The Diocese of Las Vegas is seeking a qualified and experienced educational leader for the position of Principal effective with the 2022-2023 academic year. St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School is the newest Catholic school in the Diocese of Las Vegas, serving students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Eight. The new principal will be responsible for the operational aspects of the school, which include all academic programs, faith development, learning programs, athletics, student activities, counseling program, health and safety policies, and academic technology.
Primary functions of this position are to manage and provide opportunities for spiritual growth for students, parents, and faculty; create an environment that promotes the Catholic faith and moral development of the school community; provide leadership in curriculum development; plan for financial resources and development; conduct staff development programs; evaluate and supervise faculty, staff, students, and volunteers; and work collaboratively with school volunteers as well as Diocesan and parish groups. Overall role is to be the educational administrator and catechetical leader of the school, responsible for the day to day operations and management of the school, reporting directly to the Pastor and Superintendent.
Practicing Roman Catholic with a strong commitment and working knowledge of the Catholic faith
Master's Degree in Educational Administration or Curriculum and Instruction
Minimum of five years of teaching experience
Minimum of three-five years of educational administrative experience
Collaborative leadership style
Comprehensive working knowledge of school finance and budgeting
Knowledge of all aspects of institutional advancement and fund-raising
Ability to oversee plant and facilities management in order to maintain a safe and attractive learning environment
High level of interpersonal, collaborative, organizational, and administrative skills with the ability to implement policies, directives, and initiatives
Commensurate with education and experience
Candidates are asked to submit the following documents:
Cover letter (no greater than 2 pages), answering the following questions:
Why do you find yourself being called to Catholic school leadership?
What has prepared you for this ministry?
Offer three specific skills that you possess that qualify you for a Catholic school leadership position.
Completed applications - LINK to Diocese of Las Vegas Employment Application and LINK to Application Addendum for Administrators.
Copies of credentials and certificates
Copies of College/University transcripts
Three letters of reference (refer to application for further information)
All applications and documents may be sent to:
The Diocese of Las Vegas
Department of Catholic Education
336 Cathedral Way
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Attention: Catherine Thompson, Superintendent
Applications will continue to be accepted through February 2022.