Christ the King School in Lexington, Kentucky, a twice-honored National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, is actively seeking an innovative and visionary principal for the 2021-2022 academic school year. Christ the King School provides over 500 students in grades Pre-K through 8th an opportunity to grow in character, knowledge and spirit. The principal is supported in the role of educational leader by an experienced faculty and staff, a vibrant parent community, and devoted parish community. The principal reports directly to the pastor and has chief responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the school by serving as the spiritual, educational, managerial, and community leader of the school. These duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
The principal should live and model the Catholic faith in words and actions and articulate the mission of the school to alumni, parents, faculty, staff and the wider community;
The principal is responsible for building and maintaining a strong school culture through faith-based, collaborative leadership.
The principal, assisted by the Business Manager, School Council and the Finance Council, has the general charge and control of the budget and the school’s business affairs.
The principal, with the support of two assistant principals, hires, leads, manages, provides development for and collaborates with the faculty and staff to create a positive, faith-filled learning environment.
The successful candidate will hold the following credentials:
Be a practicing Catholic
Be a certified teacher and have met the standards for principal certification
Have to his or her credit at least six years of successful teaching and/or administrative experience, preferably in a Catholic school
Given the desire for the new principal to be in place well before the start of the 2021-2022 academic year, candidates are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible and by June 7. Interested candidates should email a formal cover letter expressing interest in the position and current resume to Fr. Paul Prabell at email@example.com.
About Christ the King School
Christ the King School develops Character, Knowledge and Spirit in its students and community by living the Catholic faith through sharing the sacraments, promoting academic excellence, and engaging in service.