Job Title: Elementary Principal Starting Date: July 1, 2023 Reports To: Superintendent of Catholic Schools
St. Patrick Catholic School, in Charlotte's historic Dilworth neighborhood, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Principal as it prepares to enter the 2023-2024 school year. The mission of St. Patrick is to proclaim the Good News of the Gospel and to develop each student spiritually, intellectually, physically and socially to live in a changing society. A committed faculty and staff currently serve over 240 students in Kindergarten through fifth grade.
• Administers the school according to Diocesan and local policies. • Gives leadership for achieving the goals of Catholic education. • Evidences knowledge of Catholic philosophy of education. • Supports and nurtures a Christian community within the school. • Provides opportunity for liturgical expression and experience for staff and students. • Maintains a two-way communication with school clientele. • Demonstrates respect for individuals and fairness in dealing with others. • Oversees accreditation and renewal process. • Exemplifies strong interpersonal skills with the school community
Interested applicants should forward a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dawn O'Connor at the Diocese of Charlotte Catholic Schools Office.
Minimum Qualifications for Applicants:
Practicing Catholic qualified to be licensed by the North Carolina State Education Department or the Diocese of Charlotte and approved by the Diocesan School Superintendent. A Master’s Degree in Educational Administration or Related Field with 24 hours of Administration Coursework or related experience.
About Diocese of Charlotte Catholic Schools Office
We, the people of God in the Diocese of Charlotte, fortified in the Father, redeemed in the Son, empowered in the Spirit, are called to grow ever more perfectly into a community of praise, worship, and witness. We seek to become evermore enthusiastically a leaven of service and a sign of peace through love in Piedmont and Western North Carolina.
The Diocese of Charlotte was established in 1972. It is located in western North Carolina and encompasses 46 counties and 20,700 square miles. The diocese is made up of 92 parishes and missions and 19 schools, with an estimated population of 450,000 Catholics.