Saint Paul K-12 Principal

Chetopa - St. Paul USD 505 •

Saint Paul K - 12 Principal



USD 505 is accepting applications for a K-12 principal on the Saint Paul Campus. To be considered, candidates should provide the following:

Open until filled.

  • Cover letter stating reasons for interest in the position.
  • Resume
  • Three letters of reference with current contact information written within the last six months.
  • Current license - or documentation of ability to be fully licensed by August 1, 2024.
  • Current transcripts - Unofficial are acceptable for the application process.
  • Any other materials demonstrating readiness to lead Saint Paul Schools



            The physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential     functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.        

            The employee performing the duties of this position is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, hear, bend, stoop, and reach.  The employee may be occasionally required to manually lift, move, or carry up to 50 pounds.  The employee is required to interact with staff and meet the demands of several different people.  The employee is responsible for the work output of others.  The employee occasionally works extended hours. 


  • Maintain a professional, regular attendance schedule.
  • Work constructively and cooperatively with others.
  • Respond to information requests in a courteous, timely and helpful manner.
  • Manage job responsibilities while meeting established deadlines.
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieves information from a computer.
  • Maintain confidentiality of student and staff information.
  • Respect the chain of command when issues arise.


  #.  Professional Responsibilities

                        Follow contractual responsibilities.

                        Engage in reflective practice.

                        Maintain accurate records.

                        Communicate with families.

                        Engage in professional development activities.

                        Maintain appropriate licensure.

                        Collaborate with others to achieve a common goal.    






  • Participate in staff, committee, and team meetings, assist in early recognition and prevention of educational problems.
  • Secure instructional resources and materials through processes outlined by the Superintendent and/or the Curriculum Director.
  • Keep informed regarding new technologies that facilitate and support student learning.
  • Communicate clearly and accurately with staff, parents, students, and support agencies.
  • Respect the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state, and federal laws.
  • Participate as a team member in the comprehensive evaluation, review, and re-evaluation process.
  • Attend/assist with school events; organize/supervise field trips.
  • Strive to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deed.
  • Uphold and enforce Board policies, administrative procedures, school rules, and federal and state regulations including but not limited to:


Consolidated Plan for Federal Programs

Acceptable use of technology

Sexual and racial harassment

Child abuse reporting



Why USD 505?

Loan Forgiveness

4 Day School Week

Exceptionally talented teaching staff

Full single insurance

Personalized Professional Development Opportunities

Competitive Salary Schedules

Greenbush Consortium Member


Chetopa - St. Paul USD 505

Benefits Information

95% of Single Insurance

Salary Information

Competitive Salary

Employer Information


USD 505 is comprised of the southeast Kansas cities of Chetopa and St. Paul which lie 42 miles apart thus making our district unique in the state. We have an excellent staff, supportive administration, supportive communities, and a board of education dedicated to providing a strong education for our students. All of our schools are fully accredited. District technology is cutting edge: Box Lights are in every room and media center, teacher laptops; all high school students have laptops and the MS students have laptops for classroom use.   

Chetopa: We are a mid-size 1A school located along the banks of the Neosho River in Labette County in southeast Kansas where many visitors come to fish for catfish and spoonbill. Chetopa Elementary School is recognized as a National ESEA Distinguished School. Chetopa High School has had many state and national qualifiers in areas such as FCCLA, FFA, FBLA, music and scholar bowl.

St. Paul: We are a mid-size 1A school located in Neosho County in southeast Kansas 15 miles north of Parsons and 20 miles west of Girard. St. Paul has a 9 hole golf course and a wildlife refuge that is great for hunting and fishing.  St. Paul High School has also had many state qualifiers in track, football, volleyball, basketball and cross country.

At St. Paul, we boast excellent attendance, graduation, and post-secondary placement rates. St. Paul and its community is well-known for being a supportive educational environment. The community and patrons fully back the school, its academics, activities, staff, and students.


View District Profile

Login to Apply

Job Contact Address

430 Elm
Chetopa, KS 67336

Job Start Date


Applications Due By


Job Contact Information