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Principal, Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School in Virginia Beach, VA at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 4/27/2018

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Job Description

Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School (grades 9-12) located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, seeks dynamic and highly qualified candidates for the position of Principal for the 2018-2019 school year. Bishop Sullivan CHS operates under the Office of Catholic Schools for the Bishop of Richmond.

The successful candidate:

  • will be committed to fostering and maintaining a Catholic environment that is an authentic expression of Catholic faith, with the goal of producing faithful graduates where everything done in and through the school expresses love for and obedience to Jesus Christ and His Body, the Church;
  • will have a working knowledge of the Church’s teachings regarding Catholic identity and the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools; and,
  • will possess a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, with an emphasis on innovative learning skills, teaching methods, and curricula.

Responsibilities will include:

  • establishing a tone that enables the spiritual growth of students, faculty, and the entire school community;
  • working collaboratively with the chaplain, the School Advisory Board, faculty, students, and parents to foster a learning environment deeply rooted in the Church’s teaching on Catholic identity, where Christ’s principles guide every dimension of the school’s life and activity;
  • assessing and overseeing the school’s academic programs and faculty effectiveness;
  • communicating effectively with students, families and the community;
  • representing the school in the parish communities and greater community; and,
  • overseeing non-academic matters including, but not limited to, enrollment management, planning, budgets, development, and marketing.


Job Requirements

Candidates must be practicing Catholics, in union with the Church’s teachings on faith and morals, having earned a Master's degree in education or a related field and have worked successfully in school administration and/or classroom teaching for at least 5 years. Candidates must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of both traditional and contemporary pedagogical theory and practice.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter, resume and completed Diocesan application electronically to:


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