The Franciscan School has the following position available beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year: 

Assistant Principal – The Franciscan School

The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi, Raleigh, NC, has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Principal in its K-8 parish-based parochial school. Founded in August of 2000, The Franciscan School is a state of the art educational facility with a talented and diverse faculty and a current enrollment of more than 650 students. The Franciscan School maintains high academic standards, a strong spiritual focus, a positive atmosphere, enthusiastic parental involvement, and community service, all in the Franciscan tradition of a strong Catholic educational environment supported by the parish community.

The qualified applicant must be a practicing Catholic possessing a Master’s degree (or higher) in Educational Administration, Curriculum, and Instruction or a related field. In addition, candidates must have or be eligible for an administrator’s license from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, and must have at least one year of administrative experience. The successful candidate will possess strong leadership skills that foster collaboration with parents, students, faculty and parish staff and demonstrate excellent large and small group communication. The candidate will also be technologically proficient in school administrative software, Microsoft office, the Google suite of tools, and web-based communication tools. Experience in curriculum implementation, especially in language arts and math, is preferred along with coaching and mentoring of faculty.

This is a full time, 12 month position. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, 403(b), paid vacation and holidays. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, including educational philosophy, resume, and a listing of four references to: Deadline for applications is February 28, 2020.

Assistant to the Pastor

The Assistant to the Pastor is responsible for providing a high level of support of the pastor in a wide range of activities, while interacting with staff, parish members and the community at large.  This position administers the parish Columbarium and Memorial Wall and is responsible for overseeing the maintenance of sacramental records for the parish.  The successful candidate will have excellent communication, organizational and computer skills, including proficiency with MS office, as well as demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality in all areas.  This position is classified as full-time, exempt, 40 hours per week and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Trish Adamkowski (


Community Center Facility Specialist

The Community Life area is not actively hiring.  We always welcome those interested in part-time positions to submit their resume to be kept on file. We seek part-time employees to work evenings and weekends in 5-8 hours shifts. These staff members will oversee the safety and security of community life programs, activities, and events that strengthen the communal aspects of our parish, community, and neighborhood in light of our mission to be “one family living in community.”  These people will work directly with the Coordinator of Community Programs to support the operation of the Assisi Community Center by ensuring a clean, safe, controlled environment in accordance with the Diocese of Raleigh and parish procedures and guidelines. Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring entrance and departure of visitors to maintain the security and safety of premises both visually and through security cameras.
  • Circulating among visitors to preserve order and protect property.
  • Answering telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide support.
  • Warning persons of code of conduct infractions or violations and dismisses violators from premises if necessary.

Each staff member will also have additional areas of responsibility within Community Center depending on skills such as:

  • Assisting athletic leagues or community center programs.
  • Interfacing with community organizations.
  • Helping with parish-wide event planning and
  • Supporting the business and health inspection aspects of the Assisi Café.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required and the applicant must possess, or be able to obtain, Red Cross or American Heart Association CPR Certification with First Aid training, Diocese of Raleigh Safe Child training, and the State Health Inspection ServSafe Training.
For a complete job description, questions, or to submit a resume, please email Ashley Watson.  (

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