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Principal: Bishop Amat Memorial High School

Bishop Amat Memorial High School ()






Bishop Amat Memorial High School is seeking a dynamic, mission-driven leader to become its next Principal. This is an outstanding opportunity to help shape the educational experience for students, faculty and staff, and families at a premier Catholic secondary school in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Bishop Amat Memorial High School is a four-year co-educational Archdiocesan Catholic high school serving over 1,040 students in the San Gabriel Valley. Located in La Puente, California, the campus is approximately 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

The school’s mission focuses on forming a faith-filled community while providing a quality education that addresses the needs of a culturally and academically diverse student body. The foundation of Bishop Amat’s comprehensive curriculum is a solid core of college preparatory courses complemented with 17 Advanced Placement courses, 18 Honors courses, and the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

The school also offers an Inclusion Program, with a dedicated learning specialist, supporting all students’ instruction by addressing the unique learning requirements of students with special needs.

The campus has undergone numerous additions and improvements over the years. Currently, construction is underway on a new $14 million Performing Arts Center slated to open during the summer of 2021.

Additional information regarding this diverse and tradition-rich school community can be found on the school’s website here.

Bishop Amat Memorial High School seeks a qualified, experienced, and enthusiastic candidate to serve as their next Principal. The Principal serves as the school’s spiritual and educational leader and is responsible for exercising independent judgment in implementing a broad array of programs and functions. These responsibilities encompass spiritual development and realizing the school’s philosophy, curriculum, co-curricular activities, discipline, and personnel practices. The Principal collaborates with the school President in decisions on the school facilities, marketing, and community relations. In fulfilling this role, the Principal is directly responsible to the School President and the archdiocesan Office of Catholic Schools.

The next Principal is expected to bring the energy, charisma, vision, and leadership skills necessary for this school community to deliver its respected Catholic college preparatory education successfully.

Additional information and application procedures regarding this exciting leadership opportunity can be found in our detailed search prospectus here:


• To apply, please submit the following four documents, confidentially, and as separate PDF attachments.
o Cover letter that aligns your experiences and skill sets with the current needs of the school as you understand them.
o Statement of Catholic educational philosophy.
o Current resume with all appropriate dates included.
o List of five references with names, phone numbers and email addresses. No references will be contacted without your knowledge and approval.
• Please include Bishop Amat in the subject field.

Assemble all of the application materials in one email to:

Michael Furey, Partner
Partners in Mission School Leadership Search Solutions, LLC
124 Sycamore Drive | Westwood, MA 02090
570-730-2655 (Cell) | 877-738-4810 (Office)

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