Christ the King Catholic School is a K through 8th grade school located in the city of Pleasant Hill in Contra Costa County serving the cities of Pleasant Hill, Concord, Walnut Creek and Martinez. Christ the King School enrolls 317 students with a maximum capacity of 324 students, with a professional staff of 40 and is fully accredited by WCEA/WASC with before and after school Extended Care. 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’ in Catholic educational teaching or administration.
The candidate must be able to provide spiritual and educational leadership for the school as well as be responsible for the day- to-day administration, including financial management. Candidates are expected to take an active role as a member of the parish staff and work collaboratively with the Pastor and pastoral staff. Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for maintaining a school with a strong Catholic identity and academic program are a must.
Salary is based upon the Diocesan Scale and depends on qualifications and experience. Benefits include: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability Insurance, and Retirement.
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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.