The Holy Trinity Catholic Schools of Fort Madison, Iowa seeks a dynamic and creative educational leader who can inspire and serve as our Junior and Senior High School Principal. HTC unites the area’s four Catholic parishes located in Houghton, St. Paul, West Point, and Fort Madison. This regional model of Catholic education is intended to incorporate the history and uniqueness of each parish while maximizing the impact of the collective strength of each community.
In addition to being the instructional leader that drives student achievement, the Principal is also responsible for creating a supportive and faith-filled school culture in which students, families, and the parish communities are deeply engaged.
This position reports to the Chief Administrative Officer, and will partner with Academic and Operations Leadership Teams in guiding and directing the growth and advancement of Catholic education in our communities.
Those interested in the position should submit a summary statement of interest and resume to:
A valid teaching certificate and valid Principal’s certificate (7-12) from Iowa Department of Education, or possess appropriate credentials to prove eligibility for Iowa certification.
Classroom teaching practice with specifically defined teacher-leader or administrative leadership experiences.
Respect for the unique heritage of Catholic education, and a desire and motivation to work with Holy Trinity Catholic School leaders, key stakeholders and member parishes to preserve and further enhance its legacy.
Highly effective communication and organizational skills with a specific ability to introduce, champion and support new concepts and build support and energy around defined goals.
Experiences and abilities in the collection, analysis, and utilization of student performance and school operational data in informing instructional and operational decisions.
Desire to build leadership capacity among classroom teachers and educational staff, demonstrating a willingness to work in collaboration with all faculty to create a powerful learning community that supports the development of students and staff alike.
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and extended workdays as needed.
Valid and current driver’s license.
Ability to exercise good judgement and work in an environment with constant interruptions and minimal supervision.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; talk or hear; and use hands to manage objects or controls. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 - 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work takes place primarily in an office/school environment; however there is some travel and limited exposure to outside elements.