Employment Opportunities


Western Christian High School is seeking candidates for the position of Principal beginning effective, July 2018. This is the top administrative position, responsible for supervising instruction, personnel, operations, facilities, and public relations. Located in northwest Iowa, Western Christian has a long tradition of providing a strong Christian secondary education. Western Christian has a newly renovated facility, growing student body, and large selection of excellent academic and extracurricular programs.

Position Profile: Our Principal, reporting to the Board of Directors, will be a Christ-centered visionary leader who will seek to advance the school's tradition of academic excellence integrated with a Reformed Christian perspective. Our Principal, whose life will reflect a deep-rooted Reformed Biblical worldview, will develop a vibrant presence in the community, and have the ability to guide our students toward academic, social and spiritual maturity.

Position Responsibilities:

1. Shall be distinctively Reformed in curricular and administrative duties and shall promote the Calvinistic world and life view.

2. Implement and administer policies and procedures as directed by the Board of Directors, manage the school’s internal operations, and assume leadership of the school and its programs.

3. Provide instructional leadership regarding the context, direction, and encouragement which enables the faculty to grow in its ability to engage in genuine and effective Christian instruction.

4. As the school’s educational expert, the Principal shall advise the Board of Directors on all educational programs and procedures, developments and trends. The Principal shall also report on educational progress, as well as areas of need, in the pursuit of the school’s educational goals.

5. Responsible for the supervision and performance evaluation of the entire staff. The Principal is the facilitator and must provide leadership and direction, and promote continued academic and professional growth.

6. Responsible for leading the faculty and Board of Directors in the on-going review, revision, development, and implementation of a curriculum which promotes distinctly Christian instruction.

7. Supervise and coordinate all efforts and programs relative to the education, evaluation, and discipline of the students. The Principal is responsible for the management of student records as mandated by the board of education and the state.

8. Serve as liaison between the board, faculty, staff, and parents while seeking to develop a sense of unity and shared vision amongst these groups.

9. Supervise and monitor the use and maintenance of school property and equipment.

10. Assist the finance committee in the prudent management of the school’s financial requirements and responsibilities.

11. Attend professional meetings, all board meetings and committee meetings as assigned by the board.

12. Advance the image of the school in and around the community.

Qualifications: Ability to obtain Administrator Licensure for the state of Iowa. Preferred minimum 7 years classroom teaching/administrator experience. Previous administrative experience preferred, but not required.

Compensation & Benefits: Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications

To express your interest, please submit a resume and other pertinent documents to Wes Fopma, Director of Development,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or call 712-439-1013.



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