Founded by Clara B. Spence in 1892, The Spence School is an independent, college preparatory day school serving 752 girls in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Ranking among the nation’s pre-eminent schools for girls, Spence is committed to high academic standards, integrity, a diverse student body, and a purpose larger than oneself.
Spence’s vibrant canvas of teaching and learning is inspired by the words of Clara Spence, who described learning as an “intellectual and moral adventure.” The talented faculty embraces the challenge of preparing Spence’s able students to thrive as engaged citizens with purpose, passion, and perspective.
The Performing Arts Department Head supervises seven full-time department members and the Director of Instrumental Music. The Department Head oversees a dynamic curriculum designed to develop skills, encourage creative risk-taking, and foster a lifelong love of the arts. In addition to her/his administrative duties, the Performing Arts Department Head teaches Middle and/or Upper School theater and directs two productions each year.
Acting on behalf of Spence, Wickenden Associates is actively recruiting exceptional leaders for this appealing opportunity.
The lead consultant is Laura Hansen (firstname.lastname@example.org). She may be reached at (609) 683-1355. The application deadline is January 31, 2019.
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About Wickenden Associates, Inc.
Founded by former Princeton University Dean of Admission James Wickenden in 1986, Wickenden Associates ranks among the nation's premier independent school consulting firms, conducting searches for Heads of Schools and other senior administrative positions. We serve schools large and small, coeducational and single-sex, boarding and day.