principal john sevier elementary resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic principal versed in preparing annual school budgets and implementing improvements to reduce costs. Ambitious, data-driven leader that builds strong, effective teams of inspired educators and support staff. Over 15 years of experience in academic landscape, with expertise in Special Education, Elementary and Secondary Leadership, Athletics, and Secondary ELA and Mathematics.

Accomplished principal in a current 2022 Blue Ribbon nominated Title I elementary school and TDOE identified Reward School. Possessing in-depth understanding of standardized testing, common core learning standards and performance benchmarking. Displaying strengths in leadership, instruction, and staff development.

  • Professional Development Planning
  • Continuous School Improvements Planning
  • Excellent Communication
  • Effective Coaching & Development
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Quick Critical Thinking
  • Proven & Effective Problem Solving
  • Adaptable and Innovative
  • Effective and Actionable Feedback
  • Visible and Relational
Work History
Principal, John Sevier Elementary , 07/2019 to Current
Maryville City SchoolsCity, STATE,
  • Effectively led approximately 130 faculty and staff members and approximately 600 students in a highly successful elementary school.
  • Cultivated positive relationships between community members, school students and teachers.
  • Performed classroom evaluations to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness.
  • Administered personnel policies and procedures for school faculty and staff.
  • Facilitated continued and differentiated professional development opportunities for all staff.
  • Implemented PLCs for all staff through implementation of quality curriculum training and appropriation of necessary resources.
  • Communicated policies and procedures to students and parents regarding student behavior.
  • Established instructional practices driven by statistical performance data.
  • Developed subject and grade leaders to advance oversight and improve instruction.
  • Collaborated with Director of Schools to develop functional budgets within allocated funds.
Assistant Principal, Maryville Junior High School, 07/2016 to 06/2019
Maryville City SchoolsCity, STATE,
  • Monitored student behavior and enforced discipline policies.
  • Built and maintained positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, such as parents, school volunteers and outside agencies.
  • Served at Special Education and Section 504 Administrator and LEA ensuring compliance.
  • Performed classroom evaluations to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness.
  • Partnered with Principal to administer school program in alignment with vision and goals, providing positive, high-expectation academic environment.
  • Built productive relationships with parents of students facing difficult situations at school or at home.
  • Served as athletic director, game administrator, and managed budgets for both TMSAA and TSSAA athletic programs.
  • Supervised and evaluated teaching and support staff through instructional leadership and professional development.
  • Oversaw facilities and maintenance for the building.
  • Assisted with compliance efforts for fire and other safety regulations.
  • Verified adherence to state attendance requirements and developed tiered interventions designed to improve student attendance.
Special Education Teacher - Maryville Junior High , 07/2010 to 06/2016
Maryville City SchoolsCity, STATE,
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Partnered with standard education teachers from across academic departments to differentiate and provide accommodations.
  • Taught Fundamental English I course for identified students.
Gifted Coordinator, 10/2005 to 06/2010
Loudon County SchoolsCity, STATE,
  • Developed curriculum and lesson plans to achieve IEP objectives.
  • Developed strong relationships with administration at all district schools to build awareness, increase support and share resources.
  • Maintained accurate program files, records, databases and websites to gather research and prepare and submit reports for Director of Special Education.
  • Directed day-to-day operations of 109 students' individual programs in nine district schools and supervised support staff to delegate assignments and evaluate performance.
  • Facilitated development of program structure within classrooms to formulate and implement IEP goals.
Ph.D.: Educational Policy & Leadership, Expected in 05/2024
University of Tennessee - Knoxville, TN,
Educational Specialist : Education Administration, Expected in 05/2007
EdS - Tennessee Technological University,
Master of Arts: Sociology, Expected in 07/2005
The University of Tennessee - Knoxville - Knoxville, TN
Bachelor of Arts: Philosophy, Expected in 05/2003
The University of Tennessee - Knoxville - Knoxville, TN
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United States Army Veteran, 1991 - 1993

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School Attended

  • University of Tennessee
  • EdS
  • The University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • The University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Job Titles Held:

  • Principal, John Sevier Elementary
  • Assistant Principal, Maryville Junior High School
  • Special Education Teacher - Maryville Junior High
  • Gifted Coordinator


  • Ph.D.
  • Educational Specialist
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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