Employment Opportunities for 2012?2013:
New Head of School - Wakefield Country Day School in Flint Hill (Rappahannock County), Virginia seeks a Head of School to be appointed no later than July 1, 2012. Wakefield Country Day School was founded in 1972, and was incorporated in 1991, with a mission to develop each student's character and intellect through active involvement in a structured curriculum founded on classical principles. The School is committed to offering its rigorous college-preparatory program (100 percent of seniors are accepted to four-year colleges) to mission-appropriate students regardless of means. Parents value not only the mission of the school but also the family-like environment that nurtures each student. The School enrolls approximately 210 to 250 students in preschool through grade twelve, including a small but significant component of upper school international students. The Head of School as chief executive officer and sole employee of the Board ensures that the mission of the school and the Board's Strategic Plan goals guide the operation of the School, providing leadership in all aspects of the School, including academic quality, character development, community and constituent relations, facility development and management, fiscal fund-raising and management, and personnel management, while keeping the best interests of the students as the priority. Candidates with strong communication and interpersonal skills and experience with independent schools and/or in school administration who value an education that promotes both virtue and wisdom are invited to send a letter of intent (no more than two pages) describing interest and qualifications and a resume to Denise Dale, Board Chair, at P.O. Box 739 Flint Hill, VA 22627, no later than March 31, 2012. The Board of Directors reserves the right to hire a strong candidate in advance of the closing date and therefore urges interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.
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