• Principal / Other
  • Olathe

Website St. John Paul II Catholic Church Olathe, Kansas

Do you dream of educating children by reclaiming the classic wisdom of western civilization and sharing its truest gains? Do you believe that wonder and a sense of purpose emerge through discovering the eternal Logos and organizing your life accordingly? Do you long for a deeper integration of all academic subjects, especially with the event of Jesus Christ? If so, and if your mind desires a holistic worldview for children, and your heart is entrepreneurial and in love with our Lord Jesus, this exceedingly rare opportunity may be for you.

The parish of St. John Paul II in Olathe, Kansas will open the doors of its Pre-K thru 8th Grade Academy in the Fall of 2025. The Head of School will be hired this Spring and will begin the work of founding the only Catholic, Classical Institution in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. From assisting with the renovations of the recently-purchased school building, to hiring faculty and an academic dean, to collaborating with the pastor and parishioners in defining the mission and cultivating enrollment and a better understanding of the liberal arts tradition, the successful candidate will be entrusted with a mission, an adventure of a lifetime.

Qualifications include: 1) A steadfast relationship with Jesus rooted in the sacramental life of the Catholic Church 2) Experience within the classical, liberal arts pedagogical tradition 3) Administrative licensure or willingness to pursue it 4) Development, marketing and financial management skills are highly valued. A full job description may be found at: www.jp2kc.org/employment-opportunities

To apply, please submit the following four documents as separate PDF attachments, addressing them to Fr. Brandon Farrar, Pastor – frfarrar@jp2kc.org: 1) Cover Letter 2) Statement of Educational Philosophy 3) Curriculum Vitae 4) Three professional and two personal references, including names, relationships, phone numbers and email addresses.

To apply for this job email your details to frfarrar@jp2kc.org


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