Principal- High School- Still Accepting Applications

Roanoke City Public Schools
Roanoke, Virginia
Highly Competitive
May 14, 2019
Job Category
Administrator, Principal
Grade Level
High School
Job Type

Hiring Experienced Leader for One of the Top High Schools in the Country!

Roanoke, Virginia offers affordable living, competitive salaries, and modern urban vibe

Roanoke City Public Schools is seeking an innovative and dynamic team leader with extensive educational leadership experience and proven success to lead Patrick Henry High School, one of the best high schools in the nation.

Located in Western Virginia, Roanoke is the largest city along the Blue Ridge Parkway and is a full-service metropolitan area with a vibrant outdoor culture, notable art and music scene, and gateway to the finest livability on the East Coast.  (

Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report have recognized Patrick Henry High School as one of the top high schools in the nation featuring:

  • Rigorous academics resulting in elite university admission, as well as work-force readiness
  • Beautiful and modern state-of-the-art facility
  • Stellar Fine Arts Program which includes performances at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center
  • State championship titles in Athletics, Forensics, and Debate

Applicants for this position must be eligible for Virginia licensure with an Administration/Supervision endorsement, and have proven success as an administrator in an urban setting.

Roanoke City Public Schools (RCPS) offers generous benefits and salaries are highly competitive.  The contract for this important position begins July 1, 2019.  Please apply to or call Sandra Burks, Executive Director for Human Resources at 540.853.1508.  You may also email