St. Anne’s Episcopal School (www.st-annes.org), a premier independent PS-8 day school located in beautiful Denver, Colorado, seeks a new leader for its lower school beginning July 1, 2018. Founded in 1950, St. Anne’s is a dynamic, inclusive, welcoming community with a long history of serving others and a commitment to developing people who go on to make significant and lasting contributions to society. The lower school is a vibrant educational environment designed by expert educators who seek to develop intellectual curiosity, a positive sense of self, and a strong moral character in all children. As the lower school leader, the Lower School Head at St. Anne’s is responsible for all day-to-day operations in the division; hires, supervises, supports, and assesses the lower school faculty; coordinates the creation, revision, and implementation of the curriculum, and works collaboratively with teachers and parents regarding student progress and growth. The Lower School Head is also part of the school’s administrative team and reports directly to the Head of School. The ideal candidate has a passion for working with elementary-age children, a compassionate heart and healthy sense of humor, strong written and verbal communication skills, a demonstrated knowledge of elementary education best practices, the strength and courage to make decisions based on what is best for children, confidence paired with humility, and the skill to integrate appropriate innovation and creativity with the strengths and values of the existing culture and rich history.
For consideration, please send electronically: Resume, Letter of Interest and Educational Philosophy and/or Personal Statement to Alan Smiley, Head of School at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualified candidates will possess at least a 4-year undergraduate degree, have a minimum of 5 years prior experience in elementary education, and a demonstrated passion and expertise for working with young children.
Additional Salary Information: Based on education and experience.
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About St. Anne's Episcopal School
PS - 8 Coeducational Episcopal Day School with 425 students.