St. Lawrence Catholic School – Tampa, FL seeks a principal to begin the 2017-2018 academic year on July 1, 2017. The ideal applicant is an active Catholic who will be a faith leader as well as the academic leader of our parish Catholic school serving over 500 students in Pre-K through eighth grades. St. Lawrence Catholic School is a vibrant elementary institution well-regarded in the Tampa Bay area. The school works hand in hand with the parish to fulfill its mission and vision. St. Lawrence Catholic School is accredited through the Florida Catholic Conference to provide the highest quality educational experience for our students.
Our principal will be a practicing Catholic who has knowledge and understanding of the faith. Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and passionately work with students, parents, school staff and parish representatives are also requirements. Candidates should be well-versed in merging Catholic traditions with best instructional practices and also have experience in fiscal and personnel management.
Applicants should have a minimum of five years teaching experience, preferably in a Catholic school and a Master’s Degree in educational administration. If the candidate holds a Masters in any other area of education, the candidate must have at least eighteen semester hours of graduate work in administration, supervision and curriculum development and be willing to complete a Master’s program in the related field within 2 years of initial employment at St. Lawrence. The compensation package will correspond with the individual’s qualifications and experience. To read more about St. Lawrence Catholic Church and School visit our websites at http://www.stlawrence.org/ and http://www.stlawrencecatholicschool.org/ respectively.
Interested candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitæ or resume, along with a cover letter detailing why they believe they are best qualified to serve the St. Lawrence community. Submissions should be addressed to:
Mr. Bob Best
School Principal Search Committee
St. Lawrence Catholic School
5225 N Himes Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614
Candidates should also complete the online application process at http://dosp.org/schools/position-openings-2/. The application will remain opened until the position is filled.