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Elementary Principal, St Augustine School $69,788-$101,865

St. Augustine School (Culver City)






St. Augustine Catholic Elementary School is dedicated to the formation of the whole person, spiritually, academically and socially. Located in Culver City, the School was founded in 1926 by the Daughters of Mary and Joseph and since then has successfully trained young leaders from diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds to think critically and to develop their gifts and talents for service to the larger community in accordance with our Catholic values.

St. Augustine Catholic Elementary School seeks to hire a principal who can build on the achievements of their predecessors, increase enrollment and guide the School to new heights.


We are seeking a principal who can fulfill 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 wordview.
• Imagines, articulates, and executes an innovative vision for the School, taking into account the surrounding demographics, economic realities, and potential for growth.
• Practices critical reflection and makes mission-driven and data-informed decisions.
• Seeks innovative options to provide a 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, engages and communicates appropriately and effectively with all stakeholders in supporting programs and opportunities.
• Ensures that students are seen as people whose intellectual growth is harmonized with spiritual, religious, emotional, and social growth.
• 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.

MATERIALS SUBMISSION (e-mail preferred)

• Cover letter (no greater than 2 pages), answering the following questions:
1. Why do you find yourself being called to Catholic school leadership?
2. Speak to two attributes that you possess and your most recent experiences exercising these attributes.

• Resumé (include all work-and service-related experiences, dates, and education related to the position).


Attention: Reverend Christopher B. Fagan, Pastor
St. Augustine Catholic Parish
3850 Jasmine Avenue
Culver City, CA 90232


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

St. Augustine School (Culver City)

3819 Clarington Ave.

Culver City, CA 90232