2022-2023 Elementary Principal - St. Thomas More, Lynnwood, WA
Archdiocese of Seattle
Location: Lynnwood, Washington
Type: Full Time
St. Thomas More Parish School is located in Lynnwood, WA and is seeking a principal for the 2022-2023 academic school year. St. Thomas More is a diverse community committed to exploring and developing the spiritual, intellectual, and social potential of our children from diverse religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Through our integrative, values-based approach, we cultivate compassion, acceptance of others, social awareness, and critical thinking while fostering a life-long passion for learning. We welcome candidates of color to apply who represent the rich diversity of our school community. We are committed to recruiting individuals focused on creating a secure, inclusive, and equitable learning environment in which all children may succeed socially, emotionally, and academically.
St. Thomas More School is a Pre-K through 8th grade with 200 students with a diverse community promoting the Catholic faith and inspiring academic excellence. St. Thomas More continues to receive a six-year accreditation approval from the Western Catholic Educational Association.
We are currently seeking a school principal who is:
An experienced leader comfortable in his or her Catholic faith and able to make decisions informed by a Catholic worldview and skilled in critical reflection and comfortable making both mission and data-informed decision.
Fosters equity of educational opportunity and culturally inclusive practices. Enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.
Strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative mindset, with the ability to lead and motivate faculty and other team members
A leader who is driven to move the school forward with an innovative vision that offers a 21st-century education combined with strong foundation skills.
Assesses and adjusts, creates, and advances a vibrant and collaborative culture of excellence, prioritizing action items to achieve the mission.
Understands the unique needs of each educational level and leads the school community in delivering the highest quality curriculum for all students
Experienced with critical areas of school leadership including development, enrollment management, school finances, program development, faculty, and staff support. Demonstrates solid stewardship for short-term financial management and long-term financial planning
Values, engages, and connects parents, the parish and local community, and other partners in supporting programs and opportunities to maintain and grow the school’s presence and impact.
All candidates must be practicing Catholics and hold a current Washington State Principal Credential (or in progress) or similar credential. Candidates should be able to successfully assume responsibility for the day-to-day operation, administration of the school, and fostering our school community. They should be prepared to work closely with the pastor, the Parish Administrator, Advisory School Commission and school parents as well as working with their fellow principals and the Archdiocesan School Office to ensure the vitality of our school.
Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Additionally, please send letter of interest and resume to: Principal Search Committee, 6511 176th St SW., Lynnwood, WA 98037
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