Job Opportunity Details

Job Details

Principal

Posted: 1/13/2020

Hiring Location: St. Mary's Catholic School - Catholic School
Address: 713 S. Travis, Sherman, TX 75090 (Map)

Job Type: Full Time
Hours: Monday - Friday; 7:30 - 4:30
Weekends/OT Required: Occasionally
Education Required: Masters Degree
Catholic Required: Yes
Bilingual Required: No


Job Description

St. Mary's Catholic School is a ministry of St. Mary's Catholic Community. As such St. Mary's School falls directly under the administration of the Pastor of the parish. St. Mary's School is a parochial school within the Catholic School System of the Diocese of Dallas.

The Principal at St. Mary's School oversees and coordinates all academic aspects of the school, including management and formation of teachers and staff members, development of curriculum, oversight of student discipline, coordination or recruitment and retention activities, management of student interventions, program design and coordination and spiritual guidance and growth of all members of the School.
The School Principal is a member of the Parish Staff of St. Mary's Catholic Community and may be expected to undertake other duties as related to school and parish coordination as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Hiring and management of teachers and staff members
• Coordination and recruitment of volunteers
• Teacher training, formation and development
• Relationship management with parents, students and the surrounding community
• Development and implementation of school vision and goals
• Development of curriculum
• Administrative duties and record keeping
• Works with marketing and merchandise groups to promote St. Mary's Catholic School
• Oversight of school volunteer committees
• Oversight of teacher-level committees
• Scheduling
• Textbook selection and updates
• Financial oversight of elementary school purchases
• Updates and maintains online presence and information regarding elementary school
• Collaborates closely with St. Mary's School Advisory Council
• Participates in monthly Parish Staff Meetings and in other functions requiring attendance of Parish Staff
• Monthly reports and presentations to various committees
• Meets with the Pastor on a regular basis (almost weekly)

Particularly responsible for:
• Formation and Relationship Management (60% of time): Develops and forms teachers academically and spiritually; recruits volunteers and channels their assistance appropriately; properly and appropriately addresses conflicts; manages student wellness and discipline, maintains strong relationships with the Tulsa community, acts a representative of St. Mary's School at events and celebrations
• Scheduling and Administrative Duties (20% of time): Maintains communication with parents, students, and teachers; deals with vendors and program updates; updates website information, hires staff members, arranges responses to issues and problems.
• Student programing and wellness (20% of time): Develops and helps implement curriculum, goals and vision for student wellness, facilitates program selection and formation, assists with student issues

Job Requirements

St. Mary's Catholic Community of Sherman, TX is currently accepting résumés for Principal of the St. Mary's Catholic School. Originally founded as St. Joseph Academy in 1877 by the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur, St. Mary’s School has a long- standing tradition in the Grayson County community. St. Mary's School is a co-educational school for preschool through grade eight students from all faith backgrounds. While the school has grown and evolved to serve the changing community, the reputation for academic excellence, delivered with a strong emphasis on Catholic values and beliefs, has remained a constant steady foundation.

St. Mary's School is a ministry of St. Mary's Catholic Community and is part of the Catholic School System of the Diocese of Dallas. The school is bound by all guidelines and procedures demanded by the Catholic Schools Office of the Diocese of Dallas. The Principal of St. Mary's School reports directly to the Pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Community.

Applicants should have experience with Catholic school administration, ideally with experience of having already served as principal of a Catholic school. Teaching Certification in the State of Texas or the ability to become certified is preferred. A Master’s Degree in school administration is required.

The Principal at St. Mary's School oversees and coordinates all academic aspects of the school, including management and formation of teachers and staff members, development of curriculum, oversight of student discipline, coordination or recruitment and retention activities, management of student interventions, program design and coordination and spiritual guidance and growth of all members of the School.

The School Principal is a member of the Parish Staff of St. Mary's Catholic Community and may be expected to undertake other duties as related to school and parish coordination as necessary.

Résumés can be emailed to The Education Group: karen@educationgroup.com or allison@educationgroup.com with the subject line indicating the position desired.


Hiring Contact

Name and Title: Karen A. Drawz, Lead Search Consultant
Phone: 214-535-7093
Email: karen@educationgroup.com

How to submit resume: Email

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