ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL for 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR:
St. Agnes Catholic School located in Phoenix, Arizona, is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated principal and Catholic educator who will embrace the challenges and excitement of a long established school with an enrollment of 210 pre-K-8th grade students.
The Candidate must be a practicing, faith-filled Catholic, possess a Master’s degree in Educational Administration or a related field. The successful candidate will be committed to the values of Catholic education and family, be an excellent promoter of the school, and insist on academic excellence. The candidate must be a collaborative decision maker working with staff, parents, and the entire parish community in overseeing every aspect of this ministry for St. Agnes Parish; Spanish bilingual preferred but not required. Knowledge of finances (including the AZ private school tuition tax credit program), good communication, and well-formed public relation skills are essential. A progressive and innovative vision of education for the 21st century that includes technology and current teaching methodologies to reach all our students is crucial. Candidate must understand the professional development needs of teachers. The candidate must have the ability to relate well with children, parents, teachers, and the community at large, honor the traditions and culture of St. Agnes Catholic School, and work collaboratively with the Pastor and School Advisory Council to lead the school positively in its mission.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is negotiable based on experience, education, and credentials. Benefits include employee health insurance, retirement, sick leave, short-term disability, and social security.
About Diocese of Phoenix Catholic Schools
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix is committed to helping the faithful encounter the living Christ through conversion, communion and solidarity. Established by Pope Paul VI on Dec. 2, 1969, the Diocese of Phoenix is led by the Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted. More than 1.1 million Catholics make this diverse, vibrant and faith-filled diocese their home. The Diocese of Phoenix engages in the faith formation of the young through Catholic schools by leading them to an encounter with the living Christ and by integrating faith throughout an educational process that promotes academic excellence, moral values and lifelong service.