Good Shepherd Regional Catholic School, a Pre-K through 8th grade school in Collingswood, NJ, is seeking a welcoming, inclusive, dynamic leader to nurture a school environment in which the Joy of the Gospel is experienced by all and service within and beyond the school community is the norm. The Principal will work collaboratively with the Pastor of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Pastors of nearby parishes, the school board, and the Office of Catholic Schools to develop and express the Catholic Identity of the school community and continue and enhance its long traditions of academic excellence and operational vitality. The next Principal will build on the successes of the school and advance its role in the community through approaches to curriculum, enrollment, advancement, and living the Catholic faith that balance a tradition of excellence with innovations to meet the needs of today’s students and families.
Requirements that the successful candidate will meet include: 1) A practicing Catholic who possesses the knowledge and skills to share the truths of the Catholic Faith with students, parents, and staff, 2) Diocesan Certification as a basic catechist, or its equivalent (or the disposition and willingness to pursue upon hire), 3) Master’s Degree, 4) A New Jersey Teacher’s Certificate, or an equivalent certificate (preferred), 5) Five years of teaching and/or educational administrative experience, preferably in Catholic Schools, 6) Evidence of competency in management, communication, and collaborative skills
About Good Shepherd Regional Catholic School
Good Shepherd Regional Catholic School is a PreK-8 school in the Diocese of Camden, NJ. We provide our students with an exceptional educational program within a faith-centered environment. Our families and faculty are committed to the education of the total child so that our students are prepared to excel in high school and beyond. We instill a strong desire for learning and we challenge our students to develop self-discipline, integrity, and a commitment to community service.
At Good Shepherd Regional Catholic School we strive to give our young students the foundation to live morally in our complex world. The educational experience at GSS is an invaluable instrument in proclaiming the Good News from one generation to the next. We challenge our students to develop spiritually, academically, and emotionally and to support the Catholic faith.