St. Frances Cabrini School, which encompasses a Pre-K through 12th grade campus, is seeking a dynamic, entrepreneurial and faith-filled Head of School who will embrace the challenge of taking our school to the next level of excellence. The school enrolls upwards of 600 students per year and has been successfully educating young people since 1949 (Grade School) and 1960 (High School).
The primary focus of the newly created Head of School position is to provide overall leadership to achieve the mission of educating our students according to the highest academic standards and forming them according to the mind and heart of the Catholic Church.
The Head of School is responsible for integrating faith and catholic culture within the school, successful academic programs, and robust student affairs programs. He/she coordinates and manages the program of supervision, observation, and evaluation of the faculty, instructional programs, and the guidance and counseling program. He/she will work with two principals and will report directly to the pastor.
Additionally, the Head of School bears ultimate responsibility for the external affairs of the school to include ensuring sufficient resources, sound fiscal management, long-term financial stability, and plant improvements through direct oversight of business affairs, plant operations, and advancement programs. The Head of School ensures the school's successful day-to-day operation as accomplished through effective delegation of responsibilities to the administrators, faculty, coaches, and staff.
The successful candidate will possess a Principal K-12 certification and a minimum of five years of teaching and five years of administration experience, preferably in a Catholic college preparatory environment. Advanced degree in an education-related field expected.
The candidates we seek will understand their role in fostering a vibrant Catholic school culture and have experience leading academically rigorous curriculums and co-curricular activities. Additionally, the successful candidate will have demonstrated capacity and comfort in addressing most Catholic school challenges, specifically in mission-critical areas related to promotion of the faith, sound business practices, enrollment management, and advancement initiatives.
Materials will be accepted until May 14, 2021. Please submit a cover letter that outlines your vision for the position at St. Frances Cabrini and resume to: Fr. Tim Birney firstname.lastname@example.org and Eric Haley email@example.com