The Chestnut Hill School, founded in 1860 and located in Newton, Massachusetts, is a co-educational, independent school educating students from Beginners (age 3) through Grade 6. The School lives its mission of academic excellence, diversity and community, believing strongly that all must be in place in order for graduates to have a deep sense of themselves as thoughtful students, skilled learners, and confident leaders who will become responsible, contributing members of the world. CHS prides itself on graduates who stand up for their beliefs, express their thoughts, and care about the rights and feelings of others. Most of all, CHS is seeking individuals willing to join a strong, warm and deeply committed diverse school community.
The Academic Dean/Dean of Faculty oversees Chestnut Hill’s curriculum, professional development, and faculty feedback programs. A member of the senior administrative team, the Academic Dean/Dean of Faculty leads the curriculum team and is responsible for the school’s academic program. The Academic Dean/Dean of Faculty also leads the professional development committee and designs and implements school-wide professional development programming. Other major areas of responsibility include creating the school-wide schedule, coordinating and executing faculty evaluation and feedback, and hiring and on-boarding new faculty.
Master’s degree in education or related field
Significant experience in creating, implementing, managing and assessing curriculum
Experience working with children
Deep knowledge of pedagogy, curriculum, and child development
Proven ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues
Commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse learning environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Interested candidates may send a resume, cover letter, and three references to:
Ms. Tamara Schurdak
Head of School
428 Hammond Street
Chestnut Hill School
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
No phone calls, please.
The Chestnut Hill School is an equal opportunity employer.
About The Chestnut Hill School
Independent, co-ed, elementary school B-6.
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