The Town School, a N-8 independent school whose motto is “let there be joy in learning,” seeks applicants for the position of Head of Upper School effective July 2017. Overseeing grades 5-8, 165 students, and 25 faculty, the Head of Upper school is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the division, including supervising teachers; overseeing, coordinating, and developing academic programs; communicating with parents; and maintaining a warm and challenging learning culture. Reporting directly to the Head of School, the Head of Upper School is a member of the senior leadership team.
Candidates should have an advanced degree, middle school teaching experience, and be a proven educational leader. We seek a collaborative, hard-working, creative, and disciplined person to assume this position. A deep background in curricular development and 21st century learning skills is essential, as are a sense of humor and strong sense of self.
Candidates should send a letter of interest, a resume, and the names/contact information of five references by January 6, 2017 to Tony Featherston, Head of School, at email@example.com.
The Town School is an equal opportunity employer.