principal apprentice resume example with 13+ years of experience

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

David is a dedicated educator with over 15 years of successful experience in teaching and leading organizational change. He is recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions in promoting stakeholder growth and curiosity, two of his core values. His strengths lie in advancing equity, data-driven instruction, and collaborative structures backed by training in Leaders in Education Apprenticeship Program (LEAP). David had served in leadership capacities since early adolescence and received acknowledgment of expert directional skills as early as 2001 when receiving the Eagle Scout Award.

  • Builds capacity in staff members to achieve organizational change around instruction and equity, particularly leading diverse teams with research-based practices despite differences in philosophical beliefs.
  • Motivates all stakeholders to work collaboratively and share viewpoints to provide necessary social-emotional supports and instructional coherency while leading with ethical practices.
  • Guides staff through difficult conversations regarding disproportionality in school data while creating passion for advancing equitable and sustaining practices, particularly as it relates to race.
  • Excels in instructional leadership designed for collaborative teams to maximize intellectual engagement and rigor among diverse student populations.
Work History
07/2019 to Current
Principal Apprentice Legacy Traditional Schools Henderson, NV,
  • Increases cultural competency of staff members by engaging them in dialogue around race, diversity, inclusion, and equity to create buy-in to think differently about how staff meet needs of historically marginalized student populations.
  • Supports school operations, including hiring, training, mentoring, and leading instructional change within legal guidelines and Chancellor Regulations.
  • Performs classroom evaluations to assess teacher effectiveness, often seeing rating improvement from developing to highly effective on Danielson rubric with teachers requesting on-going professional conversations after feedback cycles.
  • Leads Equity Team and Data Team in delivery of culturally responsive and sustaining teaching practices, resulting in 3% increase of reading proficiency in school's LatinX/Hispanic population over three months.
  • Surpases expected and appropriate leadership in promoting positive interactions with teaching staff, administration, students, and families through School Leadership Team and PTA Executive Board, with particular influence on parent-led Building Improvement Committee and Science Committee.
07/2018 to Current
Instructional Coach Isaac Elementary School District #5 Phoenix, AZ,
  • Facilitates all grade-level team meetings and implements instructional inquiry cycles, utilizing various teaching strategies to meet diverse learner needs, all while building on strengths of department-level teams.
  • Guides school's Inquiry Data Team, assesses students through diagnostic assessments, in addition to formative and summative data, and serves as testing coordinator to identify research-based instructional strategies to meet individual learner needs.
  • Provides 60+ teachers support to improve practices through professional development, modeling instructional strategies, curriculum mapping, and collaborative conversations involving best practices.
  • Oversees administrative functions such as schedule management, protocols for teacher feedback, procurement of curricular resources, facilitating and serving as liaison for teachers.
08/2007 to 06/2018
Classroom Teacher PS 10 And PS 290 City, STATE,
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication by leading students and teachers in adopting and implementing Positive Discipline in the Classroom.
  • Propelled school forward by analyzing data with team formed by applicant to help improve ELA and Math achievement by showing clear connection between current practices and research.
  • Encouraged camaraderie, community building, and professional conversation amongst 200+ staff members by leading social committee.
Expected in 05/2020 to to
Master of Science: Progressive Leadership
Bank Street College of Education - New York, NY
Expected in 05/2011 to to
Master of Science: Dual Masters in Elem. Ed. And Spec. Ed.
Touro College - New York, NY,
Expected in 05/2005 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education
Averett University - Danville, VA

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School Attended

  • Bank Street College of Education
  • Touro College
  • Averett University

Job Titles Held:

  • Principal Apprentice
  • Instructional Coach
  • Classroom Teacher


  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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