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26 Jan 2024


  • Administrative
  • Detroit

Job Title: Principal
Reports To: President
Start Date: July 1, 2024

Loyola High School develops young men to be leaders who will “set the world on fire” with God’s love. We are an engine for transformative change in our students’ lives and our community’s ascendence. With the distinctive dual support of the Society of Jesus and the Archdiocese of Detroit, we are uniquely positioned to provide a faith-based, academically rigorous, “whole-person” education to young men of compassion and courage.  The focus of our mission is to prepare young men for high school graduation, college acceptance and future contributions to family and community as “Men for Others, Men for Detroit.”

Primary Responsibilities

  • Animate Loyola High School’s Catholic and Jesuit mission, especially with faculty, students, parents, and staff.
  • Direct the administration, operation, and educational development of the academic, co-curricular and formational programs of the school.
  • Plan, coordinate and execute the school’s educational policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the president and other key stakeholders in developing and acting on the school’s strategic vision.
  • Serve on the School’s leadership team along with the President and the President’s direct reports.
  • Oversee student behavioral and academic disciplinary procedures.
  • Serve on various School and Board Committees to foster unity of purpose, common understanding and teamwork.
  • Interview, hire, supervise and evaluate teachers and the key members of the academic staff responsible for academics, athletics, spiritual formation, Christian service, counselling, discipline, admissions.


  • Academic leader
  • Effective communicator and collaborator
  • Community-oriented individual who is visible and accessible to the Loyola, AOD, and Midwest Province communities.
  • Knowledge of, and appreciation for, Jesuit education and Ignatian spirituality.
  • Skilled in driving and supporting innovation in teaching and learning.

Desired Qualifications

  • The principal will be an inspiring, mission-oriented leader who is dynamic, organized, well-rounded, engaging and who empowers growth and innovation inside and outside the classroom. Additionally, the principal will:
    • Be committed to the Loyola mission of being a Catholic school in the Jesuit tradition.
    • Have a minimum of 5 years’ relevant professional experience.
    • Hold a bachelor’s degree, with a master’s degree preferred.
    • Have earned appropriate administrative certifications (or working toward those credentials).

Opportunities for Growth

  • Enable higher engagement in our Jesuit, Catholic mission through Campus Ministry, Ignatian formation, Christian Service efforts.
  • Continue to expand our capacity to offer academic, social, and emotional support to our students.
  • Enhance a school culture of personal responsibility, quality execution and accountability.


  • Salary negotiable within a range of $90,000-$95,000
  • Generous benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage as well as retirement plans.

To Apply:

This job will remain posted until filled.  Please forward to the Loyola Principal Search Committee at hr@loyolahsdetroit.org the following items:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Description of:
    • How you would form “Men for Others, Men for Detroit”
    • Actions you would take during your first ninety days as Loyola’s Principal


Successful completion of a background check is a condition of employment.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@loyolahsdetroit.org