Position Description: Tilton School, an independent boarding school in Tilton, N.H., seeks a qualified and experienced Director to support the execution of a major educational summer program initiative. This initiative combines our Tilton Experience (TEx) with the opportunity to impact students all over the world through a unique summer program. TEx helps our students discover their own aptitudes, skills, interests, and learning style and develop a Personalized Guided Program of Study of intentional opportunities across all facets of school to develop the skills they need to become their best self. For more information on TEx, please see https://www.tiltonschool.org/tiltonexperience
Duties and Responsibilities:
With support from key educational leaders at Tilton, design and implement a summer program with academic, athletic, artistic and outdoor experiences that promote, reinforce and sustain the vision of the Tilton Experience to an international population;
Work closely with educational partners from around world in the design of admission and marketing materials;
Recruit students and staff for the program;
Travel to international destinations;
Hire, retain, and evaluate all personnel related to the summer program;
Foster positive relationships with parents and the greater community.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. For more information about Tilton School, please visit our website, http://www.tiltonschool.org.
Full Time; 12-Month Contract; Some weekend work at various times during the year.
Excellent writing and public speaking skills;
Background in education and foreign travel;
Demonstrated student and faculty management experience;
Desire to be part of a major educational initiative;
Superior technology abilities including MS Office, Google Docs and databases;
Ability to be an exceptional colleague in an environment where feedback and self-improvement are highly valued.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.
Tilton School, founded in 1845, is an independent college preparatory boarding and day school located in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region with an enrollment of 257 boys and girls in grades nine through postgraduate. The mission of the school has been to challenge students to embrace and navigate a world marked by diversity and change.
Central to Tilton School’s culture is a belief in “the power of... potential.” In a close-knit community of students, faculty, staff and administration, Tilton’s unique educational program challenges students to discover, develop and advance their personal strengths and passions, while gaining the skills, knowledge and values essential to personal and professional success. Students are challenged academically with appropriately high standards and a rigorous curriculum requiring them to be active participants. Class sizes are small, averaging 12 students, with a student-faculty ratio of 6 to 1. Students are also encouraged to reach their full potential outside of the classroom through strong programs in athletics, arts, theater, and various other extracurricular offerings.
Tilton School’s 160-acre campus includes a new state-of-the-art academic building, a new senior girls’ dormitory, and extensive athletic facilities. The school has an $11 million dollar annual operating budget, a $16 million endowment, and recently completed the largest capital campaign in its history. Tilton has also seen significant gains in its annual fund.