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Director of School

Overview: At Links Academy, part of Greenwich Education Group, we’re dedicated to nurturing curiosity, fostering personal growth, and preparing students for a bright future. We’re excited to expand into NYC and seek a dynamic and compassionate Head of School to lead our private one on one college preparatory school.
 
Salary Range: $130,000 to $150,000 depending on skills, qualifications, and experience.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  1. Leadership and Administration:
    • Oversee school operations and strategic plans.
    • Supervise faculty and staff across all divisions.
    • Chair committees to enhance school policies and curriculum.
    • Coordinate professional development programs.
  2. Student Support and Wellness:
    • Implement wellness programs and life skills courses
    • Develop and deliver parent education programs.
    • Manage student leadership programs.
  3. Program Development:
    • Design and oversee academic and extracurricular programs (clubs)
    • Develop mentoring programs for faculty and students.
    • Outreach to other stakeholders in NYC area
  4. Community Engagement:
    • Build relationships with parents, students, and the community.
    • Represent the school at events and committees.
    • Oversee volunteer programs.
  5. Operational Management:
    • Manage daily operations and P&L responsibility.
    • Work with program leaders to enhance offerings.
    • Oversee enrollment activities and ensure program quality.
    • Tailor academic programs to meet student needs.
  6. Quality Assurance:
    • Train and support teachers and staff.
    • Ensure high-quality educational services.
Qualifications:
  • 8+ years working in an independent school as a counselor, guidance counselor, or Dean
  • Master’s degree in High School Education, School Psychology, Social Work, or a related field.
  • Experience with creating a one-one one learning model
  • Proven leadership and management skills.
Why You’ll Love Working With Us:
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans.
  • Company-paid short-term disability and life insurance.
  • Generous paid time off and holidays.
  • Tuition reimbursement for ongoing education.
  • 401K plan with 100% vested company contributions from day one.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for healthcare, dependent care, and commuter expenses.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Wellness incentive programs.
About Our School: Our institution offers a rigorous academic program with comprehensive mental health support to prepare students for college and beyond. We foster an inclusive and nurturing environment where every student can thrive. Greenwich Education Group operates special education schools, including Links Academy, The Pinnacle School, and The Spire School, offering unique learning environments and curricula tailored to student needs.
New Story (the parent company) is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace. We are committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve.