Saint Leo School (PreK - 8) in Versailles, KY is seeking a Principal. The school currently has approximately 212 students, 15 faculty members and a staff of six. The Principal is the school’s chief executive officer, pastoral leader, and public spokesperson with responsibilities for educational programs, school board relations, strategic planning and implementation, fund development, and financial management.
The successful candidate will be a practicing and active Catholic with an understanding of current Catholic spiritual life and an ability to provide a strong Catholic identity. Candidates must hold a master’s degree in education and meet the Commonwealth of KY state-approved certification requirements or be working towards completion of certification within a mutually agreed-upon timeline, or be uniquely qualified as defined by the Secretary for Catholic Education. The successful candidate will have academic preparation that includes course work in religious education, school administration, supervision, curriculum, and instructional theory. Candidates should have five or more years of teaching, professional experience or administration. Previous experience in a Catholic School system is a plus as well as Spanish-speaking ability. Visionary and collaborative leadership, strong communication skills, enthusiasm for academic and artistic achievement, and technology experience are essential. The individual will be expected to work well with faculty, staff, students, and parents; collaborate with the school board and maintain positive relations with the community. Demonstrated administrative and managerial abilities, fiscal management skills, and experience in fund-development or institutional advancement are preferred.
Applications will be accepted until February 24, 2020. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to:
St. Leo Search Committee
255 Huntertown Rd.
Versailles, KY 40383
The successful candidate will be a practicing and active Catholic with an understanding of current Catholic spiritual life and an ability to provide a strong Catholic identity.
Internal Number: 202001
About St. Leo School
Who We Are: Our mission is to develop Christ-centered students with active and creative minds, academic excellence, compassion for others, the courage to act on their beliefs, and a commitment to live generously in service to all.
Our vision is for St. Leo School to be a safe, nurturing, faith community where teachers and families come together to educate, inspire and support each student according to his or her unique gifts.
Our Students: a community of students in grades Pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. Students come from Woodford County, Lexington, Frankfort, Georgetown, and Lawrenceburg, and all parts in between. Students in Woodford County have public school bus transportation available to them.
Although St. Leo is a Catholic school, all are welcome, parishioner and non-parishioner, Catholic and non-Catholic.
Our Learning Environment: St. Leo provides a friendly, relaxed, family-like atmosphere of learning for your child. Your child enters a community of learners that supports and nurtures the holistic growth of mind, body, and soul. Our curriculum integrates each of these aspects into your child's day at school. Just like a family, students, faculty, staff, and parents work to build positive relationships.