The new Head of School will be leading a highly engaged, energized, and enthusiastic faculty all of whom are deeply devoted to the joy that is created from a pure progressive educational experience. The Board members are equally as engaged in the School and seeks a Head who will work in collaboration with them to promote the mission of High Meadows and provide vision for the future.
The Head of School will need to possess the following qualities and qualifications:
An outstanding team builder and coalition builder who will foster community while also holding people accountable for results;
A high performing relational and thoughtful leader who will connect genuinely with all constituents;
A track record of high achievement, including experience implementing bold plans in a timely and disciplined fashion;
An articulate ambassador for progressive education and an advocate for all children;
A strategic thinker who will empower people, facilitate conversations, build trust and believe in the potential of all human beings, especially children.
A leader who projects energy, enthusiasm, and passion for mission.
An educator who has significant knowledge of teaching, learning, and school operations.
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 one-page statement of educational philosophy and practice;
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:
Barbara Daush Senior Consultant Carney, Sandoe and Associates firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Christ Senior Consultant Carney, Sandoe and Associates email@example.com
About Carney, Sandoe & Associates
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.