Assistant Principal for Student Life

Little Flower High School, 1000 Lycoming Street, PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #301
Thursday, November 17, 2022
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Assistant Principal for Student Life 

Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls 
1000 W. Lycoming Street 
Philadelphia, PA  19140 

Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls, a welcoming and diverse community, empowers young women to recognize and develop their God-given potential, to deepen their faith and to grow in awareness of their moral responsibilities to one another and to the global community through a comprehensive program which promotes academic excellence, integrity, and generous service.  
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Office of Catholic Education, seeks a dynamic, innovative, results-driven leader for Assistant Principal for Student Life for Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls. The position awaits the energetic, visionary and collaborative leader who demonstrates a strong commitment to Catholic education, exceptional leadership skills, and positive experience leading a high performing school.  

Responsibilities:  
The candidate must possess the skills and ability to provide the leadership necessary to guide a student-centered experience for young women guided by our Gospel values, in the spirit of the charism of St. Thérèse of Lisieux.    This candidate will guide a student centered approach to the development of the whole child in order to fulfill our mission of directing a young woman's growth to be “faith-filled, college and career ready and independent”.   This candidate would provide leadership in the area of student co and extracurricular programming, aligned with mission and curriculum, and would also guide necessary safety infrastructure that monitors student attendance, discipline, counseling services, health and transportation.  Along with other members of the school’s administrative team, this instructional leader will work develop faculty and staff, design policies and procedures, use data to drive continuous school improvement, drive student program innovation that compliments the academic program and engage the broader community in marketing and recruitment efforts by showcasing the broad spectrum of student opportunities at Little Flower.  

Duties: 
Determine, in consultation with the Administrative Team, policies and guidelines for student expectations and school culture, including:  
Participate in the evaluation of teachers 
Prepare and coordinate the school activities program and develop standards for monitoring the extra and co-curricular programs and expectations for activity moderators 
Design opportunities for student-led activities in line with the school’s mission and strategic vision. 
Hold the activity moderators to a standard of conduct and communication that benefits the school’s retention and marketing efforts  
Coordinate bus transportation for school and school activities
Supervise the clerical responsibilities Student Services, including recording of student attendance, lateness, discipline issues, student and faculty ID cards and locker assignments
Inform the Principal of discipline concerns, school problems, and emergencies 
Act as the liaison between students and faculty in discipline concerns 
Supervise the Health Office and oversee the procedure for sending students home from this office. Prepares all reports as required for the Office of Catholic Education 
Provide communication to students, families and outside stakeholders regarding issues affecting student life 
Plan, practice and supervise the safe evacuation or confinement of all school personnel in the event of an emergency
Develop budgets for all major aspects of student life and/or specific activities, 
e.g. Baccalaureate, graduation, proms, dances, etc. as well as supervising budgets for all activities to provide to moderators 
Assume responsibilities delegated by the Principal or President 
 
Qualifications:  
Master’s degree from an accredited college/university with a concentration in educational administration.   
Pennsylvania Principal Certification, preferred.   
Administrative or supervisory experience are desired where applicable.  
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PowerSchool SIS, Schoology Learning Management System and Google Suite desired. 

Applicants to be practicing Catholics as verified by the pastor of the parish in which they are registered, preferred. 

Candidates interested in the position of Assistant Principal for Student Life should submit their cover letter, resume, and transcripts to:  
Mr. James Molnar, Human Resources Director for Secondary Schools at  jmolnar@archphila.org

Please note APSL-LF- 2022 in subject line. 

The deadline for application is December 5, 2022.

Interviews will be granted to the most qualified applicants.  
PA required clearances and Safe Environment Certification and official transcripts will be required before employment can begin.  

As a religious organization, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is also bound by Canon Law and Catholic teachings.  For this reason, there may be occasions when an employee’s failure to adhere to the truths of the Catholic faith are a factor in employment-related decisions.  In the event an employee fails to adhere to, or takes a position publicly that is contrary to, Catholic doctrine and teachings, or any policy or procedure maintained by the Archdiocese, the employee may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. 

Employment practices will not be influenced by an individual’s legally protected status or any other basis as may be required by local, state and/or federal law as those laws apply to the Archdiocese.   
Any employee with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace is encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of Human Resources.  Employees can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal.  Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. 

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Office of Catholic Education at 215-587-3700. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

In keeping with Church teachings on social justice, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity.  This policy governs all aspects of employment, including but not limited to hiring, job selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, benefits and access to training.

 

As a religious organization, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is also bound by Canon Law and Catholic teachings.  For this reason, there may be occasions when an employee’s failure to adhere to the truths of the Catholic faith are a factor in employment-related decisions.  In the event an employee fails to adhere to, or takes a position publicly that is contrary to, Catholic doctrine and teachings, or any policy or procedure maintained by the Archdiocese, the employee may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

 

Employment practices will not be influenced by an individual’s legally protected status or any other basis as may be required by local, state and/or federal law as those laws apply to the Archdiocese. 

  

Any employee with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace is encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of Human Resources.  Employees can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal.  Anyone found to be engaging in any type
of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment

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  • Little Flower High School, 1000 Lycoming Street, PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, United States of America