Helias Catholic High School: Building a Community of Saints and Scholars for Christ
Helias Catholic High School is seeking a dynamic, mission-driven leader who can lead by personal witness to become its next Principal. This is an outstanding opportunity to help shape the educational and faith experience for students, faculty and staff, and families at a premier Catholic secondary school in the Diocese of Jefferson City.
Helias Catholic High School is a four-year co-educational Diocesan high school serving over 750 students in Missouri’s Capital City.
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 Helias’ comprehensive curriculum is a solid core of college preparatory courses complemented with Advanced Placement courses, Honors courses, and Dual Credit courses.
The school also offers an Accommodation 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. Recently, construction was completed on a Athletics Complex and Stadium, Science Center, Administration Wing and Chapel.
Helias Catholic 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 the implementation of 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 pertaining to the school facilities, marketing, and community relations. In fulfilling this role, the Principal is directly responsible to the School President and the Superintendent 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.
The search committee is on a fast-track to identify and secure its next Principal. Interested candidates can begin exploring this exciting executive leadership opportunity by contacting our team immediately. All inquiries and applications will be treated with the highest degree of confidentiality and with the greatest respect.
Candidates are expected to be available to assume the responsibilities of the position in July 2021. To apply, complete the application on the Jefferson City Diocesan website at: https://diojeffcity.org/blog/2019/06/17/employment-in-our-catholic-schools/. Please include a resume, cover letter, college transcripts and reference letters when completing the application.
A qualified applicant will be an enthusiastically practicing Catholic who is a proficient and organized administrator with strong skills in the area of faculty development, evaluation and management. Additionally, the next Principal will have at minimum 5 years teaching experience and 2 years administrative experience, Master’s Degree in Educational Administration, Missouri Administrator Certification, and Catechetical Certification.