St. Michaels Country Day School ( learn more )

Newport , Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2901931
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 7, 2018
  • Starting Date: July 1, 2018

Job Description

Middle School Director
St. Michael’s Country Day School is a non-profit, independent PS to 8 th grade
day school in Newport, RI. The school has opened a search for a Middle
School Director (grades 5 through 8) for the 2016-2017 school year.
St. Michael’s Country Day School provides a dynamic curriculum that is built
on excellence and inspires students to:
  • Learn with confidence
  • Lead with character
  • Achieve lasting success
    The school seeks an innovative educational leader who can work effectively
    with an outstanding, experienced faculty. The Middle School Director serves
    as a member of the school’s senior administrative team working closely
    alongside the Lower School Director and reporting directly to the Head of
    School. The Middle School Director is responsible for all aspects of the Middle
    School program.
    The Search Committee is looking for candidates who can demonstrate:
  • A strong understanding of the cognitive and developmental needs of
    middle school students;
  • Leadership skills for students, faculty, and parents in an independent
    school setting;
  • An ability to work collaboratively with colleagues;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • An understanding of, appreciation for, and commitment to 21 st century
    learning skills;
  • Development of a strong working relationship with an experienced
    middle school faculty and staff;
  • An ongoing personal commitment to professional development.
    Middle School Director candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and
    teaching experience; an advanced degree is preferable. Candidates should
    have excellent interpersonal skills as well as an aptitude and commitment to
    Applicants should submit:
  • a cover letter explaining interests and qualifications;
  • a resume;
  • a brief personal statement of philosophy;
  • three references including names, email addresses, and phone
  • at least one letter of recommendation.
    Please send information to John Zurn at jzurn@smcds.org
    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
  • Job Requirements

    • At least 5 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Head of School
    • 180 Rhode Island Ave
    • Newport, Rhode Island 02840

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