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Category: Catholic School Opening

St. Mary Cathedral School

Status: Full Time

Education Requirement: Masters Degree


St. Mary Cathedral School, a close-knit, joyously Catholic, pre-K-12th grade school located in Gaylord, Michigan, seeks a new Principal.  As an established and respected school in the community, St. Mary Cathedral School offers an excellent opportunity for a faith-filled leader excited to build upon the school’s existing strengths while nurturing its close-knit, yet welcoming community.
School families are drawn to the school’s combination of joyful faith and academic excellence. Guided by the school’s mission, St. Mary Cathedral School provides opportunities for all students to reach their full spiritual and academic potential through a Christ-centered education. Students at St. Mary Cathedral School build a solid foundation of critical thinking, problem-solving, character, faith, and social responsibility.

The new head will inherit a school with a passionate and committed faculty, a devoted parent body, and a supportive advisory board. With growing enrollment and solid finances, the new principal will find this an exciting time to lead the school. This is an exceptional opportunity for a leader with passion and purpose who is eager to take a wonderful school to the next level while making a difference for students, families, and the greater community.


St. Mary Cathedral School is part of the Diocese of Gaylord located in Gaylord, Michigan. Gaylord is a wonderful recreational community made up of close knit neighbors with growing opportunities for young families moving to the area.


The successful candidate must be an active, practicing member of the Catholic Church with preferably a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, School Administration, or, an equivalent degree. Candidates having had the opportunity to lead, develop, and grow organizations will be well prepared for this assignment. Candidates ideally should have a minimum of 3 years of administrative experience heading a school.   Applications will be accepted until May 10, 2019 or until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should forward a resume, letter of intent and three letters of recommendation, along with the Diocesan Job Application and Background check forms found below.

 If you are interested or would like to nominate someone for this position, we’d appreciate hearing from you.