Website St. Monica Catholic School Mercer Island, WA, Washington

Vice Principal, St. Monica Catholic School (start date July, 2024)

School Profile

St. Monica Catholic School is a PreK-12 Catholic classical school located on Mercer Island, just east of Seattle, Washington. Our curriculum model, based on the Educational Plan of St. Jerome, immerses students in the beauty of Western civilization and the Catholic intellectual tradition. We are a parish school and bring students into the sacramental and liturgical life of St. Monica Catholic Church. Our high school program was founded as a pilot in 2020 and received archdiocesan approval and accreditation through the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA) in 2023. We are proud members of ICLE and work to form our teachers according to best practices in Catholic classical education.

Ideal Candidate

St. Monica Catholic School is seeking a Vice Principal for the start of the 2024-2025 school year. The ideal candidate will possess significant experience as a teacher and leader in Catholic elementary and secondary education, a worldview informed by the Magisterium of the Catholic Church, and interest or experience in classical education.


  • Instructional coaching and supervision for approximately 15 teachers
  • Assistance with staff evaluation and hiring
  • Leadership of ongoing curriculum review and evaluation
  • Assistance with student formation and discipline
  • Coordination of secondary retreat program and preparation for school liturgies
  • Leadership of continued high school program development, including curriculum, personnel, student recruitment, and networking
  • Teaching one course depending on candidate expertise
  • Coordination of electives program, high school college counseling, and 8th grade high school applications process
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Successful applicants will embody St. Monica Catholic School’s commitment to intellectual, spiritual and moral formation in accord with a Catholic anthropology. They should meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Masters degree in educational leadership OR Masters degree in a relevant discipline and equivalent educational leadership experience or training
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to form relationships with students, colleagues, parents, outside stakeholders, and the larger St. Monica community
  • Ability to manage record keeping for a variety of served students and programs.
  • Complete Virtus safe environment training and a background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a classical school environment
  • Ability to teach secondary mathematics

Physical Requirements:

Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required such as:

  • Functioning in classroom space – walking, sitting, standing, reaching
  • Must be able to sit for up to two hours looking at a computer monitor, using a keyboard/mouse and typing
  • Must be able to stand for up to two hours instructing a classroom of learners
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs on a frequent basis

Benefits Information:

  • Salary based upon education and experience. Compensation ranges from $75,000-100,000
  • Moving expenses reimbursement up to $3000 available
  • Medical, dental, and life insurance through the Archdiocese of Seattle
  • Participation in the archdiocesan pension program and voluntary 403b program
  • Professional development facilitated by the school, the archdiocese, and by national classical education organizations
  • In-building child/dependent tuition support

Application Process:

To apply for the student support specialist position at St. Monica Catholic School, please submit a PDF of the following documents in an email to Marybeth Bohm, Principal at

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover letter expressing interest in this position
  • Three references including name, title, relationship to applicant, phone number, and email address

Candidates must also submit an application through the AppliTrack system with the Archdiocese of Seattle: Archdiocese of Seattle Catholic Schools – Frontline Recruitment (


Please contact Marybeth Bohm, principal at or 206-232-5432 x 152 with any questions.

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