Gann Academy, an independent Jewish high school with over 280 students located on 20 acres in Waltham, MA, seeks a Director of Development to partner with its dynamic new Head of School, engage meaningfully as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, and work with the Board of Trustees to provide strategic direction and leadership in formulating and executing plans to advance all of the School’s development work. The Director will directly support the School’s mission to educate, to inspire, and to empower intellectually confident, passionately engaged, ethically responsible Jewish leaders. The ideal candidate will be engaging and energized, an experienced manager of all facets of a successful development office, an effective front-line fundraiser, and a well-connected development professional with a deep understanding of Jewish philanthropy in Greater Boston.
Gann Academy is a pluralistic Jewish day school that challenges students to cultivate their talents and interests in all areas of human potential: intellectual, artistic, spiritual and physical. Our faculty, made up of both Jewish and non-Jewish educators, facilitate the student journey. We seek teachers who are committed to collaborating and growing in their teaching practice, supporting diverse learners in the classroom, and connecting with students outside the classroom, both formally and informally.