Allen Academy, a PK-12th grade independent day school of 350 students is now accepting resumes from candidates interested in becoming the school’s Head of Lower School, beginning July 1, 2018.
The school seeks an experienced leader to guide our Lower School (K-5), comprised of 18 faculty/staff, and nearly 140 students. This leader’s chief goal is to deliver a dynamic program and imbue a sense of purpose, fun, and deep learning. The Head of Lower School reports directly to the Head of School and is a member of the school’s administrative team.
Allen Academy is embarking on an exciting period in the school’s rich 132-year history. We are seeking an ambitious and energetic leader who is eager to draw upon our mission and innovative practices to create a unique and engaging educational experience. Very shortly, the LS Head will help plan and execute goals associated with our campus master plan. This individual will also maintain a close working relationship with our Director of Admissions on the recruitment, testing, and placement of incoming students, as well as the successful integration of their families into our school community.
Allen Academy aspires to be the preeminent educational choice within the Bryan/College Station area and the Brazos Valley. As such, candidates for this position should possess a strong teaching and administrative background, preferably in an independent school setting. Given our commitment to enhancing curriculum, we are seeking a strong curricular and instructional leader who can guide this process. A capacity to collaborate with an experienced team of teachers will be essential. Effective interpersonal and communication skills, particularly in forging partnerships with parents, will be equally important.
Candidates for this position should hold a graduate degree and have a proven record of achievement. Compensation and benefits are consistent with NAIS schools within the region.
Allen Academy is a co-ed, independent day school located in Bryan, Texas. Established in 1886, it is the oldest private college preparatory school in the state of Texas. Our school serves students from age three through grade 12. We offer a global education experience which is enhanced by our international student program. Allen offers 14 AP level classes, has a full slate of interscholastic a...thletic teams, and has perennially been named the top private school in the Bryan/College Station area.