Current Job Postings

Current Job Posting

St. James School is seeking applicants for a principal.  The ideal candidate will:

  • be responsible for the daily operations of the school.
  • observe, supervise, and evaluate the faculty in the development and implementation of curriculum programs.
  • provide an orderly, safe, and healthy learning environment for all children.
  • be a visible presence in all areas of the school.
  • conduct regular faculty meetings and provide professional development.
  • complete yearly state reports, grants, and have knowledge of the NEASC requirements.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church
  • Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college/university
  • Strong leadership qualities with excellent communication skills
  • Previous experience as a school administrator is desired

Preferred Skills

  • Working knowledge and commitment to the school’s mission.
  • Must be a practicing Roman Catholic.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and planning skills.
  • Proficient in the use of computer technology including Microsoft Office.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following materials to Linda M. Joyal at with "Administrative Position" in the Subject Line.

  • Formal Cover Letter
  • College Transcripts
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Copy of a Valid Certification from the State of Connecticut or another state
  • Completion of a Diocesan Principal’s Packet

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