The Diocese of Erie, led by Bishop Lawrence T. Persico, launched the Erie Catholic School System in July 2017 as part of a comprehensive plan for the diocesan schools. The System is seeking its next President who will oversee the leadership and management of six Preschool through Grade 8 schools in the City of Erie and Millcreek. The system comprises approximately 2000 students.
Erie Catholic’s six campuses with leadership teams at each school implement consistent curriculum at or above state standards, with an emphasis on increased expectations and measurable outcomes. The schools customize learning to suit individual student needs, using proven Instructional practices that are student-centered, inquiry-based, and hands-on.
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No longer operating as independent, parish-based schools but as a unified system, Erie Catholic provides consistent leadership, expertise, resources and accountability that strengthens all schools while enabling each to retain its unique community and traditions.
The Erie Catholic School System is led by a President who reports to a Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for overseeing the Catholic identity, educational quality, and operational vitality of the system of schools. The Board approves the budget and helps to identify strategies for long-term sustainability and growth. The President works with a team of system-level administrators including Vice President of Enrollment Management, Director of Finance, Director of Human Resources, and Director of Technology. In addition, the President works closely with the Diocesan Superintendent on matters related to policy, planning, and program evaluation.
Additional information and application procedures regarding this exciting executive leadership opportunity can be found in our detailed search prospectus.
The candidates we seek will have a strong passion for advancing the mission of Catholic education by delivering excellence and garnering philanthropic support throughout the Erie Catholic School System. He/she will possess an understanding of the Catholic school system model with a governing board and school-site principals and be comfortable partnering with committed and engaged constituents and stakeholders.
The search committee is on a fast track to identify and secure its next President. Interested candidates can begin exploring this exciting executive leadership opportunity by contacting our team immediately. All inquiries and applications will be treated with the highest degree of confidentiality and with the greatest respect.
Candidates are expected to be available to assume the responsibilities of the position in July 2021. Do not delay. Connect with us today!
Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive with the local market and commensurate with experience and education.
About Partners in Mission School Leadership Search Solutions
Partners in Mission School Leadership Search Solutions is the retained search division of Partners in Mission, the nation’s leading full-service consulting firm focused exclusively on developing excellence in Catholic school advancement and leadership. As partners among ourselves and with our clients’ missions, we value, understand, and embrace the importance of Catholic education in our personal and professional lives — and remain committed to ensuring its strength and vitality for years to come. Engaged by school communities, pastors, religious communities, boards and dioceses, our team of dedicated search consultants have identified and secured mission-driven professionals to serve in a myriad of diverse Catholic school and diocesan leadership positions from Maine to Hawaii.