• Principal / Other
  • Brooklyn

Website Saint Saviour Catholic Academy Brooklyn, New York

Saint Saviour Catholic Academy (SSCA) prepares students from Nursery to 8th Grade for higher education. In accordance with Catholic values, the school educates students in mind, body, and spirit. Within a culturally diverse community, SSCA creates an environment where each child discovers a unique enthusiasm for learning, academic excellence, and social responsibility to reach his or her highest potential.

Founded in 1908 and located next to Saint Saviour Church in Brooklyn, New York, SSCA educates 315 students across 2 classes per grade level, with an average class size of 20 students.

SSCA is excited to be transitioning to the Head of School model – a first for the school and for the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens. The Head of School will focus on the outward facing aspects of the school business while the Principal (Assistant Head of School) will focus on the inward facing day-to-day operations of the school’s curriculum, building, and community. SSCA is currently undertaking a major rooftop play-space renovation project.

Qualifications for the Principal (Assistant Head of School) position include:

  • Be a practicing Roman Catholic.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years teaching and/or administrative experience in a private, public, or Catholic school.
  • Have a Master’s Degree.
  • Have New York State Certification in School Administration and Supervision or demonstrate eligibility for certification.
  • Have an Initial Certificate of Faith Formation or be eligible to begin such certification.

The Principal (Assistant Head) will partner with the Head of School as spiritual and educational leaders of SSCA. The overarching responsibilities of the Principal position include:

  • Developing and executing the curriculum of the School.
  • Supervising the faculty, all students, and all volunteers of the Academy.
  • The Assistant Head will ensure that all students are formed, educated, and supervised in a Catholic learning environment.

To apply, please submit the following documents, confidentially, as separate PDF attachments via email to Lenae Guarna, Board Chair. Please include “SSCA – Principal” in the subject field. Lenae’s email address is lguarna3@gmail.com

  • Letter of interest
  • Current résumé with all appropriate dates included
  • Statement of educational leadership philosophy
  • List of five professional references with names and working relationships, phone numbers, and email addresses. (No references will be contacted without your knowledge and approval)

Further details about the Principal position, including salary ranges, can be found in this brochure on SSCA’s website.

To apply for this job email your details to lguarna3@gmail.com

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