Upper School Director in San Fernando Valley

Job Title: Upper School Director in San Fernando Valley
Contract Type: Leadership
Location: San Fernando Valley
Salary: 80-110k
Start Date: 7/1/2019
Reference: P0152
Contact Name: Margo Hohsfield
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: February 01, 2019 14:00

Job Description


Start Date: July 2019

We're searching for an experienced educator to lead an Upper School that prepares ambitious students with language-based learning differences for college and post-secondary success. The Director will shape the School’s curriculum and college placement process; attract and retain exceptional faculty; and ensure that best education practices are implemented to address the needs of students and their parents. The position is at a private school, teaching 2nd through 12th grade. 

Position Requirements
  • A mission-driven individual with a belief in, and a career committed to, the independent school movement and the education process; preferably with experience helping students living with language-based learning differences;
  • Master’s degree; minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in administration or equivalent managerial expertise in grades 9-12; strong curricular and college preparation and placement experience, with particular knowledge of trends and best practices;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders of the School;
  • An ability to create a caring and dynamic culture for students and faculty; a good listener and strategist; comfortable receiving input from many sources and able to analyze and formulate disparate information into a sound, well-organized plan.
Type: Full-time
Benefits: Salary and benefits highly competitive

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