Calvert School - Baltimore, MD
Since 1897, Calvert School, an independent lower and middle school, has been providing an excellent education for children in the Baltimore area. Calvert School serves highly motivated students from supportive families who are invested in a Kindergarten through Eighth Grade model.
Through its time-tested method of teaching and its rigorous curriculum, Calvert School is dedicated to educating girls and boys. Particular emphasis is given to mastering essential skills, inspiring a lifelong love of learning, and instilling enthusiasm, responsibility, and self-discipline.
Calvert School is currently seeking an Academic Dean to begin in July 2017. The Academic Dean is responsible for overseeing the academic program plans of the lower and middle schools and develops strategies to achieve the School’s educational goals and objectives. The position focuses on curriculum, instruction, and faculty professional development. Additionally, the Academic Dean will coordinate standardized testing and will examine student data. The Dean will be a member of the School’s Administration team and will serve on Board Committees and other cross-departmental committees, as needed. This is a 12-month position and will require some evening and weekend work.
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years of administrative and/or teaching experience. A Master’s degree and experience in the lower or middle school levels is strongly preferred. Experience in working with an independent private school is a plus and candidates must have the ability to work with independence in dealing with the diverse elements of the academic environment. This position requires absolute confidentiality and professionalism.
Calvert School offers a competitive benefits package including medical, prescription, dental, life, short-term disability, long-term disability, and retirement plans. Generous paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave is also offered.