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Elementary School Principal 2023-2024 School Year “$67,104-$97,948; Compensation commensurate with level of experience, relevant professional certifications, and/or degrees earned.”

St. Francis Xavier School (Burbank)






St. Francis Xavier Catholic Community tucked away in the Verdugo Hills of Burbank has served the community for 69 years. This is a welcoming, friendly, faith filled and mission driven community. We are a TK-8 school. The uniqueness of this community is that the parish and the school work together as one unit.

Our mission is to provide our children with excellence in every aspect of life. It is to make them mature spiritually, intellectually, emotionally and morally. We are also committed to help them grow physically, socially, technologically, culturally and ecologically. Our ultimate aim is to prepare and equip our children to handle their future skillfully and fruitfully following the bright light of Jesus, the Master Teacher. The administration, staff and faculty are committed to achieve this goal by their professional skills, commitment, Christian values and above all by their living examples.

This position will work directly with the Pastor/Administrator and Parish/School Business Manager.

We are currently seeking a school principal beginning the 2023-2024 school year 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). Click here to learn more about the NSBECS

  • Rooted in a well-formed Catholic identity and grounded in a Catholic worldview. Who 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.
  • Values, engages, and communicates appropriately and effectively with all stakeholders in supporting programs and opportunities. Exemplifies the vision of the Pastor, and collaborates and seeks guidance from the Pastor, Business Manager, Finance Council and PTO Board.
  • Creates, and advances a collaborative culture.
  • Promotes the growth of the parish and the school and joint projects.
  • 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.
  • 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

“$67,104-$97,948; Compensation commensurate with level of experience, relevant professional certifications, and/or degrees earned.” 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.

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. Francis Xavier School (Burbank)

3601 Scott Road

Burbank, CA 91504