Elementary/Middle School Principal, St. Joseph, Issaquah & Snoqualmie, WA
Archdiocese of Seattle - Office for Catholic Schools
Location: Issaquah, Washington
Type: Full Time
Salary: $105,000 - $135,000
A comprehensive package of benefits is offered including two medical plan options, dental, vision, life, accidental death and disability, long term disability, pension, 403(b), HSA, FSA, and generous sick leave, vacation, and holidays.
4 Year Degree
St. Joseph Parish School is a vibrant Preschool - 8th grade school with campuses in Issaquah & Snoqualmie and approximately 200 students enrolled. St. Joseph Parish School, as a ministry of the parish, forms the hearts and minds of children through the example of Jesus Christ. We provide a dynamic academic experience and cultivate spiritual growth, in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic Church. St. Joseph Parish School focuses on teaching the whole child and academic excellence in a faith- filled community. St. Joseph Parish School has a committed community of faculty, staff, parents, and parishioners.
Every student is formed in God’s image and we recognize each as a unique individual. Faith is at the center of all we do at St. Joseph Parish School. Set in a parish environment rooted in Catholic Tradition, we prepare students to be spiritually active Catholics, lifelong learners, persons of character and socially responsible citizens.
St. Joseph Parish School is strongly supported by school families and parishioners. We recently adopted a five-year strategic plan, culminating the work of our School Commission.
St. Joseph Parish School has received full term accreditation by the Northwest Association of Schools & Colleges and the Western Catholic Education Association. Accreditation renewal expected June 2023.
All candidates must be practicing Catholics and hold current Washington State Principal Credentials. A successful candidate will be a person who:
Is a leader committed to reinforcing and enhancing the Catholic identity of our school and recognizes the school’s responsibility to model Catholic values, morals, and social teachings.
Is an educational leader who will continue to develop the academic strengths of the school, while challenging students and staff to achieve intellectual excellence.
Is a skilled communicator, both written and oral, and is an individual who is able to articulate clearly with staff, parents, and parish.
Is a leader committed to the relationship between the parish and school. An individual who understands that the school is a ministry of the parish, developing the heart and minds of life-long Catholics.
Promotes an environment centered on Gospel values and academic excellence, while serving as a role model for staff and students.
Adheres to all policies as outlined by the Archdiocese of Seattle, the Office for Catholic Schools, and St. Joseph Parish School and Church.
Collaborates with all St. Joseph stakeholders, including the Pastor, Parish Administrator, Parish Finance Council, School Commission, Parents’ Club, and staff.
Ensures the assessment and delivery of approved curricula, along with the necessary professional development and evaluation of the staff.
Demonstrates sound fiscal knowledge and is experienced in the budgeting process.
Salary. Salary range is $105,000 ?? $135,000. Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data, applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, degrees, and certifications.
Benefits. A comprehensive package of benefits is offered including two medical plan options, dental, vision, life, accidental death and disability, long term disability, pension, 403(b), HSA, FSA, and generous sick leave, vacation, and holidays.
All candidates seeking principal positions within the Archdiocese of Seattle will have a preliminary interview with the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Leadership Development, before application is given final approval.
About Archdiocese of Seattle - Office for Catholic Schools
The 72 Western Washington Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Seattle have a long tradition of academic excellence that is firmly rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. From preschool through 12th grade, students are prepared for success in college, life, and beyond. Catholic schools are communities where educators and families effectively partner to ensure the development of the “Whole Child”: Mind, Body, and Spirit. Our schools are located from Bellingham to Vancouver and Port Angeles on the coast to Issaquah in the foothills of the Cascades. With 61 Elementary Schools and 11 High Schools, there can be a fit for you to thrive as an educator!