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PRINCIPAL - Sacred Heart, Covina

Covina, California

Posted 5/18/2017 until 5/31/2017

Description:

Sacred Heart School, founded in 1953 and originally staffed by the Benedictine Sisters, is a TK - 8 Catholic parish elementary school located in Covina, California. Learn more about our school at http://www.shs.cc/

 

The central focus of Sacred Heart School is our belief in God and in the principles of the Catholic faith. We are dedicated to living the Gospel message through the formation of community and the practice of Christian ministry. We are committed to teaching that honesty, respect for life, peaceful resolutions, and love are essential traits of Christian living. These traits sustain the teaching of the Gospel and support students in making positive choices in an ever-changing world. Our goal is that students will value Christ’s presence within themselves and that through Christian service, worship and a commitment to building community, they will serve God and one another.

 

Sacred Heart School recognizes that parents are the primary educators of their children. In partnership with them, we offer a varied and engaging program that emphasizes the spiritual, intellectual, social and developmental growth of each child. We embrace the responsibility to provide a rich learning environment for all students that promotes academic excellence for everyone.

 

We strive to instill Catholic values by teaching that God is loving and kind, providing religious experiences that enable each individual to grow closer to God, encouraging each child to discover and utilize his or her God-given talents, and fostering a learning atmosphere that promotes positive self-worth. We recognize education as a life-long process, and we strive to prepare children for the journey.

Requirements:

Practicing Catholic who is committed to Catholic education

Minimum 5 years teaching experience, at least 2 of those 5 years in Catholic education

Earned Master’s degree

California Credential (teaching and/or administrative)

Preference given to candidates with Catechist Certification

Information/Application Contact:

Covina, California
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SUBMIT: Cover Letter, Résumé, and Application via email:
Cover letter (no greater than 2 pages), answering the following questions:
• Why do you find yourself called to Catholic school leadership?
• Offer three specific skills that you possess that qualify you for a Catholic school leadership position
Résumé:  include all work- and service-related experiences, dates and education related to the position
Application:  request application from Dr. Susan Abelein via email at:  drsabelein@la-archdiocese.org

Applicants will be vetted by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Department of Catholic Schools.  Approved applicants will be placed in a candidate pool for consideration by the Pastor and local screening committee for Sacred Heart Catholic School.

E-Mail: drsabelein@la-archdiocese.org
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