Experience and Insights you Need

Mary Bleech
Search Coordinator
Mary assists our consultants and handles our social media endeavors related to searches.
Rod Chamberlain
Director of Executive Coaching
Rod's empowering, inspiring coaching practice prepares leaders to meet their current challenges and for more advanced roles in the future.
Joe Coleman
Search Consultant
Long-time Assistant Head of Woodberry Forest, Joe inspires trust and confidence in the heads and search committees that he guides.
Jamie Estes
Head Searches
Having run over 200 searches, Jamie has amassed more search experience than any other consultant in the South; he is an unparalleled resource for your school.
Rich Gehman
Florida Consultant
With 24 years experience as a Florida head, as well as being a former president of FCIS, Rich is the ideal resource for head searches in the Sunshine State.
Tim Green
Athletics Consultant
Tim runs searches for ADs and leads Athletics Assessments that help your sports program perform at the highest level.
Craig Jones
Administrative Search
As a veteran head, Craig works with administrative leaders and athletic directors for our searches.
Allison Kelley
Search Coordinator
One doesn't need a Ph.D. to work at Southern Teachers, but brains and diligence are essential. Allison possesses both. And a Ph.D. from UVA, too.
Kirk McClintock
Mid South Consultant
Kirk assists with administrative searches in the Mid South.
Pat Taylor
Senior Search Consultant
Having worked on over 100 SAIS accreditation teams, Pat is one of the most trusted and well connected search consultants available.
Highley Thompson
Search Consultant
After three decades of work in independent schools, Highley focuses on Upper School Leadership Searches and Candidates.
Mike Waylett
Director of Consulting
Mike helps schools find CFOs and Directors of Advancement and conducts School Operations Assessments to ensure financial stability.

Latest News

  • AD Opportunity in Charleston, SC!

    Southern Teachers is assisting Porter-Gaud in the search for its next Athletic Director. Founded in 1867, Porter-Gaud is an Episcopal, co-educational day school serving more than 1,000 students in grades 1-12.


  • Retained Search Nationwide!

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


  • Recent Administrative Placements!

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


  • 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.