Assistant Head of School
Job Details
Trinity Christian Academy - Addison, TX
Full Time
About TCA

TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country’s most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ. 

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, evangelical Christian, independent, conservative, college-preparatory school
  • Is a committed Christian, active in your local church and growing in your personal walk with Christ
  • Has a passion for your areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Has a personal lifestyle and character that are above reproach
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives
Responsibilities and Qualifications

General Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, direction, management, communication, coordination, assessment and adoption of the academic curriculum of all three schools, grades PreK to 12
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative, collegial work environment which enhances communication, trust and productivity among faculty and school administrators with Christ as the center
  • Manage and supervise three Heads of School (Lower, Middle and Upper) including the personal growth of each administrator
  • Manage and supervise the Athletic Department (Boys Athletic Director and Girls Athletic Director)
  • Guide Heads/Assistant Heads of schools and Athletic Directors to establish yearly goals and objectives which advance the mission of TCA
  • Oversee yearly review of each school's work, accomplishment of goals, and establishment of goals for growth
  • Assist faculty in implementing goals and objectives applicable to his/her department and school
  • Act as a liaison between Heads of School, Athletics and Headmaster
  • Conduct research on new developments in academic initiatives and the latest educational research
  • Oversee the professional development and training of faculty to ensure that teaching excellence is maintained
  • Oversee the growth plans and release of low performing teachers
  • Review and analyze test scores of incoming students and interpret standardized testing to further TCA's educational goals
  • Member of Admissions Committee and Safety Committee
  • Establish and monitor a budget which supports the academic goals and objectives of TCA
  • Provide growth and improvement plans that support TCA's accreditation
  • Serve as chief administrative officer in the absence of the Headmaster
  • Oversee new teacher In-Service training
  • Assist the Headmaster in developing and implementing school policies and programs
  • Provide the Headmaster regular updates on state of the three schools and Athletics
  • Assist to define and disseminate information about school disciplinary procedures to parents, students, faculty and staff
  • Assist the Headmaster in various areas including but not limited to accreditation, budgets, teacher placements, hiring of faculty members, communication initiatives and disciplinary matters
  • Oversee the Student Support Teams Program
  • Assist Heads/Assistant Heads in difficult discipline and parent issues, including the dismissal of students who are below academic performance or discipline standards
  • Cast vision for new areas of growth for TCA
  • Supervise the Director of Student Development (Spiritual Life, Well-Being, Diversity) Director of Technology and Director of Auxiliary Programs

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications 

  • Master's in Education, with extensive academic background in all content areas
  • 3-5 years' experience educational leadership
  • 5 years' experience in academic administration
  • 5-10 years' teaching experience

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strategic thinker and planner
  • Problem solving skills

Job Details
Position:   Assistant Head of School
Department:   Headmaster's Office
Reports To:   Headmaster
Start Date:   Summer 2020
Hours:   Full Time - 12 months
Salary:   Commensurate with experience
Benefits:   Health, life, dental and vision insurance - Employer-funded retirement plan - 403b retirement plan - tuition remission - sick, vacation and personal days

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you.

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