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Principal, Elementary and Middle School in Ellicott City, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 4/5/2019

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Job Description

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence located in Ellicott City, Maryland is seeking a faith-filled and dynamic principal to lead our parish school. Our Lady of Perpetual Help School strives to offer our children an excellent education grounded in the love of Jesus Christ where students are formed not only intellectually but spiritually as disciples of Jesus.

The Principal is ultimately responsible for overseeing an instructional plan that is consistent with the mission, philosophy, goals and objectives of the school and the parish. Included in these responsibilities are the application of instructional technology, strategic planning, enrollment management, institutional advancement and fiscal management. All of this happens within, and as an essential part of, the parish’s overall mission of forming missionary disciples. The Principal assures that programs that deal with the Catholic identity of the school are planned, implemented and evaluated in consultation with the Pastor and the Superintendent of Catholic Schools. The Principal directly reports to the Pastor.

The school serves 238 students in Grade Pre-K 4 – Grade 8

Job Requirements

  • Practicing Catholic, fully able to model Christian values, adhere to the teachings of the church, and actively participate in the sacramental life of the Church.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of Catholic education while ensuring its Catholic identity.
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution in educational administration, supervision, curriculum development, or education.
  • Minimum of five years teaching experience at the appropriate level (K-8) and three years of administration experience in a Catholic school.
  • Maryland certification as a Principal (ADMIN II), or eligibility.
  • Catechist certification and/or ongoing faith formation.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and vision to create and inspire the school community in the creation of a unique school in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.