Position Title: Head of School
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Reports to: Board of Directors
Application Deadline: May 1, 2022
Hiring Date: Fall 2022
FLSA Status: Exempt
About the School
A new Quaker school in Arizona, the Phoenix Friends Middle School (PFMS) is on schedule to open fall 2023 with a class of 5th and 6th grade students. We will enroll grades 7 and 8 in each of the following two years. This small, independent school will offer project-based learning across standard subjects with multiple co-curricular and service opportunities in the Valley of the Sun. Our tagline is The City is Our Classroom.
The School’s Mission
Phoenix Friends Middle School cultivates in each student curiosity, creativity, and confidence. Drawing on Quaker values and educational best practices, we nurture the innate goodness, desire to learn, and special gifts in all of us.
Our vibrant curriculum engages young minds through project-based experiences in the classroom and in the community. Making meaningful connections across subjects from the sciences to the arts, we encourage the deep learning, skills, and understanding needed to thrive in middle school, high school and beyond.
PFMS seeks an enthusiastic educator with Friends School experience and a personal commitment to Quaker values and Quaker decision-making practices to become its founding Head of School. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, visionary leader to have a significant impact on a school by being a part of its inception and development.
See the Opportunity Statement for more information.
Supervise Faculty and Staff
Marketing, Recruitment & Enrollment
Board of Directors
Desired Candidate Qualities
Preferred Candidate Experience
Physical requirements are standard for senior management.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates are asked to provide a resumé, cover letter, and a one to two-page educational philosophy statement to our Search Consultant Brooke Carroll at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 1, 2022.
Phoenix Friends Middle School Is An Equal Opportunity Employer