Assistant Head of Middle School

St. George Episcopal School
San Antonio, TX United States

The Assistant Head of Middle School is responsible for assisting the Head of Middle School to ensure a growth oriented community in line with the mission and vision of St. George Episcopal School. 

The Assistant Head of Middle School reports directly to the Head of Middle School and is a member of the Administrative Team. This person will work closely with other Admin team members, as well as other educators and staff members. This position will work closely with parents and other community members as well. 

The Assistant Head of Middle School is responsible for:

  • Oversee and lead the advisory program
  • Work as directed in a procedural manner with faculty to implement programs and schedules consistent with best practices and the school’s mission
  • Assist with developing and implementing the division’s annual calendar of events
  • Participates in long range planning
  • Works with and leads teacher committees
  • Serves as a liaison between school and parents
  • Under the direction of Head of MS, develops and implements student discipline system
  • Calls parent conferences as needed
  • Contacts parents to relay discipline concerns and academic issues
  • Supervises substitute teachers
  • Assists with admissions and student recruitment
  • Teaching in the middle school as assigned
  • Performing supervisory duties such as Lunch, Dismissal, etc as assigned

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Successful teaching experience in independent schools a plus
  • Genuine interest in and love for middle school students
  • Knowledgeable about middle school students and their developmental needs
  • Experience working in independent schools, particularly with early childhood and elementary programs is a plus
  • Proficient in Google Suite and related applications
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage sensitive subjects and situations with tact, kindness, and professionalism
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively and collegially 
  • Willingness to invest in the life of the school community
  • Demonstrated high ethical and professional standards
  • Sense of humor and a positive attitude 

Contact Information

Please send your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications for and interest in this position to Thor Kvande, Head of School at tkvande@saintgeorgeschool.org.

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