St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School (SMLS), one of the premier independent schools in Canada and a leader in education for girls and young women, is seeking a Deputy Head & Head of Academics and Innovation.
Founded in 1891, SMLS brings a long history of educational excellence to girls from preschool to university entrance. The School’s mission statement is “to develop courageous girls who challenge and change the world.” Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus in the heart of Oakville, Ontario, the School enrols over 550 students and employs roughly 100 teaching and administrative staff members. To learn more about the School, please visit www.smls.on.ca.
Reporting to the Head of School and serving as a member of the SMLS senior leadership team, the newly created position of Deputy Head & Head of Academics and Innovation is responsible for setting high academic standards, introducing and guiding innovative and best practice in class programs and a 21 st -century learning environment, building and integrating curriculum across the Junior, Middle and Senior Schools, guiding all faculty performance, growth, and professional development, and creating efficiencies and innovation through educational technology. This individual will play a key role in the strategic direction of SMLS, and have various leadership and operational responsibilities within the School.
The new Deputy Head & Head of Academics and Innovation will have graduate degrees and demonstrated senior-level educational leadership experience, preferably in an independent school. In addition, this individual will possess exceptional leadership abilities, high-level strategic planning and presentation skills, the ability to leverage and integrate technology, excellent oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated knowledge of girls’ development and educational needs.
Consideration of candidates will begin immediately, and the new Deputy Head & Head of Academics and Innovation will take office in the summer of 2019. To pursue this exciting new leadership opportunity, please direct applications and nominations in confidence to the address below.
Janet Wright & Associates Inc. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
About St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School
St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School (SMLS) is recognized as one of the premier independent schools in Canada and brings a long history of educational excellence to girls from preschool to university entrance. For well over a century, SMLS has helped develop courageous girls who challenge and change the world.