Principal-Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School

Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic School - Omaha



Name of Facility: Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School
3619 X Street
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Andrew Bauer


Department: Administration
Reports to: Education Director-Omaha Catholic School Consortium

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The principal reports to the Education Director of the Omaha Catholic School Consortium. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
• Model the Catholic faith and support faith development opportunities for students and staff.
• Guide curriculum development and selection of instructional materials.
• Create and maintain a productive community where there is harmony, a positive learning environment, effective communication, and shared responsibility.
• Promote and support the goals and objectives of the school to the greater community.
• Prioritize and manage time effectively. Demonstrate effective follow-through with commitments.
• Comply with regulations and requirements for Rule 10 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 communications among all groups associated with the school: Consortium, teachers, students, school staff, parish staff, Parish Council, Home and School Association, parents, parishioners, Archdiocese of Omaha and Catholic School Office.
• Interpret educational goals and school policy for above identified groups.
• Provide input about school budget and maintain required financial records.
• Hire and supervise substitute teachers.
• Direct the work of teachers and school staff.
• Coordinate programming and services with and be a liaison to Omaha Public Schools.
• Attend meetings that are deemed necessary in the role of school principal. This may include, but not limited to, Consortium meetings, Home and School Association meetings, as well as Catholic School Office Administrator meetings.
• Meet with the Pastor on an ongoing basis to review and coordinate school ministry with the parish community.
• Lead ongoing curriculum evaluation and development.
• Lead teaching staff in effective pedagogy and work collaboratively with staff to support goals of S.I.P.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Candidate must possess and be able to consistently demonstrate the following personal and professional qualifications:
• 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
Education and Experience Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Master’s 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 but not required

Application Instructions

Application Instructions
Interested candidates are to submit, electronically, the following materials:
• Cover letter and resume
• Educational Philosophy (One page)
• List of references – References will only be contacted once an applicant has reached semifinalist standing and with permission of the applicant (to preserve confidentiality on the applicant’s part)

Submit to:
Mr. Andrew Bauer, Education Director, Omaha Catholic School Consortium