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ST Consulting

Our consulting division focuses on key areas of school life: leadership development, best financial practices, board development, and athletics. Our consultants serve as mentors to heads, CFOs, ADs, division leaders, and more. The best boards ensure that their school remains focused on its distinctive mission, while allowing the school's administrators to manage the everyday; we can help boards be at their best. Our school assessments thoroughly review current practices and make recommendations for a better future.

Coaching & Mentoring

As the challenges of leading independent schools increase, so does the need to enhance your leadership skills. The support and guidance we can provide through our coaching and mentoring programs will help you and your leadership team hone the skills to meet these challenges. We offer coaching for individual school leaders and Leadership Teams as well as specialized mentoring for Heads, Athletic Directors, and CFOs.


School Assessments 

We provide clarity and counsel on your current practices to help your school excel.

Athletics Assessments review budgeting, coaching evaluation & mentoring, athletic facilities & capital improvements, and more.

Operations Assessments cover your business office, HR, contracted services, and facilities management. 


Board Development

To aid your school board in development and stability, we offer custom-tailored board training sessions. Our consultants bring their decades of experience in independent school leadership—as well as international and school finance experience—to a half-day session for your board, designed in conversation with the Board Chair and Head of School.



Our unique athletics consulting services enhance the performance of both ADs and entire Athletics Departments.  Athletics Assessments review your school’s operations to verify strengths, identify weaknesses, and make concrete, data-driven recommendations for improvement.  Mentoring helps ADs plan, institute, and sustain changes in practices and programs.  The AD Training Camp develops skills in new and aspiring ADs, while the Retreat enables experienced ADs to connect and collaborate with experienced professionals and take their game to the next level.


Leadership Study

Personality predicts performance.  Our unique research project uses the three-part Hogan Personality Assessment to analyze the leadership performance and potential of Independent School Heads.  In this multi-year study we asked the Heads of our nearly 700 member schools to take the Hogan Assessment and we interviewed select Heads to illuminate the results.  The sophisticated insights generated by our study provide the intellectual framework for our search services, school assessments, and executive coaching.


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Latest News

  • Recent Administrative Placements!

    We are pleased to share our new page for recent Administrative Placements. Follow the link below!


  • Job Fair 2024

    Join us for our Atlanta Job Fair on February 3, 2024.

    All active Southern Teachers candidates are eligible and encouraged to participate!


  • Retained Search Nationwide!

    We are delighted to announce that ST Search, a division of Southern Teachers, is now conducting retained searches nationally.


  • September Art Calendar Feature

    Our 2023 Southern Teachers Agency Student Art Contest winners produced wonderful work for our annual art calendar! Follow the link below to see our September feature.


  • New Position Profile Available!

    Southern Teachers is assisting The Regis School of the Sacred Heart in the search for its next Lower School Division Head. Founded in 1991, The Regis School of the Sacred Heart serves 294 boys in the independent Catholic tradition. Follow the link below to learn more about the opportunity.


  • Why an Elephant?

    This majestic creature symbolizes many different things in cultures around the world, but we selected it as our icon because the elephant and the agency have key traits in common.