Founding Principal

Cristo Rey Orange County High School

Cristo Rey Orange County High School is accepting applications for the position of Founding Principal.
The Founding Principal is responsible for providing leadership in Catholic identity and mission,
academics, community engagement, and strategic planning. This full time, 12-month position reports to
the President and will work in collaboration with the school’s leadership team.

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All interested and qualified applicants with a passion for Cristo Rey’s mission are invited to apply by
Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Please include the following:
● Resume
● Cover Letter (no longer than one page).
● Responses to the following questions (no longer than 1200 words total):
o How would you describe your philosophy of Catholic education? How would you put it
into practice at Cristo Rey Orange County?
o What past experiences in educational leadership have prepared you to serve as a founding
principal of a brand-new school?
o What qualities and dispositions will you look for when hiring teachers and staff? How do
you plan to support, evaluate, and train teachers?
o How would you ensure the Catholic identity of the school? How do you model effective
Catholic leadership?
o What is your vision for the ideal graduate of Cristo Rey Orange County High School?
● References: Please list three professional references with their email addresses and telephone
Please email your completed application as an attached PDF to Dr. Linda Nguyen at

A completed Diocese of Orange application and resume is required for all open positions.

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