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Assistant Principal


Boise, ID


Sacred Heart Catholic School


REPORTS TO: School Principal

CONTRACT DAYS: 205 (one week after school ends and one week before school resumes)

The responsibilities of a school principal include a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities. As such, the primary responsibility of the Assistant Principal is to assist the school Principal in areas of his/her job description that the Principal delegates. These may vary based on the individual strengths and experience of both the Principal and the Assistant Principal and should play to the strengths and experience of each. The Assistant Principal should be prepared to work outside of normal school operational hours as needed for special events, facility needs, and urgent issues that may arise.

Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school
Acts as a witness to the Gospel by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church
Supports and adheres to the policies from the Diocese of Boise
Maintains confidentiality regarding school matters
Supports and assists with the responsibilities of the principal
Serves as the principal in the principals absence
Attend all board meetings
Presence at community events and fundraisers
Assists in the general administration of the school
Supports the communication, training, and supervision of the faculty and staff
Assists in planning for staff development, curriculum, educational textbooks and materials, and student testing
Assist with emergency drills, safety protocols, and teacher/student training
Maintains documentation of instructional planning
Carries out the disciplinary policies of the school
Interprets and enforces school policies
Assists with faculty and other meetings/professional development
Provides direct supervision of school sponsored activities
Communicates effectively with students, parents, and other professionals
Demonstrates professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits

Knowledge of the teachings of the Catholic Church
Knowledge of curriculum, instructional methods/strategies, and curriculum differentiation
Knowledge of child development, learning and behavior
Able to manage student behavior
Able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form
Able to work well with others in a school community
Skill in handling multiple tasks simultaneously
Skill in job appropriate technology
Skill in critical thinking and planning
Skill in working with prospective families
Skill in marketing and development

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
Master’s Degree and Certified by the State of Idaho as an Administrator
Classroom Teaching Experience- minimum of 5 years

Submit Diocese of Boise Application, cover letter, and resume to Sara Cox, principal, at

Position is opened until filled.

How to Apply

Submit all application information to Sara Cox, Principal

Diocesan Pastoral Center

FAX: (208) 342-0224

1501 S. FEDERAL WAY, SUITE 400, BOISE, ID 83705

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