The Recruiting Process in 2021 From Heads to Teachers

When it comes to evaluating, hiring and retaining the most effective leaders, most organizations know there is room for improvement.

When it comes to evaluating, hiring and retaining the most effective leaders, most organizations know there is room for improvement. Classical Christian schools in particular are even more challenged by an increased demand for Heads of School resulting from retirements and an already limited supply of qualified replacements who are ready to step into the role.

During this session, Scott Kaufman, an executive recruiter with 2+ decades of executive recruiting experience helping respected ministries and marquee businesses, will answer questions and share ideas and tools for how you can maximize your odds of making your next hire a great one…whether that need is now, or you are making succession plans for several years in the future.

Scott Kaufman

Scott Kaufman is the Principal of Convergence Recruiting, an executive search firm he founded in 2002 to help organizations thrive by helping them find and secure the best available talent. As founder, he leads a team of gifted research and recruiting associates, and is guided by a world-class board of advisers. His 20 years of experience includes recruiting for national non-profit organizations like the American Bible Society, FamilyLife with Dennis Rainey, Goodwill Industries, the National Science Center, and Prison Fellowship…as well as Georgia-based non-profits like North Point Community Church, Georgia Center for Opportunity, and the Athens Chamber of Commerce, Scott’s business recruiting engagements have included notable organizations like BellSouth, Coca Cola Enterprises, Deloitte Consulting, Southern Company, several AmLaw 100 law firms…as well as smaller companies leading their respective sectors, like Invisible Fence and Taylor Morrison Homes. Earlier in his recruiting career Scott worked for the 5th largest retained executive search firm worldwide. He was subsequently recruited by a highly regarded boutique firm to serve as the primary recruiter and operations director. In addition to Scott’s work in the executive recruiting industry, he has over 10 years of business ownership experience, including one company that was ultimately sold to a Fortune 500 company. Scott is an active member of Perimeter Church and the former volunteer Executive Director for Halftime of Georgia and board member for The Barnabas Group. Scott earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Georgia. He and his wife of 25+ years have 2 adult children and live in Atlanta, Georgia. Scott is a competitive tennis player who enjoys outdoor and family activities, including hiking, camping, and skiing, as well as reading and politics. He can be reached at SKaufman@ConvergenceRecruiting.com.

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