The NativityMiguel School of Scranton is a Catholic, independent co-educational middle school (grades 5-8) which empowers students to reach their full potential as students, leaders, and role-models in their families and communities. The school seeks to provide a holistic, financially accessible, and integrated education to students of all faiths who are in grades five through eight and whose potential is underserved because of academic, social, or financial challenges. Through the shared commitment of community and education leaders, the school offers an academically rigorous, extended day, year round program that empowers students to greater achievement in high school, college, and future employment.]
Founded in 2014, NativityMiguel School of Scranton is a member of the Nativity Miguel Coalition, a national association of 43 schools in the United States and Canada where the motto is "Breaking the cycle of poverty through a faith-based education".
The President and Board of Directors of NativityMiguel School of Scranton (nativitymiguelscranton.org) invite applications for an exciting opportunity to serve as principal of a unique, alternative middle school serving an underserved diverse student population. The school is characterized by an academically rigorous curriculum and an extended day, year-round program. The school empowers middle school youngsters to reach their full potential as scholars, leaders and role models in their families and communities. The successful principal applicant must possess a record of proven leadership ability and a commitment to the mission and philosophy of a NativtyMiguel model of education (nativitymiguel.org). In addition to fostering a nurturing environment focused on academic success, core values of character and service, and a faith-based, state-of-the art curriculum, the principal is expected to bring energy and enthusiasm to growing enrollment, supporting fundraising efforts, enhancing instruction through technology, and building an inclusive, welcoming campus for enrolled and prospective families. The successful applicant will lead with a clear vision and possess exceptional communication skills and a passion for setting the new school on a path to greatness. The principal is accountable to the school’s president. Position is available July 1, 2017.
1. Candidates are asked to submit electronically a letter of introduction; resume;
2. a brief, written statement describing the challenges of leadership in a NativityMiguel School;
3. names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five (5) professional references
Please email your completed application as an attached PDF to : NativityMiguel School of Scranton, Attn: Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org, referencing principal position in subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.