Assistant Head of School (Avon)

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Assistant Head of School
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Pomfret, CT, United States
Posted on
Oct 01,2019
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**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is seeking an Assistant Head of School, starting in July 2020. The Assistant Head reports directly to the Head of School and is responsible for the daily oversight and management of student life at Pomfret. This person has direct oversight of and responsibility for managing the following administrative areas of the school: Dean of Students Office (Boarding and Day) Afternoon Activities Program, including athletics Counseling Health Services and Student Health Education Community Service Programs Director of Spiritual and Ethical Education Parent Executive Counsel / Committee The specific responsibilities are wide ranging and subject to alteration, but they cover the following broad areas: Management of program and personnel in the administrative areas listed above; initial decision making and follow up when issues arise Program development, implementation and evaluation Evaluation and professional development of residential faculty and afternoon activities
supervisors Budget oversight and financial planning Strategic, long-range and master planning related to student life (both facilities and program) Other duties as assigned by the Head of School, including participation in fundraising efforts as relevant to student life The Assistant Head of School is expected to chair meetings with the above administrators to support the effectiveness of their efforts and to communicate about issues of student life. Specific Initiatives: The Assistant Head of School will have the responsibility for overseeing the following initiatives and programs, as well as new programs: With various individuals, continue the development of the QUEST (Question, Understand, Engage, Share, Transition) Program In coordination with other administrators, ensure the development of appropriate professional development programs and assessment/ evaluation processes for residential faculty, advisors, and coaches With the Director of Facilities, manage the
implementation of the school's Emergency Management Plan Participate in planning for facility renovations involving student life and faculty housing Continue the examination of gender issues/opportunities within the community Assist in the implementation and implementation of a system of administrative evaluations Other Expectations: The Assistant Head of School is a member of the senior administrative team and will attend all Board of Trustees meetings. This is a year-round position, with four weeks off in the summer and the normal school vacations in November, December and March. As is true of all administrative positions, the Assistant Head of School is expected to be available to members of the community throughout the normal administrative workday unless otherwise engaged in school business (coaching, teaching, meetings, school travel, etc.). Teaching, coaching, and residential expectations will be defined on an annual basis, but involvement in those
areas is strongly encouraged. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in an applicable field Commitment to supporting and enhancing a school culture rooted in community, growth, and integrity Ability to communicate with students, parents, colleagues, and alumni, based on a highly developed sense of emotional intelligence, and a healthy respect for differing points of view Excellent public speaking, facilitation, and listening skills Ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams to accomplish shared goals Detail-oriented with the ability to manage time-sensitive projects High ethical standards and an acute awareness of appropriate boundaries Sensitivity and respect for the needs of an adolescent population and a boarding school faculty Commitment to the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. mission and its values Excellent written and oral communication Please direct all inquiries, applications, and nominations in confidence to **** .
Interested candidates should submit: A letter addressed to the search committee explaining their interest in the Assistant Head of School position; A resume; An Educational Philosophy; The names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three to five professional references A completed application for employment at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.. A PDF copy of an application can be downloaded from the School's website (Careers page): ****. ,@type:JobPosting,responsibilities: Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in an applicable field Commitment to supporting and enhancing a school culture rooted in community, growth, and integrity Ability to communicate with students, parents, colleagues, and alumni, based on a highly developed sense of emotional intelligence, and a healthy respect for differing points of view Excellent public speaking, facilitation, and listening skills Ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams to
accomplish shared goals Detail-oriented with the ability to manage time-sensitive projects High ethical standards and an acute awareness of appropriate boundaries Sensitivity and respect for the needs of an adolescent population and a boarding school faculty Commitment to the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. mission and its values Excellent written and oral communication Please direct all inquiries, applications, and nominations in confidence to **** . Interested candidates should submit: A letter addressed to the search committee explaining their interest in the Assistant Head of School position; A resume; An Educational Philosophy; The names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three to five professional references A completed application for employment at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.. A PDF copy of an application can be downloaded from the School's website (Careers page): ****. ,validThrough:2019-11-30T05:00:00Z,title:Assistant Head of
School,datePosted:2019-10-01T14:40:35Z}

Interested candidates should submit: A letter addressed to the search committee explaining their interest in the Assistant Head of School position; A resume; An Educational Philosophy; The names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three to five professional references A completed application for employment at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.. A PDF copy of an application can be downloaded from the School's website (Careers page): ****. ,@type:JobPosting,responsibilities: Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in an applicable field Commitment to supporting and enhancing a school culture rooted in community, growth, and integrity Ability to communicate with students, parents, colleagues, and alumni, based on a highly developed sense of emotional intelligence, and a healthy respect for differing points of view Excellent public speaking, facilitation, and listening skills Ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams to accomplish shared goals Detail-oriented with the ability to manage time-sensitive projects High ethical standards and an acute awareness of appropriate boundaries Sensitivity and respect for the needs of an adolescent population and a boarding school faculty Commitment to the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. mission and its values Excellent written and oral communication Please direct all inquiries, applications, and nominations in confidence to **** . Interested candidates should submit: A letter addressed to the search committee explaining their interest in the Assistant Head of School position; A resume; An Educational Philosophy; The names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three to five professional references A completed application for employment at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.. A PDF copy of an application can be downloaded from the School's website (Careers page): ****. ,validThrough:2019-11-30T05:00:00Z,title:Assistant Head of School,datePosted:2019-10-01T14:40:35Z}


Associated topics: assistant principal, dean, deputy, executive director, executive manager, head of school, high school principal, officer, principal, vice principal

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