English and World Literature Department Head (Grades 5-12), The Spence School
Wickenden Associates, Inc.
September 10, 2018
New York, New York
Full Time - Administration
Founded by Clara B. Spence in 1892, The Spence School is an independent, college preparatory day school serving 752 girls in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Ranking among the nation’s pre-eminent schools for girls, Spence is committed to high academic standards, integrity, a diverse student body, and a purpose larger than oneself.
Spence’s vibrant canvas of teaching and learning is inspired by the words of Clara Spence, who described learning as an “intellectual and moral adventure.” The talented faculty embraces the challenge of preparing Spence’s able students to thrive as engaged citizens with purpose, passion, and perspective.
The English & World Literature Department Chair leads a talented 10-member faculty and oversees a varied curriculum in grades 5-12 with an emphasis on multicultural understanding and the development of interpretive thinking, analytical reading, and writing skills.
Acting on behalf of Spence, Wickenden Associates is actively recruiting exceptional leaders for this appealing opportunity.
The lead consultant is Laura Hansen (firstname.lastname@example.org). She may be reached at (609) 683-1355. The application deadline is October 17, 2018.
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About Wickenden Associates, Inc.
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.