k 12 principal resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Committed, innovative and passionate, K-12 educational leader with 10 years experience with elementary, middle, and high school. A true lifelong learner, active listener and effective communicator. Builds trusting, authentic relationships with students, staff, and parents. Believes in analyzing and synthesizing classroom, district, and state assessment data to drive instruction. Passionate principal dedicated to creating, implementing and assessing instruction to meet student needs and providing classroom teachers with useful and effective feedback.

  • Relationship building and networking
  • Sustaining safe and highly effective learning environments.
  • Public Speaking
  • Developing district-wide intervention
  • Group facilitation and presentations
  • High performance standards
  • Program development
  • Discipline management
  • Utilizing data to increase student growth and achievement
  • Communicating through all medias
  • Student Engagement
  • Ability To Collaborate
  • Microsoft Word
  • Community Engagement
  • Meetings
Work History
K-12 Principal, 08/2011 to Current
Fort Sam Houston Independent School DistrictSan Antonio, TX,
  • Provided teacher feedback from formal and informal observations and walk-throughs.
  • Built trusting and authentic relationships with staff, students, parents, and community members.
  • Helped create and support teacher professional goals.
  • Developed and implemented "AM Seminar" district-wide K-12 morning math and reading intervention program that included free breakfast program.
  • Developed curriculum for new teacher induction program and facilitated induction classes.
  • Facilitated monthly district-wide PLC's, and bi-monthly school-wide PLC's MTSS's.
  • Developed 3 monthly staff agendas (one for each building)
  • Trained teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification.
  • Developed and built positive behavior support program in all three buildings (elementary, middle, and high school).
  • Presented data and other important instructional information regularly to school board.
  • Modeled engaging, and rigorous instruction based on best practices.
  • Mentored and supported new and struggling teachers.
  • Worked with staff to resolve issues.
  • Built authentic and trusting relationships with parents, staff, and community members.
  • Monitored and managed student discipline policies in all three buildings.
  • Facilitated MTSS and PLC meetings that focused on using data to drive classroom instruction.
  • Provided training opportunities for teachers (both inside and outside of district).
  • Scheduled and facilitated teacher Interviews.
  • Modeled expected and appropriate leadership to promote positive interaction with teachers, students, and families.
  • Communicated regularly
  • Developed and implemented school policies and procedures in all three schools.
  • Researched and and shared instructional strategies to optimize education effectiveness.
  • Assessed current academic programs throughout each year to determine success.
  • Facilitated continued professional development for teaching staff through implementation of quality curriculum training and appropriation of necessary resources.
  • Trained new staff members on curriculum.
  • Modeled and introduced new, effective instructional strategies.
5th Grade ELA Teacher, 07/2021 to 06/2022
Third Future SchoolsCity, STATE,
  • Created literacy curriculum
  • Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Provided a safe, engaging and equitable learning environment
  • Delivered higher level instruction with fidelity
  • End of year students averaged 2.5 years growth in reading
Sixth Grade Middle School Language Arts Teacher, 08/2009 to 07/2012
Mesa County Valley School District 51City, STATE,
  • Developed and implement school-wide middle school homework policy.
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education.
  • Consulted often with head of langrage arts department teacher for support and advice when needed.
  • Served on reading workshop committee and PBIS team.
  • Developed weekly lesson plans and collaborated with special education teacher and partner.
  • Established high academic expectations and clear classroom rules and procedures.
  • Established appropriate deadlines and provided complete instructions for reading and writing assignments and homework.
  • Contacted parents regularly to provide information regarding assignments, projects, and assessments.
  • Delivered engaging and rigorous instruction based on Colorado Academic State Standards.
  • Analyzed student data using classroom, district, and state assessments to guide classroom instruction.
  • Trained to administer assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Adapted lesson plans and curricula to student interests, increasing GPAs and student engagement.
  • Developed strong and trusting relationships with peers.
  • Built deep and authentic relationships with students and their families.
  • Offered support and guidance when students struggled academically and/or socially. Provided personal guidance for students struggling both in and out of classrooms, maintaining professionalism while helping students feel safe.
  • Kept classroom organized, clean, and safe for all students and visitors.
  • Three years of highest reading and writing student growth and achievement in school on CSAP.
  • Two years 70% at grade level
Elementary Teacher , 08/2006 to 07/2008
Garfield County School District 16City, STATE,
  • Taught 6th grade (2006-2007 school year).
  • Taught 4th grade (2007-2008 school year)
  • Communicated student progress, academic difficulties or behavioral concerns to parents, guardians and administration using tact and professionalism to improve student academic performance.
  • Developed and implemented classroom procedures that provided safe learning environment.
  • Provided focused instruction group, small group, and individualized at work.
  • Developed and organized reading and math stations.
  • Organized classroom supplies and decorated classroom walls to celebrate student achievements to create fun, nurturing settings and meet learning n
  • Collaborated with student parents to plan classroom parties.
  • Prepared materials for lessons, assignments and assessments and evaluated, corrected and graded student performance to identify gaps in skills or knowledge and set realistic goals.
Master of Science: Educational Leadership, Expected in 05/2010 to Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
Master of Arts: K-8 Teaching , Expected in 12/2005 to Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
Bachelor of Arts: Mass Communication, Expected in 12/1996 to Colorado Mesa University - Grand Junction, CO,

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School Attended

  • Western Governors University
  • Western Governors University
  • Colorado Mesa University

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  • K-12 Principal
  • 5th Grade ELA Teacher
  • Sixth Grade Middle School Language Arts Teacher
  • Elementary Teacher


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  • Bachelor of Arts

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