Principal – Little Flower Catholic School – Pensacola, FL

JOB DESCRIPTION

Appointed by the Pastor and Superintendent, the Principal serves as the chief administrator for the largest and most important ministry of Little Flower Parish, providing leadership and vision and ensuring superior quality in the curricular, co-curricular, and administrative programs toward attainment of the school’s mission of educating missionary disciples of Jesus Christ. A practicing Catholic in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church, the Principal upholds and models a moral code consistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and the mission of the parish and school. As primary educational leader, the Principal encourages an environment for faculty and staff to create a superlative and rigorous academic program through which students prepare themselves for future studies. As well, the Principal bears ultimate responsibility for the integration and implementation of faith programming for both students and faculty. The Principal coordinates the program of supervision and evaluation of the faculty and is responsible for the successful day-to-day operation of the academic and business components of the school through effective delegation of responsibilities to the appropriate faculty and staff.

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QUALIFICATIONS

The Principal will be a dynamic, energetic leader who facilitates learning, growth, and collaboration both inside and outside the classroom. The Principal will be a practicing Catholic who holds a genuine commitment to Catholic education and the ability and willingness to relate well to students and members of the school community and to interact with them regularly. The Principal must be open to new ideas and able to effectively implement policies and programs that further the school’s mission. The Principal must have the ability to obtain administrative certification in the State of Florida and hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in an education-related discipline. The Principal must have a successful background in teaching and leadership/administrative experience in a school setting. The Principal must understand, embrace, and be able to articulate the mission and vision of Catholic education. It is important that the Principal create a collaborative, positive, and inclusive environment conducive to open communication.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested applicants should forward a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Mike Juhas, principalsearch@ptdiocese.org.

The position will be open until filled.