Saint Joseph Elementary School, a TK through Eighth Grade Catholic elementary school, who prides itself on educating the whole child, is located in the city of Alameda in Alameda County serving the cities of Alameda and the San Francisco Bay Area. Saint Joseph Elementary School enrolls 252 students with a maximum capacity of 320 students, employs a professional staff of 26 and is a fully accredited school by the WCEA/WASC.
Saint Joseph Elementary School houses a before and after school Extended Care Program along with a strong after school enrichment offering. The school serves a diverse community that celebrates many different ethnicities.
Saint Joseph Elementary School works closely with Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School and resides on the same campus.
Candidates for principal must be active practicing Catholics, who possess a California Teaching Credential and a California Administrative Credential or are enrolled in an Administrative Credential Program, as well as have at least five years of experience, as an administrator or a teacher, in a Catholic school. The candidate must be able to provide spiritual, administrative, financial and educational leadership for the school as well as be able to assume responsibility for the day-to-day administration.
The successful candidate is expected to be an active member of the parish staff and a strong partner to the high school principal. Candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for developing and maintaining a school with a strong Catholic identity and a rigorous academic program. Saint Joseph Elementary School is a community supported by the Pastor, Faculty and Staff, School Board, Parent Group and Parents.
Salary is based upon the Diocesan Scale and depends on qualifications and experience. Benefits include: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability Insurance, and Retirement.
About Diocese of Oakland
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland was created in 1962. The estimated population of Alameda
and Contra Costa counties is over 2.7 million people with a Catholic population projected at 394,000.
Currently serving the needs of the faithful are 391 priests, 112 deacons, 399 religious brothers and
sisters, and many lay volunteers in 84 parishes, 11 pastoral centers, and other diocesan offices.
Including religious education programs, there are over 45,000 students under Catholic instruction in
the Diocese at 39 elementary schools, eight high schools, two Catholic colleges, and several schools
of religious formation.