Annie Wright Schools Seek a Director of Lower School for July 1, 2018.
Annie Wright Schools are seeking an energetic, visionary and wise leader to be the next Dirctor of Lower School. Annie Wright's Lower School encompasses Preschool through Grade 5, and the successful candidate will possess a broad and deep understanding of primary education, and have experience teaching at the elementary level. Essential qualities include impeccable judgement, compassion, warmth, and excellent organizational and communication skills. The ability to connect deeply with students, faculty and parents will be vital. Annie Wright is an IB World School, and is one of few independent schools in the US to offer the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. While IB experience would be a distinct advantage, it is not a prerequisite.
The successful candidate will report directly to the Head of Schools, and will join an experienced, highly effective and fun senior leadership team. This 12-month position is exempt. The compensation and benefits are competitive.
To apply, please send the following by email:
- A single page letter of application
- A resume not to exceed two pages
- A one-page statement outlining your educational philosophy and leadership style
- The names and contact information of four references (references will only be contacted for candidates who make the final round of interviews)
Please send applications by email to:
Applications should be received by Friday, October 20. Semifinal interviews will take place via Skype. Finalists will be invited to campus in mid/late November for a two-day interview, and it is planned that an appointment will be made before December 15, 2017.
About Annie Wright Schools: Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower and Middle Schools offer co-ed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for boys and girls offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School, delivering IB programs in every division.