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Elementary Principal $65,000-$95,000 salary annually based on education and experience

St. Bridget of Sweden School (Lake Balboa)






Saint Bridget of Sweden School and Parish have served the Balboa Lake community for over 65 years. St. Bridget of Sweden School, recognizing that parents are the primary educators and teachers are facilitators of learning, provides an atmosphere conducive to the maximum development of all students, enabling them to become well-integrated individuals with Catholic principles, values and attitudes who are capable of living their lives according to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We are a TK-8 school that provides 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, we 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, articulates and executes 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, 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.

Salary commensurate with education and experience. The Archdiocese of Los Angeles offers health benefits including medical, dental, and vision and all employees are enrolled in pension benefits from the time of employment and considered vested after five years of full-time employment.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter stating why you are interested in becoming the next leader at St Bridget of Sweden School and resume (including at least three references) to:

Aimee Dyrek
Managing Director of Leadership Formation
Department of Catholic Schools

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until March 17, 2023. The selected candidate must pass and employment background check and all required trainings 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

St. Bridget of Sweden School (Lake Balboa)

7120 Whitaker Ave.

Lake Balboa, CA 91406