Head of Middle School
Gilman School
Baltimore, Maryland
Date Posted: 11/8/2019
Job ID: 48831
Position/Title: Head of Middle School
Employer: Gilman School
Department: Administrative
Category: Administration
Type: Head of School/Principal/President/Executive Director
Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:
Responsibilities will include:
• Developing and articulating a vision for Gilman’s Middle School and ensuring alignment between vision and practice
• Overseeing the daily operation of the Middle School program, including academic and co-curricular programming, scheduling, and staffing
• Leading the division’s administrative team to ensure the smooth operation of the Middle School
• Working closely with the Assistant Head of School to develop and coordinate an integrated, principles-based, year-round process for hiring Middle School faculty
• Leading the division’s faculty evaluation and professional development process, based on the Definition of Excellent Teaching (DET), empowering faculty to move forward with mission and goals 
• Supporting the academic department coordinators to ensure effective curriculum development and program coherence throughout the division
• Establishing the fair and consistent promotion of expectations for conduct and enforcement of discipline, working closely with administration and faculty
• Building and managing the division budget 
• Ensuring the safety of all students, faculty, and staff in the division 
• Working closely with the Enrollment Office to set and meet enrollment targets for the division 
• Communicating effectively with all constituents—faculty and staff, students, and parents—to ensure alignment of mission, expectations, and practice
• Teaching one section of an academic course and, as appropriate, coaching one season of athletics 
• Involving her/himself in the overall life of the School
Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: Yes
Minimum Experience: 5-7 Years

A qualified candidate will demonstrate:  
• Significant experience in and passion for Middle School education
• Mastery as a teacher/coach/advisor
• Capacity to advance the community’s efforts to be diverse, inclusive, and equitable
• Interest in and enthusiasm for boys’ education
• Ability to work closely, responsively, and collaboratively with others
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong organizational skills 
• A sense of humor 
• Authenticity
• Embodiment of the Gilman Five:  Honor, Integrity, Respect, Humility, Excellence
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