Principal, St. Joseph Center for Special Learning

The Diocese of Allentown is seeking a Principal for St. Joseph Center for Special Learning in Pottsville, PA.  The Principal is the chief administrator of the school and is responsible for overseeing curriculum, enrollment, development, facilities, finance and extracurricular matters as well as implementing policies and planning goals for the school.  The Principal will be the inspirational leader for the school possessing moral and Catholic vision to take the school forward in collaboration with the Bishop, the Board, the Superintendent, and the Diocese and School Administration in the further advancement of the school’s mission, goals and strategies for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the adult habilitation program.

Master’s Degree in Education or School Administration.  Advanced degree in special education or related field preferred.  Must have PA State Teaching Certificates.  Special Education Supervisory Certificate and Principal Certification a plus.    Minimum of five years teaching or administrative experience in special education preferred.  Proven success in development, fund-raising, marketing and implementing strategic plans is essential.  Experience with non-profit fiscal management, managing operational budgets and finances also required.  The ideal candidate is high energy, well-organized and an effective verbal and written communicator who can cultivate positive relationships with students, parents, faculty, administration, community, donors, educators and board members.  This position requires a practicing Catholic with a strong commitment to the mission of Catholic Education.
Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: 

Diocese of Allentown
Attn:  Resumes
P.O. Box F
Allentown, PA 18105-1538
No phone calls please