Operate and maintain the School within budget

Collect enrollment fees and tuition monthly and before child’s Start Date

Define a maintenance system for faculty (e.g., classroom repairs).

Arrange for maintenance and repairs.

Manage payroll budget.

Manage registration budget.

Manage summer budget.

Purchase classroom equipment and supplies (indoor and outdoor).

Initiate and maintain a positive relationship with licensing agent/agency.

Maintain current licensing documentation.

Maintain and comply with all current licensing regulations for school.

Maintain Kindergarten License

Recruit, interview, hire and manage faculty.

Manage faculty schedule.

Conduct faculty orientation.

Complete faculty reviews: 90-day and annual.

Conduct monthly faculty meetings.

Develop and maintain a substitute teacher list.

Maintain accurate faculty and child files.

Plan/implement bi-annual in-service meetings for faculty.

Fire safety and emergency preparedness training for faculty must be conducted once a year.

Welcome all visitors to the School.

Answer the telephone and use the GSI telephone script.

Conduct tours according to the GSI tour guidelines.

Follow through with all prospective families daily (Leads)

Enroll new families.

Develop and maintain customer relations.

Implement an orientation program for new families.

Maintain a system of home-school communication (e.g., Daily Activity Reports, school newsletter, parent boards).

Conduct meetings with parent(s)/legal guardian(s) when necessary.

Develop and maintain community relations.

Conduct a minimum of four community outreach programs.

Post weekly updates to social media (Facebook & Instagram)

Attend open houses & marketing events as scheduled

07/2014 to 01/2021
Curriculum Coordinator Americorps Ypsilanti, MI,

Plan and implement monthly themes.

Plan and implement a year-round fun academic calendar.

Incorporate GSI curriculum resources.

Plan and implement procedures for maintaining accurate classroom records. (TSG)

Review lesson plans weekly/monthly

Provide faculty assistance with lesson plan preparation and theme development.

Review Daily Activity Reports

Train and collaborate with staff to implement developmentally appropriate curriculum within the context of a local school district (Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten)

Collaborate with GSI ESS team to implement best practices at school

Collaborate with Owner to design Summer Program

Provide feedback on:

- Effective management systems in classrooms

- Classroom observations

- Planning and implementing visitors/activities

- Summer Program

07/2014 to 05/2020
Kindergarten Teacher Bright Horizons Family Solutons Bright Horizons At Chicago Central Loop ( N., LA,
  • Delivered lesson plans, implemented school curriculum and used data to create, monitor and establish personalized learning plan for each student.
  • Played games with students to increase understanding of subjects.
  • Created child-centered learning environment characterized by consistent application of sound mental health and educational psychology practices.
  • Reported to parents and administration about student progress.
  • Identified characteristics, needs, abilities and problems of each child through personal interaction and progress reports to optimize approaches.
  • Collaborated with other faculty and staff to promote rigorous learning opportunities, general well-being of school and collective interest of staff and student body.
  • Integrated outdoor education into lesson plans.
  • Exercised good classroom management focused on positive behavior support by clearly articulating fair and consistent expectations along with appropriate natural consequences.
  • Encouraged and prepared students to become independent readers through systematic, multi-sensory instruction in phonemic awareness and decoding skills.
  • Arranged parent-teacher conferences to address student progress and collaboratively set goals for areas of improvement.
  • Collaborated in planning, organizing and implementing instructional programs to facilitate academic, intellectual and social development.
08/2005 to 12/2013
Elementary School Teacher Patterson Unified School District Patterson, CA,
  • Created and presented clever lessons to engage students and focus on core subjects necessary for personal and academic growth.
  • Fostered student curiosity and interest in learning through hands-on activities and field trips.
  • Included multicultural awareness in class discussions to meet state standards.
  • Designed and presented lesson plans in one or more academic subjects using variety of teaching techniques to appeal to various learning styles within assigned grade level.
  • Prepared and administered grade-specific tests and examinations regulated by school district to monitor students' growth and to report progress to parents.
  • Provided warm, supportive environment for developing academic, social and emotional growth.
  • Established open communication and positive relationships with students, parents, peers and administrative staff.
  • Met with parents to review Individualized Education Plans for at-risk students.
  • Instructed according to Common Core Standards as part of federal funding mandates for education.
  • Created lesson plans to correlate with state curriculum standards and devised educational programs to meet educational objectives.
Expected in 05/2005 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education
DeSales University - Center Valley, PA

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School Attended

  • DeSales University

Job Titles Held:

  • Executive Director
  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Elementary School Teacher


  • Bachelor of Arts

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