Archdiocese of Indianapolis
  • Columbus, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time


St. Bartholomew Catholic School in Columbus, Indiana, a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, is actively seeking a principal beginning with the 2023-2024 academic school year. St. Bartholomew offers our diverse population of approximately 360 students, grades K through 8th, the opportunity to grow daily in mind, body, and spirit. The school fosters academic excellence within a nurturing environment, reinforced by an outstanding teaching and administrative staff, engaged parents, and a faith-filled parish community led by Fr. Chris Wadelton.

As the administrative head, the principal has chief responsibility for the operations of the school, following the policies and guidelines established by the Office of Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. These duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

● Serves as the primary school representative to parents, the School Commission, the Parish, and the community
● Is responsible for building and reinforcing a strong Catholic culture through faith-based leadership
● Is responsible for budgeting and financial management
● Oversees the professional development and leadership of the faculty and staff

More information about St. Bartholomew Catholic School can be found at

To be considered for this position, candidates must:

•Be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing with a deeply rooted Catholic identity
•Possess exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills
•Exhibit a passion for student achievement and academic excellence
•Be committed to diversity
•Possess, or be working toward, a valid Indiana administrator's license. Safe Parish Training and related background checks are required

To complete the official online application, click "Apply Now" to the right. Please download and view the Instructions and Forms BEFORE completing an application online.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All inquiries will be held in confidence.

Questions, along with resumes, and any other supporting documentation (i.e. cover letter, references, letters of reference, etc.) should be directed to:
Joe Hansen
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
Office of Catholic Schools
1400 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367

Archdiocese of Indianapolis
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