CAREERS

Whatever you do, do from the heart,
     as for the Lord and not for others. Colossians 3:23

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CAREERS & JOB OPENINGS

Director of Activities and Athletics

St. James Academy in Lenexa, KS is pursuing a Director of Activities and Athletics for the 2021-2022 school year. We are seeking a faith-filled individual who will lead coaches and sponsors to enhance the mission of our school through competition and performance. St. James Academy was established in 2005 and is a co-ed school of 850 students.

St. James Academy is a member of the Eastern Kansas League. Responsibilities will include preparing budgets and allocating spending on items such as coaches’ salaries, team budgets, equipment purchases and facility upkeep. Schedules, facility rentals, allotted use of fields, gym and weight room for teams and athletes are managed by this position. The Director of Activities and Athletics will work through conflict resolution when needed and will be a liaison for parents and students to the school and coaches. The role includes adhering to policies established by KSHSAA and the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. Most importantly, we are seeking a team member that is willing to be a spiritual mentor to coaches, sponsors and students. The mission of St. James Academy is to create disciples for Jesus and pass on the Catholic faith to the next generation. We find that sports and activities are one of the best ways to accomplish our mission.

Candidates must have a Masters degree and experience as an administrator and/or head coach or sponsor. Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Susie Ludwikoski at sludwikoski@sjakeepingfaith.org. Applications are due by March 1, 2021.

English Teacher

St. James Academy is seeking a full-time English teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Ideal candidates will be practicing Catholics with a passion for evangelization and discipleship who are licensed, experienced secondary ELA teachers. Those interested should apply at the Archdiocesan website and should send a cover letter and resume to the St. James principal, Dr. Shane Rapp, at srapp@sjakeepingfaith.org

Campus Minister

St. James Academy is seeking a full-time Campus Minister for the 2021-2022 school year. Ideal candidates will be practicing Catholics with a passion for evangelization and discipleship who are experienced in campus ministry or other ministry work with teens. Those interested should apply at the Archdiocesan website and should send a cover letter and resume to the St. James principal, Dr. Shane Rapp, at srapp@sjakeepingfaith.org

Latin Teacher

St. James Academy is seeking a Latin teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Ideal candidates will be practicing Catholics with a passion for evangelization and discipleship with experience teaching Latin at the secondary level. Those interested should apply at the Archdiocesan website and should send a cover letter and resume to the St. James principal, Dr. Shane Rapp, at srapp@sjakeepingfaith.org

Math Teacher

St. James Academy is seeking a full-time Math teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Ideal candidates will be practicing Catholics with a passion for evangelization and discipleship who are licensed, experienced secondary Math teachers. Those interested should apply at the Archdiocesan website and should send a cover letter and resume to the St. James principal, Dr. Shane Rapp, at srapp@sjakeepingfaith.org

Theology Teacher

St. James Academy is seeking a full-time Theology teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Ideal candidates will be practicing Catholics with a passion for evangelization and discipleship with experience teaching Theology at the secondary level. Those interested should apply at the Archdiocesan website and should send a cover letter and resume to the St. James principal, Dr. Shane Rapp, at srapp@sjakeepingfaith.org

EMPLOYMENT

The Mission of St. James Academy is to pass on the Catholic faith from this generation to the next while holding the highest standards of educating students. The full infusion of the Catholic faith in every lesson, interaction and relationship are central to fulfilling this mission.

 

What are We Looking for in New Teachers and Staff?

  • Practicing Catholics who are committed to lighting the fire of our faith in the minds and hearts of young people.
  • Licensed teachers who are experts in their field and passionate about sharing that knowledge with students.
  • Engaging educators who know how to stimulate young minds through active learning.
  • Organized adults who can inject the love of their faith into their lesson plans.
  • Enthusiastic leaders who are willing to continue their own learning and apply that new knowledge.
  • Responsible problem solvers who are able to utilize technology and data to make creative decisions in their daily activities.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

TEACHERS

Step 1

Complete the online application with the Archdiocesan Education Office at www.archkckcs.org only if you are applying for a teaching position and don’t currently work in our Archdiocese. This includes coaches who will be teaching in the building.

Step 2

Send your updated resume and cover letter to the SJA principal, Dr. Shane Rapp, at srapp@sjakeepingfaith.org

Step 3

Once all requirements with the Archdiocese are completed and information has been sent to Dr. Rapp, your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted to let you know if the process will proceed with an interview or not.

Step 4

In compliance with Archdiocesan policy, candidates who currently teach in an Archdiocesan school must notify their current principal of their intent to interview before an interview can take place.