Sample High School Principal Resume

A high school principal resume should focus on the applicant's experience, training, and readiness to accept employment. All high school principal resumes should mention all of the above, as shown in the following example.

James Green
110 Grand Avenue
Any Town, USA 9999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


A position as a High School Principal


Professional educator, excellent leader, good communicator, credentialed teacher, available for immediate placement, willing to relocate


High School Principal, 2000 to present:

Arthur T. Kipling High School, Big City, USA.

Primary duties include overseeing the daily operations of the school, including students, teachers, and support staff, running staff meetings, speaking at parent-teacher events, ensuring that all state and federal policies are met.

Assistant High School Principal, 1998-2000:

Arthur T. Kipling High School, Big City, USA.

Assisted the principal by handling student discipline and curriculum. and meeting with staff for training, updates, and in-services.


M.A. School Administration, 1997
Any City University, Any City, USA


American Association of High School Principals

NOTE: When writing a high school principal resume of your own use this condensed version as a sample for creating a complete one. Remember that potential employers look for specifics related to the job they want to fill. Include those details in your high school principal resume.