principal resume example with 15+ years of experience

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

Organizational leader and educational administrator offering 6 years of experience as Instructional Leader for elementary school leadership with a concentration on school improvement. Exercises honed competencies in development, implementation and execution of performance-enhancing programs. Outstanding skills in parent communication, conflict resolution and staff management. Known for consistently supporting faculty and staff as advocate leader.

  • Coordinated yearly school budget totaling over $250,000.
  • Awarded $50,000 in grant funds from Alabama Institute for Education in the Arts.
  • Awarded $10,000 in grant funds from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Be Healthy Grant.
  • Awarded Individual Artist Grant Award
  • Awarded 200 Alabama Bicentennial Grant
  • Awarded Alabama 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant
  • Awarded 2021 Legislative School Performance Recipient Grant
  • Set high-level goals for both students and teachers to encourage both parties to strive for personal best and succeeded in implementing long-term strategy with positive results.
  • Increased overall student academic performance on standardized tests moving the academic needle of the school from a 59/F to a 77/C.
  • Established school's social media presence and automated phone system to alert parents and students of critical or time-sensitive information.
  • Managed school operations for 185 students.
  • Improved student Scantron Performance Series testing scores to attain district, state and federal standards.
  • Integrated Google Classroom into daily classroom instruction, which allowed students greater access to information and reduced teaching staff's administrative functions by 85%.
  • Spearheaded school improvement plan implementation which redefined performance goals and achieved district and state benchmarks.
  • School Improvements Planning
  • Staff Training
  • Program Evaluation
  • Student Guidance
  • Student Counseling
  • Staffing Estimates
  • Student Performance Data Analysis
  • Professional Development Planning
  • Budget Recommendation
  • Curricula Evaluation
  • Goal Setting
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Budget Requests
  • Policy Implementation
  • Federal, State and Local Regulations Adherence
  • Mission Statement Development
  • Grant Proposals
  • Relationship Building
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Stakeholder Collaboration
  • Staff Leadership
  • Curriculum Change Needs
  • New Program Review
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Enrollment Pattern Forecasting
  • Parent Meetings
  • Facility Maintenance Oversight
  • Needs Assessments
Work History
08/2017 to Current Principal Kpmg | Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Monitor and evaluate educational programs to maintain high-quality performance objectives and standards.
  • Model expected and appropriate leadership to promote to teaching staff and administrative personnel positive interaction with students and families.
  • Lead meetings to convey policy changes, gather information and assess employee thoughts.
  • Cultivate positive relationships between community members, school students and teachers.
  • Perform classroom evaluations to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness.
  • Establish instructional practices driven through statistical performance data.
  • Define and enforce student academic achievement standards in line with district goals and objectives.
  • Manage all details regarding student discipline.
10/2016 to 07/2017 High School Assistant Principal Falcon School District 49 | Peyton, CO,
  • Oversaw schedule management and protocols for orientation, registration and related activities.
  • Supervised and evaluated teaching and support staff through instructional leadership and professional development.
  • Developed subject and grade leaders to advance oversight and improve instruction.
  • Defined and enforced student academic achievement standards in line with district goals and objectives.
  • 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.
  • Monitored student behavior and enforced discipline policies.
  • Trained teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification.
  • Performed classroom evaluations to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness.
08/2006 to 07/2017 Elementary Classroom Teacher Albany Charter School Network | Apex, NC,
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
  • 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.
  • Developed learning objectives for each subject area to quantify learning and set benchmarks.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Taught core subjects of math, science, technology and history.
  • Created and led field trips and hands-on activities to foster creativity.
  • Met with parents to review Individualized Education Plans for at-risk students.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
Expected in 12/2014 to to Master in Education Instructional Leadership | Instructional Leadership Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL GPA:
Expected in 05/2008 to to Master in Education | Elementary Education Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL GPA:
Expected in 12/1999 to to Bachelor of Science | Management of Human Resources Faulkner University, Montgomery, AL GPA:
  • Effective Learning Environments Observation Tool Training - Current

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School Attended

  • Alabama State University
  • Alabama State University
  • Faulkner University

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  • High School Assistant Principal
  • Elementary Classroom Teacher


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