The Catholic schools of the Diocese of Springfield seek professional educators to the ministry of quality Catholic education. If you would like to teach in a school were faith and gospel values are the basis for all learning, and where parents, teachers and administrators work together to enable each child to reach her or his full potential, please consider a career and ministry in Catholic school education.
DIOCESE OF WORCESTER POSITION: Superintendent of Catholic Schools
QUALIFICATIONS The Superintendent should possess a Master’s Degree (at a minimum), a Doctoral Degree (preferred), or its equivalent in order to warrant consideration for this position. Candidates with substantial senior executive leadership ideally in a Catholic or non-Catholic school setting who are able to demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to serve as the Superintendent will be considered. In addition, the successful candidate will also have many of the following professional and personal qualifications: • Collaborative leadership style along with an ability to act decisively • Evidence of success in working with various boards and stakeholders to advance a positive change agenda • Effective communication skills • Ability to brand and market our schools and some level of experience in development • Ability to recruit and motivate talented people in professional and volunteer roles • Commitment, energy, and capacity to successfully manage multiple tasks • Proven innovator with experience accessing needed resources • Ability to develop partnerships with constituencies within the community and beyond • Experience with collective bargaining
Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email (preferably a pdf document) or by U.S. mail the following materials: · A cover letter expressing interest and aligning your skills, experiences, and values with the leadership needs of the Diocese · A current resume including all appropriate dates · A one-page statement of educational or leadership philosophy regarding the mission of Catholic schools in today’s society · A list of 3-5 professional references with current contact information. We will not contact any references without your permission. · Deadline for submission of applications is April 28, 2017 to Attorney David Surprenant Chair, Superintendent Search Committee Diocese of Worcester 49 Elm Street, Worcester, MA 01609 firstname.lastname@example.org
If you prefer, you can contact us to receive the applications in the mail.
Persons who have already filed an application with the Diocesan Schools Office should contact the office each spring to indicate interest in remaining an active candidate.
Completed applications should be returned to:
Diocesan Schools Office
65 Elliot St., P.O. Box 1730, Springfield, MA 01102-1730