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St. James - Holy Redeemer Scho (La Crescenta)






St. James- Holy Redeemer School is a vibrant, faith-filled Catholic community in the La Crescenta area, north of Los Angeles. United around the Gospel values of love, hope, and social justice, we develop in each student a personal relationship with God and each other in a commitment to our Catholic faith through service. We collaborate with parents in the formation of their child’s religious, academic, physical, and creative education. Recognizing the dignity and uniqueness of each student, our instructional activities serve the various learning styles of our students. St. James-Holy Redeemer School is seeking candidates for principal who possess the following attributes: 1. Faith-filled and Focused: Rooted in a well-formed Catholic identity and grounded in a Catholic worldview, practices critical reflection and makes mission-driven and data-informed decisions 2. Hopeful and Entrepreneurial: Imagines, articulates, and executes an innovative vision 3. Inspirational: Recruits and motivates faculty, achieves educational excellence through teamwork 4. Growth Mindset Leader: Assesses and adjusts, creates and advances a vibrant and collaborative culture of excellence, prioritizing action items in order to achieve the mission 5. Standards Bearer: Leads the school community in delivering the highest quality curriculum yielding academic successes and holistic achievements for all students 6. Equity-Minded Educator: Fuels equity of educational opportunity, culturally inclusive practices 7. Fiscally Responsible: Demonstrates solid stewardship for short-term financial management and long-term financial planning 8. Collaborator: Values, engages, and connects parents, the parish and local community, and other partners in supporting programs and opportunities to maintain and grow the school’s presence and impact 9. Reliable and Trustworthy: Communicates appropriately and effectively with all stakeholders QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING (via email, preferred or US Mail): 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. Résumé (include all work- and service-related experiences, dates and education related to the position) EMAIL: Sr. Karen Collier,SSL


Practicing Catholic Minimum 5 years experience, at least 2 of those 5 in Catholic education Earned Master's degree California Credential (teaching and/or administrative) Preference given to candidates with Catechist certification

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St. James - Holy Redeemer Scho (La Crescenta)

4635 Dunsmore Avenue

La Crescenta, California 91214