Catholic Elementary School Principal

St. Joseph Catholic School, Macon

Academic/Professional Requirements

  • Master’s Degree (preferably in Education Administration/Leadership)
  • Standard Georgia Elementary Principal Certificate/L5 (Hold or eligible)
  • Successful teaching experiences (minimum 3 – 5 years) at the Elementary and/or Middle School level
  • Catechetical certification (or in process)
  • Understanding of Catholic Theology and Philosophy of Catholic Education
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Leadership experience preferred

Personal Requirements

  • Practicing Catholic
  • Personal philosophy, value, and lifestyle, which are consistent with a position of leadership in a Catholic school
  • Ability to work collaboratively with parish administration, diocesan personnel, faculty/staff, parents and parish organizations
  • Ability to maintain consistent, positive discipline, respecting each person, as well as an appreciation of cultural differences
  • Ability to articulate and implement a vision for the school in areas of curriculum, spirituality, advancement and technology
  • Ability to create an atmosphere of welcome and open dialogue
  • Experience with school finance/budgeting requirements and federal programs
Note: VIRTUS training and criminal background check are required for hiring.


To apply, send resume and cover letter to:

Michelle C. Kroll, Superintendent
Diocese of Savannah
2170 E. Victory Drive
Savannah, GA 31404

Submission Deadline: February 1, 2020


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