Principal Search

Marquette Catholic High School
Founded in 1927, Marquette Catholic High School is a college preparatory establishment located in Alton, Illinois. The current enrollment of 420 students comes from more than 20 feeder schools located in Madison and Jersey County in Illinois, and St. Louis County in Missouri.

The School seeks a dynamic and visionary educator to expand upon the success of the current curriculum and programs, and lead the educational staff of the School. As the Chief Academic Administrator, the Principal is responsible for the following:

 Evaluates, develops and improves curriculum

 Develops an active faith community

 Provides leadership and consistent communication with staff and faculty

 Is the leader of the Principal’s Council in the oversight of student affairs and activities

 Is an ambassador of the School in networking with the MCHS Community

 Ensures compliance with Diocesan policies and procedures set by the Dioceses of

Springfield, Illinois

The Principal must meet the following requirements:

 Must be a practicing Catholic with a commitment to the principles of Catholic


 Master’s degree in Education and/or School Administration

 Previous school administration experience recommended

 Excellent written and oral communication skills

 Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others

Mail cover letter, resume, all college transcript(s) showing degrees earned, and three letters of recommendation (including one from your current Pastor) to:

Marquette Catholic High School
Attn: David Bartosiak
P.O. Box 416
Alton, Illinois 62002

The Committee will begin applicant reviews on August 1, 2020.

Questions may be directed to