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The Highlands school is seeking a dynamic leader for our growing High School. As a member of the Regnum Christi network of schools, The Highlands School's mission is the evangelization, education and formation of Catholic leaders.
Our High School Principal leads our academic team in designing and delivering a high quality program of education that is successful in meeting the needs of our students. This includes the recruitment, professional development and management of the faculty and academic staff. Our High School Principal, in conjunction with our formation team, is also responsible for building a sense of community among our faculty, staff and families.
The HS principal should meet the following qualifications:
Master’s degree in Educational Leadership (preferred)
Minimum of five years teaching experience
Demonstrated proficiency with curriculum development and implementation
Demonstrated proficiency with teacher professional development
Exceptional leadership and teamwork capabilities
Excellent social qualities, a sound character, and a firm and kind manner
Excellent and proven people management skills
Excellent communication skills
Strong organizational abilities, sound judgment, and good common sense
Formator with an excellent moral reputation, apostolic zeal for working for the Church, whose vocation is to lead, serve, and form the faculty and staff of the school
The HS principal reports to the executive director and is a member of the management team.
The principal directly supervises the deans, HS teachers, athletic director, registrar, college counselor as well as any administrative staff associated with his/her office.
The specific responsibilities of the principal include, but are not limited to, the following:
Planning & Management
Contributing to the development of the school’s long-term growth strategy
Coordinating the development and implementation of the principal’s office annual program, calendar, and budget
Assisting in the developing the school calendar in collaboration with other leadership members
Developing of class schedules
Customizing and recommending any required changes/improvements to the approved Parent/Student Handbook and Faculty Handbook
Overseeing the implementation of the Integral Formation method of education and the approved curriculum
Chairing weekly directive team meetings
Participating in management team meetings
Meeting weekly with direct reports
Overseeing the daily operations of the high school
Overseeing the organization and promotion of HS academic events, contests, and competitions throughout the year
Overseeing the operation of an appropriate selection of extracurricular activities and clubs to support the integral formation of HS students
Reporting regularly and communicating effectively with the management, directive, and integration teams
Attending selected professional development courses for principals offered by RC Education
Hiring and supervising qualified faculty and academic support staff
Implementing an effective program of performance management and professional development for faculty and staff
Building a strong faculty that is capable and committed to integrally forming the HS students and achieving academic excellence
Forming a highly qualified academic team; section deans, academic coordinators, teachers, support staff
Ensuring regular meetings are being held with each staff and faculty member
Ensuring teachers are implementing effective classroom management methods, teaching methods, assessment tools, and appropriate amounts of homework and quality assignments
Conducting informal and formal teacher observations
Integrating faculty and staff into the mission of the school
Building a strong culture of charity and teamwork
Maintaining high staff morale and achieving faculty retention goals
Monitoring student performance and achievement, ensuring that education and formation goals are being met
Endeavoring to know each student; greeting students at the beginning and end of each day
Ensuring that students are provided with personalized attention and leadership opportunities that will allow them to exercise their strengths and talents
Building a cohesive school spirit with a Christ-centered mystique among students
Ensuring discipline expectations are communicated and understood by students
Overseeing all student discipline in the school, ensuring consistent formative and motivational methods are employed
The Highlands School is a Pre-K3 through 12th grade Catholic college preparatory school. Our smaller school environment affords students a higher teacher to student ratio, more opportunities to participate in extracurricular and sports activities, and creates a wonderful family atmosphere that fosters the flourishing of the individual.....
Our school is best known for its strong academics and the full development of all aspects of the person. This is fruit of our four-tiered Integral Formation® methodology which focuses on the intellectual, spiritual, character, and apostolic development of each student. Highlighting this is the recognition we have received being named to the National Catholic High School Honor Roll every year since 2004, Cardinal Newman Society and #1 Co-ed Private Catholic School in DFW.....
Recognizing the parent as the primary educator of the child, our mission embraces the entire family. We provide a safe, moral, and spiritual environment which leads to positive peer groups and joyful, caring, confident students.....
The Highlands has a full time Leadership Formation Team of religious men and women whose focus is the personalized character and spirit...ual development of each student. We have a clear and enthusiastic Catholic identity, yet lived in a way that families from other faiths feel at home. We incorporate the truth about who God is and how we should relate to Him and to each other into the daily lived experience at school.....
With the intellectual, spiritual, character, and apostolic formation, and building on the foundations laid at home, The Highlands School students are given what is necessary to be strong leaders who value virtue and service to others, being true lights in our world.