Website St. Rita School Alexandria, VA, Virginia

St. Rita School in Alexandria, Virginia is seeking a dynamic, faithfully Catholic principal effective July 1, 2024.


St. Rita School is a Diocesan Catholic school in the Classical tradition that teaches students to serve God and others while always seeking the good, the true, and the beautiful. The ideal principal will be intimately familiar with the Classical model of education and able to successfully execute it in a parochial setting. St. Rita has over 250 students from Preschool to 8th Grade.

The successful candidate will be a faith-filled, practicing Catholic with a strong commitment to the Catholic philosophy of education and experience with a Classical curriculum. Applicants must possess proven educational, managerial, communication and leadership skills. Previous experience as a principal is preferred, though not required. ​Minimum professional requirements include five years of teaching experience in a Catholic school and a master’s degree in school administration, or in another academic area with appropriate education courses. All appropriate Virginia State and Diocese of Arlington certifications must be obtained within three years of hire if not already held.

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and Diocesan guidelines.


To apply, please complete the application process outlined on the Office of Catholic Schools website and send a complete application packet by March 3, 2024 to:


Diocese of Arlington

Office of Catholic Schools

200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 503

Arlington, VA 22203

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