The Assistant Principal for Student Life fulfills the mission of the Catholic school by working with the principal to enrich the overall experience of success and engagement of Savio students. The AP for Student Life is responsible for overseeing the management of student discipline, safety, attendance, transportation routes, and student life activities. This position reports to and is evaluated by the Principal and operates with wide latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative.
Support and uphold the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school.
Act as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
Continuously grow in your ministry by participating in religious ceremonies, training sessions, and reflection activities as directed.
Support and assist with the responsibilities of the principal.
In collaboration with the Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction, serve as the principal in the principal's absence.
Monitor and implement student attendance and tardy policies, through coordination with attendance office
Coordinate student discipline, merit/demerit program, and detentions, informing school administration and Director of Guidance, as needed
Organize daily building supervision and event supervision schedules for administration and faculty
Implement school transportation by maintaining schedules, routes, hiring qualified drivers, assisting with school transportation needs and communicating with Director of Facilities about vehicle needs
Manage school parking by implementing parking registration, distributing permits, monitoring parking violations and coordinating parking lot supervision
Implement school safety program including required drills and annual training programs for new employees and refresher courses for Standard Response Protocol and Standard Reunification Method
Collaborate with school lunch program and security officer regarding school calendar, schedule changes and building needs
Oversee the formation and organization of school clubs, honor societies, and non-academic competitive groups
Oversee the planning of school organized travel
Organize and implement Student Activity Fairs
Manage school pictures and IDs
Manage school lockers
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the basic teachings of the RomanCatholic Church.
Knowledge of student discipline methods/strategies.
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to ongoing formation in catechetical and spiritual leadership development as defined by and monitored by the local ordinary and superintendent.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited American university or equivalent in a foreign country.
Master's degree from an accredited American university or equivalent in a foreign country.
One degree must be in education.
Successful completion of or currently pursuing 18 credit hours in educational administration and supervision courses; may substitute a valid, appropriate state certificate for a principal or successful completion of an appropriate state certification examination.
Has successful teaching experience.
Has successful experience as an educational administrator, department chair or supervisor
Must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with a commitment to ongoing formation in catechetical and spiritual leadership development.
Certifications and Training:
Valid Texas driver's license.
Meet TCCB ED Educational Personnel Requirements appropriate to educational assignment.
Must maintain compliance with the Diocese of Austin Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) policies throughout the employment period.
Bachelor's degree (or higher) intheology or religious studies from a Catholic University or completion of Religion Certification Part 1 within two years of the date of hire, (completing a minimum of 25 clock hours within the first year).
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Internal Number: 1010564
About Diocese of Austin Catholic Schools
Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin is a community of parents, teachers and administrators, clergy and religious with values rooted in the Catholic Faith, all working together to provide our students with a strong foundation for life. The Office of Catholic Schools, in service to principals and communities, assists Catholic schools in the formation of its members in their spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and social lives. The schools, in turn, provide opportunities for its students, families, faculty, staff and board members to grow in a commitment to be faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. The office also coordinates accreditation, curriculum, testing, training and policy development for the approximately 571 teachers serving in the schools. All of the diocesan schools follow an accreditation process that is prescribed by the Texas Catholic Conference, approved by the Texas Education Agency, and directed by the diocesan superintendent’s office.
Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin form a unified school system made up of 22 Catholic schools ranging from Pre-K to 12th grade that collectively educate over 5,300 students across Central Texas. The entire schoo...l system stretches from the city of West in the north to Buda in the south, and from Bryan-College Station area in the east to Killeen in the west.