The Dean will provide leadership, inspiration, and support in implementing innovative approaches into our program. The person will work directly with faculty and students to develop ways to enhance our curriculum through thoughtful and deliberate methods. She or he will help realize the School's commitment to being an industry leader as it pertains to innovation and 21st century skills.
Responsibilities: • Foster the common use of innovative language and approaches across divisions and departments. • Work with the administration to develop a strategic innovation vision for the School. • Seek out and pursue opportunities to partner with other schools/organizations to create authentic projects and partnerships. • Manage our Innovation Spaces on campus. Identify/lead opportunities for teachers and students to use these spaces to complement and enhance their curricula. • Help create a spiraling Innovation curriculum that can be documented, assessed, and integrated throughout our Pre-K through 12th grade program • Team player who exhibits confidence in collaborating with teachers as well as leading the overall program. • Creating and teaching innovation courses.
• Enthusiastic about teaching • Master's degree preferred • Experience with Design Thinking methodology • Cross-divisional expertise with Pre-K through 12th grade students and teachers • Self-directed • Comfortable working both independently and as a team. • Facile with current technological tools and innovative approaches to teaching.
About Chase Collegiate School
Chase Collegiate School, one of the oldest independent co-educational day schools in Connecticut, is seeking a dynamic and engaging educator to lead our innovation commitment. Chase is a forward-thinking institution located in Waterbury just off route 84 and 8. Chase enrolls 200+ students in grades Pre-K through 12th grade.