Position Announcement: Assistant Head of School, Regis School of the Sacred Heart, Houston, Texas
Regis seeks candidates for the position of the Assistant Head of School, effective July 1, 2018.
Job Description: The Assistant Head is a highly visible community leader who works closely with the Head of School to oversee the wellbeing of the school and its community. This position is charged with the leadership and management, hiring, professional development, supervision and evaluation of Regis’ faculty. In close partnership with the Head of School this educational leader inspires and executes the academic vision for the school in support of the Sacred Heart mission. The Assistant Head will promote and support excellent, engaged and student-centered faculty with a collaborative, collegial spirit. Through innovative teaching practices and a commitment to boys’ education the Assistant Head will help to prepare boys for future success.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Collaborates with the Head of School to envision and nurture a faculty community rooted in the mission of the school.
Assumes responsibility for the quality of instruction and execution of faculty duties as well as the development and implementation of the school’s curricula.
Actively builds strong communication with the faculty to support a spirit of equity, recognition, excellence in teaching.
Develops a philosophy of professional development and allocates resources to support a culture of growth.
Works with the faculty to promote and support instructional goals and provides consistent feedback in and out of the classroom.
Leads a formative faculty evaluation process and solicits faculty input to improve performance.
Manages the recruitment, hiring, and mentoring of new faculty with the Head of School.
Gathers faculty at organized and well managed meetings and training opportunities and leads regular division meetings.
Serves as a member of Regis’ full administrative team and collaborates with colleagues on school-wide events.
Communicates directly and honestly with parents and students to ensure a successful learning environment.
Qualifications and Qualities:
Master of Arts degree
Minimum of 3-5 yrs. administrative experience
Proven track record of directing and inspiring faculty members
Excellent written and oral communication skills with students and adults
History of collegiality and collaboration with other faculty and administrators
Understanding of the developmental needs of boys from ages 3-14 yrs.
Vision and insight to guide the upcoming growth of the school
Desire to actively support the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria
Preference will be given to candidates with the following credentials:
Experience at independent schools
A demonstrable record of educational leadership
Exceptional communication skills
A leadership style that promotes collegiality and innovation
A mindful and thoughtful leader who collaborates and is decisive, consistent, and clear.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and two letters of recommendations to Mr. Dennis Phillips, Head of School, firstname.lastname@example.org This position offers a competitive package of salary and benefits.
Regis School of the Sacred Heart is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools. The school’s mission is rooted in the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart education. The schools commit themselves to educate to a personal and active faith in God; a deep respect for intellectual values; a social awareness which impels to action; to the building of community as a Christian value; and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom
Regis seeks to attract qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds to its faculty and staff. The school is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, sex, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.