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The mission of Saint Mary’s Catholic School is to support the goals and excellence of our school by providing the highest qualified teachers and staff.

Our mission is also, providing fair treatment, open communications, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect for all employed by Saint Mary’s Catholic School.

Dr. Cheryl Henig
Saint Mary’s Catholic School
9501 Gayton Road
Richmond, Virginia 23229

Thank you for your interest in serving the Saint Mary’s Catholic School children.


Saint Mary’s Catholic School Employment Opportunities



Saint Mary’s Catholic School (grades Junior Kindergarten – 8th) located in Richmond, Virginia seeks dynamic and highly qualified candidates for the position of Principal beginning with the 2017 -2018 school year. The successful candidate will be committed to fostering and maintaining a Catholic environment that is an authentic expression of Catholic faith, and will have a working knowledge of the Church’s teachings regarding Catholic identity and the National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools.

The Principal will possess a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, with an emphasis on innovative learning skills, teaching methods and curricula, and will be ready to support the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, which is flourishing in grades 6, 7 & 8.

Responsibilities will include; establishing a tone that enables the spiritual growth of students, faculty, and the entire school community; working collaboratively with the Pastor, the School Advisory Board, faculty and parents to foster a learning environment deeply rooted in the Church’s teachings on Catholic identity; assessing and overseeing the school’s academic programs and faculty effectiveness; as well as overseeing non-academic matters including enrollment management, planning, budgets, development and marketing.

Requirements for this position are:  practicing Catholic; possess a Master’s degree in Education (Commonwealth of VA Endorsement in Administration and Supervision required); five years teaching and/or administrative experience; and excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Salary is commensurate with experience.

An introductory letter summarizing the candidate’s qualifications, a resume, and a completed Diocesan Application, should be sent to the Saint Mary’s Catholic School Principal Search Committee at stmarysearch@richmonddiocese.org and to SearchCommittee@stmarysrichmond.org Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. The new principal is expected to begin as soon as possible.

For more information about Saint Mary’s Catholic School, visit http://saintmary.org/



Full Time Junior Kindergarten through Middle School Physical Education Teacher

Saint Mary’s Catholic School in Richmond is seeking a caring, enthusiastic, and committed full time Junior Kindergarten through Middle School PE Teacher starting the 2017 – 2018 school year.

Responsibilities include lead by example the mission, values, and expectations of Saint Mary’s Catholic School and organize games and challenges that promote physical activity among children and young adults. From junior kindergarten to Middle School. One primary goal is for the PE teacher to develop motor skills and physical development among younger children and proper exercise and eating habits among older children.

Required Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a current Virginia teaching license with endorsement in Health and PE. Must have experience working with both young and middle school students, and the ability to work collaboratively with other IB course directors, as well as excellent organizational and communication skills.

Please send a letter of interest, resume, copy of VA teaching license, and Diocesan application to Dr. Cheryl Henig, Principal at chenig@saintmary.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The position is expected to begin on immediately.


Substitute Teacher

Saint Mary’s school maintains a list of competent, qualified substitute teachers that are called upon to provide classroom instruction in the absence of the regular teacher.  Substitutes are paid on a per diem basis calculated on an hourly basis.  Substitutes may apply to be added to the Saint Mary’s substitute list after an application is received, background screening is completed, and the candidate becomes familiar with classroom routines and school practices.

Long term substitutes (for absences such as family medical leave, extended leave, and other absences expected to exceed two or more weeks) are selected following the regular hiring procedures of Saint Mary’s school.

Please send a letter of interest, resume, copy of VA teaching license, and Diocesan Application to Dr. Cheryl Henig, Interim Principal at chenig@saintmary.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience.