Job Opportunity Details

School Principal

Posted: 12/21/2021

Hiring Location: St. Monica Catholic School - Catholic School
Address: 4140 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX 75229 (Map)

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

Job Description

St. Monica Catholic School, one of the largest Catholic schools in the Diocese of Dallas, seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Principal who is knowledgeable and skilled in PreK-8 educational philosophy and best practices. S/he must be deeply grounded in the Catholic faith and prepared to work in the Pastor-President-Principal governance structure model.

The Principal is the educational leader of the school, directly responsible to the President and, by extension, to the Pastor for the day-to-day operation of the school and the teaching and learning process. The Principal, together with the President, is a facilitator of the community of faith and bears the responsibility for the integration of faith and culture within St. Monica Catholic School. This responsibility demands a close working relationship with the President, the faculty, staff and students, as well as parents and the community at large.

Under the leadership of the President, the Principal is ultimately responsible for all instructional and operational programs of the school. As the Chief Operations Officer of the school, the Principal has the primary responsibility for achieving the mission of St. Monica Catholic School by maintaining and developing a school strong in Catholic identity, academic excellence, counseling and guidance services, and by providing ample programs to meet the co-curricular and extra-curricular needs of the students. The Principal oversees the coordination of the Principal’s Team who assists the Principal in executing this responsibility. The Principal reports to the President and is a member of the President’s Administrative Team.

Job Requirements

Required qualifications include:

Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church
Master's degree plus 18 credit hours in educational administration and supervision courses, advanced degree or certification in Educational Leadership, or valid state principal certification
Minimum of five years of instructional/classroom experience
Minimum of three years administrative leadership experience, preferably in a Catholic school environment
Knowledge and experience in the K-8 environment.

Position begins July 2022. Closing date for submitting applications is currently set for February 15, 2022.
Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, résumé, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of five (5) references with all contact information to or
For further information about the position and application procedures, please contact the School’s search consultants.

Additional Information

School Principal Detailed Job Description

Hiring Contact

Name and Title: Karen A. Drawz, Senior Consultant for The Education Group or Allison Lorimer, Senior Consultantfor The Educaition Group
Phone: 214-535-7093

How to submit resume: Email

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