St. Agnes Catholic School Seeks New Principal
Saint Agnes School, a fully accredited Blue Ribbon school in Arlington, VA that enrolls 460 students in grades Pre-K3 through 8, is seeking a Principal effective July 1, 2018. Saint Agnes School is a Christ-centered community that emphasizes academic achievement, faith formation, and charity toward others. The school operates by principles designed to cultivate the potential of the whole child through rigorous academic and religious instruction in a safe and caring environment. Faculty is held to a standard of excellence which includes ongoing professional development, continuing education and the effective use of creative tools to help students achieve through cross-disciplinary learning.
The successful candidate must be a practicing Catholic in good standing, fully committed to the Catholic philosophy of education and a students-first approach to delivering the highest standards of instruction. Applicants must possess proven education, managerial, communication and leadership skills. The Principal will be responsible for spearheading efforts to remain at the forefront of education, drawing from local and national best-practices and incorporating ongoing innovations in technology to ensure students are equipped to excel in an increasingly competitive world.
The Principal will report to and work in close collaboration with the Saint Agnes Pastor to achieve this vision. He/she will provide energetic, principled leadership to school faculty and staff and engage parents and the larger community in school activity for the benefit of the overall educational experience.
Minimum professional requirements include five years of teaching experience and a Master’s Degree in School Administration or in another academic area with appropriate education courses. All necessary Virginia State and Diocese of Arlington certifications must be obtained within three years of hire. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualification, experience and Diocesan Guidelines.
To apply, please complete the application process outlined on the Office of Catholic Schools website. (The complete qualifications and job description are also found on the website.)
Send the complete application packet, cover letter and salary history by May 3, 2018 to:
Diocese of Arlington
Office of Catholic Schools
200 N Glebe Rd, Suite 503
Arlington VA 22203