Fort Bend Christian Academy is seeking a Head of Lower School for the 2020-2021 school year.
The best candidate will be a dynamic leader who combines strategic thinking with professional expertise and excellent relational skills at the lower-school level. Preferably, he or she will have a successful record of accomplishment in independent school education, especially with division-head experience. A candidate with lower-school teaching experience is also preferred. The school seeks candidates who value collaboration and demonstrate a commitment to academic growth and excellence. The ideal candidate will exhibit critical thinking and excellent speaking and writing skills.
Head of Lower School Job Description
The Head of the Lower School provides professional leadership as follows:
Assists and reports to the Head of School and participates as a member of the Executive Leadership Team
Works collaboratively with other administrators, faculty, and staff
Provides leadership in the areas of administration, instruction, and curriculum
Monitors and utilizes relevant educational and academic data to inform curricular and instructional decisions
Remains current with Best Practices research pertinent to Lower School and independent schools
Supervises and monitors all division faculty and staff
Establishes and maintains effective communication with faculty, staff, families, and students of the Lower School
Counsels with and motivates faculty, staff, and students in the Lower School
Collaborates with Admission Office and monitors division enrollment data
Seeks to inculcate a positive school culture based on school’s mission and philosophy
Manages divisional faculty evaluations and directs professional-growth goals
Coordinates and monitors student disciplinary action
Provides age-appropriate spiritual formation through weekly chapels and special programs
Participates regularly in worship in a Christian church
Performs other duties as requested by the Head of School
Internal Number: Head of LS
About Fort Bend Christian Academy
Fort Bend Christian Academy is fully committed to a superior academic experience integrated with a consistent, Christian approach to learning.