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3600 Yoakum Boulevard
Houston, Texas (United States)

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Job ID: 49374
Job Views: 10532
Location: Houston, TX
Zip Code: 77006
Job Category: Education
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: per year
Posted: 05.17.2017

Head of School, Annunciation Orthodox School

Houston, TX


Occupations

Education: Elementary School, School-College Administration

Job Description

Established as a ministry of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in 1970 and separately incorporated in 1990, Annunciation Orthodox School (www.aoshouston.org) today ranks among Houston’s leading independent schools, serving nearly 700 boys and girls from age three through grade eight. AOS provides a challenging, well-rounded academic curriculum within a nurturing Christian environment focused on family and community.

Located in the heart of the nation’s most diverse city, AOS welcomes families from a broad range of religious, racial, and ethnic backgrounds. Guided by the tenets of the Greek Orthodox faith, the school offers a warm and supportive educational experience enlivened by beloved traditions and grounded in an emphasis on leadership, citizenship, and strong moral character.

Excitement is high on campus as construction continues on a three-story early childhood and lower school facility (shown in the architect’s rendering above) that is slated to open for the 2017–18 school year. A capital campaign launched in 2014 has raised nearly $15 million to fund the project, which also features a new dining hall and enhanced green space.

Skillfully led since 1996 by Head of School Mark Kelly, AOS is extraordinarily well positioned for new leadership. 


Job Requirements

For a position to begin in July of 2018, the Board of Trustees is seeking an experienced and energetic educational leader with high standards who will embrace the school’s cherished culture while ensuring that AOS continues to thrive and evolve in response to the challenges of the 21st century.

Acting on behalf of Annunciation Orthodox School, the educational consulting firm of Wickenden Associates (www.wickenden.com) of Princeton, New Jersey, is actively recruiting talented educational leaders for this appealing leadership opportunity. The lead consultants are Sue Walters (swalters@wickenden.com) and Jim Wickenden (jwickenden@wickenden.com). Both may be reached at (609) 683-1355. The application deadline is September 1, 2017.

 

Read the full position description and details of the application process here: http://www.wickenden.com/cms/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/aos-opportunity-statement.pdf. Please do not contact the school directly.



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