The Archdiocese Washington Catholic Schools is seeking applicants for anticipated principal openings for the 2019-20 school year.
The Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Washington, rooted in Gospel values and the teaching mission of the Catholic Church, are learning communities of faith and service dedicated to educational equity and excellence for all students. By the numbers, we’re 93 schools, preschool through high school—the largest non-public school system in the area, with about 27,000 students in all.
We’re located throughout the District of Columbia and five counties in Maryland: Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, Charles County, Calvert County and St. Mary’s County. Each one of our schools has its own unique qualities, but all share similar attributes: strong academics, a deep sense of community, and a focus on faith, family and lifelong learning.
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.
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,
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 showing that they are a practicing Catholic and in good standing with the Catholic Church.