principal resume example with 18 years of experience

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I believe all students can be given the opportunity to thrive in a global society if we model character education to help foster deep relationships, create a collaborative educational environment for all stakeholders, implement rigorous academic tasks that require student and teacher teamwork and provide support to effectively differentiate instruction.

Principal, 07/2020 - Current
Stantec Inc. Bakersfield, CA,
  • Turnaround Principal that exhibits strong leadership skills to help Moseley earn and maintain school grade of "C" for 3 consecutive years after 10 years of being labeled a failing school.
  • Guided instruction by mentoring teachers to improve leadership and teaching effectiveness.
  • Lead an innovative discipline team that reduced school referral count by 50% and then maintained for six consecutive years.
  • Supervise school safety and security operations.
  • Vigorous focus implementing Exceptional Student Education programs.
  • Responsible for changing academic and behavioral culture
  • Built strong relationships with all stakeholders including parents, and community members.
  • Creator and facilitator of school affirmations (pledges), and celebrations.
  • Mentor students across the Putnam County School District.
  • On-site facilitator and host for county administrators as the district's model school and training center
Assistant Principal, 07/2014 - 06/2020
Montclair Public Schools Montclair, NJ,
  • Lead Administrator of SBT team to encourage effective implementation of MTSS.
  • Operational Administrator of school safety.
  • Administrator of PBIS, Discipline and Interventions enforcing disciplinary policies and procedures.
  • Administrator of Exceptional Student Education.
  • Administrator of Truancy and Attendance.
  • Administrator of school-wide AVID implementation.
  • Mentors students across the district
  • Supported Crescent City High School earning school grade of "C" after years of being labeled a failing school.
Physical Education Teacher, 02/2005 - 06/2014
South Windsor Public Schools South Windsor, CT,
  • Gained knowledge of planning lessons for students with individual needs.
  • Worked with Carol White grant to help improve statewide physical fitness.
  • Participated annually in Presidential Physical Fitness Assessments.
  • Coordinated Jump Rope for Heart activities for the American Heart Association.
  • Created and directed sports programs and other special events.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Taught students about concepts regarding fitness, health and well-being.
Reading Teacher, 08/2011 - 06/2013
Geo Group Inc. Lewiston, ID,
  • Motivated higher level reading students.
  • Collaborated with other teachers to stimulate new ideas in order to improve student achievement, behavior and attitude.
  • Planned and implemented state standard lessons for students.
  • Modeled small group instruction in the general education and separate classroom setting.
  • Coordinated activities that would allow for exciting ways to learn.
  • Worked one-on-one with students with specific academic and personal needs.
  • Established positive and engaging classroom environment that was conducive to improving literacy skills.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Education, Administration, Expected in 2010
Grand Canyon University) - Phoenix, AZ,
Status -
Bachelor of Science: Sociology, Expected in 2002
Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL,
Status -
  • Educational Leadership
  • Physical Education K-12
  • Employee oversight
  • Performance evaluations
  • Discipline management
  • Decision making
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Team collaboration
  • Team building
  • Public speaking
  • Relationship Building

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University)
  • Florida State University

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  • Principal
  • Assistant Principal
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Reading Teacher


  • Master of Arts
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