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Education: Elementary, FT Employee
St. Vincent de Paul School (Petaluma, CA)
St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School, which serves Kindergarten through eighth grade students, is located in Petaluma, California and is a vital ministry of St. Vincent de Paul Church. Our mission is to provide an education within a faith-filled community in which all students develop skills as caring and compassionate Christians, critical and creative thinkers, responsible citizens, and lifelong learners.
St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School, Petaluma, CA seeks a motivated, committed, and collaborative principal who promotes development in the faith by implementing, coordinating, and overseeing the religious education program of the school; ensures the growth of every student by nurturing and sustaining a rigorous instructional program that is based on Gospel values; and ensures appropriate management in the areas of finance, personnel, fundraising and development, marketing and enrollment, and collaboration among all stakeholders. The administrator should demonstrate professionalism, oral and written communication skills, and be willing to work with the pastor to continue the strong relationship between the school and parish.
A successful applicant should have the following qualifications:
1. A practicing Roman Catholic who is registered within a parish
2. A valid teaching credential
3. An M.A. or an administrative credential
4. Five years successful teaching experience at the K-8 level (at least three in Catholic schools)
5. Administration experience – preferably in a Catholic school
The search for a principal of St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School is being conducted by a committee authorized by the pastor of the church, Father Gary Lombardi. The committee will perform the following tasks: accomplish a screening of applicants; conduct interviews of viable candidates; and make recommendations to the pastor. Completion of this process and the selection of a new principal is expected by May 30, 2014. The new principal commences work on July 1, 2014. Between the date when the position is filled and July 1, the new principal is expected to travel to the school several times for orientation and planning purposes. (118)
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