Our Lady of the Valley Regional School in Uxbridge, Massachusetts seeks an experienced, energetic, and innovative leader to serve as principal. Located within the Diocese of Worcester at Saint Mary Parish, Our Lady of the Valley Regional School boasts an exceptional Pre-K – 8 program currently serving 185 students.
Serve as the spiritual, instructional, and administrative head of the school
Create an environment that fosters academic excellence and sound formation in the Catholic faith
Implement procedures to assess program effectiveness; guide and assist staff in developing and implementing effective instructional strategies
Support the professional development of faculty and staff
Ensure all members of the school community (faculty, staff, students, parents, donors) are engaged to achieve the school's mission
Grow enrollment through marketing, public relations and community partnerships
Plan and manage the school budget, in collaboration with the school’s Consultative Board
Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstrates competence in staff selection, training, supervision and evaluation
Proven instructional leadership capabilities
Demonstrates problem-solving skills
A commitment to and practice of Roman Catholicism
A minimum of five years teaching and /or administrative experience (preferably at the elementary level)
A master’s degree
All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation (one from the applicant’s pastor) by February 1, 2020 to Rev. Nicholas Desimone, Saint Mary Church, 77 Mendon Street, Uxbridge, MA 01569; or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.