Westminster Classical Christian Academy

This executive search is conducted by Nelson/Kraft & Associates on behalf of Westminster Classical Christian Academy.

Westminster Classical Christian Academy, in Toronto’s High Park, is a relatively new school community of 80 young students (JK-8). WCCA employs a time-honoured classical model of education, through which students gain great depth and breadth of knowledge, and the tools that lead to a lifelong love of learning. Classical education focuses on the art of thinking. Our goal is to develop articulate, thoughtful, and discerning students, preparing them to live faithfully in God’s world.


  • Provides visible, relational, and spiritual leadership to the Faculty and student body.
  • Oversees the overall daily operations of the school.
  • Maintains conduct befitting a disciple of Christ, particularly in both public and private conversation (including Social Media).
  • As a non-voting member of the Board, provides key status updates and collaborates with the Board to establish policies and processes.
  • Actively participates in Board meetings on a monthly basis and writes monthly reports.
  • Creates and manages the budget in liaison with the Board.
  • Oversees course scheduling and school calendar.
  • Administers student disciplinary measures, including probation, suspension, or expulsion.
  • Interviews prospective families and is responsible for admissions decisions.
  • Resolves interpersonal problems, applying Biblical principles.
  • Develops and implements performance metrics.
  • Leads in developing the strongest possible educational programs to promote the objectives of the school; to educate students with a Biblical worldview, develop Christian virtues, and to sharpen critical thinking.
  • Reviews current curricular choices, adjusting them where necessary to ensure an overarchingly robust, thorough, and sequential academic program.
  • Reviews and approves curricular goals for each grade and evaluates curriculum and program with appropriate Faculty.
  • Manages new technologies and resources while thoughtfully and critically limiting their impact on Classical methods.
  • Plans weekly Chapel Service.
  • Oversees all school events and extracurricular activities.


  • As a committed Christian, lives a life of integrity and humility, and fully embraces the WCCA Statement of Faith & Core Family Values.
  • Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience preferred in Classical education, ideally in a K-8 setting.
  • Demonstrated history of effective leadership in a Christian school (5 yr. min.)

To obtain a complete Opportunity Profile, please visit our website
Location: Toronto, ON
Application Deadline: June 8, 2021
TO APPLY: Please send the following to info@nelsonandkraft.com
Cover Letter and C.V.
Philosophy of Education (approx. 500 words)
Philosophy of Discipline (approx. 500 words)

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is an executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management and fundraising personnel in the charitable sector.  We work with a diverse group of not-for-profit organizations through the connection of colleagues across Canada.

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