Millwood School
Midlothian, VA
Grades JK - 12 with 260 students

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The Assistant Head of School will support and lead Millwood School’s dedicated educators whose passions drive student and community engagement, focusing on student growth and connection. Millwood School’s organizational model is centered around four areas: Student Experience, Teaching and Learning, Advancement, and Operations. Reporting to the Head of School, the Assistant Head of School works closely with the Head to oversee the delivery of Millwood’s mission through the day-to-day operations of the school, primarily focusing on the Student Experience and Teaching and Learning areas.
  • Partner with the Head of School, supporting, counseling, and providing critical feedback and, at times, a dissenting opinion while remaining supportive of the Head of School.
  • Work collaboratively with the Administrative Team to support the Student Experience and Teaching and Learning, primarily, although involvement is not limited to those areas.
  • Understand and embrace the complexities of  working in a small  independent school community.
  • Demonstrate the highest level of professionalism.
  • Possess high emotional intelligence and strong analytical, interpersonal and executive functioning skills.
  • Exhibit a proactive and strategic leadership style with a positive mindset.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage projects with immediate and long term goals.
  • Speak effectively in small and large public settings.
  • Foster an "all hands on deck" community.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the current trends and challenges confronting independent schools.
  • Possess the ability to navigate parent, faculty, and student issues with professionalism and grace.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make decisions consistent with Millwood’s core values and identity.
  • Collaborate with the administrative team to help recruit, hire, develop, and retain other team members.
  • Oversee and coordinate the work of the administrative team, non-academic departments, and working groups to define goals and achieve desired outcomes.

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