The Principal is responsible for the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are supervised and educated in a safe, traditional Catholic college-preparatory environment that fosters the mission of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Sacramento. Inherent in the position are the responsibilities for scheduling, curriculum development, spiritual and co-curricular activities, management and coordination of the academic personnel, staff development, emergency and safety procedures and communication with the St. Francis Catholic High School community.
The Principal will be a dynamic, energetic leader who facilitates learning, growth, and collaboration both inside and outside the classroom. The Principal should have a genuine commitment to Catholic education and the ability to relate well to students and members of the school community and to interact with them regularly. The Principal must be an active, practicing Catholic who understands, embraces, and is able to articulate the mission and vision of a faith-based college preparatory education. It is important that the Principal create a collaborative, positive, and inclusive environment fostering open communication. An ideal candidate for the position of Principal of St. Francis Catholic High School holds a minimum of a master's degree in an education-related discipline, has at least five years experience in the classroom at the high school level and has served in an administrative position at the high school level for a minimum of three years with breadth, diversity, and additional years seen as desirable. The candidate has a proven track record in building community and offering vision and leadership to a highly educated and qualified faculty. Additionally, the candidate has demonstrated the ability to provide innovative thinking in expanding the vision for instructional leadership, advancing the integration of technology into the curriculum, and effectively implementing policies and programs that further the school's mission.
St. Francis Catholic High School is a Catholic Diocesan college preparatory school dedicated to serving young women and their families who seek spiritual growth and academic excellence. We are committed to integrating faith into the learning process, promoting the gospel values of Jesus Christ, building community, and providing opportunities for worship. We strive to help each student develop he...r gifts and talents to become a model of Pax et Bonum (peace and goodness) through leadership and service. St. Francis Catholic High School holds a prominent place as the only all-girls high school in the Diocese of Sacramento, serving grades 9-12.