Principal – Prairie Catholic Schools, Prairie du Chien

Are you searching for a faith-filled challenge? Do you want to an educator and an evangelist?

The Catholic Community of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, is looking for a dynamic principal to guide Prairie Catholic School. Applicants should be driven by the Holy Spirit to achieve great things.

Holy Family Parish and Prairie Catholic School are located approximately 100 miles west of Madison and 60 miles south of La Crosse. The school is PreK-8th grade building with 100 total students.

Candidates must be practicing Catholics willing to advance the Catholic Mission of the school through strong organizational, communication and leadership skills. Candidates must have current knowledge of Church documents related to Catholic Schools.

The ideal candidate will have 3 years teaching experience, a Master’s degree in administration and a current administrative license from the State of Wisconsin (or qualify to earn a Wisconsin administrative license). Candidates need knowledge of current curriculum and standards and have an enthusiasm for education.

The Prairie Catholic School principal is responsible to the Parish Pastor and the Diocesan Superintendent of Catholic Schools. The school principal will collaborate with the Parish Pastor in making effective decisions and executing a strategic vision with emphasis on Catholic identity, academics, development, marketing, and school growth.

Please send your resume, three letters of recommendation, a copy of current administrative license, and a copy of your transcripts to Father James C. Weighner, Pastor.



Mailing Address:

Holy Family Parish

Fr. James C. Weighner

710 S. Wacouta Avenue

Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

All information will be kept confidential

Deadline for applications is Wednesday, August 26, 2017

This position is for 2017-2018 school year.