Head of School

St. Andrew's School
Richmond, VA United States

St. Andrew’s School seeks a visionary and accomplished leader to partner with the Board of Directors and elementary school community i building upon the School’s history and reputation for providing an excellent, well-rounded, whole child educational experience.

The next Head of School will continue our 127-year legacy in advancing the School’s upward trajectory with a focus on equitable access and opportunities for all students. St. Andrew’s welcomes and strongly encourages applications from diverse candidates. The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national or ethnic origin, or other legally protected status.


  • Executive responsible for all aspects of the School’s operations
  • Advance excellence in the whole child approach to education – Lead efforts to promote the school regionally and nationally
  • Lead school leadership team
  • Inspire Staff and Faculty
  • Collaborate with all school community constituents and donors – Collaborate with Board on strategic planning
  • Collaborate with leadership team to execute strategic vision
  • Formulate budgets and fiscal responsibility
  • Insure sustainability and growth


  • Executive leadership skills
  • Commitment to social justice and experience with fostering inclusive and equitable communities
  • Significant experience in direct supervision and leadership of diverse teams
  • Proven educational leader with deep knowledge of teaching and learning
  • Fundraiser with a keen understanding of donor relations
  • Collaborative nature and keen ability to listen and connect with others
  • Resilient thinker with ability to successfully adapt to adversity and keep the School moving forward
  • Role Model who inspires others
  • Communicate with diverse constituencies at all levels of the School
  • Strategic and tactician balancing both long and short term goals
  • Fiscal steward prioritizing financial responsibility and oversight
  • Understanding of Episcopal Identity and its role in the School
  • Personal conviction and devotion to success with a strong work ethic

Contact Information

Please send resume/CV, letter of intent, list of five references with contact information (references will not be contacted until the candidate is notified), and statement of philosophy of education and leadership to John Faubert, john.faubert@carneysandoe.com, and Namita Bhattacharya, namita.bhattacharya@carneysandoe.com. Please do not contact the school directly.