Greenhill School
Addison, TX
Grades PK - 12 with 1350 students

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Founded in 1950, Greenhill School is an independent, coeducational day school enrolling 1,338 students in grades pre-kindergarten-12. The school is on a 78-acre campus about 12 miles north of downtown Dallas.  The School’s mission statement reads: In a diverse and inclusive community, Greenhill prepares and inspires students to lead authentic, purposeful lives. Consistent with its mission and its steadfast commitments to its core values of excellence, integrity, courage, and compassion, Greenhill combines a rigorous, creative academic program with outstanding opportunities in arts and athletics for students from a wide variety of backgrounds. The school is widely known for its exceptional educational environment and has a national reputation for graduating highly qualified students who are well prepared to succeed at the most competitive colleges and universities and in later life.  
The school seeks a talented and experienced early childhood/elementary educator to assist with the administration and leadership of the Preschool and Lower School, PreK - 4.  This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position. Some evening and weekend work is required.  
  • Assists the Head of Preschool and Lower School with all duties and acts in the capacity of the Head of Preschool and Lower School during the Head of Preschool and Lower School’s absence;
  • Works in conjunction with the Head of Preschool and Lower School in supervising school activities, divisional budgeting, lunch, and carpool duty; 
  • Assists in the role of instructional leader to promote the academic development of children in a rigorous, supportive school environment;
  • Directs department chairs and academic leaders to manage issues relating to the academic advancement of Preschool and Lower School students;
  • Keeps abreast of current research, innovations, and trends in the areas of curriculum and instruction and provides pertinent information and recommendations;
  • Determines ways to improve instruction within a diverse community of learners;
  • Helps monitor the quality of classroom instruction, supports teachers with progress reports and conferences, when needed;
  • Responds to community inquiries regarding Greenhill’s instructional programs;
  • Assists with the evaluation and professional growth of faculty and staff;
  • Supports faculty and the Preschool and Lower School Counselor, Learning Specialists, and Educational Technologists in working with teachers and students; 
  • Promotes positive school climate and staff morale through positive feedback and recognition; 
  • Supports and encourages positive child behavior in alignment with the School’s core values and Preschool and Lower School expectations, meets with families to discuss concerns, as needed; 
  • Co-leads divisional and departmental meetings, participates in professional development activities; 
  • Participates in the annual Admissions process and other school committees as assigned; 
  • Promotes a safe and healthy school environment; 
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Education Requirements  
  • Master’s degree in educational leadership, curriculum design, and/or student services.
  • 5-8 years of successful experience as an educator.
  • Administrative, department chair, or team leadership     experience, preferred.
  • Previous experience working effectively with culturally and socioeconomically diverse populations.
  • Successful experience working with Preschool and Lower School children.
The ideal candidate will
  • Communicate and work effectively with families, faculty, and children; 
  • Demonstrate a growth mindset and seek opportunities to reflect upon ways to improve leadership;
  • Work collaboratively with others and maintain positive professional relationships;
  • Demonstrate excellent writing and communication skills, including speaking; 
  • Be able to competently operate technology tools;
  • Be available to work outside of the normal school day hours when necessary; 
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of early childhood and elementary physical, emotional, and intellectual development;
  • Possess knowledge of curriculum design, planning, development, implementation and evaluation, assessment processes, and how each should operate in an effective school;
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and effective time-management skills;
  • Possess strong conflict resolution and personal coaching skills; 
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional growth, including constructive feedback.
Specific Skills and Abilities 
  • Have a desire to contribute to a community where the people, culture, and curriculum rely on actively engaging difference. 
  • Show a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (e.g., familiarity with concepts; evidence of relevant personal growth; examples of relevant practice, etc.). 
  • Have an ability to welcome and include others and an openness to collaboration across differences. 
  • Possess a strong work ethic and positive spirit.

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