St. Brendan High School, located in southwest Miami, Florida, is announcing the opening for the position of school principal, to start July 1, 2022. The school’s mission is to provide a Catholic educational experience that inspires young men and women in grades 9-12 to develop a passion for learning by fostering intellectual, physical, and social development through academic excellence and mutual respect in a safe environment.
With the help and guidance of faculty and staff, students grow in self-awareness and the awareness of a complex and global world; and become college and career-ready in the 21st Century, using the latest educational resources and cutting-edge technological tools available. Students, faculty, and staff build unity through a lived experience of faith, culture, innovation, and charity.
St. Brendan High School provides its students with a strong formation in Catholic values, academic excellence, lifelong learning, and a commitment to service. The school, owned and operated by the Archdiocese of Miami, is dedicated to Catholic principles, and provides a rigorous, college preparatory curriculum. St. Brendan High School does not discriminate in admissions policies based on race, ethnicity, sex, or national origin.
The office of the principal has as its primary purpose that of providing overall leadership for the school to ensure that the institution achieves the fullest attainment of its unique mission. The principal is appointed and delegated authority by the Archbishop through the Superintendent of Schools and acts as the chief executive, operations, and educational officer for the school with the guidance of the Superintendent and the board. As overall leader, the principal bears ultimate responsibility for the integration of faith and culture within the school, for successful academic and co-curricular programs, and for effective management of the business and development affairs of the school. The principal, a practicing Roman Catholic who holds an advanced degree and state of Florida certification, acts as the primary liaison between the school, the Archdiocese of Miami (through the office of the Superintendent), the feeder parishes and schools, and the broader community. The principal is ultimately responsible for the successful overall operation of the school as accomplished through effective delegation of responsibilities to the administrative team, the faculty, and staff.
The new principal will also be responsible for supervising the implementation of new and novel programs specifically designed to meet the needs of the students served by the school, ultimately positioning the school in the highly competitive South Florida educational market.
Applicants must electronically submit the following documents to be considered:
· Letter of Interest
· Personal Mission Statement for Catholic Education
· Curriculum Vitae
· Five References with telephone and email contact information
· University Transcripts (undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate)
· State Certification Document(s)
· Archdiocese of Miami Employment Application for Schools (download from HR Jobs page)
Qualifying Applicants should address documents to: Dr. Donald Louis Edwards, Associate Superintendent of Schools:
For additional information please visit our website at www.miamiarch.org