Director of Lower School

Canterbury School
Greensboro, NC United States

Canterbury seeks an experienced educator and administrator to serve as the Director of Lower School. This is a 12-month position with a competitive salary based on qualifications and experience, and it comes with the school’s strong healthcare and retirement benefits.

Essential Duties

As the Director of Lower School, you will work under the supervision of the Head of School and closely with the Assistant Division Director in:

  • Training and supporting teachers in the day-to-day delivery of the curriculum
  • Overseeing the division’s day-to-day operations, including the management of the division’s staff and students.
  • Serving as a visible presence in all areas of school life, including community, school-wide, and divisional events.  
  • Establish and overseeing the division’s programs and policies for the division
  • Serving as an articulate spokesperson for the division’s strengths and plans to the school community and to prospective families.
  • Participating in the screening process of students for admissions to the program
  • Recruiting, interviewing,  hiring, and coaching new Lower School faculty, helping ensure their effective transition to Canterbury
  • Interacting with students, teachers and parents 
  • Completing clerical and administrative duties for the entire Lower School program

Contact Information

Please email a cover letter and resume to