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

Innovative instructional leader focused on engaging with students and educators to meet learning objectives and drive student progress. Excelling in team-building, culture-improving and performance-increasing initiatives. Outstanding skills in parent communication, conflict resolution and staff management. Known for consistently supporting faculty and staff as advocate leader.

  • Relationship building and networking
  • Instructional Leadership
  • School Administration
  • Group facilitation and presentations
  • Student Achievement
  • Curriculum development
  • Staff training and development
  • Community engagement
  • Compassion
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Strategic Planning
Work History
Principal , 07/2013 to Current
Dlh Holdings Corp.Cheyenne, WY,
  • Researched and incorporated new educational trends and instructional strategies to optimize education effectiveness.
  • Oversaw administrative functions such as schedule management and protocols for orientation, registration and related activities.
  • Coordinated yearly operations and staff budget, tracked expenses and documented actions.
  • Monitored and evaluated educational programs to maintain high-quality performance objectives and standards.
  • Performed classroom evaluations to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness.
  • Trained teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification.
  • Coordinated the implementation of Leader In Me in both elementary buildings.
  • Modeled expected and appropriate leadership to promote to teaching staff and administrative personnel positive interaction with students and families.
  • Verified adherence to state, federal and private funding source requirements across programs and outcomes.
  • Established positive, stimulating learning environment for students and exciting education-focused setting for teachers.
  • Built productive relationships with parents of students facing difficult situations at school or at home.
  • Developed subject and grade leaders to advance oversight and improve instruction.
  • Monitored student behavior and enforced discipline policies.
  • Cultivated positive relationships between community members, school students and teachers.
  • Supported human resources operations, including hiring, training, disciplinary action and termination in compliance with legal guidelines and requirements.
  • Introduced modifications to literacy curriculum and introduced new, effective instructional techniques.
  • Defined and enforced student academic achievement standards in line with district goals and objectives.
  • Led meetings to convey policy changes, gather information and assess employee thoughts.
Elementary Teacher, 08/2006 to 06/2013
The Center For Early EducationWest Hollywood, CA,
  • 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.
  • Communicated student progress, academic difficulties or behavioral concerns to parents, guardians and administration using tact and professionalism to improve student academic performance.
  • Evaluated individual student abilities and created action plans based on current level and desired growth goals to support preparedness for transition to next grade level.
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Worked one-on-one with students to determine strengths, weaknesses, and learning patterns.
  • Maintained student portfolios used for monitoring skills assessments and work samples needed for promotion and to monitor areas needing improvement.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors.
Assistant Volleyball and Track & Field Coach, 08/2006 to 06/2013
Pleasant Hill R-Iii School DistrictPleasant Hill, MO,
  • Motivated athletes to become stronger, more agile and more effective through training habits and proper nutrition.
  • Promoted proper stretching, warmups and conditioning exercises to prevent sports injuries.
  • Evaluated individual knowledge, skills and strengths and assigned team positions to maximize talent areas.
  • Worked individually with players when struggling to enhancer confidence and strengthen court skills.
  • Introduced games and drills, which helped students to better develop skill levels.
  • Established clear benchmarks for performance and monitored individual and team progress.
  • Held special events to promote camaraderie among teammates, families and community members.
  • Maintained equipment, facilities and inventory to avoid accidents, mishaps and damage.
  • Encouraged everyone to cultivate strong work ethic by demonstrating diligence, patience and respect for others.
  • Enforced discipline both on and off field to lead team with highest personal standards.
Title 1 Reading Teacher, 08/2001 to 06/2006
Iowa Valley Community School DistrictCity, STATE,
  • Interpreted student assessment data to ascertain best intervention methods.
  • Instructed small reading groups of Kindergarten- fifth grade students.
  • Assessed and reported on each student's reading progress in accordance with policies developed by school district.
  • Affirmatively communicated and promoted positive attitude with each and every student.
  • Created positive and engaging environment in classroom that encouraged literacy skills.
  • Promoted love of reading and literacy to all students.
  • Contacted parents to discuss student progress and notify about class issues.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
Master of Arts: Educational Leadership , Expected in 05/2013
University Of Northern Iowa - Cedar Falls, IA

Completed Evaluator Approval

Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education, Expected in 05/2001
Wartburg College - Waverly, IA
  • Endorsement in Reading K-8
  • Member of Wartburg Volleyball and Wartburg Track & Field

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