The Potomac School, a K-12 independent school in McLean, Virginia, seeks an experienced administrator to lead its Intermediate School effective July 2019.
The Intermediate School Head is responsible for leading the division (grades 7 and 8), its 180 students and 33 faculty members, and for overseeing day-to-day operations, academic and co-curricular programs, student life, faculty professional development, and other related aspects of the Intermediate School. As a member of Potomac’s senior leadership team, the Intermediate School Head will work closely with Head of School, who is beginning his sixth year at the school, and the Assistant Head of School.
The next Intermediate School Head will be a bright, energetic leader, likely with strong classroom experience, who functions as an independent-minded but team-oriented player. S/he will be able to look at the division’s curriculum, programs, and operations and strengthen those areas by working collaboratively with faculty, students, and fellow administrators. The Intermediate School Head will be an effective and organized manager, a compelling public speaker with a strong intellect, as well as a fair-minded, transparent, and engaged leader who values interpersonal relationships and genuinely enjoys working with students and their parents.
The Potomac School offers its employees a generous, comprehensive benefits package including financial assistance for enhanced professional development.
In striving to fulfill its mission, Potomac School seeks many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds. Qualified applicants should complete this short form and attach their cover letter and resume or mail materials to: Human Resources Department, The Potomac School, 1301 Potomac School Rd., McLean, VA 22101. For more information on The Potomac School, please visit our website at www.potomacschool.org. We are an equal opportunity employer.
About The Potomac School
The Potomac School is an independent K-12 day school located in McLean, Va. While we are a K-12 school, we are more accurately described as a K through lifetime experience. We nurture the development of our students as unique individuals and as contributing members of a vibrant learning community.
Our school comprises four distinct yet interconnected divisions, joined through a shared mission, integrated curriculum, and deeply rooted communal ties. We enjoy the beauty and natural resources of our 90-acre campus, our athletic fields, woods, streams, and ponds providing a rare and wonderful setting for each student's educational journey.
Mission: At The Potomac School, we believe that intellectual development, love of learning, and strength of character are complementary, and equally essential, educational goals. With a firm commitment to our core values and a rigorous academic program, we prepare students to lead lives of purpose, achievement, and generosity of spirit.