Principal Search

About All Saints Catholic School

Located in Far North Dallas, All Saints Catholic School educates students in PreK 3 through 8th grade. At All Saints Catholic School, we believe each child should be the person God intended them to be. By providing small class sizes, a rigorous academic and spiritual program, and leadership and service opportunities, we form young men and women dedicated to achieving excellence in faith, academics, service, and character. Students learn to think critically, communicate effectively, and work collaboratively as young men and women of faith.

All Saints is a three-time recipient of the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award. One hundred percent of our graduates are accepted to the high school of their choice, are consistently ranked at the top of their high school classes, and go on to excel at the nation's top universities.

All Saints Catholic School is a ministry of the All Saints Catholic Community. As such All Saints Catholic School falls under the guidance of the Pastor and recently adopted the President & Principal leadership structure. All Saints Catholic School is a parochial school within the Catholic School System of the Diocese of Dallas. 

Job Summary

The Principal fulfills the mission of the ASCS by serving as the spiritual, educational, and managerial leader of the school. The Principal is charged with the implementation of the philosophy, mission, objectives, and the day-to-day management of the school. The Principal is responsible for the professional effectiveness of the staff, the educational progress of the students, as well as the relationship within the entire school community. The Principal is hired in collaboration with the Diocese of Dallas and the President. The Principal reports to and is evaluated by the President.


ASCS has experienced remarkable growth over the previous few years. Our new Principal needs to continue to pursue academic excellence, sharpening the quality of the educational experience for our students and leading our faculty and staff. Other priorities include maintaining and deepening our Catholic identity, as this is what many of our new families are searching for in a school. The Principal is a critical member of the ASCS and will need to immerse him/herself into our All Saints Family quickly. ASCS always looks for opportunities to improve the student experience. Currently, there opportunities to expand support of students with various learning styles and needs and enhance our athletic and extracurricular offerings.

Professional Attributes

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in School Administration, Educational Leadership or a related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a classroom teacher
  • Minimum of three years of administrative leadership experience with significant experience observing and supervising faculty
  • Significant experience with curriculum development and implementation preferred
  • Successfully complete all necessary criminal background and reference checks
  • Complete Diocese-sponsored Safe- Environment Training upon hire

Professional Attributes

  • A Catholic in good standing with the Magisterium with a commitment to ongoing formation in catechetical and spiritual leadership development
  • A proven ability to maintain and enhance academic standards
  • An effective communicator
  • A personality that connects with our students and their families

Essential Duties

  • Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school
  • Acts as a witness to the Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Identifies and effects needed change for school improvement
  • Ensures the implementation of a comprehensive curriculum through the use of a variety of pedagogical strategies
  • Supervises instruction and evaluates the overall effectiveness of the academic program
  • Promotes Catholic identity within the school through liturgical celebrations, faith development, integration of Gospel values, and the practice of Christian service
  • Oversees ongoing orientation and staff development in both educational and faith development of faculty and staff
  • Participates in the preparation of the annual school budget with the President and supervises expenditures in assigned categories
  • Collaborates with the President to develop long-range strategic planning and establish goals for school effectiveness
  • Collaborates with the President on calendar development, operational policies, and school safety
  • Hires, supervises, and evaluates all faculty and assigned staff according to Diocesan guidelines
  • Maintains current and accurate records according to diocesan and school policy
  • Maintains a work schedule that maximizes availability to the school, students and staff
  • Promotes healthy staff morale and professionalism

How to Apply

Closing date for submitting applications is currently set for April 10, 2023. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, résumé, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of five (5) references with all contact information to  or . For further information about the position and application procedures, please contact the School’s search consultants at the addresses below.

Karen A. Drawz, Search Consultant
The Education Group

Allison Lorimer, Search Consultant
The Education Group