St. Isidore Catholic Virtual School Principal The Catholic Diocese of Arlington seeks a dynamic, Christ-centered leader to serve as principal of Saint Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School. Opened in August 2020, Saint Isidore is a vibrant K-8 school with approximate enrollment of 140 and room to grow as the only exclusively online school in the Diocese. Since inception as part of the Diocese’s efforts to support the different needs of families during the COVID-19 pandemic, the school has been led by the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Assessment. Now that the school is up and running successfully, the Diocese seeks an experienced leader to take over the guiding of daily operations and leadership of the faculty.
A qualified candidate must: a. Be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church (i.e., able to receive the Sacraments and, if married, in a valid Church marriage.) b. Be deeply committed to the development of the faith life of the teachers and students and dedicated to the ministry of Catholic education. c. Have a minimum of five years of teaching experience in a Catholic school. Such experience should be sufficiently broad as to provide an understanding of the Prek-8 or 9-12 structure and the potential to function as an educational leader in either setting. d. Hold a Master’s Degree in School Administration from an accredited university approved by the State of Virginia or a Master’s Degree in another academic area and completion of the following graduate courses: School Law, Evaluation of Instruction and Curriculum, Special Education, School Finance and Educational Leadership from a state approved program and successful completion of the School Leadership Assessment (SLA). The courses and assessment must be completed within three years of being hired. e. Hold appropriate Virginia Administration and Supervision Certification or be eligible to obtain this certification within three years of hire. f. Hold Basic Diocesan Religion Certification or be eligible to obtain this certification within three years of hire. g. Candidates with previous experience as a school principal preferred. h. In addition, experience in working in a virtual learning environment, including familiarity with the pedagogy of online learning and the technology used to support it will be an asset. This position is currently available for the 2020-2021 school year. Salary will be competitive and negotiable, depending on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. To apply, please complete the application process outlined on the Office of Catholic School's website https://www.arlingtondiocese.org/catholic-schools/careers/application/), and send a completed application to the following address: Personnel Department Diocese of Arlington, Office of Catholic Schools 200 North Glebe Road, Suite 503 Arlington, VA 22203
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be competitive and negotiable, depending on the candidate’s qualifications and experience