Looking for New Principal!

Accepting Applications for New Principal!
Posted on 07/07/2018
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St. Mary Assumption School in Bronson, MI is seeking a principal to assist in continuing its tradition of high quality academic education in a faith filled Catholic environment. St. Mary School is a Pre-K
through 8th Grade school serving 90 students. It is located in the Diocese of Kalamazoo, south of Battle Creek, MI in Branch County, along US 12. St. Mary Assumption School, in cooperation with home, community and the Catholic Church, fosters Christ-centered values and academic excellence by providing students with a prayerful, service minded Catholic learning environment.

The candidate should be a participating Catholic who is actively involved in parish life. The desired candidate should hold an M.A. or equivalent in an educational field (educational leadership preferred) is currently certified (or readily certifiable) as a Michigan teacher, and is eligible for Michigan administrative certification. The desired candidate should have at least 3 years of teaching or administrative experience, and also possess the following skills:

  1. Ability to communicate effectively with school personnel, students, parents and other parishioners.
  2. Thorough knowledge of educational research regarding effective teaching.
  3. Demonstrated leadership ability in past education assignments.
  4. Evidence of teaching competence, classroom management skills, technology skills, and the ability to recognize and evaluate effective teaching practice within the classroom setting.
  5. Adequate understanding of the components of child development concepts.
  6. Commitment to participate in management training programs and other specified in-service training activities as designated by the Diocese of Kalamazoo.
  7. Display knowledge of elementary curriculum and best practices.
  8. Skills necessary to examine data to determine individual student needs, staff and curriculum needs.

To apply, please provide a letter of application, a resume, at least three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and contact information for professional and personal references to Fr. Mark Vyverman, Pastor of St. Mary Assumption Church. Please submit applications in person to the Rectory office, located at 602 West Chicago, Bronson, MI 49028 or by email: frmjv@catholicweb.com as soon as possible.