Founded in 1967, Cape Fear Academy (CFA) is the only independent, nonsectarian PK-12 school serving the greater Wilmington area. With 639 students across its three divisions, the school is guided by the core values of integrity, respect, resilience, and accountability. Aiming to prepare children for an increasingly competitive world, CFA offers its students the best in college preparatory education within a respectful and nurturing community setting.
Situated in coastal Wilmington, North Carolina, CFA occupies a distinctive niche within the community. The school is committed to providing a superior academic experience for students by offering stellar educational opportunities, building strong habits of mind, and maintaining a thriving community defined by accountability and mutual respect. CFA encourages close connections between students and faculty so that all students can fulfill their individual potential. The school’s beautiful, 36 -acre campus boasts a new Science and Innovation Center, impressive athletic facilities, and an outstanding center for visual and performing arts.
For a position to begin in July 2020, Cape Fear Academy seeks an outgoing and thoughtful Head of School to succeed Donald Berger, who has helmed the school for the past seven years. Governed by an engaged, supportive Board of Trustees, CFA presents a wonderful opportunity for a leader who will embrace the school’s rich sense of tradition and lead the institution to new levels of academic, financial, and cultural success.
Acting on behalf of Cape Fear Academy, Wickenden Associates is actively recruiting talented educational leaders for this appealing leadership opportunity. The lead consultants are Eric Peterson (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Jim Wickenden (email@example.com) Both may be reached at 609.683.1355.
The application deadline for this opportunity is Wednesday, July 24, 2019.
The full position description, including a search calendar and details regarding how to apply, is available here:
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About Wickenden Associates, Inc.
Founded by former Princeton University Dean of Admission James Wickenden in 1986, Wickenden Associates ranks among the nation's premier independent school consulting firms, conducting searches for Heads of Schools and other senior administrative positions. We serve schools large and small, coeducational and single-sex, boarding and day.