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🌟 Exciting Opportunity at St. Mary Catholic School in Sherman, Texas! 🌟

Are you a dynamic leader passionate about fostering academic excellence and nurturing young minds? St. Mary Catholic School in Sherman, Texas, is seeking a dedicated Principal to join our vibrant educational community!

Position: Elementary School Principal (PK3-8 grade) Location: St. Mary Catholic School, Sherman, Texas

About Us: St. Mary Catholic School has been a cornerstone of academic excellence and faith-based education in the Sherman community for 148 years. With a rich tradition rooted in Catholic values, we provide a nurturing environment where students can thrive intellectually, socially, and spiritually. Our dedicated faculty and staff are committed to empowering students to reach their full potential and become compassionate leaders in their communities. It is a fully accredited PK3-8 elementary school.

Role Overview: As the Elementary and Middle School Principal, you will lead with vision, compassion, and integrity to ensure the academic success and holistic development of our students. You will collaborate with teachers, parents, and the wider community to create a supportive learning environment that fosters intellectual curiosity, moral growth, and personal responsibility.


  • Provide visionary leadership to uphold the school’s mission and values

Foster a culture of academic excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement

Recruit, retain, and support a team of highly qualified educators and staff

Cultivate strong partnerships with parents, guardians, and community stakeholders

Oversee curriculum development, implementation, and assessment

Promote a positive and inclusive school climate that values diversity and respect

Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and policies

Foster a strong sense of faith and spirituality among students, faculty, and staff


  • Master’s degree in Education or related field (Doctorate preferred)

Valid Texas Principal Certification

Strong commitment to Catholic education and faith-based values

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills

Proven track record of academic achievement and student success

Ability to inspire and motivate others toward a shared vision

Must be a practicing Catholic.

Some Spanish Preferred

Why Join Us? At St. Mary Catholic School, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students and contribute to a close-knit community dedicated to academic excellence and spiritual growth. We offer competitive compensation, professional development opportunities, and a supportive work environment where your talents and contributions will be valued and recognized. The position is effective as of July 1, 2024.


How to Apply: If you are a visionary leader committed to fostering academic excellence and nurturing the whole child, we invite you to apply for the Catholic school Principal position at St. Mary Catholic School. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to [email protected] by May 1, 2024

Join us in shaping the future of education and empowering the next generation of leaders at St. Mary Catholic School! We look forward to welcoming you to our community.


Fr. Martin Castaneda Principal Search Committee Chair St. Mary Catholic School