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Job ID: 176033

Middle School Director

Date Posted Jan. 6, 2022
Title Middle School Director
School / District
Montgomery, AL, United States
Department The Montgomery Academy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Administrator
  • Administration

Summary of the Position: The Middle School Director is charged with the comprehensive responsibility for all activities of students and faculty in the division made up of grades five through eight. Reporting to the Head of School, the Director is supported by the Grade Chairs, a Guidance Counselor, a Division Assistant, as well as an experienced and outstanding Middle School faculty. As a member of the Administrative Team, the Director collaborates to guide the entire school’s programs and activities.

The Middle School Director’s responsibilities include:

Leading the education for 200 Middle School students
Managing day-to-day operations of the division and the activities of its faculty and students
Fostering an active, open, innovative, collaborative academic environment
Communicating and interacting effectively with parents
Observing and evaluating faculty to encourage professional growth
Maintaining continued faculty excellence through support of faculty professional development
Managing divisional budgets and expenditures

The Middle School Director also:
Serves as a trusted advisor to the Head of School as part of the Administrative Leadership Team
Attends all Board of Trustee meetings
Serves as the advocate and champion for the Middle School faculty
Fosters a school environment that furthers the school’s mission of pursuing excellence
Serves as an example-for students and the community-of adherence to the school’s ideals by demonstrating integrity, honor, discipline, energy, and enthusiasm
Grows and nurtures cohesiveness and trust in the Middle School
Understands and supports the Academy Honor Code
Maintains a visible supportive presence in the school’s wide variety of co-curricular activities

Qualifications and Experience:
Strong academic preparation
Experience as both a classroom teacher and school administrator, preferably in an academic leadership role
The ability to facilitate effective interactions among members of the faculty and administrative team
Excellent communication skills
The willingness to be accessible and visible
A desire to collaborate with the members of the Leadership team to engage in problem-solving and decision-making for the entire school
High energy, enthusiasm, and unquestioned integrity
Loyalty to the institution and the mission of the school
A love of young people and working with their parents
A positive approach to hard work and collaborative problem solving

About The Montgomery Academy
The Montgomery Academy is an independent, K-12, day school located in Montgomery, Alabama. The Montgomery Academy develops leaders committed to honor, scholarship, service and the pursuit of excellence.

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