School Mission Statement
Founded and rooted in the Gospel values of the Catholic church and the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, the Academy of Our Lady of Peace empowers young women in an innovative learning environment that honors the individual while fostering community, and develops faith-filled leaders dedicated to the “love of God and the dear neighbor without distinction.”
School Philosophy Statement
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP), founded in 1882, celebrates a rich history of empowering young women to become Catholic leaders in their local community and in the world. Guided by Gospel values and the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, faculty and staff inspire young women to be leaders who impact global change by building community through a conscious love of God and love of the dear neighbor without distinction. As a woman of faith, woman of heart, woman of courage and woman of excellence, an OLP student is provided opportunities to put her faith into action, and become a transformative agent of change in our world.
The school is committed to research-based practices, which foster intellectual curiosity and a passion for learning through an interdisciplinary lens, in order to form collaborative learners, visionaries and innovators. Looking toward preparing students for the future, critical thinking skills are woven across the curriculum, leveraging technology as a tool to facilitate student learning in an ever-changing world. An OLP student is encouraged to explore her passions within academic, athletic, co-curricular and spiritual activities, and develop a mindset ready to take risks and to strive for excellence.
The school celebrates the uniqueness of the individual girl and intentionally strives to foster an inclusive community, celebrating sisterhood and unifying love. While OLP endeavors to ensure there is a richness of opportunities to challenge student thinking, cultivate confidence and expand her capacity, rigorous learning is consistently balanced in an environment of support and joy. In partnership with parents as the primary educators, OLP seeks opportunities to actively engage them in their daughter’s transformative academic and faith experiences.
As an organization, the Academy of Our Lady of Peace is committed to hiring individuals who value a growth mindset and who are invested in cultivating an inclusive environment for all stakeholders.
Available Job Openings
Applicants’ cover letters should articulate their interest in working at an all-girls’ Catholic high school and how their experience, passion, and interest correlates to our mission, philosophy, and commitment toward rigorous learning through a social justice and equity lens.
To view all open positions and to complete the online application, please visit EDJoin.
Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP) is currently seeking to hire a Director of Facilities for the 2022-2023 school year to begin as soon as mutually agreed, and no later than this summer. The Director of Facilities works collaboratively with all senior staff and administrators. This is a full-time, twelve-month exempt position.
The Director of Facilities reports directly to the Head of School and provides the necessary leadership, planning, coordination, and management of campus-wide construction of new facilities and modification of existing facilities; conducts needs assessments and develops and maintains a long-range facilities master plan for the school; plans and oversees professional services contract work; manages hard costs and soft costs. This position oversees campus facilities infrastructure, personnel, and health and wellness program.
Candidates should have at least five years of progressively responsible facilities planning and construction experience, with an emphasis on managing complex or multiple large-scale construction projects. This experience should include supervisory and school construction experience; familiarity with school facilities regulations and compliance to local, state, and federal building and safety codes. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and/or equivalent years in experience, with courses in facilities or urban planning, architecture, finance, or project management is highly desirable. A Master’s degree is preferred
The Accounts Receivable/Staff Accountant Assistant position at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP) is an integral team member in supporting all areas of the Business Office. This position is responsible for accounting functions ensuring accurate and timely financial information. Creates financial transactions that includes posting information to accounting journals, worksheets, and accounting software systems. The Accounts Receivable Accountant manages all aspects of accounts receivable management including but not limited to tuition and reconciling accounts. This position is responsible for accounts payable and general accounting and other clerical functions and duties in the Business Office. This is a full-time, 12 month, classified position.
Academy of Our Lady of Peace is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace admits students of any color, race, ethnic origin or faith to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of color, race, ethnic origin or faith in the administration of its educational policies, scholarships, financial aid programs, athletic and other school-administered programs.