Catholic Diocese of Savannah - St. John the Evangelist Catholic School
Location: Valdosta, Georgia
Salary commensurate with experience and Diocesan salary scale for administrators.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School serves approximately 150 students and 30 faculty and staff members. Under the supervision of the Pastor, the Principal fulfills the mission of the Catholic school serving as the spiritual, educational, visionary, relational and managerial leader charged with implementing the philosophy, mission, and management of the school. The principal is responsible for the professionalism of the faculty and staff, the educational achievements of students, and cultivating a mutually positive relationship with the school and parish communities.
Academic/Professional Requirements o Master’s Degree in the field of educational leadership/school administration o Eligible for Georgia Elementary Principal Certification (L5) o Successful teaching experiences (minimum of 5 years) at the Elementary and/or Middle School level o Obtain/maintain Catechetical certification o Experience with school finance/budgeting requirements and federal programs o Understanding of Catholic theology and philosophy of Catholic education o Evidence of continuing education o Leadership experience preferred o Three (3) references are required; at least one shall be from a Pastor.
Personal Requirements: o Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church. o Maintain a personal philosophy, values, and lifestyle consistent with the tenants of the Catholic faith. o Ability to work collaboratively with parish administration, diocesan personnel, faculty/staff, parents, and parish organizations. o Ability to articulate and implement a vision for the school in areas of Catholic identity, academics, service, and advancement. o Ability to create an atmosphere of welcome and open dialogue.
VIRTUS training and criminal background check are required for hiring.
About Catholic Diocese of Savannah - St. John the Evangelist Catholic School
In accomplishing the Church’s fundamental mission to build the body of Christ through the catechesis of children, the Office of Catholic Schools, commits expertise, time and energy to provide systemic standards for leadership, support, and service to those who live the mission to prepare hearts, educate minds, reveal Christ and cultivate the Roman Catholic tradition.
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