Hackley School seeks a dynamic, experienced and innovative individual to serve as the school’s Director of Wellness Services and Education beginning July 1, 2017.
The Director of Wellness Services and Education collaborates with faculty, administrators, staff, and health professionals to support and promote a culture of personal and institutional wellness at Hackley School. With an emphasis on and understanding of how social, emotional, intellectual, physical, and spiritual health are related to teaching and learning, the Director assists faculty in aligning curricular and pedagogical goals with research-based best practices; oversees a team of faculty and staff in the creation and delivery of a dynamic, relevant health and physical education curriculum; ensures the successful integration of wellness practices into non-academic areas for faculty and students; and serves as a spokesperson for the school on issues of health and wellness, particularly as related to the role of socio-emotional health in cognitive development and learning.
The Director of Wellness Services and Education reports to the Assistant Headmaster and supervises the Director of Support Services, School Nurse, and Health and Physical Education Departments. Additional roles of the Director include participating in Academic Committee and chairing the Health and Wellness Steering Committee, which includes the Director of Support Services, School Nurse, Health and Physical Education Department Head, and Director of Athletics, and Division Directors. The Director will also teach wellness-related courses to students, while providing professional development and support to faculty members in related areas.
No calls, please. Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be submitted to Steven Bileca, Assistant Headmaster (firstname.lastname@example.org), with the goal of concluding the search by April 1, 2017.
Hackley is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in community and does not discriminate on the basis of color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation. Hackley is a nonsectarian coeducational K-12 independent school located in Tarrytown, NY, 20 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River. Founding as a boarding school in 1899, Hackley enrolls 835 day students in grades Kindergarten through Grade 12, and 30 five-day boarding students in Grades 9 -12. With close to 40% of our faculty residing on campus, Hackley combines the community cohesion of a boarding school with the stimulation of a day school in close proximity to one of the great cities of the world. More can be learned by visiting our website at www.hackleyschool.org.