Principal – St. John the Baptist Catholic School – Johnsburg, IL

JOB DESCRIPTION

St. John the Baptist Catholic School is a small Catholic School looking for a highly motivated individual to lead our school into the future. Our school is committed to providing a Catholic Education where children can grow in both faith and virtue as part of their educational journey. We are seeking an individual with a progressive and dedicated leadership style who is willing to model behavior showing our children what it means to live as a Catholic who is dedicated to the greater glory of God.

We are looking for an applicant what a collaborative leadership style to work with our staff to create an environment designed to nurture the human spirit of our students through the exploration of truth, beauty and goodness in life. The principal we seek will be a dynamic, engaged leader who will facilitate the creation of a culture designed to develop a lifelong love of learning, provide a platform of spiritual growth and engage our students in an environment committed to academic excellence. Our successful candidate will possess a Catholic understanding of the human person and how this relates to the essence of education and will ensure this spirit is infused throughout daily operations our school.

The principal will be an inspiration to our community and parish and a vocal advocate for St. John the Baptist Catholic School. Effective communication skills are required. An ability to foster and future relationships with staff, faculty, students, parents, prospective families, parishioners and other community members supporting our school is essential. The ability to evaluate curricula, bring recommendations for improvement in school operations, supervise and mentor faculty, and provide effective oversight of all aspects of student life are desired.

Must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing who has demonstrated a commitment to Catholic Education.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Masters Degree. Classical background desired.
Experience: The desired candidate will have two years classroom teaching experience as a Catholic educator. Experience in school administration is preferred.

APPLICATION PROCESS

For consideration for this important position, please send a letter of interest and a current resume of CV, along with the name and contact phone number of one priest and three professional references to Father Jacek (jacekcr@usa.net).