Father Andrew White School, National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, is seeking a new principal for the 2017-2018 school year. The successful candidate will serve as both our instructional and spiritual leader and will be committed to our mission.
The mission of Father Andrew White, S.J. School is to continue the ministry of Jesus by providing an educational environment for His children where the Catholic faith and gospel values are taught and practiced on a daily basis. The school community attempts to meet the academic and spiritual needs of each child by offering a variety of learning opportunities and challenges in a caring and respectful atmosphere. We strive to prepare our students to be responsible, faith-filled, contributing members of society.
Father Andrew White, S.J. School is a Pre-K through eighth grade Catholic Elementary School located in Leonardtown, Maryland. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement and sponsored by the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. FAW School is a regional school supported by St. Aloysius, St. Francis Xavier, and Our Lady’s Medley’s Neck parishes.
Principals in the Archdiocese of Washington shall be practicing Catholics who uphold the teaching of the faith and are committed to Catholic education that is academically excellent and rooted in Gospel values. Qualified candidates should be a certified catechist or demonstrate continuing progress towards attaining catechist certification in no more than three (3) years after date of hire and hold a Master's degree from an accredited institution in educational administration, curriculum development or an approved related educational field, They also will possess or be eligible for a Maryland, Virginia or District of Columbia educational administration certification and have a minimum of five (5) years of instructional experience, preferably in Catholic schools. Candidates are required to submit a letter from their current pastor that they are a practicing Catholic and in good standing with the Catholic Church.