The Catholic School System of the Diocese of Scranton is seeking an elementary school principal at Our Lady of Peace Elementary School in Clarks Green for the 2019-20 school year. The elementary school principal will be the spiritual, instructional and administrative leader, and will be responsible for the effective operation of the school as a Catholic educational institution. The principal will serve as the primary agent for creating an environment that fosters academic excellence, Catholic faith formation, vitality and viability. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating a welcoming atmosphere for all members of the school community (students, families, faculty, staff and donors) and a climate that encourages the engagement of each student in the education process while fostering life-long learning and developing faith-filled leaders committed to serving the Church and society. The Principal will report to the Diocesan administration in the Catholic Schools Office.
The qualified candidate will be a practicing Catholic possessing a minimum of 5 years of administrative/teaching experience with state certification and all required clearances. Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree in a related field or a commitment to pursuing such, and experience in a Catholic school setting.
Interested candidates are to submit a cover letter, resume with salary requirement, and a minimum of three (3) references by April 29, 2019 to:
In the Diocese of Scranton, we are proud of the 16 elementary schools and 4 high schools that provide a well-rounded education, offering an enriching curriculum that includes the arts, foreign languages, physical education and latest computer technology to complement the core subjects of religion, math, language arts, social studies, and science.
Beginning with Pre-Kindergarten and continuing through 12th grade, our curriculum is structured to enable each student to reach their greatest potential. For students with individual learning needs, 2 of our high schools and 2 of our elementary schools offer Individualized Instruction programs, structured to assist students with exceptionalities.
All of our 20 Catholic schools are accredited by the Middle States Association, and all of our teachers are state-certified educators, who inspire their students and bring amazing experiences into their classrooms.
Diocese of Scranton Catholic Schools Mission Statement
We, the Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Scranton, are committed to educating students and their families in the Catholic faith. We provide a Catholic education that is spiritually sound and academically excellent. We st...rive to prepare our students to be faith-filled leaders and life-long leaders dedicated to serving the church and society.