St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, MD seeks a Head of Middle School (grades 6-8) for the 2020-21 academic year. The Head of Middle School supervises and promotes the division’s supportive, inclusive, and positive culture and the well-being of Middle School faculty and staff, students, and families. This senior administrative position reports directly to the Head of School.
The mission of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is to know and inspire each child in an inclusive community dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning, and service. Founded in 1978, St. Andrew’s is a co-educational independent day school, enrolling 645 students in preschool-grade 12. St. Andrew’s 19-acre Postoak Campus has been enhanced in recent years with the addition of the 43,000sf Student Center and Izzo Quadrangle (2016) and 31,000sf Lower School (2019).
St. Andrew’s faculty and staff uphold a powerfully innovative, positive culture that challenges and supports one of the most broadly diverse student bodies in greater Washington. The school seeks growth-minded, highly motivated, collaborative leaders that will continue the school’s growth and focus on the development of each student’s and employee’s full potential. Through its Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (www.thecttl.org), St. Andrew’s has become a global leader in Mind, Brain, and Education (MBE) Science, including training thousands of educators worldwide and cultivating a research-based approach to teaching and learning throughout St. Andrew’s.
As an Episcopal School, we seek to express the faith and perspective of the Episcopal Church in our chapel life, commitment to service-learning, religion curriculum, and in the overall character of our community. We strive to be an inclusive and hospitable community that welcomes and respects students and families from all faiths, including those who identify with no particular faith tradition.
Qualifications: Candidates should have earned an advanced degree and have completed at least five years of relevant administrative experience in an educational setting. General flexibility, good humor, and strong communication and collaboration skills are also essential.
Consistent with the values of an Episcopal school, St. Andrew's is committed to a diverse and inclusive community with respect to race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, family status, economic circumstance, age, and physical disability in its student body, faculty and staff. Pursuant to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, St. Andrew's does not discriminate in the administration of admission, financial aid or loan practices, educational or other school-sponsored programs and activities, or in the hiring or terms of employment of faculty and staff, except that the Chaplain shall be a member of the clergy of the Episcopal Church.
We encourage interested candidates to find out more about the school by visiting our websitewww.saes.org. To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and list of three references by November 15 to:
Head of School
About St. Andrew's Episcopal School
The mission of St. Andrew's Episcopal School is to know and inspire each child in an inclusive community dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning, and service.