The Episcopal School of Dallas prepares young men and women for lives of intellectual discovery, integrity, and purpose. Built upon our Founding Tenets of Daily Worship, Community, Ethical Decision-Making, and Service, ESD is committed to the intellectual, spiritual and physical wellness of every member of its community.
Founded in 1974 by The Reverend Stephen B. Swann with eight seventh-grade students, today ESD educates and inspires 1,150 students in grades beginner (age 3) through grade 12. ESD is located in Dallas, a modern metropolis of North Texas, and a commercial and cultural hub in the region. At the heart of ESD are talented and compassionate faculty and staff who are the backbone of our institution and paramount to the school’s success. They adeptly balance rigorous, college preparatory coursework with understanding and nurturing of the whole child.
Purpose: The Head of Middle School represents and promotes ESD’s mission as it relates to the faculty, staff, students, and families in the Middle School through leadership and management of all areas involving education and student life. The Head of Middle School champion’s educational innovation through vision and integration to a 21st Century approach to teaching and learning, including project-based learning and differentiated instruction.
A graduate degree with a preference in Educational Leadership and School Administration.
Seven to ten years of middle school teaching experience and an additional five years of administrative leadership experience. Independent School experience preferred.
Positive interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and authentically in a timely manner with various constituencies of the school.
Experience in and ability to supervise and evaluate teachers and administrators at different levels within the school community.
Knowledgeable regarding educational uses of technology; technologically literate regarding communication and database systems, as well as social media.
Strong managerial and organizational skill.
Desire to be a visible presence at the school in all venues where the students and faculty are actively engaged.