Summary: The Head of the Schools of Logic (grades 6-8) and Rhetoric (grades 9-12) will lead the operations of the upper schools in conjunction with other administrative staff, including the Assistant Head of the Schools of Logic and Rhetoric, Athletic Director, and Student Life Director to fulfill the mission and vision of Kingdom Preparatory Academy. The Head of the Schools of Logic and Rhetoric in conjunction with the Assistant Head of the upper schools will cultivate the classical academic curriculum and pedagogy that is taught in the upper schools. It is the responsibility of the Head of the Schools of Logic and Rhetoric to retain and develop a team of teachers that grow in their knowledge and execution of classical, collaborative, Christian education. An effective Upper School Head will also work and communicate well with parents. Administrative duties include hiring and managing staff, creating class schedules, developing upper school culture, student discipline, managing education travel events, among other responsibilities. In addition to administrative duties, the Head of the Schools of Logic and Rhetoric will teach one academic class.
Work Schedule: This is a full-time position that requires having a physical campus presence throughout school days, five days a week. Events, retreats, and educational travel periodically include nights and weekends.
Essential requirements: The Head of the Schools of Logic and Rhetoric must be a disciple of Jesus Christ who can affirm KPA’s statement of faith; builds collaborative mission-oriented teams through wise supervision; has a working understanding classical collaborative Christian education; loves to mentor youth but is able to enforce rules and school discipline; possesses an advanced degree in a field relevant to the leadership position or teaching responsibility; a skilled communicator with parents, staff, and students; demonstrates a commitment to the school through speech, punctuality, dress, attitude, and attention to duties.
Preferred experience: 3 or more years of professional or education leadership experience; 3 or more years of teaching experience; 3 or more years of experience in classical, Christian, or collaborative education.