principal resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Executive Profile
Results oriented Director with superb leadership and communication skills. Easily Cultivates trusting and productive relationships with students, parents, teachers, and staff. Dedicated and proactive with strong commitment to creating high-quality educational standards that develop the potential in every child.
Skill Highlights
Budget Oversight
Technology Proficient
Records Administration
Team Supervision
Hiring and Recruitment
Regulatory Compliance
Continuous Professional Improvement
Core Accomplishments
Named RCPS 2009 Learning Strategist of the Year
Instrumental in significantly closing the gap between the math scores of general education students and those of students with learning disabilities.
Professional Experience
01/2014 to Current Principal Jvs Chicago | Skokie, IL,
  • Enforce discipline and attendance rules.
  • Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities, policies, and student behavioral or learning problems.
  • Observe teaching methods and examine learning materials to evaluate and standardize curricula and teaching techniques, and to determine areas where improvement is needed.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate primary and supplemental staff.
  • Counsel and provide guidance to students regarding personal, academic, vocational, or behavioral issues.
  • Plan and lead professional development activities for teachers, administrators, and support staff.
  • Prepare, maintain, or oversee the preparation and maintenance of attendance, activity, planning, or personnel reports and records.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of teachers, administrators, and support staff at schools, public agencies, and institutions.
  • Coordinate and direct extracurricular activities and programs such as after-school events and athletic contests.
10/2005 to 04/2013 Educator Lifepoint Hospitals | Pulaski, TN,
  • Modify the general education curriculum for special-needs students, based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Develop and implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of handicapping conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, confidential and complete student records, and prepare reports on children and activities, as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  • Instruct through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies.
  • Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and professionals to develop individual educational plans designed to promote students' educational, physical, and social development.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Administer standardized ability and achievement tests and interpret results to determine students' strengths and areas of need.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.
08/1999 to 02/2005 Senior Executive Assistant Surprise.Com | San Mateo, CA,
  • Organize, prioritize and expedite flow of work through assigned executive office.
  • Initiate follow-up actions, interpret and communicate executive's instructions to other personnel, and perform high level administrative support duties for the executives as needed.
  • Function as gatekeeper for executives to determine importance of telephone calls, personal visitors, and incoming mail.
  • Adjust schedules, meetings and activities based on the executives' daily priorities and activities which change frequently.
  • Anticipate potential conflicts in priorities and solve them appropriately.
  • Provide answers to immediate issues in an executive's absence or contact the executive remotely to alert him/her of critical work situations.
  • Provide guidance to individuals in executive's reporting structure regarding division policies, procedures, practices, etc.
  • in order to resolve problems or determine appropriate course of action.
  • Analyze and summarize data to provide executives with relevant information and/or recommendations for management decision-making.
Expected in Bachelor of Arts | Psychology City College of New York - CUNY, New York, NY GPA:
Expected in | Special Education Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA GPA:
Special Education
Expected in | Mathematics Education Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL GPA:
Mathematics Education
Oral Communication,  Mathematics, Decision-Making, Relationship Management, 

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School Attended

  • City College of New York - CUNY
  • Georgia College & State University
  • Nova Southeastern University

Job Titles Held:

  • Principal
  • Educator
  • Senior Executive Assistant


  • Bachelor of Arts

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