• Principal / Other
  • Green Bay

Website Green Bay Area Catholic Education, Inc. (GRACE) - Green Bay, WI Green Bay, Wisconsin

Green Bay Catholic Education, Inc. (GRACE) is looking for a Headmaster for St. John Paul II Classical School and Chesterton Academy in Green Bay, WI. This amazing school is looking for the right leader to help embrace a faith-filled culture, foster growth in academics and faith and continue our pattern of annual enrollment growth!

The Headmaster is the spiritual, educational and administrative leader of the school. The Headmaster provides the Catholic Classical instructional leadership necessary for the school to fulfill its mission and to grow as a faith and learning community.

Essential Functions:
A. Catholic Identity
● Models the personal and professional lifestyle of a believing, practicing Catholic.
● Understands, represents, commits to and implements the unique Catholic mission and values of the school and GRACE.
● Ensures the Catholic dimension of the school is developed and promoted among students, faculty, parents and community.
● Ability to lead and inspire others to follow a Catholic Classical approach to learning.

B. General Administration
● Reports directly and is accountable to the GRACE President.
● Is accountable to the GRACE Board of Trustees.
● Recruits, recommends for employment, supervises and evaluates those personnel assigned to the individual campus in consultation with the GRACE HR. Ensures compliance with the Protecting Our Children program with all staff and volunteers.
● Ensures program quality by implementing GRACE goals and policies, including accreditation, aligned with a classical approach.
● Manages the school by supervising personnel, overseeing budget, keeping records, doing short and long range planning, scheduling activities and performing other related duties.
● Works with the sponsoring parish to coordinate maintenance to ensure that the site is a safe and clean environment in which to learn and work.
● Seeks to resolve stressful situations to strengthen the community.
● Promotes the growth of the school community through personal contacts, public appearances, and engaging their staff in community outreach.
● Works with the SAC (Site Advisory Council) to implement marketing and fundraising programs to grow enrollment and meet annual fundraising goals.

C. Instructional
● Integrates Catholic faith principles and culture into every aspect of the school.
● Establishes and implements curriculum, subject to GRACE and diocesan goals.
● Evaluates the results of testing programs and provides input to GRACE on the impact to affected school programs.
● Provides ongoing monitoring of school programs.
● Creates a school improvement plan in conjunction with community stakeholders.
● Implements, monitors and reports on the school improvement plan.
● Collaborates with GRACE and others to develop short and long term goals with specific evaluation procedures.

D. Students
● Promotes quality education and access for children to achieve academic potential and growth in the Catholic faith.
● Administers on-going assessment of the religious, academic, social, physical and emotional growth of students.
● Communicates results of assessments to parents/guardians.
● Applies discipline procedures consistent with the school’s Code of Conduct.
● Seeks and utilizes resources to meet student needs.

E. Leadership
● Serves as leader and/or resource to school organizations, diocesan committees and community groups.
● Creates open and active communications between the school and the school community, utilizing all available tools.
● Schedules school calendars with local events as much as possible.
● Promotes school and Catholic education in the community through marketing and development.
● Supports the GRACE leadership team and the GRACE Board of Trustees.

F. Professional Development
● Ensures professional development of staff by working with other GRACE principals, president, and diocesan staff to plan and implement regular and on-going staff development programs.
● Participates in diocesan educational, religious and administrative in-services and other applicable conferences.
● Participates in academic courses, workshops and professional organizations (i.e., DASA, NCEA).
● Stays current in educational and administrative best practices.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
The Headmaster must be a practicing Catholic with a master’s degree including coursework in school administration. It is recommended that the Headmaster be certified by the State of Wisconsin, be certified within three years of the date of hire or hold a Catholic Liberal Arts or Classical degree. The Headmaster must have a thorough understanding of a Classical education.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, sit, and frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk. The employee will use the hands to feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee must occasionally exert or lift up to 40 pounds. Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To apply for this job email your details to bdaming@gracesystem.org

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