St. Joseph Catholic Academy in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is searching for a new Upper Campus Principal. This position has been handled by the school’s President for several years, but the school has decided to move to a new administrative structure. Founded in 1957 by the School Sisters of St. Francis as a high school, St. Joseph has changed and adapted with the times. Situated on two campuses in close proximity to beautiful Lake Michigan, this PK through 12th grade college preparatory school is supported by ten parishes, and is the largest private school in the area. St. Joseph is an Archdiocesan school with a lay Board of Directors.
The Upper Campus Principal of St. Joseph Catholic Academy (SJCA) provides inspirational and faith-filled guidance while overseeing the daily academic, religious and student life operations of grades 6 through 12. Strong written and verbal communication skills are key in serving as a collaborative academic leader for faculty and staff. The Upper Campus Principal reports to the President and will fulfill SJCA’s educational goals, uphold the school’s commitment to provide an exceptional education to all students, and foster SJCA’s Catholic identity through the modeling of Catholic behavior.
The Upper Campus Principal for St. Joseph Catholic Academy will be a:
Student-focused, approachable and caring individual, eager to embrace the SJCA culture and Kenosha community.
Visionary academic leader.
Effective team builder and skilled collaborator.
Dedicated partner with the Lower Campus Principal to maximize the benefits of a PK through 12 model.
Ideal candidates for this position should possess:
Master’s in Educational Leadership or above
Valid Principal’s License
5+ years of school administrative leadership experience
Ability to work collaboratively and congenially
The full position profile is available HERE. Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically, in a consolidated format, a letter of introduction; a resume; five professional references (names, email addresses and telephone numbers); and a written essay of no more than 500 words answering the question “How does the academic leader manage the unique needs of middle school students in the 6th through 12th grade model?” to:
Interested candidates will also be required to complete the Principal application on the Archdiocese of Milwaukee website under Careers. The deadline for applications is April 8, 2021. Learn more about St. Joseph Catholic Academy at www.sjcawi.org.
About St. Joseph Catholic Academy
St. Joseph Catholic Academy in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is a comprehensive 3K through grade 12 Catholic college preparatory school designed to educate the whole child.