Elementary School Principal for 20-21 School Year

Holy Cross Catholic School - Omaha



Name of Facility: Holy Cross School
1502 S 48th St
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Chris Nelson
Email: cmnelson@archomaha.org


Department: Omaha Catholic School Consoritum
Reports to: Executive Director

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• Model the Catholic faith and support faith development opportunities for students and staff
• Promote and support the goals and objectives of the school to the greater community.
• 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.
• Provide input about school budget and maintain required financial records.
• Lead ongoing curriculum evaluation and development.
• Provide assistance and guide teachers in determining effective curriculum approaches and appropriate methodologies for teaching.
• 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 specific student needs.
• See job description for more complete list

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Knowledge, 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.
• 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.
• See job description for more complete list

Education and Experience
• 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

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:
Mrs. Chris Nelson, Executive Director