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Principal - Northwest Catholic School

Company: The Archdiocese of Milwaukee
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Building on the tradition of Catholic education, Seton is developing a renewed, collaborative environment for educators:

  • Join a community that shares your values. -Immerse yourself in our diverse parish and neighborhood communities and grow in your own faith through regular school activities. -
  • Collaborate with other educators. -As part of an 11-school -network, our leaders -are connected to resources, ideas, and support systems from fellow -leaders -across the region. -
  • Teach the whole child. -As a Seton leader, you will play a unique role leading academic instruction and character formation for your students. In addition, all our schools offer specials subject areas: art, music and physical education.
  • Develop as a leader. -Setonprioritizes and invests in unparalleled professional development, so you can improve your craft and grow at every stage of your career. -
  • Discover your long-term career path in education. -We are actively developing new opportunities for sustainable career growth and leadership development across our growing network. -Position Description: -The Principal at a -Seton Catholic School -will bring an -"all in" attitude to -driving -school-wide -academic -success -and character formation. -They -will use the Seton Catholic Schools Shared Values to -align organizational culture and staff actions. -A Seton Principal is the instructional leader of their school and as such will focus -at least -two-thirds -of their time on activities involved in -classrooms, -coaching, -and developing instructional -staff -to continuously improve their -lesson delivery -and -further -student achievement. -Principals are also responsible for -safeguarding -a loving, -justice-driven, and faith-filled school culture in which students, families, and the broader parish and neighborhood community are deeply engaged. Key Responsibilities: -
    • Set -ambitious school-wide vision and goals aligned with Seton's Educational Model, -which -ensures all -students are on track to graduate eighth grade at or above grade level and prepared for a high performing high school.
    • Manage and develop -a school leadership team with a clear vision and understanding of their roles and responsibilities -regarding -instruction, operations, enrollment, -and compliance.
    • Model -expectations for leaders, teachers, staff, and students on school-wide practices for a positive learning culture.
    • Set annual performance goals with all staff -and provide consistent feedback in relation to these goals and take appropriate steps when needed.
    • Use weekly observations, coaching, and feedback to evaluate all instructional staff on their effectiveness.
    • Direct -the school's standards-based assessment strategies and systems -to -cultivate -a data-driven culture where assessments are used to increase learning and support for all students.
    • In collaboration with Seton operations team, skillfully -manage -school budget and staffing to maximize student success. -
    • Infuse -Catholic faith and values into the daily life of the school by engaging parish leaders, families, and other local stakeholders.
    • Collaborate with the Director of Catholic Identity and Mission and the Catholic Identity Lead teacher to enhance the Catholic identity of the school.
    • Participate -in -Seton Catholic Schools network initiatives, -including -but not limited to -long-term academic planning; -service, character, -and faith-formation -initiatives; designing/facilitating -professional development; -teacher and staff recruitment and hiring; and leadership -development. -
    • Ensure -compliance with all Archdiocesan and Seton policies, as well as state and federal laws.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Seton leadership.QualificationsQualifications and Skills: - -
      • Deep belief in the potential of all children.
      • Respect for and -motivation -to -preserve -and -build -upon the legacy of urban Catholic education. -
      • A relentless work ethic and a high degree of patience to push through difficult challenges. -
      • Ability to build strong relationships, collaborate, and cultivate a loving, joyful school -culture. -
      • Demonstrated ability to create inclusive environments that honor and support diverse backgrounds and perspectives. -
      • Excellent communication skills with the ability to introduce new concepts and drive success around common -vision and -goals. -
      • Demonstrated ability to operate with a growth mindset and seek opportunities for feedback. -
      • A minimum of 3-5 years teaching experience with at least 2 years of principal or dean level leadership experience in schools that serve low-income and diverse students, as well as demonstrated student results at an exemplary level in both roles. -
      • Experience with data-driven assessments to achieve student academic goals and inform instructional decisions and interventions. -
      • Comprehensive understanding of appropriate application and differentiation of high-leverage instructional strategies based on comprehension of child development and pedagogy. -
      • Bachelor's degree and -State of Wisconsin -school administrator -license required, Master's -degree -or other advanced degree preferred.
      • Seton Catholic Schools Principals -must -be practicing Catholics and act consistently with the tenets of the Catholic Church.Compensation Type Notes Benefits and Perks: -Competitive pay -Health, dental, and vision coverageArchdiocese of Milwaukee pension program -Flexible Spending Account (FSA plan)Paid Time Off (PTO)Unlimited potential for professional growth-we are building a new model for urban, Catholic education. A commitment to hiring a diverse team, reflective of our communities. Archdiocese of Milwaukee -
        P.O. Box 070912
        Milwaukee, WI 53207

        Phone: -414-769-3300
        Toll-Free: 800-769-9373
        Fax: -414-769-3408Report Misconduct
        The Archdiocese of Milwaukee partners -with a third-party company -to administer an online service for reporting misconduct. -

Keywords: The Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Milwaukee , Principal - Northwest Catholic School, Education / Teaching , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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