Principal resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Sharp and focused Principal/Supervisor/Mentor offering many years of expertise in education leadership. Dedicated to success of students, faculty and families with a focus on building a connected learning environment, addressing individuals while maintaining overall compliance with procedures and instructional performance.

  • Teaching and learning assessments
  • School culture
  • Staff and educator guidance
  • Student performance data
  • New student orientation
  • Employee performance evaluations
  • Curriculum development and oversight
  • School community relations
  • Fundraising
  • Team collaboration
  • Employee oversight
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Organizational leadership
  • Personnel reviews
  • Classroom management
  • Training and mentoring
  • Public speaking
  • Program evaluation
  • Discipline management
Principal, 2006 to Current
Harris County Dept Of EducationHouston, TX,
  • Facilitated staff meetings to convey policy changes and hear employee input.
  • Instructed teachers on classroom management, behavior and instructional strategies.
  • Developed platform for instructional practices design through data-driven decision-making.
  • Visited classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Oversaw and guided all school employees while giving friendly and focused feedback for performance improvements.
  • Developed positive relationships with school students, teachers and local community.
  • Resolved various situations to cultivate strong student and parent relationships.
  • Guided instruction by mentoring teachers to improve leadership and teaching effectiveness.
  • Encouraged and voiced positive feedback to mentor and motivate new teachers.
  • Interacted positively with staff to demonstrate professional conduct expectations of teaching and administrative personnel.
Preschool Coordinator, 1980 to 2006
Kenaitze Indian TribeKenai, AK,
  • Monitored classes to verify conformance with facility policies and optimal safety standards.
  • Worked with parents and staff to improve student behavioral and learning issues with proactive approaches.
  • Recruited and trained top-quality educators and support staff to maximize program success.
  • Set and enhanced program schedules to meet expected demands and enhance student learning opportunities.
  • Directed committees of specialists, volunteers and staff to provide technical assistance for childcare programs.
  • Created staffing and facility requirements to support educational offerings.
  • Interpreted government codes to meet safety and security codes.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
Preschool Teacher, 1979 to 1980
Wayne Nj Public SchoolsWayne, NJ,
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Distributed quarterly progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
Elementary School Teacher, 1975 to 1979
Multicultural Learning CenterCanoga Park, CA,
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Delivered reading and writing experiences to students commensurate with respective stages of development.
  • Integrated variety of educational programs to develop strong academic foundation.
  • Cultivated classroom environment focused on inclusion and growth, fostering both social and academic development.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Early Childhood Special Education, Expected in 05/1978
The College Of New Rochelle - New Rochelle, NY
Bachelor of Arts: Behavioral Sciences, Expected in 05/1975
Mercy College - Dobbs Ferry, NY
School Administration And Supervison: Educational Administration, Expected in 05/1998
The College Of New Rochelle - New Rochelle, NY

Pioneered the first class in Westchester County for children with autism using ABA/VB interventions.

Developed collaborative community integrating autistic children into mainstream classes.

Facilitated the first Special Education Parent Teacher Association in SWBOCES.

Mentored new Principals and Assistant Principals within district.

Coordinate and Developed Work-based learning for students transitioning from school to adult life-Post IEP

Serve on Westchester County Department of Mental Health committee.

Collaborated and partnered with Project Search at NY Presbyterian in White Plains, NY.

Serve on SWBOCES Teacher Evaluation Committee.

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School Attended

  • The College Of New Rochelle
  • Mercy College
  • The College Of New Rochelle

Job Titles Held:

  • Principal
  • Preschool Coordinator
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Elementary School Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • School Administration And Supervison

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