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Catholic Schools Contact:

Susan M. Gibbons
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100 East Eighth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 421-3131 Phone
(513) 421-6271 Fax

Administrative Openings

New Principal candidates of Archdiocesan and parish-sponsored schools (including consolidated and inter-parish schools) are required to be screened by the Catholic Schools Office before they can be interviewed. Thus, if interested in serving as a principal of an Archdiocesan or parish-sponsored school, please complete the Principal Application (see the link to the left).


St. Ursula Academy – 1339 East McMillan St., Cincinnati, OH 45206 (513)961-3410
Posted: April 13, 2017
Saint Ursula Academy is seeking a dynamic, creative and organized individual to join the school’s leadership team as Assistant Principal for Student Affairs.  The Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, along with the Principal and Assistant Principal for Academics, is part of the school administrative team and is responsible for developing and coordinating co-curricular programming that is mission-based and promotes community building.  This person will supervise directors responsible for developing student programs that support leadership, service, inclusion and development of the whole person.  The Assistant Principal for Student Affairs will supervise the Director of Admissions and work collaboratively with the admissions team to create and implement prospective student events and recruitment strategies.
A Bachelor’s degree in education, school administration, or other comparable field is required.  Experience in high school teaching, school administration or admissions and a Master’s degree is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Active listener with excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; Team player with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively; Demonstrates strengths and success in leading and managing people, project, processes, and change with a genuine desire to empower and motivate others; Able to initiate, plan and lead a project to completion; Proven ability to manage, lead and evaluate team members; Proficient in Google platform, Microsoft Office Software products
To ensure consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by May 3, 2017 to: Saint Ursula Academy; Atten: Betsy Bissmeyer, 1339 E. McMillan St., Cincinnati, OH 45206 or electronically at
Catholic Required: Yes

Moeller High School – 9001 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242 (513)791-1680
Posted: April 12, 2017
A key leader in the Moeller Family, the Principal oversees the religious, academic, and operational dimensions of the school, including our house system.  The Principal acts as a spokesperson for the school, and ensures that the school authentically reflects the teachings of the Catholic Church, the charism of the Society of Mary, the initiatives of the Archdiocese, and the needs of the people that it serves.  The position is full time, year round, and reports to the President.  Most importantly, the Principal is a team player, who is tireless in forwarding Moeller’s Mission: Catholic.  Marianist.  Forming our Students into Remarkable Men.
Please see detailed job description.
Qualifications: The role of Catholic High School Principal requires the following skills and experience to assure effectiveness in the position: Minimum of Master’s degree in Education; prior service in leadership in an elementary or secondary school; demonstrated strong public relations skills; including verbal and written communication skills; ability to work in a complex organizational setting; proficiency in communication technologies; must be a practicing Catholic with a demonstrated personal faith commitment.
Please send letter of interest, resume and any letters of recommendation to Nathan Beiersdorfer, Director of Business Operations, at

St. Jude School – 5940 Bridgetown Rd.,  Cincinnati, OH 45248 (513) 598-2100
Posted: March 13, 2017
St. Jude School, seeks an Assistant Principal for the 2017-2018 school year.  St. Jude School offers a K-8 sequential program wherein children are recognized for their unique individual worth, and encouraged, directed and assisted in their growth toward maturity.  The integration of our religious faith is emphasized in developing the whole child spiritually, intellectually, physically and socially.
Candidates must be a practicing Catholic, and hold, or be eligible, for a State of Ohio Principals’ License.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong passion for Catholic education, the ability to effectively problem-solve, a knowledge of educational best practices; and possess exceptional communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and a list of references to: Lou Eichh0ld, School Principal, at by March 31, 2017.    

Purcell Marian High  School – 2935 Hackberry St., Cincinnati, OH 45206 (513)751-1230
Posted: March 6, 2017
Purcell Marian High School, a co-educational Catholic secondary school owned by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, is seeking a faith-filled, dynamic individual to serve as Principal/CEO beginning July 1, 2017.  Founded in 1928, the school is rooted in the tradition of the Marianists and Sisters of Charity.  The school, located in Walnut Hills, serves a diverse population of students and enrolls more than 380 students with a faculty and staff of nearly 60.  The ideal candidate will be an energetic, collaborative leader who possesses strong instructional, organizational, and communication skills.  Additionally, knowledge of blended learning and/or career readiness curriculum is desired.
Applicants must be practicing Catholic and hold, or be eligible for an Ohio Principal License.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, with excellent benefits.  Applicants may learn more about Purcell Marian High School at  Candidates wishing to apply should submit a written letter of interest accompanied by resume and three professional references to: Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Catholic Schools Office, ATTN: Michelle Hinton, 100 E. Eighth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 or by email to: .  Applications must be received by April 1, 2017


Immaculate Conception School  – 2300 South Smithville Rd., Dayton, OH 45420 (937)252-9919
 Posted: March 16, 2017
Immaculate Conception School is seeking to fill the position of Principal in their PreK-Eighth grade elementary school.  This position would begin July 1, 2017.  ICS serves a diverse population of approximately 150 families, 225 students which includes urban, – suburban, Hispanic, African, Asian, African-American & Caucasian families.  ICS follows the Workshop Way model of education (  ICS has 24 faculty & support staff serving one class per grade level.
The candidate must:
– be a practicing Catholic
– have a current Principal’s license for the State of Ohio
– be willing to familiarize and adopt the Workshop Way philosophy
– have multicultural competency
– have a reasonable understanding of the needs of urban families
– have excellent communication skills
– be tech savvy
– have proven leadership and management experience
– be willing to work as a team
The Principal will be responsible for the implementation of policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are supervised and educated in a safe Catholic environment. The responsibilities include scheduling, curriculum development, management/coordination of academic personnel, staff development, emergency/safety procedures, and communication with the Pastor, Parish Staff and the larger ICS community.  Bi-lingual competency is desirable.  Salary will commensurate with candidate’s education and experience.
Please begin by completing the online administrator’s application through the Catholic Schools Office ( Resumes should be emailed to Fr. Satish Joseph, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, 2300 South Smithville Road, Dayton OH 45420 or email  Resumes accepted through April 14, 2017.



Saint Joseph School – Crescent Springs, Kentucky
Posted: April 28, 2017
Saint Joseph School in Crescent Springs, Kentucky is conducting a search for a Principal for its elementary school, ranging form a 3 and 4 year old preschool program to a traditionally graded elementary school K-8 to begin June 19, 2017.  St. Joseph School is a vibrant part of St. Joseph Parish, which celebrated its 100 year anniversary in 2016.  Crescent Springs is a thriving suburban community just 5 miles from downtown Cincinnati.
With an enrollment of 350 students, St. Joseph School enjoys strong support from the parish community and a high degree of parental involvement.  It has 30+ dedicated, highly qualified teachers, aides, and staff.  St. Joseph students are challenged to reach for academic excellence and integration of faith and knowledge of faith and knowledge.  St. Joseph has one of the highest ranking elementary and middle school Academic Teams in the region and has students who earn top high school academic scholarships each year.
A candidate for principal must be a practicing Roman Catholic committed to the values of Catholic education, and able to contain Kentucky certification upon beginning.  Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications.  Interested candidates should send the following by May 8, 2017: a letter of interest, resume of C-V, and the names of at least five references with email contacts to Stephen Koplyay, SPHR, at or 859/392-1589.

St. Josaphat School – 2245 North Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
Posted: April 7, 2017
St. Josaphat Schoool, a mission of St. Josaphat Parish, is a welcoming community where our children are Enlightened to discover God in all, Empowered to thrive intellectually and emotionally as the Excel to meet a lifetime of challenges as future leaders.
St. Joseph School, a Catholic educational community and Blue Ribbon recipient (2010-2015) located in Chicago, IL. seeks a collaborative, inspiring, intellectually curious leader to become its next Principal.   This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced administrator who will embrace the vision and culture of the school while leading it forward.
The Principal position at St. Josaphat School is an opportunity for a warm, creative, and dedicated school leader to build upon an established foundation of excellence.  St. Josaphat School is seeking a dynamic educational leader with strong administrative experience to be its next Princpal.  As a practicing Catholic, he or she will embrace the opportunity to lead the community by upholding the teachings of faith and exemplifying an unwavering commitment to Catholic education.  The Principal is responsible for overseeing all curricular and extracurricular activities involving students, teachers, and parents.  He or she will work in close collaboration with faculty, staff and members of the administrative team and will report directly to the Pastor of St. Josaphat Parish.
Please see job description.
To apply, please send a letter of interest and current resume to Fr. Richard Prendergast, Pastor of St. Josaphat Parish-  and submit an application on the Archdiocese of Chicago Applitrack System (including a current resume, transcripts; and three letters of reference).

Notre Dame Elementary School – Portsmouth, Ohio
Posted: March 29, 2017
Notre Dame Elementary School (P-6) in Portsmouth, Ohio has a Principal Position open beginning in the 2017-2018 school year.  The applicant must possess a Mater’s Degree from an accredited higher degree institution and hold a Principal’s Certificate in the State of Ohio.  They should have previous administrative and classroom experience and be technology literate with experience in K-8 curriculum development and implementation.  They need to be a team builder in a collaborative leadership environment with a  proactive vision.  The applicant must be a practicing Roman Catholic whose faith and lifestyle are a commitment to the tenets of the Church.  Completion of the online administrator application for the Diocese of Columbus, passing a background screening (BCI and FBI) and completion of the VIRTUS “Protecting God’s Children” course are mandatory. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit the following by April 12, 2017: a cover letter, resume, and three letters of professional reference to: Reverend Joseph T. Yokum, Pastor

San Juan Diego Academy – Wyoming, Michigan
Posted: March 22, 2017
San Juan Diego Academy is seeking to replace its retiring school Principal.  SJDA is a K-8 Catholic dedicated to the academic and spiritual development of Latino children with the urban communities of Wyoming and Grand Rapids, Michigan.  SJDA anchors the neighborhood, emphasizing a cohesive, disciplined and self-sacrificing community while imbuing a ¡Si Se Puede! college-going culture. SJDA students out-perform all neighboring public and charter schools on standardized tests and matriculate to Catholic Central High School.
The SJDA Principal serves as executive administrator responsible for student recruitment and achievement as well as faculty, parent, diocesan and donor relationships.  He/She will be a dynamic mission-focused administrator and communicator, a devoted practicing Catholic and exemplary human being.
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: Fr. Stephen Dudek D. Min:

St. Michael the Archangel School – Findlay, Ohio
Posted: February 17, 2017
St. Michael the Archangel School in Findlay, Ohio has a Principal position open beginning in the 2017-2018 school year.  An applicant must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with a Master’s Degree preferred from an accredited higher degree institution, and hold a Principal’s Certificate in the State of Ohio.  They should have previous administrative and classroom experience, and be technology literate with experience in K-8 curriculum development and implementation.  They need to be a team builder in a collaborative leadership environment with a proactive vision.  They applicant must be a practicing Roman Catholic whose faith and lifestyle are a commitment to the tenets of the Church.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit the following by March 20, 2017: a cover letter, resume, and three letters of professional reference to: Msgr. Michael Hohenbrink, Pastor at

St. John School – Logan, Ohio
Posted: February 17, 2017
 St. John School, a Pre-K -6 Catholic School located at 321 N. Market St., Logan, Ohio is seeking candidates for the position of Principal beginning the summer of 2017 for the 2017/2018 school year.
The candidate must be a practicing Catholic, well versed in the Catholic Faith; have, or working toward obtaining an administrator’s license; a passion for Catholic education; excellent communication skills; leadership and management abilities; have a current FBI/BCI background check; proof of attendance at Protecting God’s Children seminar; have completed the online administrator’s application for the Diocese of Columbus.
Salary will be commensurate with candidate’s education and experience.  Please submit your materials including a cover letter of interest, resume, educational philosophy, a letter from your current Pastor specking to your membership and participation in the Catholic Church, and a list of 5 references to the Office of Catholic Schools, 197 E Gay St., Columbus, Ohio 43215, or contact Jeanne Gissel, HR Assistant for Personnal, 614-221-5829 or with further questions regarding the process.

St. Henry Catholic School– Elsmere, Kentucky
Posted: February 9, 2017
St. Henry School ( ) located in Elsmere, KY, is seeking a new Principal to begin July 1, 2017. As part of the Diocese of Covington, KY., St. Henry Catholic School serves St. Henry and St. Barbara parishes as a major part of its educational mission.
We are a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, deeply rooted in our Catholic faith by being connected to God and others, gaining confidence in our academic, social, and physical abilities, and contributing to the community through service and leadership.
The successful candidate will be a practicing Roman Catholic who has Kentucky certification or can become eligible for certification.  The principal will oversee a staff of 30 and a student body of 350 in preschool and grades pre-K though 8.
Salary and benefits are competitive.  To apply, or to nominate a candidate, email of fax Stephen Koplyay at , 859/392-1589.  Candidates should include a letter of interest, a comprehensive resume, and a minimum of five (5) professional references.  EOE