Located 20 miles from Baltimore on a beautiful 89-acre campus, St. James Academy, a PreK through 8 Episcopal day school in Monkton, Maryland, seeks a dynamic, innovative, strong leader to assume the role of Lower School Head on July 1, 2019. Reporting directly to the Head of School, the Lower School Head serves on the senior administrative team and shares the responsibility for setting the strategic vision for and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Lower School faculty members and 170 students in PreK -5th Grade.The Lower School Head works in a highly collaborative environment and sets the tone for the division, reflecting high professional and academic standards, integrity, and a commitment to our school. The successful candidate will be a proven educator and leader who finds much joy in working with young children and possesses the vision, creativity, and organizational skills to lead a highly-skilled faculty and staff.
The Lower School of St. James Academy is a positive, vibrant community where teachers are encouraged and empowered to try new approaches and techniques. The incoming Lower School Head will play a pivotal role in not only implementing initiatives but also developing a vision that will move the division forward for years to come.
The candidate will be a master teacher with excellent written and oral communication skills. He or she will employ best practices and possess an excellent academic background in early childhood and/or elementary education, including an advanced degree.
About St. James Academy
St. James is located 20 miles from Baltimore on a beautiful 89-acre campus. St. James Academy is a PreK through 8 Episcopal day school in Monkton, Maryland.