Principal resume example with 17+ years of experience

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

Educational and organizational leader offering [Number] years' career excellence in School Principal roles. Demonstrating in-depth knowledge of community involvement methods and proposal writing focused on delivering highly-successful fundraising outcomes. Esteemed Educator and communicator proficient in [Type] instruction and team building exercises across students and faculty.

  • School Improvements Planning
  • Course Description Writing
  • Teaching and Learning Assessments
  • Mission Statement Development
  • Critical Thinking
  • Goal Setting
  • Student Counseling
  • Staff and Educator Guidance
  • School Culture
  • Student Activity Program Planning
  • Budget Recommendation
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Curricula Evaluation
  • Decision Making
  • Rule Enforcement
  • Professional Development Planning
  • School Community Relations
  • Academic Counseling
  • Budget Requests
  • New Student Orientation
  • Staffing Estimates
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Student Guidance
  • Attention to Detail
  • Annual Reviews
  • Program Evaluation
  • Curriculum Development
  • Instructional Methods Development
06/2015 to 04/2022 Principal Dlh Holdings Corp. | Kenai, AK,
  • Developed and managed budgets for academic and student affairs.
  • Monitored and evaluated performance of school employees.
  • Facilitated staff meetings to convey policy changes and hear employee input.
  • Researched and wrote applications for educational grants.
  • Outlined, implemented and maintained personnel-related policies and procedures.
  • Managed school administration operations and organized teacher schedules, student registration processes and class orientation sessions.
  • Visited classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Instructed teachers on classroom management, behavior and instructional strategies.
  • Reviewed standardized test results to assess student progress and academic performance.
  • Developed positive relationships with school students, teachers and local community.
  • Presented resources and opportunities to teaching staff for further professional development and curriculum training courses.
  • Managed group of [Number] staff members and [Number] teachers.
  • Developed platform for instructional practices design through data-driven decision-making.
  • Oversaw school budgets, documented changes and tracked expenses to allocate and manage school funds.
  • Monitored student discipline actions and worked with teachers to standardize behavior requirements across school.
  • Monitored school administration activity and implemented new policies to support student safety, inclusion and academic success.
  • Presented school budget and disseminated to all school board members for review and approval.
  • Directed school human resources including hiring, training, policy enforcement and legal compliance for school employing over [Number] staff members.
  • Informed students and parents of policies and procedures regarding student behavior and disciplinary actions.
  • Resolved various situations to cultivate strong student and parent relationships.
  • Collaborated with various departments to support and establish programs, lessons and student activities.
  • Guided instruction by mentoring teachers to improve leadership and teaching effectiveness.
09/2006 to 05/2015 Pre Primary Teacher Archdiocese Of Chicago, Office Of Catholic Schools | Chicago, IL,
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing learning styles.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Adapted instructional techniques according to student learning styles and progress.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Directed and supervised children during field trips and special activities.
  • Worked closely with site director, family care workers, classroom teaching team and other specialists.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Administered and documented results of student assessments.
  • Met with parents to discuss child behavior and academic progress.
  • Observed children, using Anecdotal method to record development, interests and skills.
  • Participated in [Number] professional development activities annually.
  • Planned and led games, reading and activities for groups of [Number] children.
  • Observed children to record development.
  • Communicated with parents regularly to maintain student progress, schedule meetings and increase overall student happiness.
  • Kept records of over [Number] students' progress, detailing behavioral, emotional, academic and social growth.
  • Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems.
04/2005 to 08/2006 Primary Teacher M2 Public School | City, STATE,
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Organized supplies and art and musical resources to foster creative and welcoming classroom environment.
  • Helped students learn to persevere with challenging tasks and build resilience for later educational efforts.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Embraced teaching children of diverse educational, cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Provided positive feedback with emphasis on learning from mistakes to establish solid foundation for progress.
  • Built relationships with students and guardians through active communication and positive feedback.
  • Formed deep relationships with parents and students by engaging groups through conferences, emails, texts and phone calls.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using varied teaching methods.
04/2004 to 04/2005 PGT Commerce Maharshi Vidya Mandir Pithoragarh | City, STATE,
  • Condensed and archived class lectures into study guides for student reference.
  • Defined and provided examples for types of market structure, such as monopoly and oligopoly.
  • Encouraged public speaking and class participation to properly ground abstract concepts of economic theory.
  • Defined and explained key terms of economic theory, such as opportunity cost, elasticity and equilibrium.
  • Met course and department instructional goals by integrating key competencies into lesson plans.
  • Helped students understand topics by initiating and moderating classroom discussions.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2015 Diploma in Tourism Management | Tourism Management IGNOU, Pithoragarh, GPA:
Expected in 05/2015 Diploma in Computers | Computers IGNOU, Pithoragarh, GPA:
Expected in 06/2010 National Teachers Training (NTT) | NTT Brilliant Coaching Institute, Delhi, GPA:
Expected in 06/2009 B.Ed | Commerce CCS University, Merut, GPA:
Expected in 07/1996 12th | Commerce Kendriya Vidyalaya, Surat, GPA:
Full Professional
Full Professional
  • Let the implementation of technology-based communications between school, students and parents through automated phone system and social media adoption.
  • Created and integrated a new marketing campaign that grew new student enrollment by [number]%.
  • Elevated staff development and continued education objectives through the implementation of curriculum training program.
  • Administered $[Number] yearly budget.
  • Developed [Description] program for [Type] students.
  • Achieved recognition for increasing student [Test type] scores to meet [District] standards.
  • Nominated by [name of school district]'s educators and students three years in a row for the Principal of the Year Award.
  • Promoted positive and collaborative team culture between teaching professionals through the institution of quarterly peer review process.
  • Earned "[Award Name]" for [Reason].
Activities and Honors
  • 2006 Bareilly
  • 2015 FDRC Principals workshop on...
  • 2017 FDRC Principals workshop on...
  • 2019 FDRC Principals workshop on...
  • Certified [Job Title], [Company Name] - [Year]
  • [Accrediting Agency], [Field of study]: [Degree, Certificate or Designation]

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School Attended

  • Brilliant Coaching Institute
  • CCS University
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya

Job Titles Held:

  • Principal
  • Pre Primary Teacher
  • Primary Teacher
  • PGT Commerce


  • Diploma in Tourism Management
  • Diploma in Computers
  • National Teachers Training (NTT)
  • B.Ed
  • 12th

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