Holy Child Academy in Old Westbury, New York, has initiated a search for its next Head of School who will assume the position in July, 2018. The school seeks an inspirational leader who will ensure the continued excellence and distinction of this Catholic independent school that is grounded in the spirituality and mission of the Holy Child Network of Schools. The new Head will take a leadership role in supporting students, faculty and staff and promoting the mission and values of the school.
Holy Child Academy has engaged the national executive search firm Educational Directions, Incorporated, to assist with the search. Candidates should submit all information as soon as possible, but notbeforespeaking with one of the search consultants.
-Experience in teaching and administration with an ability to delegate effectively and ensure accountability
-The ability to motivate an outstanding faculty. This includes an understanding of, and experience with faculty supervision and evaluation as well as program design and curriculum development specific to K-8 school
-A deep appreciation of the relational aspects of a school community and of the importance of engaging all members in the school community with clear and open communication
-An understanding and knowledge of an effective institutional advancement program, which includes all aspects of advancement, fundraising and broader community involvement; be comfortable and willing to ask for financial support and develop a culture of philanthropy through relationships with alumni, families and community donors.
-An understanding of the fundamentals of admissions, business and the economics of independent schools
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate and competitive depending on candidate's credentials