Archbishop Edward McCarthy High School, located in Broward County in Florida is open to receive resumes and applications for the position of Principal to start July 1, 2023. The office of the principal has as its primary purpose that of providing academic, instructional, and supervisory leadership for the school to ensure that the institution achieves the fullest attainment of its unique mission. The principal works with the chief officer of the school, the president, both of whom are appointed and delegated authority by the Archbishop through the Superintendent of Schools.
The principal acts as the chief operations and educational officer and is responsible for management of the day-to-day operation of the school. As instructional leader, the principal shares responsibility for the integration of faith and culture within the school with the president. The principal, a practicing Roman Catholic who holds an advanced degree, works closely with the president in bringing form to the vision of excellence in academic services. This includes supervision of teachers and educational support personnel, co/extra-curricular programs and direct services to students, parents, and other institutional stakeholders.
The principal also acts as liaison regarding operational issues between the school, the Office of Catholic Schools (through the Superintendent), supportive parishes and schools, and other affiliate entities. 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.
Archbishop McCarthy High School is dedicated in providing 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. The school does not discriminate in admissions policies based on race, ethnicity, sex, or national origin.
At least 3 years of administrative experience within a catholic school.
Florida Certificate in Educational Leadership (or commensurate credential).
Interested applicants must electronically submit the following documents to be considered:
Letter of Interest.
Personal Mission Statement for Catholic Education.
A letter from the parish pastor confirming that the applicant is a registered communicant in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church.
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).
The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package consistent with the salary scale for Educational Administrators in the Archdiocese of Miami (based on credentials and experience).
Qualifying applicants should: Forward documents to Dr. Donald Louis Edwards, Associate Superintendent of Schools.