Holy Cross Catholic Regional School (grades PreK-12) located in Lynchburg, Virginia, seeks dynamic and highly qualified candidates for the position of Interim Principal for the 2017-2018 school year. A Catholic School for all faiths since 1879, Holy Cross educates students in the Catholic tradition in spirit, heart, mind, and body in an academically competitive learning environment to be contributing members of their church and society.
The successful candidate:
will be committed to fostering and maintaining a Catholic environment that is an authentic expression of Catholic faith, with the goal of producing faithful graduates where everything done in and through the school expresses love for and obedience to Jesus Christ and His Body, the Church;
will have a working knowledge of the Church’s teachings regarding Catholic identity and the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools; and,
will possess a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, with an emphasis on innovative learning skills, teaching methods, and curricula.
Responsibilities will include:
establishing a tone that enables the spiritual growth of students, faculty, and the entire school community;
working collaboratively with the regional Pastors, the School Advisory Board, faculty, and parents to foster a learning environment deeply rooted in the Church’s teaching on Catholic identity, where Christ’s principles guide every dimension of the school’s life and activity;
assessing and overseeing the school’s academic programs and faculty effectiveness;
communicating effectively with students, families and the community;
representing the school in the parish communities and greater community; and,
overseeing non-academic matters including, but not limited to, enrollment management, planning, budgets, development, and marketing.
The successful candidate will:
be a practicing Catholic;
possess a minimum of a Master's degree, preferably in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Administration or related fields and at least five years teaching and/or administrative experience
Hold, or be eligible for, a VA teaching license with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience and in accordance with Diocesan guidelines.