Peoria Notre Dame High School is seeking a Principal for the 2023-2024 academic year. Applicants must be enthusiastic about the Catholic mission of the school. We seek to develop our students holistically, through the formation of body, mind and soul. The principal is responsible for the day-to-day academic operations of the school. They will work to ensure that all curricular programs are aligned with the school's vision and mission and will collaborate with others in the implementation of instructional initiatives that promote the educational development of the students and the professional development of the faculty. The preferred candidate will have experience in administration, enthusiasm for youth, and the desire to work in a faith-based environment. The principal will report directly to the Office of Catholic Schools superintendent. The principal will supervise the assistant principal, dean of students, athletic director, campus ministry, counselors, student services & teachers
The candidate desires to serve in a Catholic High School, values the teachings of the Catholic Church, and believes in the mission of Catholic Education. The candidate also meets the following requirements:
Knowledgeable and practicing Catholic who sees their commitment to Catholic education as a ministry
Master’s degree or higher in educational administration or school leadership
State of Illinois school administrative credential (or eligible for the credential)
Ten or more years of work experience as a teacher and/or school administrator
Passion for Catholic education and a dedication to students, faculty, and parents
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrate collaborative leadership ability
An application packet can be downloaded at https://cdop.org/careers/. Applications accepted up to April 15, 2023.
Peoria Notre Dame High School has a current enrollment of 475 students and offers a challenging education based on Christian principles to the Peoria community. The institution provides a career and college preparatory curriculum that addresses the needs of all students, while integrating Catholic Christian values and moral ethics. The educational program is designed for each student to have the opportunity to realize academic excellence.
Peoria Notre Dame acknowledges parents as the primary teachers of faith and values. With their support, the administration and staff are committed to reinforcing the attitudes of Christian service, respect for life, and responsibility to one’s self and the community at large. Opportunities to witness their faith arise through planned classroom activities as well as through co-curricular activities.
As a family-oriented faith community, we engage students, parents, faculty, staff, administration, alumni and parishes in our mission. Our students draw upon these resources for the necessary guidance and support to deepen their faith and become informed, contributing members of the Church and