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Assistant Principal
Cary, NC

St. Michael Catholic School in Cary, North Carolina is a vibrant school in the Diocese of Raleigh and an essential ministry of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. St. Michael Catholic School opened its doors in 2000, is accredited through AdvancED, and is a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. 525 students from 4 years of age through Grade 8 are educated and inspired by motivated, skilled, and dedicated educators committed to Catholic education. Our school is known for its strong Catholic identity, high academic standards, active parental involvement, state of the art facilities, meaningful technology integration, and diverse opportunities to develop the whole child:  “St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School provides a Christ-centered Catholic education, with a focus on academic excellence and the development of the whole person, through our core values of reverence, service, and leadership.”

St. Michael Catholic School is seeking a full-time Assistant Principal for the 2017-2018 school year. The opening of the position can be negotiated beginning as early as a May 1, 2017 start date. The qualified applicant must be a practicing Catholic ideally possessing a Master’s degree (or higher) in areas related to Educational Administration, Curriculum, or Instruction. The candidate must have, or be eligible for, an administrator’s license from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Previous school administrative experience is highly desirable. 

The successful candidate will be a team player who works well as part of St. Michael’s administrative team; will possess strong leadership skills that foster collaboration with parents, students, faculty, and parish staff; and will demonstrate group communication expertise. Additionally, the candidate will demonstrate the ability to mentor and guide both experienced and new teachers in their professional development, as well as in their curriculum implementation in the classroom. 

Ideal candidates will be comfortable in a highly collaborative, professionally challenging environment. They will be experts in progressive, research-based practices with experience in continual improvement models. The candidate will be technologically proficient in school administrative software and web-based communication tools.  

We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, pension, 403B, paid vacation, and holidays. Competitive salary is commensurate with education and experience.


Applicants must have successful administrative experience in the following areas:

  • expertise in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • supporting professional development for teachers and staff
  • parent/school/parish community relations
  • school finances
  • effective supervision and evaluation of educators
  • student support and enrichment
  • exceptional organizational skills
  • superior oral and written communication skills
  • commitment to Catholic education and its continual improvement

Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, educational philosophy, and at least three professional references to Mrs. Tara Navarro, Principal, at: Deadline for applications is immediate until position is filled.