Principal Resume

Every institution or organization needs centralized control over all its activities for effective execution and harmonious coordination of processes. A principal is the central controlling authority of all the activities that are taking place in a high school. A principal fulfills all the decision making job responsibilities and maintains smooth working of all the activities.

Principals do work as teachers at times, however most of the time they are busy performing the administrative tasks. Given below is a sample resume of a school principal. Do refer to the resume format.

Sample Director of Education Resume:

Tom Green
456, X Street, Y Avenue,
Los Angeles, CA-90003
(123) 456-7890

Career Objective:

To seek the position of Principal at a well reputed and professional high school

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Intelligent and highly experienced high school principal
  • 5+ years of work experience with exposure to all kinds of responsibilities involved in a principal’s job
  • Complete knowledge of the hierarchical structuring of school administration with detailed information regarding the work profile of each post
  • Tremendously positive approach towards the job responsibilities
  • Extra ordinarily strong abilities of controlling the subordinates
  • Highly planned and solution oriented work approach
  • Familiarity with the frequently occurring administrative problems and methods to solve them. Able to handle exceptional issues using past experiences
  • Knowledge of student’s needs in terms of academic resources and campus facilities
  • Profound dexterity in working with the computers and the internet
  • Extreme proficiency in spoken and written English

Professional Work Experience:

ABC High school, Los Angeles CA (2007-Present)


  • Reviewing all the suggested activities by the faculty members and planning programs for their implementation
  • Checking the progress status of each assigned activity and providing suggestions
  • Determining necessity and priority of all pending decisions and assuring accomplishment of each decision
  • Preparing summarized reports of the overall periodic working of staff and forwarding it to the higher management

ABC High school, Los Angeles CA (2004-2007)

Vice Principal

  • Monitoring and controlling routine school activities
  • Providing assistance to respective officials by offering additional resources as needed
  • Observing the school and its premises periodically, and maintaining its safety and cleanliness
  • Organizing resources for specially planned events and assuring successful completion of such events
  • Preparing periodic standard work reports and forwarding it to the principal

Academic Profile:

  • Bachelor of Education and School Counseling from California State University, Los Angeles, CA (2002)
  • Master of Secondary Education from California State University, Los Angeles, CA (2004)

References: Will be available on request

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