Contact Attn: Superintendent

CATHOLIC SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
Saint Theresa School, Palm Springs
The Diocese of San Bernardino is a vibrant and diverse community of Roman Catholic Believers committed to
bringing the Good News of Jesus Christ to all we encounter. We are guided by the core values of hospitality,
collaboration, faith sharing and reconciliation. Through the impact of the Gospel, we seek to fill lives with hope.
Saint Theresa School, Palm Springs, is a Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade school, located in the city of Palm Springs, in
the county of Riverside, California. Saint Theresa School is fully accredited by Western Catholic Educational Association
and Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WCEA/WASC) with an enrollment of 203 and staff of 25.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
• Collaborate with the Pastor.
• Possess an in-depth understanding of the Roman Catholic faith and doctrine and a commitment to living
and modeling that faith in the school community. The Principal must also lead the community and
administer the school in accordance with Roman Catholic doctrine.
• Verbalize and clarify the mission and philosophy of Catholic school education.
• Provide educational leadership for the school as well as be able to assume responsibility for the day-to-day
administration.
• Demonstrate excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for developing and maintaining a school with
a strong Catholic identity and academic program.
• Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES:
• Bilingual/Biliterate English and Spanish preferred.
• Must be an active, practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing.
• Must have experience working in Catholic Schools.
• Must possess a Bachelor's degree.
• Masters Degree Preferred.
• Ability to obtain Diocesan Ministry Formation certification.
• Valid California Professional teaching credential or equivalent.
• Minimum five years successful classroom teaching/administrative experience in a Catholic
• school(s) environment.
• Five years o

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