K-5 Principal

St. Francis USD 297 • www.usd297.org

USD 297, St. Francis, is accepting applications for K-5 Principal.  This position provides leadership in all areas at St. Francis Elementary School, including district test coordinator.   The Elementary school currently has 142 students enrolled.  

  Persons interested should submit the following:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Credentials/Transcripts
  • KS Teaching License
  • 3 Letters of Reference

Via email to: mpenka@usd297.org

Applicants should possess the following qualifications:

  1. Innovative strategies to reach and teach all students
  2. Effective leadership skills
  3. Good communication skills
  4. Curriculum and instruction knowledge
  5. Positive school discipline strategies

St. Francis USD 297

Benefits Information

St. Francis pays $435 toward a single insurance policy and $870 toward a family policy.

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Salary is dependent upon years of experience, along with qualifications.

Employer Information


St. Francis/USD 297 is a 1A school located in the northwest corner of Kansas.  Our district serves roughly 280 students K-12, with 140 of those students located in our K-5 elementary school and the remaining 140 students located in our 6-12 jr./sr. high school.

The St. Francis schools take pride in providing an excellent, well rounded education to our students.  After several years of training with TASN, St. Francis now implements a successful multi-tiered system of support to help close student achievement gaps.  We have also adopted a Pre-K through 12th grade Social Emotional Learning curriculum.  During the 2021-2022 school year, all certified staff participated in professional development centered around Project-Based Learning.  USD 297 continually seeks to improve student learning.  We believe high quality educators are a crucial factor in the success of our schools.

The city of St. Francis is a beautiful, thriving community of around 1,300 people and has a great deal of pride and support for the school system.  For more information about the city of St. Francis, please visit our website at: http://www.stfranciskansas.com/ .

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100 S College Street
Saint Francis, KS 67756

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