Middle & High School Principal

Deadline: 
Thursday, July 18, 2019
District/Organization: 
All Saints Central Catholic Schools
Position Details: 

Middle & High School Principal All Saints Central Catholic Schools

Full-Time

The principal is the primary religious and educational leader of the school. As spiritual leader, the principal is expected to nurture the faith development of the faculty and staff by providing opportunities for spiritual growth. As educational leader, the principal provides many opportunities for continuing education for all staff members. The principal reports directly to the Superintendent of Catholic Schools and is responsible for the implementation of the mission statement of the school.  The principal will also work in close collaboration with the All Saints Central Board of Trustees.   The principal has the authority and responsibility for the daily operations of the school, which include the setting and implementation of policies and programs in the following areas:

Responsibilities:

  • Provides visible spiritual leadership of the school community and ensures that appropriate religious and school ministry activities occur regularly. 
  • Has the task of ensuring that all Diocesan policies and administrative procedures applicable to the operations of the school (employee and student handbooks) and the school’s mission as a Catholic, academic community are implemented.
  • In cooperation with department chairs, designs the academic program of the school, arranges for the assignment, the purchase of materials and equipment, and the scheduling of courses and related activities and annual evaluation of the program. 
  • Approves and oversees all student activities and athletics by means of effective personal communication and working relationships with students, faculty/staff and families. 
  • Develops and oversees programs of guidance and counseling, student services and the supervision and discipline of students. 
  • Develops the criteria for admission to the school according to Diocesan policies, and determines the admission of students based on those criteria. 
  • Supervises and evaluates teaching and support staff in accordance with the Diocese of Saginaw Growth Model.
  • Works collaboratively with the appropriate staff to provide for the revision of instructional programs and professional staff development.
  • Recommends to the Superintendent and Board of Trustees the appointment of faculty and staff; the Diocese of Saginaw Bishop must approve Theology teachers.
  • Manages all operations of the school.
  • Maintains open and consistent lines of communication with students, including meeting and listening to students, and referring them for counseling services as appropriate.
  • Works collaboratively with school staff such as security, cafeteria, and maintenance to ensure a safe and positive environment.
  • Monitors and responds to feedback from students and parents, which may impact the school environment.
  • Confers regularly with the superintendent, Board of Trustees and the Advancement and Business Offices on the development and management of the school budget and the development of programs for effective student recruitment and retention.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE: 

  • A practicing Roman Catholic who will inspire a shared vision of the value of a Catholic education across all constituencies, faculty, students, parents and the greater faith community.
  • Energetic and positive approach to responsibilities. 
  • Driven to attain results; proven experience and effectiveness in improving student achievement in classroom and/or school. 
  • Has a positive attitude and demonstrates compassion. 
  • Self-motivated, able to accept criticism and grow as a result.  
  • Strong communication and organizational skills. 
  • Must possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills to guide effective interaction among parents, students and staff. 
  • Must recognize and appoint competent people to positions of leadership. 
  • Must be able to listen to teachers and staff, and attempt to understand their perspective. 
  • Must be able to resolve staff conflicts in the spirit of a Catholic faith climate and fosters academic professionalism among the staff. 
  • Continues his/her own professional development through reading, workshops etc. 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s Degree in Education from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of administrative experience in education, which includes budgeting, and personnel management.
  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate with a minimum of five (5) years of teaching experience, Catholic school experience preferred.
  • Valid Administrative certificate or must be in process or be willing to enroll in a program within six (6) months from the date of hire.

 

If interested, please send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) letters of recommendation by:

Email to:              Cormac Lynn, Superintendent of Catholic Schools at clynn@dioceseofsaginaw.org

Mail to:

Diocese of Saginaw

Cormac Lynn, Superintendent of Catholic Schools

5800 Weiss Road

Saginaw, MI 48603

 

Email: 
clynn@dioceseofsaginaw.org