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Principal - St. Katharine Drexel Parish School

Job Duties

Under the direction of the Pastor/Administrator, the Principal:

  • provides strategic and operational leadership and day-to-day management in order to achieve the school’s mission

  • leads and develops faculty, staff, students, and school operations in:

  • Mission and Identity

  • Governance and Leadership

  • Academic Excellence, and 

  • Operational Vitality, as defined in the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Schools and policies of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and the local parish and school.


Core Responsibilities in the Principal Position

  • works collaboratively with the Pastor, faculty leadership teams, and the School Advisory Commission to develop and implement the mission and vision of the school

  • engages in authentic servant leadership to advance the mission and vision of the school

  • embraces the teachings of the Gospel and serves as the primary faith leader of the school community (faculty and staff, students, and families)

  • is the instructional leader of the school and its programs, including a standards-based learning platform, workshop-model classes, and full inclusion of special education students

  • is the full-time operational manager of the school, effectively mentoring and leading a team of 35 faculty and staff members. 

  • assures timely and accurate completion of Federal, State, and the Archdiocesan reports

  • practices high level administrative competence

  • Maintains accreditation standards

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church

  • Current Wisconsin Administrator Licensure 5051, or approved Study Plan

  • Master’s Degree in Educational Administration, preferably Educational Leadership

  • Evidence of ongoing professional learning

  • Three or more years of successful classroom teaching experience

  • High-level commitment to student-centered decision making

  • Supervisory experience preferred

  • Competence with MS Office, Google Workspace, and instructional technologies



  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Well-versed in standards-based learning and contemporary instructional practices

  • Competence in the collection, analysis, and utilization of data to inform instructional and operational decisions

  • Effectively coach and mentor staff

  • Employ collaboration effectively



  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Ability to make decisions, be attentive to details, and troubleshoot as appropriate

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality


Compensation DOE, Competitive Start Date July 1, 2024 Location Beaver Dam, Dodge County, A23 Job Category Schools - Administrative/Principal Employment Type Full Time; 12 Months

Additional Information

Start Date
St. Katharine Drexel - Beaver Dam (A23)
Job Category
Schools - Administrative/Principal
Employment Type
Full Time

To Apply

To Apply: Kindly use the following link to apply: Additionally, please forward a copy of your resume’ to:
Contact Name
Fr. Will Arnold, Pastor/Administrator
408 S. Spring Street
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
920.887.2082 Ext 302

Download an application:

General Application
Application for Parish/School Positions

For general information, visit our
Human Resources/Personnel Services Office page or call 414-769-3422.

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