Marian High School is a Catholic college preparatory school with a student population of 700 and is located in northern Indiana in the Diocese of Fort Wayne South Bend. The school’s Patroness, Our Lady of Lourdes, guides and teaches as she did for Bernadette in her apparitions, that every life holds value and beauty. The faculty and staff show care for each student while challenging each to reach their greatest potential. They teach students to care for each other and to show that love through service.
Mission: Marian High School challenges students to spiritual and moral growth, academic and physical excellence, and social maturity. As a Catholic community, Marian values the sanctity and individuality of each student and strives to live the example of Jesus Christ as teacher and servant.
Vision: Marian High School will thrive as a Catholic high school, a faith filled community with a strong college preparatory curriculum, while meeting the needs of the students. Marian will prepare students for lifelong learning while fostering personal integrity and critical thinking. Marian will empower students to serve and to lead the Church, the local, and the global community.
Spiritual life is at the heart of Marian High School. Daily prayer, school liturgies, retreats, religious symbols, and an atmosphere of respect are all important components of faith-formation opportunities.
Students’ educational excellence is achieved through a challenging college preparatory curriculum taught by a competent, enthusiastic faculty and supported by a dedicated staff. The curriculum takes into account students’ individual learning styles, interests, and abilities and provides strategies for enhancing success.
In addition to the core academic coursework, students are offered opportunities to participate in AP Courses and Dual Credit Courses. Marian offers the most Dual Credit Courses of any school in northern Indiana.
Marian High School is very proud of its rich athletic tradition and success. With a strong commitment to allowing every individual the chance to succeed athletically, the school offers a wide variety of varsity, junior varsity, freshman, and club sports programs. Additionally, students are offered over 25 extra-curricular clubs and activities.
Leading with integrity, serving with compassion, learning with humility all are qualities that Marian graduates strive to achieve. As the leader of our Catholic community, the new Principal of Marian High School should exemplify these tenets and seek to live the example of Jesus Christ as teacher and servant.
The ideal candidate will serve as the school’s spiritual and educational leader and is responsible for exercising judgment in implementing a broad array of programs and functions. These responsibilities encompass spiritual development, curriculum, co-curricular activities, discipline, personnel practices, school facilities, marketing, financial stewardship, and community relations. In fulfilling this role, the Principal is supported by an Assistant Principal, Dean of Students, Business Manager, Director of Mission Advancement, and Athletic Director.
The new Principal will be a dynamic, visionary, and experienced leader, while being comfortable with and capable of addressing the challenges facing most Catholic schools today. He or she must have demonstrated proficiency in building and maintaining internal and external community relationships that will ensure Marian’s continued success and sustainability in initiatives such as the current capital campaign and beyond.
Additional information and application procedures regarding this exciting executive leadership opportunity can be found in our detailed search prospectus here:
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The school community is on a fast track to identify and secure its Principal. Interested candidates can begin exploring this exciting senior leadership opportunity by contacting our team immediately. All inquiries and applications will be treated with the highest degree of confidentiality and the greatest respect. Candidates are expected to be available to assume the responsibilities of the position in July 2023.
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Thomas Chadzutko, Partner
Partners in Mission School Leadership Search Solutions, LLC