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Job Title: Principal
Location: Our Lady of Grace Catholic School, Edina, MN

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church is seeking a faithful, experienced and highly skilled school principal to lead our K-8 elementary school. Responsibilities will include:

  • Supervision of the school personnel (staff, students and volunteers)
  • Direct the school programs
  • Manage the day to day operations (academics and activities)
  • Manage the school finances and budget
  • Manage the implementation of policies and procedures
  • Promote the school
  • Guide future growth

Qualifications:  The successful candidate will establish, demonstrate, and promote the highest standards of excellence in Catholic identity, academics, and organizational leadership. Additional requirements include:

  • Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church.
  • Deep commitment to the importance and mission of Catholic schools.
  • Master’s degree in Catholic School Leadership or its equivalent.
  • School Administrator’s license.
  • Minimum of three years administrative experience in Catholic schools.
  • Demonstrated success in teaching, administration and supervision with the ability to work collegially with faculty, parents and the parish community.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, budgetary and management skills.
  • Commitment to education of the whole child: mind, body and spirit.

Our Lady of Grace (OLG) is a private, co-educational, Catholic School welcoming students from kindergarten through eighth grade. A three-time recognized National Blue-Ribbon School of Excellence, Our Lady of Grace is an exemplary educational experience - nurturing and expanding the hearts, minds, and souls of students since opening its doors in 1949. Families are drawn to OLG and its community of learning, inclusion and faith, grounded in a motto of 'Leading with Yes' - saying yes to personal excellence, reaching beyond ourselves, and the call to share God's love.

Students thrive under a faculty committed to continuous improvement through ongoing professional development. The OLG staff is dedicated to their craft, collaborating across grade levels and subject areas to provide a rigorous curriculum, promoting growth, with attention to the individual student.

In 2006, OLG began its One-to-One Laptop Learning Program with a focus on digital literacy, creative collaboration, and inventive thinking. In 2009 and 2010, OLG was selected as an Apple Exemplary Program for illustrating best practices of a 21st century learning environment. Today, technology is integrated into every classroom via a one-to-one technology initiative and a STEM curriculum bridging the entire student population.

OLG stands on the shoulders of generations of families, parishioners, students, faculty, and staff who have made it the extraordinary Catholic educational institution that it is today. At OLG, students grow in faith, virtue, and character.  Graduates go on to excel in high school, college, and beyond - with a strong foundation of integrity fostered and realized while at OLG. 

Application Process:  Candidates should submit the following materials via email to Lisa Sammon at lisa@yourlss.com:

  • Cover letter aligning skills, experiences, and values with the leadership needs of the school.
  • Current resume with all appropriate dates.
  • Statement of educational or leadership philosophy.
  • List of five (5) references with all contact information.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  To ensure appropriate consideration, candidates are advised to submit their materials as soon as possible.

Our Lady of Grace Catholic School
5071 Eden Avenue
Edina, MN  55436
Website: Olgschool.net