Bishop Ward Catholic High School is Seeking a Principal

January 31, 2024 |

Catholic High School Principal – Bishop Ward Catholic High School serves the urban core in Kansas City, KS. Our diverse student body is approximately 75 percent Hispanic, 20 percent Black, and 5 percent white and Asian (mostly Burmese refugee families). Bishop Ward is seeking an individual with demonstrated skill in the academic and spiritual formation of students, as well as in the recruitment, development, and retention of high caliber, joyfully Catholic faculty and staff. The principal must be current regarding best practices in Catholic education and be able to lead a diverse community in continually striving for greatness. Proficiency in speaking Spanish is preferred. Bishop Ward has approximately 300 students in 9th through 12th grades and employs 33 teachers.

Applicants for principal must be practicing Catholics, understand the mission of Catholic schools, and have or be eligible for Kansas licensure in educational leadership. Please apply on-line at For more information, please contact Jay Dunlap, President, at Bishop Ward is accepting applications until the position is filled and will reach out to candidates as applications are submitted. Deadline for applications is March 1, 2024.

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