Notre Dame High School, including grades 7 – 12, a private, Catholic college preparatory school, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and affiliated with the Mercy Educational System of the Americas, seeks a dynamic individual to serve as its Head of School beginning January 1, 2021. The school, founded in 1955 has a reputation for academic excellence where 100% of graduating seniors are accepted at college. The successful applicant must be a practicing Catholic with a strong understanding of Catholic education. Review of applications will begin in September 2020 and interviews will commence in October 2020. For more information about Notre Dame High School Gr. 7-12 visit www.notredamehighschool.com.
Hold a Master’s degree and Certification in Educational Administration or related field
Have a minimum of five years of secondary teaching experience and three years of administrative experience at the secondary level with a strong background in curriculum, instruction and assessment.
Demonstrate a knowledge of and commitment to the Mercy mission in education and the development of young men and women
Works in concert with the Board of Trustees to develop policies and goals based upon common and shared understanding of the mission of the school.
Be an effective collaborative leader with excellent communication skills, and experience in developing and motivating staff to accomplish the organization’s mission.
Provides and assures that the academic program is rigorous, articulated and integrates best practices of instruction.
Understands the importance of financial stability by providing a balanced budget in collaboration with the Director of Finance and the Board of Trustees and is willing to assist in development efforts.
Recruits and maintains competent professional faculty and staff and provides opportunities which encourage their professional growth.
About Notre Dame High School Grades 7-12
Notre Dame High School Grades 7-12, is a co-educational, private, Catholic college preparatory school, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. Founded in 1955 Notre Dame has a reputation for academic excellence where 100% of graduating seniors are accepted at college. Notre Dame High School, seeks to prepare students for college by providing a challenging academic environment that stimulates students intellectually, physically and spiritually, in a community that respects a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives, thus inspiring life-long learners, critical thinkers, and compassionate, responsible citizens of the world.