Founded in 1967, Tuscaloosa Academy is a nonsectarian, coeducational independent school serving 440 students in preschool through grade 12. Dedicated to preparing students for college through an engaging educational and extracurricular program that emphasizes “individual attention and maximum opportunity,” TA encourages its students to excel within a safe, family-like setting. The premier independent college preparatory school in West Alabama, Tuscaloosa Academy is the school of choice for families seeking a well-rounded academic program, small classes, a nonsectarian environment, and a family-like atmosphere that promotes interactions among students and parents across grade levels.
Situated in a large and lively city that is home to The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Academy occupies a distinctive niche as the area’s only nonsectarian independent school. Through a partnership with Mercedes-Benz, the region’s largest private employer, TA offers an International Language Curriculum Track program that typically enrolls 40 to 50 German students each year.
As it prepares to mark its 50th anniversary next year, Tuscaloosa Academy is seeking an experienced independent school leader with high standards and excellent communication skills who will guide the efforts to capitalize upon its many strengths and further develop its potential within a competitive educational marketplace.
Acting on behalf of Tuscaloosa Academy, Wickenden Associates is actively recruiting talented academic leaders for this appealing leadership opportunity. The lead consultants are Sue Walters (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Jim Wickenden (email@example.com). Both may be reached at (609) 683-1355. The application deadline is August 24, 2017.
Founded by former Princeton University Dean of Admission James Wickenden in 1986, Wickenden Associates ranks among the nation's premier independent school consulting firms, conducting searches for Heads of Schools and other senior administrative positions. We serve schools large and small, coeducational and single-sex, boarding and day.