Assistant School Principal Resume or CV Sample a.k.a. Vice Principal

This assistant principal resume sample highlights the educational leadership skills that Rupert can bring to the school community. You should find this school administrator resume or CV example unique and targeted to the skills needed for a leader in education.

It includes a list of relevant educational core competencies, a vice principal resume summary/profile, and his strengths, which immediately show the reader that this assistant principal is qualified. This resume or CV format also encourages further review, as well as an offer for a job interview.

Rupert's education and credentials are critical, which is why we listed them on the first page. He possesses a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Education Administration, as well as Principal and Assistant Principal certification, which are integral to gaining a position as an assistant principal. If you have recent education credentials, education that is pertinent, or lack related experience, your education credentials should always be placed on the first page of your resume.

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Industry keywords and educational buzzwords are essential to securing an administrative position. Applicant tracking system ATS software is frequently used to screen education resumes or CVs to see if job application candidates' application should reach a human for further consideration. ATS software makes including education keywords in your assistant principal resume or CV critical.

We have included education keywords throughout Rupert's vice principal resume. We have incorporated administrative terms such as budget development, school administration, classroom evaluation, and others in the core competencies section which list all of his administrative skills. Additionally, administrative-related keywords have been sprinkled throughout the resume to provide a balanced and strong resume.

Rupert's professional experiences begin with his administrative experience. His administrative duties have been placed in a paragraph and his accomplishments follow the paragraph in bullet points. By placing his accomplishments in bullets, it makes them stand out more. He has included impressive achievements that show the value he can bring to a school community, such as: "Initiated and facilitated before- and after-school programs, Family Resource Center, and CATCH Cafeteria Program".

When trying to come up with your own accomplishments, remember the CAR acronym: Challenge, Action, Result. Think about a challenge you faced, describe the actions you took, and then what were the end results of your efforts.

Any interviewer looking for an outstanding school assistant principal or vice principal candidate would be happy to hire Rupert.

Assistant Principal Resume Sample - Page 1

Rupert has an almost endless list of administrative qualifications and teaching credentials that he can showcase on his assistant principal resume or vice principal resume. We've made sure to include his career development, committee memberships, and the parent and teacher programs he has facilitated.

Page two of this resume continues on with Rupert's accomplishments from his assistant principal role. We've included a page header with Rupert's name and the page number, as well as a heading "Administrative Experience Continued" to let the reader know that these bullet points are still part of the same job experience.

His accomplishments that we've highlighted continue to be extremely strong achievement, with examples of what he has accomplished for his past school community that include: "Developed a solid cohesive educational team by setting high expectations and encouraging team approach; established committees to address school issues and goals, promoting creativity and career development to all staff, allowing ideas and opinions to be shared".

Following his administrative experience is his past teaching experiences. They've been listed with the roles and dates without further details because they are older experiences with less importance than his recent administrative role. It is still important to have them listed, however, because it shows he is also a talented educator with lots of experience in the classroom. These skills will benefit him when dealing with his teaching staff.

His resume ends with three more short sections listing his career development or professional development, committee memberships or professional organizations, and the parenting and teacher programs he has facilitated. These are all organized in lists that are easy for the reader to read. It's always important to include your professional development because it shows that you are dedicated toward your improvement as an education professional and that you remain up-to-date on important methods. Listing the committees that he is either involved in or chairs shows his commitment to his school community and ability to lead and participate in a variety of different school issues. Lastly, the programs he has facilitated deserve their own section because he has coordinated so many. This is definitely a strength of his and so should be adequately highlighted.

This educational administrator resume is presented in a very professional and visually-appealing manner. We have utilized a border that is simple, yet attractive and effective. The layout of this sample assistant principal resume draws the eye to key information, while making it easy for the reader to interpret.

Assistant Principal Resume Sample - Page 2

We have also designed a cover letter to match, which complements the resume very well and encourages the interviewer to take a closer look at the administrator candidate.

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Rupert M. Mopother
123 Eastway Road ~ Horton, CA 77581 ~
Home: (123) 555-5551 ~ Work: (123) 555-5552 ~ Cell: (123) 555-5553


Highly skilled and overtly student-focused educational leader possessing a strong commitment to the development of students, staff, and providing a stimulating, safe, and motivating learning environment. Dynamic visionary leader and solid team player with a proven track record in collaborating with the school community, increasing student academics, and maintaining excellence in education. Trustworthy professional with superior communication skills to develop strong and lasting relationships with all members of the school community.

Core competencies include:

  • Budget Development
  • Curriculum Development & Improvements
  • Performance Standards Development
  • School Security & Safety
  • Teaching Mentoring & Development
  • Standardized Testing & Scores
  • Mission Statements & School Vision
  • Program Management & Coordination
  • School Administration
  • Program Evaluation & Assessment
  • Classroom Evaluation
  • Leadership & Team Building
  • Student Teacher Supervision
  • Workshop & Seminar Presentations



Certified Advanced Graduate Studies (2014); Major: Educational Administration
University of Horton – Horton, CA

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (Early Childhood Specialization) (2001)
University of Horton – Horton, CA

Principal/Assistant Principal (PreK-6) / Supervisor/Director Art (K-12)



JOHN SMITH PRIMARY SCHOOL – Horton, CA 2012 - Present
Assistant Principal

Supervise a team of professionals including para-professionals, nurses, and support staff. Oversee a student body of approximately 800 learners. Devise and coordinate scheduling, creating, and tracking work orders. Liaise with cafeteria, custodians, and maintenance staff on a daily basis, ensuring a safe and healthy learning environment for all school members.
Highlights & Contributions:

  • Established and maintained rapport with staff, students, and parents; mentor and lead new teachers and interns, ensuring appropriate substitute coverage when necessary.
  • Coordinated PDAS and training for the school district as well as organized all TAKS and training for campus, disaggregating data.
  • Initiated and facilitated before- and after-school programs, Family Resource Center, and CATCH Cafeteria Program.
  • Contributed to the academic and social tone of school through the consistent demonstration of professionalism and enthusiasm of the school community; upheld a commitment to educational excellence, establishing and promoting an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust.
  • Developed a solid cohesive educational team by setting high expectations and encouraging team approach; established committees to address school issues and goals, promoting creativity and career development to all staff, allowing ideas and opinions to be shared.
  • Actively involved in "Child Study", consisting of a team of administrators, counselors, district special education supervisors, and social workers who meet weekly to discuss "at risk" students; uphold the highest of confidentiality while devising an action plan, i.e., referrals for special education, testing, or outside placement.
  • Conducted support-staff, long-term substitute, and first year teaching performance appraisals that included instructional performance observations and post-observation conferences.



Teacher (2nd Grade) 2006-2012

Teacher (4th Grade) 2005-2006

Teacher (5th Grade) 2004-2005

Teacher (3rd Grade)



Success For all Literacy Training 2017
Bay State Reader's Conference (QRI, DRI Assessment Training) 2017
TERC Investigations Math Training 2016
Writer's Workshop 2013
Violence Prevention 2013
Standardized Literacy & Math Assessments, Rubric Grading 2012
Teacher Mentor Training-Simmons College 2011
Success with Differentiated Instruction – ASCD 2010



Character Education Committee Chairperson 2016 – Present
Pupil Assistance Committee Chairperson 2013 – Present
504 Committee Chairperson 2013 – Present
Strategic Planning Committee, Action Plan Chairperson 2012 – Present
Monroe Council for Educational Research 2014 – 2017
Career Education Committee 2004 – 2017
Let Me Learn Committee 2000 – 2103



How to Improve Your Child's Behavior 2016 / Positive Discipline 2016
How to Help Your Child with Homework 2015 – 2016 / Self-Esteem 2015
Your Child's Social Skills 2014 / Improving Your Child's Academic Skills 2014
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk 2013
Conflict Resolution 2012 / The Power of Character 2012

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