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Position Type Administrator
School Name Sisters Academy
City, State Asbury Park, NJ 
Posted 07/11/2019

Mid-Atlantic Community Ministry Opening



LOCATION: Sisters Academy of New Jersey

Asbury Park, New Jersey 

August 1,2020

Sisters Academy of New Jersey (SANJ) or (Sisters Academy), is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy in Asbury Park, New Jersey and a program of Mercy Center.  

The Academy is an independent, Catholic middle school for girls in grades 5 through 8 - 15 students in each class with a full enrollment of 60 girls. The Academy offers an education of excellence to economically challenged young girls who would not otherwise have an opportunity to attend a private middle school.   

The Academy is accredited by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools, Middle States Association and is a nationally recognized Core Knowledge School.  

Sisters Academy is currently seeking a full time Principal/Head of School.  The Principal of Sisters Academy of New Jersey is appointed by and reports to the Executive Director of Mercy Center, Inc. The Principal creates, develops, plans and executes specific methodologies for overall implementation and supervision of the goals and objectives of Academy, its faculty and its programs. 

The Principal is the spiritual and educational leader of Sisters Academy whose responsibility is to uphold a positive atmosphere of learning in an academically challenging alternative middle school for girls. The Principal must be a practicing Catholic. 


  • The Academy embraces and lives the Mission and Charism of the Sisters of Mercy.  The principal must have knowledge of and integrate in his/her life the values and principles of the Sisters of Mercy.

  • Represents Sisters Academy to the public, to funders and to administrators of private schools to establish scholarship opportunities.

  • Participates with the Executive Director in preparing the annual school budget and maintains financial and all official records pertaining to the Academy.

  • Collaborates with the Executive Director in hiring and terminating staff.

  • Develops the school curriculum, schedules and staffing

  • Provides supervision and professional development for Assistant Principal, the teaching staff, staff and volunteers, unless otherwise delegated.


  • Possess at least three (3) years experience working with diverse multicultural populations

  • Master’s Degree in Educational Administration.

  • Certifications in 

  1. School Administration;

  2. Principal/Supervision, and; 

  3. Chief School Administrator.

  • Working knowledge of budgetary preparation, audit review, financial statements, public relations and development.

  • Ability to engage in, draft and execute a Strategic Plan

  • Twelve (12) month position.

For additional information about Sisters Academy of New Jersey, please visit

See the complete job description.  Qualifies applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to Sister Carol Ann Henry, RSM, Executive Director, Mercy Center at

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