School Principal

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School (grades PreK-8)
Employment Type
Full Time
Richmond, VA
Posted Date

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:

  • establishing a tone that enables the spiritual growth of students, faculty, and the entire school community;
  • working collaboratively with the Pastor, the School Advisory Board, faculty, and parents to foster a learning environment deeply rooted in the Church’s teaching on Catholic identity, where Christ’s principles guide every dimension of the school’s life and activity;
  • assessing and overseeing the school’s academic programs and faculty effectiveness;
  • communicating effectively with students, families and the community;
  • representing the school in the parish community and greater community; and,
  • overseeing non-academic matters including, but not limited to, enrollment management, planning, budgets, development, and marketing.

Minimum Requirements:

  • be a practicing Catholic;
  • possess a master’s degree in Education Administration and Supervision or a related field and five years teaching and/or administrative experience.
  • hold a Virginia license in Administration and Supervision or be eligible to pursue; and,
  • possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • will be committed to fostering and maintaining a Catholic environment that is an authentic expression of Catholic faith, with the goal of producing faithful graduates where everything done in and through the school expresses love for and obedience to Jesus Christ and His Body, the Church.
  • will have a working knowledge of the Church’s teachings regarding Catholic identity and the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools; and,
  • will possess a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, with an emphasis on innovative learning skills, teaching methods, and curricula.

The Mission of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School is to foster a Christ-like spirit of respect, compassion and service based on a foundation of Catholic teaching.  We are committed to challenging our students to learn, help and care for others. We teach crucial 21st-century skills through a rigorous academic program to enable our students to become leaders, problem-solvers, and role models.

Position Start Date: beginning with the 2021-2022 school year