Located in the Cramer Hill section of Camden, NJ, Saint Anthony of Padua School is one of the five Catholic Elementary Schools are under the direction of the Catholic Partnership Schools within the Diocese of Camden, New Jersey. Overseen by an executive director and centrally managed, these schools are joined in their unique efforts to serve the children of Camden City with an outstanding, preparatory education.
The principal is a full-time administrator whose responsibilities include the areas of curriculum and instruction, students, faculty/staff, community relations, and daily oversight of physical facilities. Reporting to the Executive Director of Catholic Partnership Schools, the successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to academic excellence and the personal growth of every student, have successful experience with English language learners, staff development, supervision and instructional improvement. The mission commits us to prepare students to be high school-ready and demands an in-depth knowledge of curriculum development and elementary instructional design. Standards, structure and consistency are critical. The expectation of the elementary principal will be that 75% of the principal’s time will be spent on ensuring the quality of instruction through the support of the teachers and staff. The candidate must possess a strong background and experience in service at-risk, urban students and addressing the challenges of their learning needs.


The applicant must:

• Be a practicing Catholic who possesses the knowledge and skills to share the truths of the Catholic Faith with students, parents, and staff;
• Convey an understanding of and commitment to the ministry of education and leadership in a catholic elementary school;
• Hold a Master’s Degree in education, educational administration, or its equivalency;
• Have a minimum of seven years teaching experience, preferably in urban Catholic Schools;
• Have a minimum of three years administrative experience (Vice-Principal or Principal)
• Provide specific evidence of competency in instructional design, implementation and support for differentiated instruction, technology integration, and data driven instruction;
• Provide specific evidence of experience and competency in growing relationships, management of persons and processes, written and spoken communication, and collaborative skills.
• Fluency in Spanish is an asset
To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to