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Xavier Jesuit Academy – 1619 California Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45237
Posted: January 13, 2022
Open Position: Founding Principal of School
Xavier Jesuit Academy seeks a Founding Principal to lead the development and implementation
of academic programming and its support structures, set institutional life initiatives, and hire
faculty and staff with the talents and passion to establish school culture through the school’s
opening and growth.
Position Type: Full Time, 12 months
Start Date: July 1, 2022
Xavier Jesuit Academy (XJA), a newly established Catholic, Jesuit, urban primary school in Cincinnati, OH that will serve male students in 3rd through 8th grade from modest economic backgrounds, will open in the fall of 2023 at the site of the former St. Agnes School building at the Church of the Resurrection (1619 California Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45237) in the Bond Hill neighborhood.
Mission: Assist and support young men in their formation as leaders and “men for others” through rigorous academic preparation for life in the Jesuit tradition.  XJA will provide a rigorous academic program with robust faith formation, thus preparing graduates to thrive in academics and Christian leadership in high school, college, employment, and life. XJA will strive to form young “men for others” who become leaders, and are religious, loving, strive for intellectual excellence, are committed to justice, and open to growth. XJA will strive to build a culture of love and service, dedicated to upholding the dignity and supporting the flourishing of each person as a child of God. XJA is committed to establishing a solid learning model grounded in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition, upheld by Gospel values, academic excellence and self-discipline. XJA strives to become a tangible catalyst of love and a hope filled future for the students, their families and networks of care, and the Bond Hill / Roselawn communities who are working for economic and education equity and opportunity, especially for young African American males. The Jesuits have a history of serving youth in poverty across the country through faith-based education that transforms lives and breaks the cycle of poverty.
Xavier Jesuit Academy is committed to:
● Strong partnerships with families, networks of care, and community
● Rigorous academic programming and environment with extended school day and low student to teacher/support staff ratio
● Rigorous summer academic and formation programming
● Care for the whole person
The Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) partnered with CISE, the Archdiocese of
Cincinnati, and the Church of the Resurrection to establish the school.
Position Summary: The Founding Principal is hired by, and responsible to, the President of Xavier Jesuit Academy and serves as the chief leader of academic formation, education strategy, and institutional life development of the school. The Principal has the unique opportunity to establish the school culture from the beginning, in accord with the mission and aligned with the President, and hire the faculty and staff who have the talents and passion to build that school culture. The Principal will have overall responsibility for the management of Xavier Jesuit Academy, providing leadership to its Catholic, Jesuit education mission in collaboration with the Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus and the Jesuit Schools Network.  The Principal is responsible for providing the vision for short and long-term recruitment and development of faculty and academic support staff, along with the development and implementation of academic programming, curricula, and student support systems. With support from the President and other school leaders and staff, the Principal will work to develop, implement, assess and strengthen the school’s academic standing, reputation, fiscal viability, and enrollment.
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Administrative, Elementary