Middle School Director
Archer School for Girls
Middle School Director
The Archer School for Girls invites nominations and applications for the position of Middle School Director.
Founded in 1995, Archer is situated on a picturesque, seven-acre campus in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. The Archer School for Girls challenges and inspires 500 girls in grades 6-12 to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Nationally recognized for its innovative school culture, Archer’s program is collaborative, real-world focused, and research-based. Faculty are highly skilled in using brain-based practices to teach girls effectively. Collaboration, student leadership, intellectual curiosity, cultural engagement, and joyful learning are core elements of the program. The School maintains a deep and abiding commitment to diversity and inclusion and aims to reflect the face of greater Los Angeles. Archer has just completed the Diana Meehan Center, a state-of-the-art teaching and learning building.
Archer is seeking a dynamic Middle School Director who will lead a talented faculty in furthering Archer’s model of innovative teaching and curriculum, support students who are accustomed to exercising leadership and collaborate closely with faculty and administration. Candidates will find a highly engaged group of teachers, students, and parents who are passionate about Archer’s mission and eager to work with the Upper School Director to take the Middle School to the next level of programmatic innovation.
In conjunction with the Associate Head and Upper School Director, the Middle School Director will oversee approximately 70 teachers, most of whom have advanced degrees and all of whom are committed to excellence in teaching and learning. The Middle School Director will share a deep commitment to girls’ education and reflect the School’s commitment to the values expressed in its mission and honor code: empathy, integrity, and responsibility.
Requests for information, written nominations, confidential inquiries, and all application materials should be directed in confidence to:
Ruth Shoemaker Wood, Partner
Nishant Mehta, Partner
Mark Halligan, Associate
For more information, please visit The Archer School for Girls home page at https://www.archer.org/.
The Archer School for Girls does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or other legally protected status in its hiring or in the administration of its educational policies and programs, admissions policies, financial aid programs
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