Principal resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Well-rounded and dynamic education administrator with expertise in curriculum planning and development. Offers student-focused, dynamic communication skills. Experience leading school administration and driving test scores through proven education methods.

  • Educational staff supervision
  • Common Core learning standards
  • Instructional leadership
  • Safety and security procedures
  • School event coordination
  • Policy development and enforcement
  • Policy and procedure adherence
  • Group facilitation and presentations
  • Codes of conduct
  • Student achievement
  • Relationship building and networking
Work History
03/2019 to Current
Principal Dougherty County School Systems Albany, GA,
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education.
  • Supported human resources operations, including hiring, training, disciplinary action and termination in compliance with legal guidelines and requirements.
  • Encouraged interdepartmental and cross-functional teams collaboration in development and support of student activities, programs and lessons.
  • Collaborated with school board officials to assess areas for improvement in curricula, classrooms, testing and student activities.
  • Monitored and evaluated educational programs to maintain high-quality performance objectives and standards.
  • Collaborated with system's [Job title] to develop functional budgets within allocated funds.
  • Developed subject and grade leaders to advance oversight and improve instruction.
  • Supported special education department by developing programs and protocols for at-risk youth and students with special needs.
  • Facilitated continued education for teaching staff through implementation of quality curriculum training and appropriation of necessary resources.
  • Defined and enforced student academic achievement standards in line with district goals and objectives.
  • Built productive relationships with parents of students facing difficult situations at school or at home.
  • Created reports, correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Instructed small groups of teachers and students.
  • Coordinated yearly operations and staff budget, tracked expenses and documented actions.
  • Administered all facets of personnel policies and procedures, including conception, modification and approval of professional staff additions.
  • Supervised and evaluated teaching and support staff through instructional leadership and professional development.
  • Performed classroom evaluations to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness.
  • Explored and implemented innovative use of technology in language education.
  • Administered standardized tests to evaluate student performance and progress.
  • Monitored student behavior and enforced discipline policies.
  • Trained teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification.
  • Oversaw administrative functions such as schedule management and protocols for orientation, registration and related activities.
  • Partnered with Principal to administer school program in alignment with vision and goals, providing positive, high-expectation academic environment.
  • Assisted with compliance efforts for fire and other safety regulations.
  • Led meetings to convey policy changes, gather information and assess employee thoughts.
  • Built and maintained positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, such as parents, school volunteers and outside agencies.
08/2013 to Current
Coach Sitel Spartanburg, SC,
  • Readied athletes for tough games by implementing coordinated regimens of practices and physical conditioning.
  • Motivated athletes to become stronger, more agile and more effective through training habits and proper nutrition.
  • Recruited athletes by attending games, meeting with families, and presenting scholarship offers.
  • Mentored and developed novice coaches in preparation of recruiting and scouting of student-athletes.
  • Boosted performance of individual athletes by devising strategic personal training programs.
  • Developed team strategy based on knowledge of fundamentals, team member skills and competition statistics.
  • Enhanced player health with optimized nutritional strategies and improved life choices.
  • Evaluated tapes of competition matches to assess strategies and plan counter approaches.
  • Evaluated individual knowledge, skills and strengths and assigned team positions to maximize talent areas.
  • Cultivated team player dedication and loyalty by teaching excellent sportsmanship and commitment.
  • Held special events to promote camaraderie among teammates, families and community members.
  • Led team to season record of [Number of wins/Number of losses].
  • Implemented exercise programs and training strategies, which bolstered individual and team performance.
  • Promoted stretching, mobility work and proper form to help athletes safely build strength through diverse training methods.
  • Reminded athletes and coaching staff to display and promote good sportsmanship with competing teams on and off field.
  • Mentored beginner players to foster sense of healthy competition and confidence prior to focusing on skill-building.
  • Organized and led practices and scrimmages to increase competitive attitude and skills.
  • Managed $[Number] team budget to properly allocate for equipment, travel and other required elements of operation.
  • Actively participated in fundraising events in [Type] capacity, helping team bring in $[Amount] to pay for travel and other expenses.
  • Monitored team members academic performance to support consistent progress and commitment to education.
  • Supervised academic progress of student-athletes and scheduled tutoring services for those with declining grades.
  • Maintained equipment, facilities and inventory to avoid accidents, mishaps and damage.
  • Cultivated community and media relations through social media and other communication channels to support program.
  • Prepared athletes for special competitions and tournaments.
09/1997 to 06/2013
Correctional Sergeant State Of Indiana Edinburgh, IN,
  • Checked all book in and discharges, making sure all charges have paperwork and all discharges have orders of discharge.
  • Inspected housing cells and directed teams completing in-depth searches for contraband or damage.
  • Assigned officer tasks such as cleaning cells and stocking clean laundry to keep prison running efficiently.
  • Coordinated responses to emergency situations arising in different prison locations.
  • Supervised [Number] employees and performance of tasks and managed [Number] offenders.
  • Handled inmate counts and searches for missing inmates.
  • Oversaw control center, monitoring inmates, visitors and employees for signs of suspicious behavior.
  • Completed daily work report sheets and delegated tasks to employees.
  • Supervised dining hall, outdoor recreation area, vocational shop and inmate housing unit.
Expected in 05/1995
High School Diploma:
La Marque High School - La Marque, TX,
Expected in
Galveston College - Galveston, TX
Expected in 05/2011
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice
University Houston Downtown - Houston, TX,
Expected in 05/2020
Master of Education: Education Administration
Lamar University - Beaumont, TX
  • Awarded "Coach of the Year" 2017-2020.
  • Head Boys Basketball Coach 2017 to present
  • First Aid/CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • La Marque High School
  • Galveston College
  • University Houston Downtown
  • Lamar University

Job Titles Held:

  • Principal
  • Coach
  • Correctional Sergeant


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Education

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