Head of School - St. John School, Ellisville, MO

Pathfinder Church

Ellisville, MO

Category: Christian School, College, University, Teaching

Posted on: December 08, 2023

Job Description:

The Head of School for St. John School will provide leadership, vision, oversight,_noemailmunity development, and strategic direction for the growth and success of our school ministry in alignment with the greater Pathfinder strategic vision, "Bringing together imperfect people, in pursuit of a Whole Life."

- Graduate of an accredited college or university with at least a Master's degree in school
administration or a related field.
- Possesses administrative certification in the State of Missouri.
- Experience in strategic planning.
- Five or more years of successful teaching experience.

- Winsome people-person, highly capable at forming and regularly investing in relationships.
- Diplomatic and able to incite confidence and passion for the vision.

- Strongly capable of collaborating and_noemailmunicating effectively—verbally and written.
- Maintains_noemailplete, accurate records and statistics. Develops meaningful reports for others.

- Detail-oriented designer and systematic planner.
- Coordinates the efforts of others.

Problem Solver
- Demonstrates an infectious optimism under pressure and a willingness to find solutions.

- Identifies and develops others to be leaders.

-Lives in awe of, dedication and surrender to the grace of God shown through Christ.
-Willing to b_noemaile a member of Pathfinder Church or worship at Pathfinder regularly.


Strategic School Leadership
-Prayerfully seeks God's favor and guidance in leading the school toward a God-centered vision.
-Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of all programs to ensure that all aspects of the school are
aligned with the school's unique brand.
-Reviews, develops, and r_noemailmends policies as appropriate.
-Develops and monitors the annual budget for efficient and effective use of school resources.
-Participates as a collaborative member of the Pathfinder Strategic Team
-Effectively liaises between the Pathfinder Strategic Team and the St. John School Leadership Team to maintain unity in purpose and spirit across the_noemailanization.
-Oversees accreditation processes.
-Oversees the curriculum evaluation process.

Growth & Vision Oversight
-Oversees and coordinates fundraising strategies for the Annual Fund and scholarship support; seeks opportunities for grants and third source funding.
-Collaborates in the school budgeting process with the Pathfinder COO.
-Works collaboratively with Pathfinder Brand & Marketing Director to create and execute a strong marketing strategy to grow enrollment & promote the vision.
-Coordinates admissions efforts to achieve annual enrollment targets.
-Builds and maintains an active and enthusiastic alumni association.

Staff Leadership
-Directly leads the School Leadership Team (3 full-time leaders) in developing, executing,
sustaining, and improving the vision, culture, and climate of the school.
-Evaluates the School Leadership Team and coordinates development for their growth.
-Supports school leaders in creating coherence in activities, policies, procedures, and routines
within the school culture that uphold our vision and maintain consistency with our unique
-Evaluates the professional development of school staff (as led by the principals), ensuring
efforts are connected to student data and the school vision.
-Demonstrates a_noemailmitment for professional development growth (i.e. educational
seminars/conferences, personal research, educational literature) and shares learnings with
-Visible in all classrooms developing relationships with students and establishing rapport and
high expectations for teaching staff performance.
-Collaborates with School Leadership Team and Pathfinder HR department in the selection of
school staff as well as job assignments, performance reviews, promotions, and_noemailpensation.

Parent Community Leadership
-Assists in forming and maintaining effective_noemailmunity relations.
-Works with school leadership to field parent and_noemailmunity concerns, questions,
and outreach.
-Leads the School Parent Council to be an effective liaison between school leadership
and the parent_noemailmunity.
-Creates an environment of enthusiastic volunteer and financial support of the School in
the parent_noemailmunity.
-Ensures strong supportive relationships between the Parent Teacher League (PTL) and
School Executive Team.
-Maintains an accessible and invitational presence for parents.

Full time position, typically working Mon – Fri, 7:00am – 4:30pm. Alternative work schedule options may be available. Must have flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends.

-Medical, Dental, Vision plans to cover the entire family
-Retirement plan with employer contribution
-Generous tuition discounts for dependents at St. John School
-"Bring your infant to work"
-On-site Fitness Center & Cafe'

Position Information:

Job Title:
Head of School - St. John School, Ellisville, MO
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Christian School, College, University, Teaching
Organization Type:
Christian School, College, University, Education
Worship Style:
Church Size:
2000 - 5000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Pathfinder Church
Contact Name:
Kelly Reinhart
15800 Manchester Rd
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