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

Organizational leader and educational administrator offering 8 years of experience as a school leader for elementary and high school leadership. 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. Results-driven school administrator with years honed expertise in financial and resource management and administration. Familiar with local, state and federal standards and regulations related to academic performance, assessment programs, and educational practices. Experienced leading faculty and staff of large middle and high schools. Accomplished Vice Principal successful at increasing efficiency, reducing discipline issues and maximizing teacher and student potential.

  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Exceptional record-keeping skills
  • Supervisory experience of teachers
  • Excellent oral/written communication
  • Committed to the success of students with disabilities
  • Relationship building and networking
  • Proficient in Google Suite
  • Curriculum implementation
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Discipline management
  • Student achievement
  • Common Core learning standards
  • Staff Development
  • Standardized Testing
  • Community engagement
Work History
08/2015 to Current
Vice Principal Multnomah Education Service Portland, OR,
  • Maintained records for school, district, state, and federal requirements.
  • Interpreted district mandates and translated into actionable policies.
  • Monitored and evaluated educational programs to maintain high-quality performance objectives and standards.
  • Encouraged interdepartmental and cross-functional teams collaboration in development and support of student activities, programs and lessons.
  • Led meetings to convey policy changes, gather information and assess employee thoughts.
  • Coordinated yearly operations and staff budget, tracked expenses and documented actions.
  • Worked with teachers to evaluate policies and enact improvements.
  • Administered all facets of personnel policies and procedures, including conception, modification and approval of professional staff additions.
  • Supported human resources operations, including hiring, training, disciplinary action and termination in compliance with legal guidelines and requirements.
  • Enforced disciplinary policy for both students and faculty.
  • Planned and implemented professional development programs.
  • Trained teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification.
  • Instructed small groups of teachers and students.
  • Met with parents to discuss student performance and behavioral issues.
  • Acted as principal as needed for day-to-day running of school as well as key decision making.
  • Modeled expected and appropriate leadership to promote teaching staff and administrative personnel's positive interaction with students and families.
  • Established instructional practices driven by statistical performance data.
  • Built productive relationships with parents of students facing difficult situations at school or at home.
11/2018 to 08/2020
Supervisor of Instruction and Curriculum Brenham Indipendent School District Brenham, TX,
  • Effectively implemented best training practices and adult learning principles in planning and creation of instructional materials.
  • Provided subject matter expertise on all courses, materials and lesson plans.
  • Teamed with subject matter experts in evaluation and revision of training tools in order to continually improve learning platforms.
  • Worked closely with instructors to prepare online materials, content, and tools to facilitate training globally.
  • Reached out to vendors to evaluate available curriculums and associated materials.
  • Designed, implemented and managed successful training programs to meet department and school needs.
  • Negotiated contracts and delivery plans with vendors.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Collaborated with administrators to determine course objectives.
  • Researched and incorporated current trends and data into standard curriculum for Language Arts, Mathematics, and STEAM.
  • Continuously delivered top-quality training documentation, manuals, and tools addressing needs of specific specialists groups such as special education teachers, general education educators, and paraprofessionals.
09/2011 to 06/2017
English Teacher Jersey City Public Schools City, STATE,
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
  • Coordinated theme days for classes to encourage interest in reading, resulting in significant increase in reading scores.
  • Tracked student progress using exams and weekly graded assignments, keeping detailed notes and working with students to identify and rectify issues.
  • Adapted lesson plans and curricula to student interests, increasing GPAs and student engagement.
  • Explored and implemented innovative use of technology in language education.
  • Served as languages department member and attended PLC meetings to develop and update course curricula.
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education.
  • Cultivated relationships with parents for complete support network.
  • Worked with other teachers to support struggling students and provide thorough help to rectify comprehension issues.
  • Prepared students for state standardized testing, resulting in scores ranking top % in the school.
Expected in 06/2021
Ph.D.: Organizational Leadership K-12
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ,
Expected in 05/2013
Master of Arts: Educational Leadership & Administration
New Jersey City University - Jersey City, NJ
Expected in 05/2011
Master of Arts: Special Education
New Jersey City University - Jersey City, NJ
Expected in 2009
Bachelor’s of Arts: English Literature, Literature, Writing
New Jersey City University - Jersey City, NJ

Social & Emotional Character Education: Served as the primary coordinator of Character Education and Social and Emotional Learning programs including MOSAIC curriculum and Zones of Regulation implementation

Grant writing: Write and evaluate grants, with the school winning 4 grants last year totaling almost $40K in funding for Drones, News Broadcasting, Financial Literacy, Music and Audio Recording


NJ Standard Principal certification

NJ Standard Supervisor certification

NJ Standard Teacher of Students with Disabilities

NJ Standard Teacher Middle School English

NJ Standard Teacher K-5

NJ Standard Teacher P-3

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