St. Matthias School, located in beautiful Franklin Township, NJ is a diverse and vibrant Catholic
community of more than 335 families. The Catholic community is seeking qualified applicants
for the position of PRINCIPAL for the parish school beginning July 1, 2017. The parish school,
founded in 1965, provides a faith-filled, student-centered, service-oriented environment and is
known for academic excellence and solid standardized test scores. St. Matthias School is
accredited by AdvancED and was recognized in 2001 as a National Blue Ribbon School of
Excellence. Currently the school has an enrollment of 470 students in grades PreK-8, has 60
faculty and staff who minister to the students, an active Athletic Association, Home/School
Association, and a School Advisory Council.
Principal candidates must possess excellent communication and technical skills, understand
and support STREAM learning, and value the significance of presence at school, parish, and
The successful candidate must meet the following criteria:
? Live as a practicing Catholic
? Hold an advanced degree in Education from an accredited institution
? Hold or be eligible for New Jersey principal or school administrator certification
? Have a minimum of five (5) years experience at the elementary level, with at least three
(3) years experience in Catholic school (administrative experience preferred) and
demonstrated commitment to the continued growth of Catholic education.
Send cover letter, resume, and certification(s) to Pastor Douglas Haefner by May 31, 2017 via
email at email@example.com .
Please consult the St. Matthias School website for the full job description and school information
at www.stmatthias.info .