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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $125K- $175K
  • Organization Type: Education

Rosati-Kain Academy High School

Position Summary

The role leads the strategic vision and direction of the school, including funding, enrollment of students, recruitment, and retention of staff, continuously enhancing the school’s identity and educational leadership. The President serves as an ex officio voting member of the Board. To fully embrace the school’s Catholic sponsorship provided by St. Joseph Educational Ministries (SJEM), the President partners with the Board to develop and maintain the mission and ministry of Rosati-Kain Academy as a Catholic entity with fidelity to the legislation and teachings of the Church and the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

• The President will promote the educational vision by communicating the school’s mission and the directives of the Board in cooperation with the faculty, students, parents, and alums, focusing on student and faculty recruitment and achievement.

• Serve as the official representative of the school, either in person or through a delegate,
to the community, parochial elementary and middle schools, area public schools, and other agencies and business organizations.

• Oversee the business operations and school finances. Develop and submit an annual operating budget for Board approval with the Finance Committee or designated school staff. Execute all contracts and agreements consistent with the directives of the Board.

• Develop and implement a metric-driven fundraising and development program to meet the present and future needs of Rosati-Kain Academy. Cultivate potential donors and solicit grants and donations from foundations, trusts, organizations, and individuals. Support and drive additional fundraising activities.


• While candidates are not required to be Catholic, they must support the Catholic identity and be an active witness by words and action to the charism, values, and mission of St. Joseph Educational Ministries.
• Critical thinker, strong communicator, an inspirational and visionary leader, student-focused, culturally competent, self-aware, organized and adaptable, and constant learner.
• Ability to interact and communicate effectively with all constituents and the public.
• Work closely and effectively with the Board, the Principal, SJEM, and    others at the school.
• Weekend and evening activities are required.
• Experience in secondary education, preferably in a non-profit setting.
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or higher in Education, Business   Administration, or other related degrees.
• Position to be reviewed annually.


Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email and as separate documents (preferably PDFs) the following materials:
• Cover letter expressing interest in the position
• Current resume
• List of five professional references with name, phone number, and email address of each (references will not be contacted until a serious mutual interest is established and not without the candidate’s permission) to:

Search Committee
Rosati-Kain Academy High School
Michelle Martin Bonner, Search Committee Chair