Middle School Head – Calvary Christian School, LA

Calvary Christian School
April 29, 2024
June 30, 2024
Los Angeles, California
Job Type


Calvary Christian School seeks an inspiring middle school head who is responsible for the educational goals and objectives that will provide for an effective educational program directed toward meeting the intellectual, emotional social and spiritual needs of each student; to act as the educational leader and manager of the middle school; to have direct responsibility for the administration of the middle school and its educational programs; and to perform other duties as required.

Salary: $100,000 – $120,000 annually

Benefits: Health insurance (PPO and HMO options), Dental/Vision/Disability insurance, FSA, PTO, Sick leave, and Retirement with company matching

Reports to: Head of School

Location: Pacific Palisades, CA

Job Duties

  • Oversee all middle school academic policies and procedures including scheduling, teacher and room assignments, and discipline.
  • Oversee and participate in all aspects of curriculum design and instruction including core curriculum, exploratory, bible, and physical education.
  • Oversee co-curricular programs, student leadership, advisory, community service programs, electives, field trips, outdoor education – appointing teacher-leaders where appropriate.
  • Work with teachers to develop and review the academic program – align curriculum and methodologies to standards and to the school’s mission.
  • Promote hands-on, active, cooperative & project-based learning throughout the school community and provide hands-on guidance to teachers as they create and implement the program.
  • Work to create a culture that values learning, reading, community engagement, respect and loving God and others.
  • Recruit, hire, train, evaluate, and work to retain high quality faculty.
  • Create a positive and fair work environment where teachers and other employees feel enthusiastic about the school.
  • Collaborate with teachers to develop benchmarks for each grade level and adjust as appropriate.
  • Work with teachers to create and use multiple sources of data to develop a plan for the improvement of student achievement.
  • Create systems and planning tools for teachers to track which standards are being taught and how to measure student progress; Define and track annual student achievement goals.
  • Work with teachers to select textbooks and supplemental materials that are aligned to curriculum and standards and fit the mission of the school.
  • Create and implement a professional development program for faculty.
  • Oversee program improvement.
  • Develops a master schedule of classes to assure the best placement of staff and students to meet their educational needs.
  • Supervises extracurricular activities, including sporting events, field trips, and other activities beyond the school day.
  • Design a master calendar of programs and activities to implement the facility goals and objectives.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Have a personal relationship with Christ that can be articulated
  • Accepts Calvary Church Doctrinal Statement and Statement of Faith
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in education or related field
  • Minimum (5) years successful teaching or school counseling, and leadership experience (middle school preferred)
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