The Principal fulfills the mission of the school by leading and developing the faculty, staff, students, and school operations in the areas of Mission and Identity, Governance and Leadership, Academic Excellence, and Operational Vitality according to the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Schools and policies of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and the local parish and school.

Foundational Responsibilities of the Principal

The Principal works collaboratively with the Pastor, faculty leadership teams, and the School Advisory Committee to develop and implement the mission and vision of the school.

The Principal engages in authentic servant leadership that advances the mission and vision of the school.

The Principal embraces the teachings of the Gospel and serves as the primary faith leader of the school community (faculty and staff, students, and families).

The Principal is the instructional leader of the school and its programs, including a standards-based learning platform, workshop-model classes, and full inclusion of special education students.

The Principal is the operational manager of the school, mentoring and leading a team of 35 faculty and staff members.


Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church

Current Wisconsin Administrator Licensure 5051 or approved Study Plan

Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership

Evidence of ongoing professional learning

A minimum of 5 years of successful classroom teaching experience

Impeccable written and verbal communication skills

Well-versed in standards-based learning and contemporary instructional practices

Experience with contemporary instructional technologies

Experience in the collection, analysis, and utilization of data in informing instructional and operational decisions

Collaborative work style

High-level commitment to a student-centered decision framework


Annual.  Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Additional Information

Start Date:  2022-07-01

Location:  St. Katharine Drexel School – Beaver Dam

To Apply:  Please submit a cover letter and resume to Fr. Will Arnold at

Contact:         Rev. Will Arnold  408 S. Spring Street  Beaver Dam, WI 53916  Email:  Phone:  920-887-2082 Ext. 302