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Principal Preschool-12

Principal Preschool-12
Founded in 1961, Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School & Academy is the only Preschool through 12th grade Catholic school in NW Ohio. At Cardinal Stritch we challenge all students to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ in a family-oriented community that fosters academic and personal excellence. Cardinal Stritch seeks to identify an exceptional collaborative leader to serve as its next Principal to oversee a Preschool through 12th grade campus of over 500 students. This experienced academic leader will support the growth and development of the Cardinal Stritch community while also partnering with the President and the Board of Directors to advance the mission and vision of the school.

The Principal will provide strategic direction and oversee execution of all academic plans and activities. They will ensure student learning experiences are consistent with the mission and instructional goals of the school. The Principal is an integral member of the President’s Leadership Team and serves as the academic and administrative leader of the school.

Key Responsibilities
Develops, advocates and enacts a shared mission, vision and core values throughout the school
Drives school change, improvement and innovation efforts
Oversees the day to day academic operations of the school that ensures the highest quality of instruction in every classroom
Establishes effective communication processes at the classroom and school levels
Collaborates effectively with students, staff and other stakeholders to support student success
Coordinates, monitors and evaluates the implementation of instructional strategies, programs and resources
Supports teachers and instructional staff by providing a defined evaluation system that allows for professional development opportunities to be explored
Develops a positive school environment in which students, staff and stakeholders are valued, trusted, respected and cared for
Supports staff in recognizing, respecting and employing each student’s strengths, diversity and culture
Allocates resources strategically and executes a fiscally responsible academic budget that aligns with Cardinal Stritch’s goals and values
Implements structures to maximize learning through relationships, management, fiscal responsibility and adhere to school, state and federal laws, policies and procedures
Supervises Assistant Principal, Director of Teaching and Learning, and instructional staff
Recommends the hiring of highly effective faculty and staff to the President
Assists the President and Board in developing strategic initiatives and policies shaping the long-term direction of the school
Leads School Leadership Team and other school related committees
Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications
A knowledgeable and practicing person of faith who is an active member of a Catholic Faith community with a thorough understanding of and commitment to the Catholic philosophy of education
Master's degree in Education or a related field
Seven (7) or more years of related teaching and administrative experience including supervisory responsibilities
Valid Ohio Department of Education Administrator certificate or equivalent
Demonstrated skills in supervision, evaluation and effectively providing feedback
Demonstrated supervisory skills to effectively manage the daily operations and administration
Ability to adapt to a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends
Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively and work productively with staff, students, parents/families and the community
Ability to handle challenging situations in a respectful and timely manner
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including effective presentation skills
Demonstrated ability to effectively serve as a leader and member of a team

Must be willing to start on or before August 1, 2022

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of reference (with at least two (2) letters being professional work references) to: rth@cardinalstritch.org

Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Contact Rodney Harrelson
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3225 Pickle Road, Oregon, Ohio 43616