ESM Principal Call Process

ESM Principal Call Process Announcement

Emmanuel - St. Michael Lutheran School | Fort Wayne, Indiana

Emmanuel - St. Michael Lutheran School (ESM) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as the next Principal. ESM is grounded in 150+ years of providing Education for Life + Faith for Eternity in the heart of Fort Wayne, Indiana. With an enrollment of 388 students in Preschool - 8th grade on two campuses, Emmanuel - St. Michael Lutheran School, in partnership with our churches and families, is raising up the next generation of students who know the Lord’s love and are prepared to serve Him in their families, churches, and communities.

The position of Principal is a Called position. Candidates should appear on the roster of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) or be willing to go through a course of study to achieve such status. The candidate must possess a master’s degree in areas related to school administration.  Strong planning, administrative experience, spiritual character, relationship building, organizational leadership, accountability, conflict-management skills, and oral and written communications skills are necessary. 

To inquire about this position please email and you will be provided with next steps. The ESM School Board and Call Committee greatly value the input of the school and church community. If you would like to provide feedback on attributes/skills desired for our next principal, CLICK HERE. If you have a candidate that you would like to nominate for consideration by the Call Committee, CLICK HERE.  

Finally, but most importantly, we ask for your prayers that God would guide this process and that His will be done. Excellent leadership has been foundational at ESM and we trust that God will continue to provide in the future!

“He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.” Colossians 1:17