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Interim Head of School

Westfield Friends School | Cinnaminson NJ 08077 USA | Full Time - School Year | Revised: 01/23/2013

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Position Available: Interim Head of School

Westfield Friends School

Full Time

Pre-K-Grade 8

One year contract, July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014


Job posting expires: February 20, 2013


Applicants should apply online by February 20 to:


Candidates will need to supply a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, a list of references and a statement of educational philosophy.


Westfield Friends School Interim Head of School


Westfield Friends School, an independent pre-K-8 Friends School, seeks an Interim Head of School to fill a one-year contract while the school undertakes the search for a full-time Head of School. The interim position is July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. The Interim Head may apply for the position of Head of School when that search opens in the coming year.


Westfield Friends school has one class each pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade. Working in a caring environment, faculty and staff in the school nurture the spiritual, emotional, and social growth of students by developing responsibility, discipline, and self-confidence. The school seeks to graduate students who are well organized, self-reliant, respectful of themselves and others, and academically well prepared to succeed in high school. 


The successful candidate will possess:


  • The ability to exemplify the Quaker principles of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality and stewardship
  • An advanced degree in a field related to education
  • School administration experience
  • Intellectual curiosity and evidence of relevant academic success
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to use all communication technology to support clear communication with audiences internal and external to the school
  • Collaborative and consensus building leadership style
  • Strategic planning skills as evidenced by planning experience
  • Financial acumen related to school finance, fundraising, and budgeting
  • Marketing and community outreach skills
  • The ability to recruit, evaluate, train and retain exemplary faculty and staff
  • Experience with curriculum development and related professional development
  • A desire to be visible and present in the day to day life of the School
  • A demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism and diversity
  • The ability to maintain the school's nurturing and positive culture
  • A successful history of balancing the needs and desires of school families, faculty, staff, and administration
  • The ability and desire to be an able steward of the Westfield Friends School mission:

 “Westfield Friends School strives to achieve academic excellence and to cultivate personal, social, and spiritual values among students, faculty, and staff. Operating under the care of Westfield Monthly Meeting, the School shares, and seeks to impart, long-standing Quaker commitments to simplicity, peaceful resolution of conflicts, community, integrity, equality, and stewardship in the context of the continuing revelation of truth.”


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Location Cinnaminson, NJ, United States
Categories Head of School/Principal
Organization Type Independent/Private School
Experience Years 5 yrs

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Karen nulton
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 856 786 8963
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