School Principal (K-8)

Saint John Paul II Catholic School
Employment Type
Full Time
Southern Pines, North Carolina
Posted Date

Saint John Paul II Catholic School, in Southern Pines, NC is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated and qualified principal to lead a growing school academically and spiritually and to serve its approximately 237 students.  Saint John Paul II is a private Catholic school serving preschool through eighth grade students. As a parish school affiliated with St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Southern Pines, Saint John Paul II serves the children of Moore County, Lee County, Hoke County, and Ft. Bragg areas. The beautiful campus is centrally located between Southern Pines and Pinehurst, North Carolina, nationally known for the equestrian facilities and award-winning golf courses.

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Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

  • 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 possess 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 the first day on campus.

Position Start Date: July 1, 2023

Applications will be considered upon submission, so applicants are encouraged to apply early.