Saint Pius X Catholic School (grades PreK-8) located in Norfolk, VA, seeks a dynamic, mission-driven, and highly qualified candidate for the position of Principal beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. The culturally diverse population of 245 students offers a window into the mission and vision of the Catholic Church. The successful candidate will be committed to fostering and maintaining a Catholic environment that is an authentic expression of Catholic faith, and will have a working knowledge of the Church’s teachings regarding Catholic identity and the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools.
The Principal will establish a tone that enables the spiritual growth of students, faculty, and the entire school community; will work collaboratively with the Pastor, School Advisory Board, faculty and parents to foster a learning environment deeply rooted in the Church’s teaching on Catholic identity; will assess and oversee the school’s academic programs and faculty effectiveness; and will also oversee non-academic matters including, but not limited to, enrollment management, planning, budgets, development and marketing.
The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic, possess a Master’s degree in Education (Commonwealth of VA Endorsement in Administration and Supervision required), have five years teaching and/or administrative experience, and possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Salary is commensurate with experience.