St. Michael Catholic School in Gastonia, NC is a Pk- 8th grade parish school seeking a principal with preferred experience in blending both traditional and classical education curricula. With a current enrollment of 130, the school is interested in expanding its enrollment while maintaining its small school family environment. St. Michael is proud of its reputation for providing a rigorous, faith-based curricula that leads to graduating students who go on to become leaders at their respective high schools.
Responsibilities of the position include:
• Overseeing and guiding the spiritual development of the school through liturgy, daily prayer, and religion classes.
• Supervising the instructional program of the school.
• Establishing and maintaining on-going communication between school and home.
• Managing the financial and business affairs of the school.


The candidate must be a practicing Catholic who supports and upholds the teachings of the Catholic Church in word and deed. The candidate will be expected to become a registered and active member of the parish.

A Master’s degree or higher in Educational Administration/Supervision or an equivalent is required. The candidate must have or be eligible for a North Carolina principal’s license. Three years of administrative experience is preferred. The ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with a variety of school and parish stakeholders is essential. A working knowledge of Spanish is preferred.


Please submit by March 13, 2020 a cover letter, resume, professional license, transcripts, and application packet (available at: to:

Theresa Ramirez
Catholic School Office
1123 S. Church St.
Charlotte, NC 20203