Lumen Christi Academies (LCA) seeks a principal to lead St. Catherine of Siena Catholic School. The LCA initiative will launch in the fall of 2018 and is expected to attract families and garner support from major foundations interested in a robust academic setting permeated with Catholic values with Christ at the core.
In this critical role, reporting to the Chief Academic Officer, the principal will be responsible for leading St. Catherine of Siena Catholic School and supporting an innovative model of Catholic education that blends the best of Catholic traditions with a bold new commitment to preparing ethical scholars who will contribute to a bright and joyous future. The candidate must be able to support teacher development, provide spiritual, educational, administrative and financial leadership for the school as well as be able to assume responsibility for the day-to-day administration. The principal must demonstrate the ability and desire to work closely and collaboratively with the LCA leadership team, as well as the principals at other LCA schools in this educational model.
Candidates for principal must be actively practicing Catholics, possess a California Teaching Credential and a California Administrative Credential or enrolled in an Administrative Credential Program as well as have at least five years’ experience in Catholic educational teaching or administration. The school serves a diverse community; Spanish-speaking skills and familiarity with Hispanic culture would be very helpful.
The successful candidate is also expected to possess excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for developing and maintaining a school with a strong Catholic identity as well as a rich academic program. St. Catherine of Siena Catholic School has a supportive pastor, faculty and staff, school board and parent community.
Salary is determined using the Diocesan salary scale and depends on qualifications and experience. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance, long and short term disability insurance, and retirement.
Send letter of intent, resume and application by March 30, 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org
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About Diocese of Oakland
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland was created in 1962. The estimated population of Alameda
and Contra Costa counties is over 2.7 million people with a Catholic population projected at 394,000.
Currently serving the needs of the faithful are 391 priests, 112 deacons, 399 religious brothers and
sisters, and many lay volunteers in 84 parishes, 11 pastoral centers, and other diocesan offices.
Including religious education programs, there are over 45,000 students under Catholic instruction in
the Diocese at 39 elementary schools, eight high schools, two Catholic colleges, and several schools
of religious formation.