About St. John the Baptist Catholic School
St. John the Baptist Catholic School is a kindergarten through eighth grade school with 350 students, and another 100 students in preschool. The school is a source of great pride for St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. The parish continues to be supportive and appreciates the value of a Catholic school. St. John the Baptist Catholic Church is a parish with a history of better than 160 years that began with ten Irish families, that today is a large, active, and thriving suburban parish of better than 2,200 households of all ages.
St. John the Baptist Catholic School enjoys an engaged parent community that is actively involved in sharing their gifts and talents in every aspect of school life. There is generous engagement of the school and parish communities through forms of outreach and service. The faculty and staff of the school are long-tenured which brings stability to the school community
St. John the Baptist Catholic School seeks a future Principal (K-8th Grade). Reporting to the Pastor, the Principal carries out the mission, vision, and strategic goals of the school. The Principal’s highest priority is the building of a Catholic community of faith that promotes gospel values and facilitates excellence in academics. Responsibilities include:
Developing a working and operative vision of the school to drive enrollment, build collaboration, and establish a reputation of excellence in both faith formation and academics. Coordinating curriculum development for all subjects with opportunities for increased use of technology and differentiated instruction.
Promoting a sense of community between parish and school. Modeling Catholic spirituality, attitudes, and behavior at all times. Creating a school culture that provides students and staff with the opportunity to celebrate their faith.
Implementing ongoing development and marketing plan for the school. Working to formulate goals and plan change efforts with staff by setting priorities in the context of student and community needs. Directing and supervising staff performance. Meeting with School Advisory Committee, Home & School Association and other pertinent groups. Evaluating resources as well as and planning & developing budget with School Advisory Committee and Parish Finance Council.