The Archdiocese of Philadelphia seeks a seasoned educational leader to serve as its Superintendent of Secondary Schools and Schools of Special Education beginning in July 2023 or sooner.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia currently owns and operates a system of 15 high schools throughout the metropolitan area comprising the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia. System wide enrollment stands at over 10,000. The ideal candidate must be a practicing Catholic. He/she will exhibit a deep belief in the intrinsic lifelong value of a Catholic education joined with a willingness to embrace opportunities and overcome obstacles in a collaborative manner. He/she will possess leadership and business acumen as well as an ability to work with a broad array of benefactors and stakeholders who seek to support Catholic education in the Archdiocese.
The next Superintendent will hold an unwavering commitment to preserve Catholic identity and to serve as an inspirational model of missionary discipleship as expressed by Pope Francis. He/she will also affirm academic excellence as central to the educational mission of the local Church. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to lead not only for the present, but also to envision the long-term landscape of Catholic secondary education in Philadelphia and chart that course in a manner that leads to sustainability, viability, and growth. He/she will embrace an educational model that leads to the holistic formation of young men and women spiritually, academically, athletically, and socially. Every action undertaken in the exercise of his/her duties aligns with those responsibilities and the obligation to form young men and women of character who are equipped to be servant leaders for the world around them with the zealous heart of a missionary disciple.
Additional information and our application procedures regarding this exciting executive leadership opportunity can be found in our detailed search prospectus here:
The search committee is on a fast-track to identify and secure its next Superintendent. Interested candidates can begin exploring this exciting Catholic school leadership opportunity by immediately contacting our team. All inquiries and applications will be treated with the highest degree of confidentiality and with the greatest respect.
Candidates are expected to be available to assume the responsibilities of the position in July 2023. This search is moving at a swift pace. Connect with us today!