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Nancy Siemers
Director of Human Resources

Posted 3/20/2014

Job Title:

Principal of St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School,


Full time


Diocese of Joliet
16555 Weber Road
Crest Hill, IL 60403


St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School, located in Manhattan, Illinois; offers world-class educational experiences that are firmly rooted in traditional Catholic doctrine to students in preschool through grade eight. This premier Diocese of Joliet Catholic elementary school offers students an integrated faith-based curriculum that is both comprehensive and rigorous. Challenging academic courses are aligned with state, national, and diocesan standards as well as with the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools. Religion is integrated within all content areas, and a variety of before and after-school programs are structured to meet the spiritual, moral, emotional, intellectual, and physical needs of each child. School programs are designed to ensure that every graduate of St. Joseph Catholic School is formed in faith, educated in excellence, and sent to serve. Applications are currently being accepted for a faith-filled, dynamic, and effective educator to serve as principal of St. Joseph Catholic School beginning in July, 2014.


Successful candidates must be practicing Catholics who uphold the teachings of the faith and who exemplify an unwavering commitment to Catholic education that is both academically excellent and firmly rooted in Gospel values. In addition, the potential candidate must possess an advanced degree in educational leadership; hold a current Illinois Professional Educator License with a General Administrative and/or Superintendent Endorsement; and have to his or her credit at least five years of successful teaching or administrative experience in a Catholic school. Most importantly, the candidate must adhere to all principles and tenets of the Catholic faith; maintain a lifestyle that is in accord with Church teachings; serve as a positive role model to staff, students, and members of the school and parish communities at all times; and serve with distinction as the spiritual and instructional leader of St. Joseph Catholic School. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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