principal resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Encouraging and supportive school leader with five years of administrative experience. Professional development in creating and implementing an academic support program for struggling students and developing teachers. Outstanding skills in parent communication, conflict resolution, and staff management. Known for consistently supporting faculty and staff as an advocate leader.

  • School/ Academic Administration
  • Staff Training and Development
  • Relationship Building and Networking
  • Policy Development and Enforcement
  • Student Retention
  • Program Development and Management
  • Group Facilitation and Presentation
  • Training and Development
  • Fluent in Creole
  • Effective Communication
Work History
07/2020 to Current Principal Initialized Capital | San Francisco, CA,
  • Articulate and inspire the mission of the school primarily to 300+ students, parents/guardians, faculty/staff
  • Increased direct recruitment, selection and retention of faculty, staff and administration (2-3 per year)
  • Actively perform and represent the school at meetings including Board of Directors, Brooklyn/Queens Catholic H.S. Principals, National Cristo Rey Network and more
  • Establish and facilitate comprehensive faculty professional development program(s)
  • Supervise, develop, and evaluate academic and non-instructional staff including AP, Dean of Students, Director of College Guidance, Director of Social Work, Director of Campus Ministry, and admin support staff
  • Collaborate with school leaders to develop school Covid -19 safety and health policies and procedures
  • Revised grading policies, academic bell schedule, and school culture
  • Developed teacher coaching program
  • Train teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification
  • Cultivated positive relationships between community members, school students and teachers through weekly communication.
07/2016 to 06/2020 Assistant Principal Global Village Academy | Denver, CO,
  • Supervised and evaluated teaching and support staff through instructional leadership and professional development.
  • Oversaw administrative functions such as schedule management and protocols for orientation, registration and related activities.
  • Monitored and evaluated educational programs to maintain high-quality performance objectives and standards.
  • Built and maintained positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, such as parents, school volunteers and outside agencies.
  • Managed and revamped our Academic Support Program
  • Introduced Tier 1 Supports in grade level meetings
  • Established protocol to identify students' individual needs (Tier 2 and 3 supports)
08/2014 to 06/2016 English Teacher & Track Coach Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School | City, STATE,
  • Prepared lessons, classroom activities and assessments for World Literature course based on CRN benchmarks
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops, 4 per year, to increase student literacy and support school reading programs
  • Varied lessons and provided additional information to promote differentiated learning in classroom setting
  • Successfully improved student participation through integration of creative role-playing exercises and classroom debates
08/2005 to 06/2014 Director Of Admissions/Teacher & Coach Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School | City, STATE,
  • Managed recruitment efforts with goal of recruiting 150 new students
  • Organized 4 admission events, not including external HS Fairs and Open Houses
  • Assist with financial aid, advisement and registration processes for new/transfer students
  • Presented Principal and Board Members with reports and analyses of admissions data as requested
  • Oversaw design of promotional literature and display materials for admissions' events
  • English/Theology Teacher-Instructed, evaluated, and assessed students' abilities to recite, discuss, interpret and critique literature through written and spoken word. Provided students with fundamental objectives of New Testament
  • Coach- Provided continuous guidance in strength, endurance and speed training for cross-country and track athletes (40-55 athletes per year)
  • Coach- Reinforcement led to confident athletes and Championship titles
Expected in 07/2021 Master of Science | School Building/District Leader Queens College of The City University of New York, Flushing, NY GPA:

Post-Masters educational program which leads to New York State Certification as a School Building and School District Leader. Working on this Masters while serving as a school administrator was simultaneously challenging and beneficial.

Expected in 05/2015 Master of Arts | English Queens College of The City University of New York, Flushing, NY GPA:

English Literature- The most extensive and challenging academic experience Professors challenged me to present innovative ideas and analysis of literary text. My writing skills were enhanced in ways beyond expectation.

Expected in 05/2003 Associate of Arts | English Language And Literature St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY GPA:

*Education credits-27

* Mathematics credits- 14

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School Attended

  • Queens College of The City University of New York
  • Queens College of The City University of New York
  • St. Francis College

Job Titles Held:

  • Principal
  • Assistant Principal
  • English Teacher & Track Coach
  • Director Of Admissions/Teacher & Coach


  • Master of Science
  • Master of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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