Head of School Job Description
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Page 1 of 2 Head of School Job Description: Position: Head of School Length of Appointment: 12 months Reports to: Canonical Administrator The Head of School shall serve as the instructional leader, and chief executive for the school community. In that capacity the Head shall hold final responsibility for the depth and rigor of the curriculum, authenticity of the communities Catholic Identity, student safety, financial planning and management, and facility operations. The Head of School shall be expected to work collaboratively with the Canonical Administrator, School Board, Board of Pastors, school staff and Parents to create a vibrant Catholic community dedicated to the Educational excellence and Emotional welfare of the students attending the School General Responsibilities 1. Overall responsibility for all aspects of School operation and management 2. Chair of Administration and Academic Committees serving on Admissions, Business and Operations committees. Academic 1. Chairs the Academic Committee responsible for: a. Program structure b. Standards and expectations c. Evaluations d. Faculty duties e. Faculty appraisals f. Faculty promotion (with advice from School Board) g. Class Schedules h. Faculty development i. Preparation of Staffing Plans for School with the Grade Level Head’s Administration 1. Chairs the Administration Committee responsible for a. Identification of administrative tasks b. Delegation of tasks to staff c. Ensuring delegated tasks are satisfactorily performed d. Paperwork e. Recordkeeping Business Page 2 of 2 1. Coordinates all aspects of Schools business and financial Operations, as a member of the business committee and in consultation with the School Business Manager and Director of Advancement and Development, including: a. Preparation and Management of School budget, in coordination with the School Business Manager b. Preparation of School Business Plan, in coordination with the School Business Manager c. Development of School Marketing plan d. Creation of School fundraising organization e. Assessment of equipment needs and resultant financial planning Operations 1. Coordinates all aspects of School Operations, as a member of the Operations committee and in consultation with the School Office Manager, including: a. Facility Operations b. Facility scheduling c. Appointment of staff d. Staff appraisal e. Staff promotion (with advice from School Board) f. General staffing matters g. Staff development h. Facilities long-term planning Admissions 1. Coordinates all aspects of School Admissions, as a member of the Admissions committee and in consultation with the Director of Advancement and Development, including: a. Admission policy b. Admission Guidelines c. Admission paperwork d. Admission interviews CoHead of School Job Responsibilities Co‐Head A Co‐Head B Staff Directly Supervises Shared responsibility for: Staff Directly Supervises Director of Development Financial Operations Assistant Head of School Director of Finances Strategic Planning Level Heads Operations Manager Professional Faculty Development Facilities Staff Staffing Operations Manager Fundraising/ Development Each Co Head has as a secondary responsibility, the primary responsibilities of the opposing Head.