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Head of School

Veritas Christian Academy
Published
December 17, 2020
Location
7000 Ferris St., Bellaire, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Veritas Christian Academy

Head of School Search

The School

Established in 2002, Veritas Christian Academy is a PK though Grade 8 coed, independent Christian school located in Bellaire, Texas, on the southwest side of metropolitan Houston.

Veritas Christian Academy is committed to a curriculum of classical pedagogy and principles of classical thought. The school believes that students’ hearts and minds are informed and shaped through biblical content, and a deeper awareness of its meaning and ethical application. Veritas is a robust laboratory of learning for students in classrooms, on the playing field, and during school travel, with extensive fine arts integration and community service opportunities. Guided by their five core values of academic excellence, character formation, biblical literacy, classical foundation, and intentional engagement, Veritas Academy of Houston is committed to preparing its 206 students for lives of service and learning.

In 2016, Veritas purchased its current campus of four acres and over 40,000 square feet of instructional space. The school’s strategic plan, A Foundation for Life, was established in 2018, and includes a commitment to enhance programs and curriculum, transform campus and facilities, and develop the faculty, while maintaining financial sustainability. Veritas is dually accredited through Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, SACS, Association of Christian Schools International, ACSI, and the Southern Association of Independent Schools, SAIS.   

The Position

Veritas Christian Academy seeks a dynamic and inspiring educational leader who will wholeheartedly embrace the mission, core values, and culture of Veritas starting in July 2021. A successful candidate will be an experienced, approachable Christian educational leader who will embody and support the school’s Christian underpinnings. The next head of school will be a compassionate and engaging champion of children, a confident manager with excellent organizational skills and a willingness to delegate. A servant leader whose example, energy level, enthusiasm, passion, and commitment inspires others will serve as the head of Veritas while working closely with the Board of Trustees to secure a vision for the school’s future.

To Apply

Interested candidates should provide a résumé, cover letter highlighting their interest in and fit for the position, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of five (5) professional references with contact information, as a single attachment, by January 31, 2021. After an initial review of applicants, the Search Committee will interview semifinalist candidates. Shortly thereafter, finalists will be invited to Veritas Christian Academy for a more comprehensive series of interviews with representatives of the school’s constituencies. An April appointment is anticipated. Applicant materials should be sent to one of the consultants listed below:

Allison Lorimer               Susan Lair, PhD                       Vicki Raney
allison@educationgroup.com      slair@educationgroup.com      vicki@educationgroup.com

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