Founded in 1996, The Oakwood School serves more than 320 students, grades PreK-12. Driven by its mission to instill in its students the wisdom, creativity, and strength of character needed to make a difference in the world, the Oakwood community is earnest, warm, and motivated by a genuine love of learning and teaching. The only secular independent PreK-12 school in Greenville, Oakwood is uniquely positioned for growth, as it enters its third decade.
In the short time since its founding, The Oakwood School has distinguished itself as the destination for innovative pedagogy in the region. Focused on building the STEAM and “soft” skills vital to success in the 21st century, Oakwood offers an experiential, process-based education to a wide range of students in the Pitt County area.
On its bucolic, 41-acre campus, Oakwood has built a nurturing, engaging, and diverse community. The school’s mission and philosophy guide its unique academic program and set it apart in Eastern North Carolina. Oakwood’s well-rounded curriculum develops critical thinking, empathy, resilience, and an enthusiasm for learning that prepares students to enter some of the nation’s most prestigious colleges and universities.
For a position to begin in July 2018, the Board of Trustees seeks a creative, experienced, and dedicated leader to forge a path forward for this young school. This is a unique opportunity for a candidate with the vision and commitment to guide Oakwood into a new era of growth.
Acting on behalf of The Oakwood School, Wickenden Associates is actively recruiting talented academic leaders for this appealing leadership opportunity. The lead consultants are Linda Knights (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Sue Walters (email@example.com). Both may be reached at (609) 683-1355. The application deadline is September 19, 2017.
Founded by former Princeton University Dean of Admission James Wickenden in 1986, Wickenden Associates ranks among the nation's premier independent school consulting firms, conducting searches for Heads of Schools and other senior administrative positions. We serve schools large and small, coeducational and single-sex, boarding and day.