Website Ozark Catholic Academy Tontitown, AR, Arkansas

Job Details

Posted:  March 7, 2024

Location:  Tontitown, Arkansas

Type:  Full Time

Required Education:  Advanced Degree in a related field

Reports To:  President

Pay Range:  Salary commensurate with experience plus Benefits

Job Summary

Ozark Catholic Academy, an independent Classical Catholic co-ed school founded in 2018 serving grades 9-12, seeks a Principal to start July 1, 2024.  With its current enrollment of 115 students, Ozark Catholic serves a diverse set of students coming from a 3-county radius, in beautiful Northwest Arkansas, one of the nation’s fastest growing areas.  Information about the school can be found at and about Northwest Arkansas


The ideal candidate will match the following minimum criteria:

  • Lives as a practicing Catholic with a demonstrated commitment to Catholic education
  • Have a minimum of 5 years teaching and administrative experience
  • Have direct and applied experience with accreditation processes

The Ozark Catholic Principal will be responsible for:

Serving as the Spiritual and Instructional leader of the school
Facilitating and coordinating community programs that promote the mission and vision of the school
Working consistently toward improving the quality of instruction by hiring exceptional teachers and coaches and fostering their professional growth
Developing and improving high school curriculum in accordance with ANSAA accreditation standards
Communicating the OCA mission, vision, and philosophy throughout the NW Arkansas community
Developing a Catholic education community with 3 area Catholic Junior High Principals

Salary is commensurate with experience and based on the local public district. Benefits include 100% Medical for Self, 50% Medical for Dependents, Tuition Remission, 3.5% Retirement contribution, and 12 Days PTO with a rollover feature.

Ozark Catholic is on a fast-track to secure the next Principal. The application deadline is March 29, 2024.  Phone screens will occur early April with in-person interviews targeted to be mid-April.  Interested candidates should apply with a letter of interest, resume, and 3 references to Robbie Estes, Interim President, at

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