Sample School Principal Resume

The job seeker who wrote this school principal resume starts with a specific goal-the job he is seeking. Then he refers to his previous experience overseeing an elementary school. All school principal resumes should include all pertinent information that will help the job-seeker land an interview.

Jesse Job-Seeker
105 XYZ Blvd.
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


Position as a School Principal


Excellent leadership skills, understanding and knowledge of learning process, ability to relate to staff, students, and parents. Interest in broadening curriculum to include arts and music appreciation.


School Vice Principal, 2000 to present:

Big City Elementary School, Big City, USA.

Primary duties included supporting the principal with handling student discipline and overseeing curriculum.

Elementary School Teacher, Fifth Grade, 1998-2000:

Major City Elementary School, Major City, USA.

Teaching state-approved curriculum and heading up after-school athletic events.


M.A., Elementary Education, 1997,

Colbert University, Any City, USA


American Association of Elementary School Teachers:

Vice President, 2005

NOTE: Before writing your school principal resume find out what the potential employer wants from the person he hires. The school principal resume above is a short version of a complete resume. Feel free to use it as an example.