Saint Louis Priory School | Saint Louis MO 63141 USA | Full Time - 12 Month | Revised: 11/26/2012
Saint Louis Priory School seeks a wise educator for the post of Dean of Academics. Reporting directly to the Headmaster, the Dean is responsible for managing the entire Junior School/ High School curriculum and providing for its growth and preservation. The Dean should promote the highest standards of teaching and learning, hone Priory’s rich liberal arts and sciences curriculum, and ensure continuity between the Junior School and High School programs. As a member of the administrative team, the Dean works closely with the Dean of Faculty, the Director of the Junior School, and the Chairs of seven departments to ensure the professional execution of the academic program and to foster student success.
The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree, a record of successful teaching at both middle school and high school levels (at least 10 years of experience), and have demonstrated ability for administration (at least 3 years of experience). This skilled communicator will have strong quantitative skills and be effective at orchestrating collaboration among departments. Leading by example, he (or she) will be a good Christian witness in both word and deed.
Saint Louis Priory School – a leader in Benedictine, Catholic education for talented and motivated boys – has 67 faculty (20% monastic, 80% lay), 75% of whom hold a master’s degree and 10% a doctorate. Priory enrolls 436 boys in grades 7 through 12, the normal entry point being grade 7. In addition to a typical secondary school curriculum, Priory boys must study theology (6 years), Latin (3 years), and a modern language (4 years). Most study mathematics through calculus. All compete on athletic teams for at least two trimesters each year. The average ACT score is 30.2. In a typical senior class 30% earn National Merit recognition.
The anticipated start date is June 1, 2013. The application is available at www.priory.org/careers. Candidates must include a resume and one-page statement of educational philosophy in the application.
Saint Louis Priory School is an equal opportunity employer and committed to affirmative action.
|Location||Saint Louis, MO, United States|
|Organization Type||Independent/Private School|
|Grade Level||Middle School/Junior High, High School|
|Experience Years||10 yrs|
|Contact Name||Bernie Kilcullen|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|