Lumen Christi Academies (LCA) seeks a principal to lead St. Paul Catholic School. In this critical role, the Principal will report directly to the Executive Director of the LCA. The LCA management team will provide administrative support and direction in the areas of academics, faculty training and evaluation, centralized fund raising, development, budgeting, financial reporting and facility maintenance. However, the Principal shall retain a shared responsibility for each of these duties at the school, working closely in conjunction with the Executive Director and all other members of the LCA management team. The principal must demonstrate the ability and desire to work closely and collaboratively with the LCA leadership team, as well as the principals at other LCA communities in this collaborative educational model.
Candidates for principal must be actively practicing Catholics, possess a California Teaching Credential and a California Administrative Credential or enrolled in an Administrative Credential Program as well as have at least five years’ experience in Catholic educational teaching or administration. The school serves a diverse community; Spanish-speaking skills and familiarity with Hispanic culture would be very helpful.
The successful candidate is also expected to possess excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for developing and maintaining a school with a strong Catholic identity as well as a rich academic program. St. Paul Catholic School has a supportive pastor, faculty and staff, school board and parent community.
Salary is determined using the Diocesan salary scale and depends on qualifications and experience. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance, long and short term disability insurance, and retirement.
Send letter of intent, resume and application by May 15, 2019 to:
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.