Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, a regional Catholic elementary school of 500+ students in Orland Hills, Illinois, is seeking a new Principal to begin July 1, 2020. Supported by four parishes, CJB is a two-time Blue Ribbon award winner, and well on track for #3. The school was founded in response to robust parent desire for Catholic education in the area, and opened in 2000 with all new, state-of-the-art facilities and resources.
The new Principal of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School will
be strong in faith and committed to the mission and ministry of the school.
be a practicing Catholic who evidences knowledge and understanding of the Catholic faith.
embrace and exemplify the Catholic identity of the school.
keep faith alive and growing.
be visible and engaged with all constituent groups, and supportive of Catholic teachings.
have a master’s degree or further in school administration and have state certification in both teaching and administration.
have a minimum of three years (full time) professional experience in a Catholic school, e.g., teacher or administrator.
have, be working toward or willing to pursue certification as Coordinator of Religious Education as stipulated by the Office of Catholic Schools.
provide strong leadership to faculty and staff, particularly in the areas of curriculum, development and implementation.
possess strong communication skills.
understand current technology and marketing trends.
The full position profile is available at cbservices.org/csm.html. Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically, in a consolidated format, a letter of introduction; a resume; five professional references (names, emails and telephone numbers); and a written essay of no more than 500 words answering the question “How would you enhance understanding and awareness of the special and distinctive characteristics of Cardinal Bernardin School among its sponsoring parishes and the broader community?” to:
The deadline for applications is March 6, 2020. Learn more about Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School at cjbschool.org.
About Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School
Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School is a regional elementary school, serving students in 3 year-old preschool through 8th grade, located in the Archdiocese of Chicago and jointly sponsored by four parishes.