Head of Lower School

Website Fort Bend Christian Academy

Inspiring students to excellence for the glory of God.

The best candidate will be a dynamic Christian leader who combines excellent relational skills with strategic thinking and professional expertise 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 nurture the connectedness of a school community, value collaborative practices and demonstrate a commitment to academic growth and excellence. The ideal candidate will exhibit critical thinking and excellent speaking and writing skills.

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 develop, enhance and support a positive school culture based on the 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

To apply for this job please visit fortbendchristian.tedk12.com.

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