Head of School

Trinity Episcopal School
Galveston, TX United States

Trinity Episcopal School, Galveston, Texas

Head of School Search for July 1, 2023

The School

Trinity Episcopal School, a coeducational parish day school, seeks a dynamic leader who will embody and promote the School’s Mission and Core Values. Trinity was founded in 1952 by the Vestry of Trinity Episcopal Church and is located on beautiful Galveston Island, 50 miles south of Houston, Texas on the Gulf of Mexico. The school serves 270 students in grades PK2-8 with a staff of 34 dedicated, talented teachers and 10 administrators focusing on educating the mind, body, and spirit of each child. The campus consists of six buildings and two city blocks with 30 classrooms, two playgrounds, a lunchroom, a library, an activity center/gym and a practice field. Students are taught in self-contained classrooms in its Beginning School (PK) and Lower School (K-5), and the Middle School (6-8) is fully departmentalized. The school is a member of NAIS and NAES and is dual-accredited by regional affiliates ISAS and SAES. Trinity’s Mission is to “nurture children in a God-centered environment, filling hearts and minds with a passion for learning, a strong moral foundation, a commitment to social responsibility and respect for all people.” Trinity students are seen as intellectually curious and morally responsible, and they are well prepared to succeed in high school, college, and beyond.

The Position

The Head of School Candidate will be a person who leads with faith, integrity, and a collaborative spirit. The school seeks an experienced visionary, possessing a core set of beliefs consistent with the school’s mission and the Episcopal identity of the school. This person will be a skilled communicator and an innovative, strategic thinker. He or she will also have experience in facilities management and enhancement, in addition to financial planning. The next Head of School will possess the talent to motivate and lead faculty and staff by initiating and strengthening academic and fine arts programs.

Preferred qualifications: Episcopal Church communicant, Master’s Degree and teaching experience.

Contact Information

To Apply

Interested candidates should provide a resume, cover letter of interest, qualifications for the position, statement of philosophy of leadership, and list of five references with contact information as a single PDF attachment. These materials should be sent to one of the consultants listed below.

Bob Kirkpatrick | bob@educationgroup.com | 512-745-7955

Doug Dickson | dougd@educationgroup.com | 512-364-6401

Candidates will be evaluated as received. The full School and Position Profile will be posted soon. educationgroup.com