St. John Vianney Catholic School, located in Gallatin, TN, actively seeks an innovative leader to serve as school principal this school year. St. John Vianney (SJV) is a hidden gem in Sumner County, an area experiencing rapid growth just 35 minutes northeast of Nashville. SJV currently serves 65 children in PK-8th grades in well-appointed facilities, boasts test scores well above national averages, and enjoys the support of its parents. SJV is a partner school to Pope John Paul II Catholic High School.
The school principal has direct oversight of all aspects of the school's operation with the support of the parish pastor and superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Nashville. The school is fully accredited through Cognia/AdvancED district-wide accreditation and the State of Tennessee. Applicants must demonstrate knowledge of institutional advancement, communicate effectively, and employ collaborative practices to engage all stakeholders in the mission of the school.
Due to a retirement that needed to begin earlier than expected, this position is available sooner than planned. An interim principal is and will remain in place until the appropriate candidate is identified.
Are practicing Catholics in good standing with the Catholic Church
Hold an Advanced Degree in Education Leadership & Supervision or related field
Have successful experience in a Catholic school environment
Interested applicants are invited to email the following to the Superintendent of Schools, Rebecca Hammel, at email@example.com:
A letter of interest, including a statement of philosophy for Catholic education today
A current resume or CV
Three references who may be contacted at the time of application, at least one of whom has served in a supervisory role
No phone calls, please.
About Diocese of Nashville
The Catholic Schools Office in the Diocese of Nashville serves 19 Catholic schools enrolling 5,669 students in Middle Tennessee. Our mission is to promote a love for and a knowledge of Christ through a quality education in the Catholic tradition.