School Principal - St. John Paul II Catholic School
Diocese of Raleigh
Location: Southern Pines, North Carolina
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Masters
Salary: Commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications.
Posting closes on August 15, 2022 - Applications will be considered as they are submitted, so early application is encouraged. Starting date is negotiable. An acting principal is in place.
St. John Paul II Catholic School serves students and families in Moore County and the surrounding areas. Our K-8 school provides an excellent traditional Catholic education. We are seeking an energetic and highly motivated principal to lead our growing school spiritually and academically to serve our 230 students from preschool to eighth grade. Our school is located in the wonderful and beautiful community of Southern Pines. We partner with our families to provide the highest quality education and spiritual formation for our children.
The successful candidate will:
• Be a committed, practicing Catholic in good standing dedicated to collaborative ministry and the advancement of the vision of the Catholic Church as promoted by the Second Vatican Council. • Be dedicated to the spiritual growth of our students and faculty. • Be a mission-driven leader with strong integrity, sound judgment, appropriate boundaries, excellent collaborative skills, and possessing a commitment to curriculum and staff development. • Demonstrate successful experience in the areas of public relations and development, as well as budgetary and fiscal management skills. • Exhibit exceptional verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in technology, ability to develop strategic and long-range planning, and be an effective leader. • Possess a Masters Degree in Educational Administration/Leadership with a minimum of 3- 5 years teaching experience. Experience as a Catholic School Principal or Assistant Principal preferred. • Possess or be eligible to be licensed as an administrator by the N.C.- Department of Public Instruction.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh comprises the 54 eastern counties of North Carolina, covering approximately 32,000 square miles. The diocese is divided into eight deaneries with a total of 97 parishes and missions and four centers for campus ministry. The diocese is served by 150 active diocesan and religious order priests. The diocese includes 232,588 registered and an equal amount of unregistered Catholics. In addition to the growing Hispanic population, the diocese has become home to an increasing number of Catholics from the African and Asian countries. Approximately five percent of the Catholic population is native to North Carolina.