Position Description The primary role of the Associate Director of the Upper School is to lead and advance the academic program at the Upper School. Key responsibilities of this position include oversight of the Upper School academic program, active partnership with the Department Chairs, Academic Center, Deans' Office, Counseling Office, and Health Center. Additional responsibilities include development and oversight of the academic calendar, advisory program, transition and retention efforts, and active participation in admission events.
Professional Qualifications The ideal candidate will hold an advanced degree, have significant teaching and administrative experience, demonstrate exceptionally strong organizational and logistical aptitude, and a genuine love of working with teenagers, faculty, and families in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. The ideal candidate will be adept at developing and fostering productive and respectful relationships with students, colleagues, and parents in support of the mission and core values of the school and will also have demonstrated success in the areas of faculty supervision and project management.
Overview of St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School, a JK-12 Episcopal School, educates the whole child by tending to the academic, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each of our students. Named as the #1 best workplace in Washington, D.C. by the Washington Post, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes is a positive and collegial community with a commitment to our mission to pursue goodness as well as knowledge and to honor the unique value of each of our members as a child of God in a caring community. SSSAS combines a rigorous academic program with outstanding opportunities in the arts, athletics and service learning for our students. SSSAS has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment. The diverse student body is 28% students of color, and 22% of our students receive financial aid to create a socioeconomically diverse community. Our culture promotes lifelong learning, and our faculty members have a wealth of opportunities available to them to continue expanding their knowledge of both their disciplines and the field of education. Summer study grants, a multicultural seminar for new faculty, support for graduate studies, and conferences and workshops are just a few of the ways in which we support and encourage our teachers to continue to grow and learn.
Interested applicants can apply through the Employment Opportunities section of our website (www.sssas.org). Questions about the position can be directed to Mr. Mike Mallett, Upper School Director at [email protected]
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Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School, a JK-12 Episcopal School; educates the whole child by supporting the academic, social, physical, and spiritual growth of each student. SSSAS is a positive and collegial community with a commitment to its mission to pursue goodness as well as knowledge and to honor the unique value of each of our members as a child of God in a caring community. SSSAS combines a rigorous academic program with outstanding opportunities in the arts, athletics and service learning. SSSAS has a deep commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We are in pursuit of candidates who share this commitment.