Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School
Employment Type
Full Time
Rocky Mount, NC
Posted Date

Hours per week: 40

Position Summary:

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School in Rocky Mount, North Carolina is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated and qualified principal to lead a growing school academically and spiritually and to serve its approximately 124 students. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School provides a strong, Catholic education based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. We welcome students of diverse backgrounds, and work in partnership with parents to maximize students’ spiritual and intellectual growth. OLPH is aligned to the fullness of the Catholic faith and the Magisterium. Established by the Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina in 1939, our school is the oldest parochial school in the Rocky Mount area. The current school building was opened in 1957. The Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, originally staffed the school. Today, lay faculty teach students of elementary grades and Pre-Kindergarten. The school has maintained its tradition of serving both parish children and those of other faiths. The focus remains to further the spiritual development of children and to ensure academic excellence.

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Key responsibilities:

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an active, fully initiated, practicing Catholic dedicated to collaborative ministry and the advancement of the vision of the Church as promoted by the Second Vatican Council.
  • Be dedicated to the spiritual growth of our students and faculty.
  • Be a mission-driven leader with strong integrity, sound judgment, excellent collaborative skills, and possessing a commitment to curriculum and staff development.
  • Demonstrate successful experience in the areas of public relations and development, as well as budgetary and financial management skills.
  • Exhibit exceptional verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in technology, ability to develop strategic and long-range planning, and be able to motivate others toward task accomplishment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Possess a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration/Leadership with a minimum of 3-5 years teaching experience. Experience as a Catholic School Principal or Assistant Principal preferred.
  • Possess or be eligible to be licensed as an administrator by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.
  • Successfully complete all necessary criminal background and reference checks.
  • Complete Diocese-sponsored Safe-Environment Training prior to first day on campus

Position Start Date: July 1, 2024