• Principal Position

    St. Bernadette Catholic School in Springfield, Virginia is seeking a Principal effective July 1, 2017. The school is fully accredited and enrolls 405 students, pre-K-8, with full capacity of 580 students. St. Bernadette provides an excellent education in a faith-based environment. The parish and school form one community working together to advance the spiritual, academic, social, emotional and physical formation of our students. Each child is called to establish a close relationship with God, to continually grow in community and personal holiness, living Christian values in their lifetime.

    We seek a Principal who is a faith-filled practicing Catholic with a passion for educating children and a strong vision for school growth and development. Our Principal must be able to collaborate closely with our Pastor and possess the dynamic leadership and management skills to help faculty and staff achieve their full potential in teaching through administrative support and up-to-date best practices. Excellent communication skills are a must.

    Minimum professional requirements: five years of teaching experience in a Catholic school and a Master’s Degree in School Administration, or a Master’s Degree in another academic area with appropriate education courses. All appropriate Virginia State and Diocese of Arlington certifications must be obtained within three years of hire.

    The complete qualifications and application can be found at: http://www.arlingtondiocese.org/catholicschools/application.aspxSend the complete application packet, cover letter and salary history by January 17, 2017 to:

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