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    Our Lady of Good Counsel School in Vienna, VA is a K-8th grade Catholic school seeking a principal for the 2018-19 school year. Our philosophy states that at Our Lady of Good Counsel school, community unites to learn, live, love and serve in the Salesian spirit. We inspire lifelong learners to thrive in a global community, recognize and love God’s presence in all, serve others with humility, and live Jesus.

    We are seeking a candidate for principal who is able to carry out our philosophy while also possessing the following qualities:

    • Is a practicing Catholic who is led by personal witness to the Catholic faith, lives the teachings of St. Francis de Sales, and understands that Catholic education is at the heart of the church’s mission;
    • Possesses professional communication, administrative, and social skills as well as the ability to promote an essential Catholic identity with the cooperation of the Pastor;
    • Is able to implement service as an essential component of the school’s curriculum as we have a responsibility to respond to the needs of others;
    • Is a leader in spirituality, and can guide the faculty, staff, students, parents, and members of the community while also providing leadership in the development of educational programs;
    • Has a minimum of five years teaching experience in a Catholic School;
    • Has a Master’s Degree in School Administration from an accredited university; 
    • Holds an appropriate Virginia Administration and Supervision Certification or be eligible to obtain this certification within three years of being hired;
    • Holds Basic Diocesan Religion Certificate or be eligible to obtain this certification within three years of being hired.

    To apply, please complete the application outlined on the Office of Catholic Schools website (https://www.arlingtondiocese.org/Catholic-Schools/Careers/Application/) and send a complete application packet by January 12, 2018 to:

    Diocese of Arlington, Office of Catholic Schools
    200 North Glebe Road, Suite 503
    Arlington, VA 22203