372 Highland Lane
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Saint John Neumann School was established in 1967 as a parish school; the school merged with St. Colman School and became Saints Colman-John Neumann School in 1976. We presently enroll 299 students from Pre-K 3 through Grade 8. The school was reaccredited by the Middles States Association in 2015 and was named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2019. This Catholic community is dedicated to academic excellence and the development of future leaders to be disciples of Christ with hearts to love and hands to serve.
Candidates will be asked to demonstrate their expertise in curriculum implementation, the use of technology in instruction, team building, faculty development, and effective elementary school management including exemplary communication and relationship-building skills. Candidates will work with a full-time Advancement Director and must have a knowledge of contemporary marketing, development, and be an excellent communicator. This opportunity is best suited for a forward-thinking professional with innovative ideas.
Governance for this parish school is assisted by a School Budget Sub Committee of the Parish Finance Committee. This Sub Committee works in collaboration with the Pastor, Msgr. Michael J. Matz, the Principal, Parish Business Manager and a newly hired part-time Development Director for the school.
A dynamic, Christ-centered leader is needed to serve as the Principal for Saints Colman-John Neumann Catholic School. The new Principal must be a faithful practicing Catholic with a strong commitment to Catholic Education and the teachings of the Church. He or she must lead by personal witness to the Catholic faith and exhibit a passion and compassion in articulating the mission of Saints Peter and Paul to students, parents, faculty, and the community. The ideal candidate will:
A minimum of five years’ experience teaching in a Catholic School and a Master’s Degree in School Administration are requirements. The applicant should hold degrees and certifications required by the Office of Catholic Education.
Interested and qualified candidates please send resume, cover letter, three letters of recommendation, and updated clearances (FBI fingerprint, Child Abuse, and Criminal Background) to the address listed below. Please attach appropriate documents where applicable.
An Administration Application packet can be obtained at:
Information will be under Resources – Elementary Applications. Please download the Administrator application and the list of documentation you must submit.
Completed application, with required documents, can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bernadette Dougherty, Assistant Superintendent
Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Office of Catholic Education
222 N. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
All information must be sent in one packet.
ALL COMPLETED APPLICATIONS/PACKETS SHOULD BE RECEIVED BY: May 18, 2020
Posted on May 7, 2020