St. Mary Catholic School, located in Greeley, Colorado which is situated an hour north of Denver, is looking for a new principal for the 2020-21 academic year. Our purpose is to educate the whole child, academically, physically, emotionally and most especially, spiritually. We enroll students in Preschool through eighth grade.

The Principal reports to the school Pastor and Catholic Schools Superintendent and is responsible for the education and formation of students and the continued intellectual formation of faculty.

The Principal will primarily oversee the programs and staff in the realms of:

Intellectual formation of students: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Student Life and Discipline
Athletic and extracurricular activities
Mission advancement and development efforts
General school operations


Ideal candidates will:

Be a Catholic in good standing with the Church, assenting to the Church’s teaching on all things.
Have a strong commitment to the importance of the Catholic school ministry to the mission of the Church.
Possess graduate level academic credentials and/or professional background in education, leadership, or related field.
Have previous teaching experience; previous administrative experience is preferred.
Be committed to the Archdiocese of Denver’s vision and philosophy for Catholic education.
Bring awareness and understanding of child & adolescent development and the challenges they face.
Be collaborative leaders who evaluate information before making a decision/taking action.
Exude trust and respect among students, faculty, parents.
Possess a strong positive, can-do attitude, with a strong bias for action based on realistic, specific, and attainable goals.
Demonstrate good judgement, discretion, and confidentiality.
Display a strong desire to innovate where reasonable and drive continuous improvement.
Prefer a transparent and collaborative, but decisive management style.
Know how to complement and cultivate the skill set and leadership styles of the faculty and staff.


If you are interested in applying for the principal position at St. Mary Catholic School and believe you meet the requirements above, please submit a letter of interest and resume to the Office of Catholic of Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Denver:

Attention: Mr. Elias J Moo


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