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St. Mary’s Academy (Inglewood)






St. Mary’s Academy, located in Inglewood, California, is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Principal. St. Mary’s Academy is an accredited, Catholic, college preparatory high school for young women, in the tradition of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet. St. Mary’s is the longest, continuously operating Catholic girls’ high school within Los Angeles, with 130+ years of shaping women of distinction who are committed to life-long learning and service.

The school enrolls approximately 250 students, is staffed by 30 dedicated certified and classified persons, and is governed by a Board of Directors. Together with the students’ families, the administration, faculty, and staff are committed to forming a Christian community that nurtures and challenges each young woman to attain her full potential. The distinctive characteristics of St. Mary’s education are based in the conviction that a young woman finds character and expression in service of others. This education promotes the formation and integral development of young women from various backgrounds and cultures and provides opportunities for the development of contemporary leadership—all while preserving the spirit that has made St. Mary’s Academy unique for more than a century.


St. Mary’s Academy is seeking a candidate who will serve as a model of educational, spiritual, and social leadership for our school community. The preferred candidate will be a practicing Catholic with an earned Master’s Degree, a secondary credential, and a minimum of five years of teaching and/or administrative experience at the secondary level. Compensation will be competitive within the Los Angeles Archdiocese and commensurate with the applicant’s education and experience. Interested candidates are invited to learn more about St. Mary’s Academy by visiting the school’s website:

To apply, please submit the materials listed below by email to Please use “St. Mary’s Academy Principal Search” as the subject line.
• Compelling letter of interest indicating how your skills, knowledge, and experience match the philosophy and values of Catholic education and St. Mary’s Academy
• Current resume
• List of five professional references (including names, email addresses, and telephone numbers)

The application can also be mailed to:
St. Mary’s Academy: Principal Search Committee
701 Grace Avenue
Inglewood, California 90301

Whether mailed or emailed, all applications must be received no later than September 15, 2022.

Information/Application Contact

St. Mary’s Academy (Inglewood)

701 Grace Ave

Inglewood, CA 90301