The Prairie School in Wind Point, Wisconsin, seeks an inspiring and dynamic administrator to lead the Upper School, starting July 1, 2019. Prairie, a coeducational day school enrolling students from grades PK through 12, is an inclusive and welcoming community dedicated to educating students in all ways. Constituents of the school are proud to be members of the Prairie family, are connected to its traditions, and are eager to make the school even stronger.
Prairie is an extraordinary place to work, with bright and engaged students and excellent professional development opportunities and support. Families, students, and faculty feel connected by the school’s traditions and core values, and as a community are proud of its strong position in the 21st-century education landscape. Students and their parents come from all over the greater Racine and Milwaukee areas to experience what Prairie has to offer.
The next Head of Upper School will be committed to educating and encouraging high school students for the challenges of the 21st century. She or he will be responsible for leading the 275-student Upper School for grades 9-12; supporting the faculty; and overseeing day-today operations, academic, co-curricular programs, student life, and other related aspects of the Upper School. The Head of Upper School will work to bolster the division’s curriculum, programs, and operations by working collaboratively with faculty, students, and fellow administrators. The Head will be an effective and organized manager and a fair-minded, transparent, and engaged leader who values interpersonal relationships and genuinely enjoys working with high school students and their parents.
The full position description can be found at https://www.carneysandoe.com/assets/Prairie-School-11.26-1.pdf
Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email and as separate documents (preferably PDFs) the following materials:
A cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position
A current résumé
A list of five professional references with name, phone number, and email address of each (references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission)
Please do not contact the school directly. Interested candidates who meet the qualifications for the position posted should submit relevant documents to:
Carney, Sandoe and Associates is an educational recruitment firm that places teachers in private, independent and like kind (charter, magnet, pilot and merit) schools across the nation and internationally. Since 1977 we have placed over 28,500 teachers and administrators in independent schools.