Onward Leaders is a paid residency principal program funded by the John H. and Cynthia Lee Foundation that works in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to form future leaders. Applications for Cohort 6 are being accepted now!
Requirements for candidacy for the Onward Leaders Program:
• Practicing Catholic with Basic Catechist Certificate
• Minimum 5 years teaching experience, at least 2 of those years in a Catholic school
• Earned Masters degree AND California Credential (teaching and/or administrative)
• Commit to 4 years of service to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles (1 residency year, and three years as principal of an Archdiocesan school that meets OLP requirements) starting July 1, 2021
To start the application process, please fill out the interest form at onwardleaders.org. Upon receipt, we will contact you about the next step in the application process. Applications are due December 15, 2020 for early consideration and no later than February 25, 2021. Selected candidates will be offered a residency in Cohort 6 of the Onward Leaders Program for 2021-2022 by March 15, 2021 and must notify the Onward Leaders Program Director by March 20, 2021 of their acceptance. Cohort 6 will begin July 1, 2021 and finishes June 30, 2022.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits are paid by the John H. and Cynthia Lee Smet Foundation.