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Grammar School Academic Dean

Westminster Academy

Memphis, Tennessee

Position Description

Westminster Academy in Memphis, TN, is seeking a qualified leader for the position of Academic Dean of Grammar School. The Academic Dean of Grammar School is responsible for curriculum development, leading the academic support program, developing Personal Education Plans (PEPs), assisting in teacher training/certification, professional development and coaching, and mentoring new teachers. Ideal candidates should have a solid understanding of the philosophy and methods of classical Christian education, gifted in administration and teaching, and have relevant classroom experience. He/she should be passionate about Westminster’s mission and definition of classical, Christian education. Applicants should demonstrate a mature walk with Christ, an understanding of and commitment to the historic reformed doctrines of the Christian faith, a love for students and desire to disciple and shepherd them, nourishing their souls in truth, goodness, and beauty, and training them to love that which is worth loving. His/her skillset should include excellent interpersonal communication, the ability to multi-task and handle interruptions, as well as an appreciation for the uniqueness of each student and family, a desire the see the glory of God lived out in each child, and an ability to hold to the academic and relational standards of Westminster Academy without seeming legalistic or uncaring. The Academic Dean of Grammar School reports to the Head of Grammar School and works closely with the Grammar School Reading Specialist and the Head of Upper School Professional Development. The position starts as soon as May 2022 in preparation for the 2022-23 school year. Inquiries and resumes should be addressed to Kathryn Walker via e-mail: [email protected]

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