St. Ann School (saintanndecatur.org) in beautiful Decatur, Alabama is seeking a dynamic, Christ-centered principal to lead the transition to a classical, Catholic curriculum beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. This small but joyful K3-8th grade school situated in the Tennessee Valley serves a multicultural student body and is part of the Diocese of Birmingham Catholic school system.
The ideal candidate should be passionate about classical curriculum and ready to encourage and guide a team of enthusiastic teachers and a supportive pastor. St. Ann School is best suited for someone with a vision to truly mold a new, budding, classical program within a faithful and challenging curriculum. The campus is set on thirty gorgeous acres providing opportunities for creative growth. The ability to speak Spanish is a plus.
Candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic with at least three years of classroom experience.
Master's degree in Educational Administration (or related field) and Alabama administrator certification (or eligibility) are preferred.
Relevant experience includes curriculum/instruction, faculty supervision, financial management and proven innovation in education.
If you feel this position is where God may be calling you to serve, submit:
Letter of introduction addressing requirements above and discussing the value of today's Catholic elementary school, including its unique Catholic identity and the role of classical curriculum
Names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of five professional references to:
Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama Catholic Schools Office
Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Birmingham provide an excellent educational experience in the Catholic tradition enabling all students to develop their God-given talents.
The mission of the Diocese of Birmingham Catholic School System is to educate our students to seek God in Truth and for loving service by teaching the message of the Gospel, forming a community of faith, providing the whole child with a Catholic and Christ-centered environment, and inspiring all to reach their full academic and spiritual potential.