Principal, Robinson Township Christian School, Pittsburgh

Robinson Township Christian School
May 15, 2024
June 30, 2024
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Job Type


We are looking for a full-time Principal to start the 2024 school year. The Principal manages day-to-day operations and is responsible for overseeing the spiritual, instructional, and organizational direction of the school. A successful candidate must have a heart, love, and passion for the Lord, for our students, and for the mission of Robinson Township Christian School. They must embrace our vision that our students develop a Christian worldview, acquire wisdom, knowledge, and compassion for others so that they may faithfully live out their calling to the glory of God.

Salary: $50,000 – $60,000 annually

Benefits: 50% tuition discount for school aged students, childcare for non-school aged students, and PTO

Location: Robinson Township, PA

Job Duties

Spiritual Leadership

  • To know, model, teach, and enforce the school’s Vision, Mission, and Educational Objectives
  • Promote an environment that fosters excellence in Christian education
  • Provide spiritual leadership to teachers, parents, and students, by example and instruction
  • Lead staff in weekly prayer
  • Is concerned for and responds to the spiritual needs of students and their families
  • Makes every effort to connect the students and their families to Jesus

Instructional Leadership

  • Provide professional growth activities, such as classroom observation, coaching, classes, workshops, and conferences for professional development
  • Directly supervise and annually assess all faculty and staff
  • Develop a sound professional development plan for each teacher through collaboration
  • Plans and leads faculty and staff meetings
  • Demonstrate appropriate mediation skills through Spiritual leadership and Christian peacemaking
  • Promote good communication between the faculty, staff, and Board
  • Manages all escalated student discipline and parent concerns

Entrepreneurial Leadership

  • Chief spokesperson for the school
  • Will represent RTCS as a member of the Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Raise community awareness for RTCS programs and promotes the school at local events.
  • Will advance the lines of communication with area churches by speaking engagements, promotional tables, and use of promotional materials
  • Promote the school via social media and the school website
  • Provides school tours and interviews for perspective students and families
  • Oversees and ensures enrollment and re-enrollment achieves the goals set by the Board.
  • Makes enrollment recommendations to the Board
  • Ensures potential students and families are in accordance with school’s spiritual principles
  • Develops and maintains good public relations with the school families, local churches, and the general public
  • Collaborates in strategic planning with the Board
  • Plans and develops new programs to enhance the educational opportunities offered by RTCS

Organizational Leadership

  • Attend all board meetings
  • Be an important member of the education committee, collaborating on Curriculum development, revision, and improvement
  • Ensures that student records and transcripts are adequate, accurate and administered legally
  • Ensures that sound education and academic goals are set
  • Leads the school in all legal matters pertaining to education by staying abreast of legal requirements and trends
  • Responsible for compliance with all regulatory agencies
  • Stays abreast of current trends in education and Christian education
  • Ensures that all required paperwork with the state of PA is in order. This includes health forms, attendance records, and enrollment forms, etc.
  • Communicates effectively and arbitrates with fairness between school families and staff
  • Works closely with the Board and Staff in formulating and updating the School Handbook and School Calendar
  • Ensures proper safety measures are in place to provide a reasonably safe school environment
  • Determine when school is to be closed or delayed due to adverse weather conditions
  • Supervises all phases of Athletic and Arts program
  • Plans and organizes all phases of graduation, parent orientation, kindergarten graduation and Open House
  • Provide leadership and participate in school fundraising activities, as needed
  • Fiscal Management – inclusive of working with school Treasurer in all aspects of budgeting and budget attainment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Teaching credentials preferred
  • Experience as a Christian school teacher, administrator, or principal preferred
  • Must be a member of a church which embraces the doctrines of the infallibility and inerrancy of the Word of God, the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, and the system of biblical doctrine set forth in the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Westminster Larger and Shorter Catechisms
  • Must demonstrate exemplary spiritual, entrepreneurial, organizational, and instructional leadership skills
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