vice principal resume example with 15+ years of experience

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

Innovative leader and educational administrator offering 15 years of experience as an educator. Academic and operational leader with 4 years of experience as high school Assistant Principal. Professional Educator certified in Global Education (U.S. department of State Program - now Fulbright). A scholar-practitioner with an Ed.D. , focusing on Social and Emotional Learning as an instructional best practice, especially in urban education. An advocate for S.T.E.A.M. education. Committed to purposeful student, parent and community engagement and developing student competencies for a future-forward education. A strong advocate for equity and social justice to foster meaningful student engagement and student empowerment.

  • Student Achievement
  • Program Development and Management
  • Policy Development and Enforcement
  • Group Facilitation and Presentations
  • Discipline Management
  • Common Core Learning Standards
  • Academic Administration
  • Team Leadership
  • Training and Development
  • Middle School Education
  • School Administration
  • Teaching
  • Budgeting
  • Scheduling
  • Staff Development
  • Lesson Planning
  • Data Analysis
  • Tutoring
  • Curriculum Development
  • Staff Management
  • Prioritization
  • Educational Programs
  • Policy and Procedure Development
  • Interpersonal Strengths
  • Social Studies
  • Standardized Testing
  • Special Education
Work History
07/2018 to Current Vice Principal Multnomah Education Service | Portland, OR,
  • Overall supervision of the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts as a small learning community within the high school.
  • Supervised and evaluated teaching and support staff through instructional leadership and professional development.
  • Oversaw schedule management and protocols for orientation, registration and related activities.
  • Monitored and evaluated educational programs to maintain high-quality performance objectives and standards.
  • Administered standardized tests to evaluate student performance and progress.
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education.
  • Verified adherence to state, federal and private funding source requirements across programs and outcomes.
  • Partnered with principal to administer school program in alignment with vision and goals, providing positive, high-expectation academic environment.
  • Performed classroom evaluations to assess teacher strategies and effectiveness.
  • Modeled expected and appropriate leadership to promote teaching staff and administrative personnel's positive interaction with students and families.
  • Built and maintained positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, such as parents, school volunteers and outside agencies.
  • Instructed small groups of teachers and students.
  • Administered personnel policies and procedures and approved professional staff additions.
  • Trained teachers on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification.
  • Established instructional practices driven by statistical performance data.
  • Encouraged interdepartmental and cross-functional teams collaboration in development and support of student activities, programs and lessons.
  • Defined and enforced student academic achievement standards in line with district goals and objectives.
  • Monitored student behavior and enforced discipline policies.
  • Assisted with compliance efforts for fire and other safety regulations.
  • Analyzed and interpreted government regulations and professional journals to verify educational initiative conformance to legal and quality requirements.
  • Facilitated continued education for teaching staff through implementation of quality curriculum training and appropriation of necessary resources.
  • Led meetings to convey policy changes, gather information and assess employee thoughts.
  • Supported hiring, training and disciplinary action in compliance with legal guidelines and requirements.
01/2013 to Current Business Owner East Baton Rouge Parish School Board | Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Contributed to creative process through original ideas and inspiration.
  • Researched drawings of characters and environmental elements for inspiration.
  • Met aesthetic and technical criteria to complement design usability and enhance functionality with attractive layouts.
  • Made collateral to support various marketing campaigns and visually communicate concepts.
  • Implemented artistic vision to give art purpose and meaning.
  • Fostered highly communicative, collaborative team culture on visual product projects.
  • Oversaw hiring, training and direction of creative personnel to achieve optimal results.
  • Managed client relationships and expectations for creative projects with varying budgets and objectives.
  • Developed artistic visual products while working within defined technical constraints.
  • Collaborated with production on task list creation to meet overall project goals on time.
09/2008 to 06/2018 High School Social Studies Teacher Ramona Unified School District | Ramona, CA,
  • Educated students regarding national and global social issues and influencing factors.
  • Devised lesson plans reflecting student educational, cultural and language diversity.
  • Maintained awareness of relevant current events and quickly incorporated study into curriculum.
  • Encouraged consistent classroom attendance and managed student behavior using constructive criticism.
  • Conducted regular parent-teacher conferences to keep parents informed of student progress.
  • Researched latest teaching techniques and incorporated into lesson delivery to improve concept acquisition.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives and expectations to students.
  • Established and supported positive educational environment for student learning.
  • Met or exceeded course and student performance goals.
  • Gave assignments, graded work and regularly discussed performance with students.
  • Created lesson plans and made adjustments based on overall class performance throughout year.
  • Developed instructional aids for classroom use and encouraged student participation.
  • Planned and implemented integrated Social Studies lessons to meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
  • Consulted with teachers in other disciplines to identify and adopt successful instructional strategies.
  • Utilized technology to enhance student education and grasp of materials.
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education.
  • Attended department meetings to develop and update course curricula.
  • Utilized curriculum which reflected diverse educational, cultural and linguistic background of student body.
  • Worked with principal's office on disciplinary and safety issues.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all educational activities.
  • Led classroom activities for play-based and immersive learning.
  • Planned learning activities that provided students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate social studies topics.
08/2006 to 08/2008 Middle School Teacher Blessed Sacrament School | City, STATE,
  • Taught subject matter based on information compiled from textbooks, online sites and other educational materials.
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
  • Assessed student comprehension through regular quizzes, tests and assignments.
  • Planned and supervised class projects, field trips and visits by guest speakers.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material.
  • Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in students.
  • Cultivated relationships with parents for complete support network.
  • Supported student skill development in alignment with personal and academic goals.
Expected in 05/2022 to to Ph.D. | Ed.D. Educational Leadership Rider University, Lawrence, NJ, GPA:
Expected in 09/2016 to to | Global Education IREX - International Research And Exchange Board, Washington D.C. , GPA:
  • Awarded a grant for Teachers for Global Classrooms, a program sponsored by IREX and the US Department of Education
    Fall, 2016: Master's level course in Global Education
    February, 2017: Global Education Symposium, Washington D.C.
    April-May, 2017: International Field Experience, Senegal.
    May -September, 2017: Capstone Project
Expected in 05/1998 to to Master of Science | Political Science University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS GPA:
  • Awarded Best Graduate Paper by the Mississippi Political Science Association conference, 1998.
Additional Information

As a certified global educator, I endeavor to provide students the platform to develop competencies that will allow them to successfully participate in the global economy. I am a strong advocate of S.T.E.A.M. as an evidence-based approach that will provide high-engagement instruction to students and help develop critical thinking skills and enable application of their knowledge in the real world.

As a leader in education, I consistently supports faculty and staff through purposeful professional development. I focus on team-building, culture-improving and performance-increasing initiatives and create opportunities for active participation in collaborative activities.

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School Attended

  • Rider University
  • IREX - International Research And Exchange Board
  • University of Southern Mississippi

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  • High School Social Studies Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher


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