All Saints Episcopal School seeks an experienced and dynamic independent school leader who will collaborate closely with the Upper School Head to create a culture of community for the faculty, parents and students. The Assistant Head will support the development, organization and promotion of curriculum and programs that compel students to develop skills and mindsets necessary to succeed in college and in life, such as problem-solving, adaptability, empathy, entrepreneurship and collaboration. This twelve-month position reports to the Upper School Head.
An advanced degree, with administrative experience, preferably in independent schools
Knowledge of recent initiatives in education and innovative practices
Demonstrated success as a classroom teacher and as an administrator, with the ability to energize and inspire others
Excellent communication skills and listening skills
Dignified, patient and positive in building relationships and managing conflicts
Passionate about inspiring collaborative learning and creativity among faculty, as well as students
Responsibilities of the Assistant Head of Upper School include but are not limited to:
Maintaining congruency between the school’s mission statement and all divisional activities of the Upper School
Cultivating an environment of collaboration and curiosity, while inspiring students to become passionate 21st century leaders
Design and development of a culture of excellence that promotes faculty growth and world-class learning
Partners with the Upper School Head to maintain a high expectation for student behavior, promoting a positive student experience
Plays an active role in the retention and admissions process for Upper School students
Interested persons should send a completed employee application (found at www.all-saints.org), a letter of interest, resumé, and educational philosophy to Kathy Wood, Associate Head of School for Academic Affairs, at email@example.com.
About All Saints Episcopal School - Tyler
Located on a beautiful 150-acre campus in Tyler, Texas, All Saints is an independent day school of approximately 650 students in grades 3K-12. Founded by Christ Episcopal Church in 1976, the school is considered to be a leader among the college preparatory schools in East Texas, and the only one accredited by the Independent School Association of the Southwest and an NAIS member. In addition, the school is accredited by the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools and a member of the National Association of Episcopal Schools. All Saints faculty are dedicated to preparing students to become 21st century leaders, equipped with a mindset for problem-solving, adaptability, empathy, curiosity and collaboration - necessary skills to succeed in college and in life. Graduates matriculate to some of finest colleges and universities across the country ready to pursue their passions in life.
This is an exciting and transformative time in the life of the school, as the school has embarked on a campaign to achieve initiatives that will extend its outstanding reputation as a leader in education. Our new chapel welcomes all visitors to the campus and serves as an elegant symbol of ou...r spiritual pillar. The completion of 2017 summer projects include Maker Spaces, a Lower School Collaboratory, a Lower School Learning Farm, and a newly-designed Center For Innovation that will continue to distinguish All Saints as a school that designs programs and spaces to allow students to explore their passions in an exceptional learning environment. Plans for 2018 include Lower School classroom renovations, an Outdoor Learning Center, a Science Exploratorium, and STEM and Robotics Labs. These new spaces will continue the tradition of the very best facilities and educational experiences for our school community.
All Saints Episcopal School’s great strength is the tremendous passion the educators, students, parents, friends, and trustees have for the school. It is a wonderful school and community in which to work. Faculty and administrators have a great opportunity to have a significant impact on the future of the school and the lives of many students.