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

Versatile and motivational team leader facilitating quality improvements in all academic and organizational processes. Adept in maximizing the talents of each team member and building a strong team with key strengths in team building pursuits which deliver measurable progress in student and staff performance objectives through the use of a common mission, vision, purpose, values, SMART goals, and action oriented plan. I love being a cheerleader for my teams while provided on-going support, training, and making adjustments when needed. I enjoy leading projects, seeing and celebrating results, and recognizing others for their hard work and efforts.

  • Strong Emotional Intelligence Skills having the ability to manage my own responses as well as help others identify and manage their own
  • Deep understanding of a variety of Computer and Technology Based Literacy Skills, such as Google, Microsoft, hosting virtual conferences through different platforms WebEx/Zoom, Data Entry, Research, Social Media, Apple devices
  • Process Improvement Expertise using best practices, current data, trends, and research
  • Devoted and passionate leader dedicated to helping others discover their strengths and talents and build a team with a common vision, mission, goals, purpose, and plan
  • Strong communication skills able to engage and influence important stakeholders
  • Experienced public speaker, have spoken at regional and local conferences
  • Ability to collaborate with teams and in a positive manner using interpersonal strengths
  • School community relations
07/2011 to 01/2021
Principal-Twin Chimneys Elementary School Fort Zumwalt School District City, STATE,
  • Led, collaborated, and worked along side an amazing staff comprised of 39 support staff members and 41 teachers to provide feedback, receive valuable input, and problem solve as a team.
  • Created thought-provoking, stimulating learning environment for students and positive, education-driven setting for instructors by implementing The Leader in Me by Stephen Covey. Resolved various situations to cultivate strong student and parent relationships. Our school was named a Leader in Me Lighthouse School in 2015.
  • Hosted Leader in Me Symposiums for Leader in Me Schools across the country.
  • Trained and certified in teaching Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Happy Kids/Highly Successful people
  • Developed positive relationships with school students, teachers, parents and local community.
  • Cultivated an environment that supported strong, engaging student, parent, and staff relationships.
  • Managed school administration operations and organized teacher schedules, student registration processes and class orientation sessions.
  • Directed school human resources including hiring, training, policy enforcement and legal compliance for school employing over 80 staff members.
  • Outlined, implemented and maintained personnel-related policies and procedures.
  • Facilitated staff meetings to convey policy changes, provide on-going training and professional development, lead team building/soft skills training, and hear employee input.
  • Instructed teachers on classroom management, behavior and instructional strategies.
  • Visited classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Monitored and evaluated performance of school employees.
  • Guided instruction by mentoring teachers to improve leadership and teaching effectiveness.
  • Collaborated with various departments, schools within the district, and schools across the country to support and establish programs, lessons and student activities.
  • Oversaw school budgets, documented changes and tracked expenses to allocate and manage school funds.
  • Developed and managed budgets for academic and student affairs.
  • Reviewed standardized test results to assess student progress and academic performance.
  • Developed platform for instructional practices design through data-driven decision-making.
  • Served as a mentor for new administrators in a variety of local districts
  • Led the school in developing grade level community outreach programs to help serve the needs of others and foster a love of giving back
07/2007 to 07/2011
Assistant Prin.-Twin Chimneys Elementary School Fort Zumwalt School District City, STATE,
  • Integrated technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction.
  • Collaborated with other subject and grade-level teachers to build complementary educational frameworks for students.
  • Displayed strong decision making abilities and confidence to staff and students.
  • Developed positive school climate by building effective communication within school.
  • Collaborated with various departments to support and establish programs, lessons and student activities.
  • Presented resources and opportunities to teaching staff for further professional development and curriculum training courses.
  • Interacted and liaised with building and district administrators to discuss budgeting, development of curricula and student testing initiatives.
07/2004 to 07/2007
2nd Grade Teacher-St. Peters Elementary School Fort Zumwalt School District City, STATE,
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Met with parents to communicate students' progress, achievements and classroom issues.
  • Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health delays or problems in students and followed up with parents.
  • Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies for grade level.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Served as the Teacher in Charge in the event our school's principal was absent
07/2002 to 07/2004
Fifth Grade Teacher-St. Louis Charter School St. Louis Charter School City, STATE,
  • Implemented Project Based Learning in a diverse learning environment
  • Assisted in helping students meet their personal learning targets based on their needs
  • Developed positive relationships with students, staff, and parents/guardians
  • Named Teacher of the Year in my second year of teaching
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2012
Specialist of Educational Administration, Superintendents Certification: Educational Administration
Missouri Baptist University - St. Louis, Missouri,
Expected in 05/2005
Masters of Educational Administration: Educational Administration
Maryville University - St. Louis, Missouri,
Expected in 05/2002
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education
University of Missouri - St Louis - St Louis, MO

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