Assistant Principal – Sacred Heart of Jesus School – Baton Rouge, LA


Sacred Heart of Jesus School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is seeking a dynamic and visionary Catholic educator to fill the role of assistant principal. The ideal candidate possesses the following qualities:

◦ Practicing Catholic, faithful to the Magisterium
◦ Commitment to professional, spiritual, personal and intellectual growth
◦ Dedication to the intellectual, spiritual and moral formation of young people
◦ Values the tradition and history of the parish and school, the local community and the global Church
◦ Strong organization and time management skills with a keen attention to detail
◦ Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

At Sacred Heart of Jesus, the assistant principal’s responsibilities include:
◦ Managing student discipline
◦ Assisting the principal with teacher supervision and coaching
◦ Directing the admissions process
◦ Creating and managing school schedules
◦ Directing schoolwide testing
◦ Supervising school records
◦ Assisting the principal with the general operation of the school


Candidates should meet the following qualifications:
◦ Master’s degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience teaching in a Catholic school environment
◦ Ability to work with the principal to lead the school in curriculum and instruction based on a working knowledge of the Catholic educational tradition and a desire to harmonize traditional methods with new practices
◦ Experience with discipline management, particularly coaching of students in appropriate choices and improved decisions as well as robust parent communication skills
◦ Capacity to manage the school’s admissions process by cultivating relationships with prospective families and developing fluency with the school’s mission and vision
◦ Ability to begin employment on or before July 1st


Interested candidates should submit an interest letter, statement of personal educational philosophy and a resume to C.J. Laird, Principal, at Submissions must be received on or before June 8th, 2018.


Sacred Heart of Jesus School is one of the oldest continually operating parochial schools in the city of Baton Rouge, having opened in 1929. The school is committed to its stated philosophy: to be a community of faith, which shares in the teaching mission of Christ as proclaimed by the Catholic Church. Its primary purpose is to create a challenging educational environment permeated with the Gospel spirit of love and freedom. Learn more about our school at