Guardian Angels Central Catholic School - West Point
LocationName of Facility: Guardian Angels Central Catholic Elementary
419 E Decatur
WEST POINT, Nebraska
Submitted ByName: Paula Peatrowsky
DescriptionReports to: Pastor/President
Principal Duties and Responsibilities*Help create and maintain a productive environment where there is harmony, a positive learning experience, effective communication, and shared responsibility.
*Be an example for teachers, staff, students, and parents by living a joyful, faith-filled life as a practicing Catholic.
*Comply with regulations and requirements for approval and accreditation as defined by the State of Nebraska and the Archdiocese of Omaha.
*Recruit, interview, and recommend all teachers and school staff for employment.
*Develop and maintain effective communications among all groups associated with the school.
*Attend meetings that are deemed necessary as role of school principal.
*Provide and demonstrate a caring relationship with all students.
*Ensure the health and safety of all students.
*Direct and support teachers in establishing an appropriate discipline philosophy for the school.
*Coordinate curriculum and schedules.
*Lead ongoing curriculum evaluation and development.
*Support and facilitate the implementation of curriculum.
*Work collaboratively with teachers to design necessary staff development programs to support goals of School Improvement Plan.
*Assist teachers in designing appropriate classroom assessments and analyzing test data to determine needs.
*Implementation and evaluation of Guardian Angels Central Catholic Strategic Planning initiative together with the School Board and members of the Strategic Planning Committee.
*Visit classrooms regularly to affirm and assist teachers in developing additional teaching proficiencies.
*Facilitate the development, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the School Improvement Plan, utilizing the framework and processes adopted by the Archdiocesan Catholic School Office to address approval and accreditation requirements of the State of Nebraska.
*Provide leadership through teacher meetings, teacher in-services, and other forms of communication.
(See full job posting for additional duties and responsibilities.)
RequirementsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
*A practicing member, in good standing, of the Roman Catholic Church who sees his/her commitment to Catholic education as a ministry.
*Demonstrated record of developing a sound philosophy of Catholic School education and administration.
*High energy leader with a passion for students, faith formation, community building, character development learning, and excellence.
*Demonstrated record of developing processes, implementing, and evaluating an effective school improvement plan.
*Strong working knowledge of the spiritual and academic educational documents used in the Archdiocese.
*Strong working knowledge and/or skills in administration, management, curriculum, instruction, public relations, communications, development, budget, and finance.
*Demonstrated record of setting high expectations for students, staff and self, assessing progress and growth on an ongoing basis.
*Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills.
Education and Experience
Bachelor of Science in Education
Masters Degree in Education Administration
Possesses a valid Nebraska Administration Certificate
Five or more years of experience as a classroom teacher
Minimum of three years as a school administrator (preferred)
Application InstructionsInterested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, transcripts, and three current references to:
Mrs. Paula Peatrowsky