The Director of Lower and Middle Schools at The Albany Academy is responsible for the day-to-day operations of both divisions and reports to the Associate Head of School. The minimum requirements include a Master’s Degree, teaching experience, experience leading program development, alignment with the Academies’ values and mission, and the ability to effectively manage people and programs in a fast-paced environment.
Additional requirements include:
An understanding of boys and how they best learn, develop, and stay filled with curiosity and confidence.
The ability to build and lead an interactive faculty team full of zest and savvy.
A collaborative leadership style appropriate for a professional learning community.
An understanding of high academic standards and curriculum design, so as to supply the essential scaffolding of an Academies’ education.
An appreciation of project and product-based education that leads ultimately to confidence and creativity, and prepares students as self-motivated learners for the Upper School.
A knowledge of the role of physical education in the Pre-K through Grade Eight years.
The ability to coordinate with the Director of Lower and Middle Schools at Albany Academy for Girls in keeping with the mission of The Albany Academies.