Assistant Head of School for Student Experience

Student Experience
Published
December 17, 2021
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Description

The School

Founded in 1842, Saint Mary's School in Raleigh, North Carolina, is an independent, Episcopal, college-preparatory, boarding and day school dedicated to academic excellence and personal achievement for girls in grades 9-12.  With a mission to prepare girls for college and life, Saint Mary's School immerses girls in a dynamic learning environment offering hands-on classroom learning and opportunities for real-world experiences.  Focused on developing key competencies like critical thinking, collaboration, cross-cultural intelligence, and new media literacy, Saint Mary's offers AP courses, innovative electives, a sunique seminar program, college counseling, a rich arts program, 11 sports, on a 23 acre campus in the heart of Raleigh.

The Saint Mary's School community, in keeping with their Episcopal identity, respects the worth and dignity of every person.  As a boarding and day school, students learn and live beside girls from across the region, the state, the country, and the world as they explore new ideas, deepen their understanding, and grow as young women of intelligence, integrity, and purpose.

The Position

The Assistant Head of School for Student Experience is charged with the comprehensive responsibility for all curricular and non-curricular development and activities involving students, faculty and staff at Saint Mary's, enhancing these programs in consultation with the Head of School and other key administrators.

The Assistant Head is responsible for motivating and leading the faculty in the development and delivery of a stat of-the-art curriculum focused on intellectual growth and moral character in adolescent girls while maintaining positive, effective communications with parents and other key constituents in the community.   The assistant Head also provides leadership for the student experience, in keeping with the School's Mission and Guiding Principles, and with a specific focus on residential life, athletics, student leadership, internships, extracurricular programming, and student activities.

The Assistant Head encourages enthusiasm for the school's special culture by cultivating a strong sense of community in which all know they belong and are respected, challenged, and supported.  The Assistant Head must assist the Head of School in development of a school culture commensurate with the school's mission: to educate girls for college and life.  The Assistant Head of School for Student Experience reports directly to the Head of School.

To Apply

Interested candidates should provide a resume, cover letter highlighting their interest in and qualifications for the position, state of philosophy of leadership, and list of five (5) professional references with contact information, as a single attachment, by January 16, 2022.  These materials should be sent to the consultant listed below.

Katherine Moncure Stuart

katherine@educationgroup.com

(434) 989-7054

For more information about Saint Mary's School, please visit:  https://www.sms.edu.

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Saint Mary's School is a drug-free workplace.  A background check satisfactory to the school is required.  Saint Mary's School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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