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Elementary Principal $69,788 – $101,865

Sacred Heart Catholic School (Lancaster)






At Sacred Heart Catholic School we educate students to be saints and scholars: disciples of Christ and leaders in the community. We are a TK-8 school whose mission is to provide a faith-filled and caring environment in which our professional skills, personal talents, and the example of our lives will enable our students to grow in the following ways: spiritually, intellectually, socially, psychologically, physically, technologically, ecologically, and culturally. Within this environment, our mission will be to encourage the students to become confident, committed, self-disciplined, life-long developing Christians whose responsible participation in society will reflect their reverence for all life. This position will work directly with the Pastor/Administrator.

We are currently seeking a school principal who is:

  • Catholic School Principals must seek to fulfill priorities in the following areas of the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools (NSBECS).
  • Rooted in a well-formed Catholic identity and grounded in a Catholic worldview. Imagines articulate and execute an innovative vision.
  • Practices critical reflection, and makes mission-driven and data-informed decisions.
  • Seeks innovative options to provide Catholic school education to all interested.
  • Demonstrates solid operational vitality for financial management and planning.
  • Recruits and motivates faculty to achieve educational excellence.
  • Assesses and adjusts, creates, and advances a collaborative culture.
  • Prioritizes action items in order to achieve the organizational mission.
  • Leads the school community in delivering the highest quality curriculum yielding academic successes and holistic achievements for all students.
  • Values, engage, and communicates appropriately and effectively with all stakeholders in supporting programs and opportunities.
  • Ensures students are seen as people whose intellectual growth is harmonized with spiritual, religious, emotional, and social development.
  • Develops, implements, and oversees academic, co-curricular, faith-formation, and service/ministry programs to educate the whole child.



  • Practicing Catholic
  • Minimum 5 years of teaching experience OR 3 years working at a non-profit organization in a leadership role
  • Earned Master’s Degree OR State Approved Teaching Credential
  • Catechetical Certification to be completed by the first two years of leadership

Complete an employment application.
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter stating why they are interested in becoming the next leader at Sacred Heart Catholic School and a resume (including at least three references) to:
Dr. Adrian Cuevas, Assistant Regional Superintendent of the San Fernando Pastoral Region
Re: Sacred Heart, Lancaster- Principal Search

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until the position is filled. The selected candidate must pass an employment background check and all required training and certifications.

Wage Range
The rate of pay offered to the selected candidate is based on internal pay policy and budget. New hires are commonly paid at the minimum of the wage range or within the lower part of the range. We consider a number of factors when making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training and other department needs.

Information/Application Contact

Sacred Heart Catholic School (Lancaster)

625 West Kettering Street

Lancaster, CA 93534