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Assistant Principal of Student Life - John Carroll Catholic High School

John Carroll High School located in Fort Pierce, FL is searching for a full time Assistant Principal of Student Life.

Full Time: 37.5 hours/week; Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Additional Hours required on special events and occasional weekends.

The Diocese is dedicated to providing excellent working conditions with competitive compensation in order to attract and retain an outstanding workforce. The Diocese of Palm Beach offers a competitive benefits package to employee’s working 30 or more hours per work week consisting of comprehensive medical, vision, dental, LTD, group life insurance, optional life insurance.  The diocese also provides a 403(b)-retirement plan to all employees.  Information on our benefits and retirement programs can be found here.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Work as a member of the leadership team in all aspects of campus life and general administrative operations.
  • Brainstorm and execute school-wide initiatives in conjunction with the Principal and Assistant Principal of Academics
  • Meet with parents, students, and community members regarding general school concerns
  • Update the GoogleCalendar with all JCHS activities for the school’s website, in conjunction with advancement associates
  • Manage use and access of JC Facilities calendar to ensure a sound room reservation structure.
  • Update and coordinate information boards daily on campus in conjunction with advancement associates.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues in classrooms/offices when Director of Technology is unavailable.
  • Provide logistical support to all events including liturgies, Graduation, Open House, etc.
  • Complete and communicate Diocesan injury/accident reports for all related incidents.


  • Plan, implement, spearhead, and oversee the following annual student life events:
  • Student orientations
  • Off-field operations at all home varsity football games in conjunction with the Principal
  • Student Tailgates
  • Homecoming Week
  • Catholic Schools Week and All School Masses in conjunction with the Director of Campus Ministry
  • Junior/Senior Prom in conjunction with Junior Moderator
  • Senior Trip to Universal Orlando’s “GradBash” in conjunction with Senior Moderator
  • Seniors’ Last Week, including “Senior Prank” and “Seniors’ Last Day”
  • Baccalaureate Mass & Commencement Exercises in conjunction with Principal and Assistant Principal of Academics
  • Oversee and moderate all student organizations to ensure consistency and effectiveness.
  • Monitor the school’s common spaces during lunch and provide general supervision around campus throughout the school day, including arrival and dismissal and during transition periods.


  • Coordinate with students, parents, teachers, and administrative team members in addressing recording, and communicating disciplinary infractions.
  • Write and follow through on discipline and attendance probation contracts when necessary.
  • Scheduling/administrating the school’s drug testing program.
  • Scheduling and monitoring the school’s detention program.
  • Compile and update policies of the Parent-Student Handbook that need changes, updates, and/or improvements for the following year.


  • Maintain the school’s safety and security protocols, in conjunction with the principal
  • Monitor and maintain the school’s security gates throughout the school day
  • Coordinate with and work alongside the school’s School Resource Officer when school is in session for safety reasons and other disciplinary concerns
  • Review and monitor the school’s surveillance camera system and footage
  • Oversee and manage the school’s keys and fobs for faculty and staff; maintain logs of key assignment and access


  • Sign in/out students when office manager is otherwise unavailable
  • Attend to guests or answer phones when office manager is otherwise unavailable
  • Gate troubleshooting and resolution; scheduling gates to open on weekends for events
  • Printing identification cards for staff and students


  • Schedule and coordinate bus routes, drivers, and all bus trips throughout the school year for JCHS and for St. Anastasia; communicate with bus drivers regarding the weekly bus schedule, etc.
  • Assist in hiring and retaining drivers.
  •  All other tasks as assigned by the Principal.

Employee Specific Dispositions:

  • Will maintain a positive outlook each day in the classroom and use uplifting language, demonstrating warmth, joy, and advocacy for students
  • Will maintain a growth mindset and be open to change, growth, and continuous improvement; will accept constructive criticism and suggestions
  • Will refrain from gossip or other negative talk amongst colleagues, always maintaining the confidentiality of others
  • Will make every effort to build up colleagues, students, and the larger JCHS community
  • Will positively collaborate with colleagues, parents, and students
  • Will exercise good judgment in relationships with students, in all classroom conversation, and in social media usage
  • Will demonstrate cultural respect and understanding of all students.

Additional Job-Related Expectations and Duties:

  • Follow all policies and procedures written in the Faculty Handbook
  • Be punctual and reliable for all school events.
  • Attend morning prayer, school Masses, Open House, Baccalaureate Mass, and graduation; strive to attend and participate in John Carroll functions throughout the year.
  • Give advance notification and keep Principal apprised of off-campus appointments, always updating the school’s log book accordingly
  • Other school-related responsibilities as determined by the Principal


  • Minimum of a Master’s degree or actively pursuing a Master’s degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, as well as Renweb / FACTS SIS
  • Excellent and professional interpersonal skills and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and make responsible judgment calls.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to use office equipment (fax, computer, copier, iPad, etc.)

Physical Requirements

  • Occasional light lifting and carrying of under 15 pounds.
  • Occasional moderate carrying and lifting of 15 – 44 pounds.
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent bending, climbing, stretching and kneeling.
  • Frequent use of both hands and fingers
  • Occasional moments of minimal and routine hearing

The above is intended to describe the general context of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Please complete the “School Administrative Application” from the Diocese of Palm Beach linked here and submit a packet that includes a letter of interest, resume, list of three references, and three letters of recommendation (one of which must be a letter from the applicant’s pastor verifying that the applicant is a practicing Catholic in good standing), and send via post or
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