Holy Cross Catholic School, located in Bay City, Texas, is seeking a principal for the upcoming school year, 2021-2022. Situated within the Diocese of Victoria in Texas, Bay City is a growing community that serves as the county seat and is in close proximity to Matagorda Bay, and the Gulf of Mexico. Holy Cross Catholic School (HCCS) is a PK3-5 elementary school that is fully accredited by the TCCB-ED (TX Catholic Conference of Bishops-Education Department) and continues its mission “to make a difference in the world by loving God, others, and ourselves through learning, as we build our Christian family.”
The ideal candidate should be a joyful disciple of the Lord—seeking to follow Him in both his/her personal and professional life—as well as a proven leader who can implement the vision of HCCS as the center for evangelization, formation, and education within the community.
Applications accepted until April 30, 2021, or until filled.
Qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate that they:
Are a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church;
Hold a Master’s degree in Educational Administration or a related field;
Are committed to continuing the tradition of academic and spiritual excellence that HCCS was founded upon; and
Possess strong leadership capabilities and excellent communication skills.
About Holy Cross Catholic School
The Diocese of Victoria in Texas was founded in 1982. It spans approximately 10,000 square miles and encompasses ten counties. The Catholic schools have had a presence in this part of South Texas for more than 150 years. There are 15 schools on thirteen campuses, serving almost 3,000 students. Two of our campuses have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools, and the most recent 2021 Elementary Teacher of the Year was selected at one of our parochial schools. Seven years is the average tenure of our principals and many of our rural communities have multiple generations of families who have attended our schools. We strive to offer a F.I.R.S.T.-Class education...for life! If you're interested in "Teaching Minds and Touching Hearts," come grow with us in the Diocese of Victoria in Texas. Our Catholic roots run deep!