Assistant Head of Middle School
  • Middle School

Nashoba Brooks, Concord, MA

Accredited by AISNE

Nashoba Brooks School is an independent school for boys and girls, age 3-Grade 3; Girls, Grades 4-8. The School is committed to personal excellence in academics, athletics and the arts within its mission of preparing students for “…a life of continuous learning, accomplishment, and leadership in a diverse and changing world.”  We believe that diversity enriches and strengthens community and challenges individuals to become agents of change in creating a more fair and equitable world.


Nashoba Brooks School seeks candidates for the full-time, 12-month assistant head of middle school position. The assistant head of middle school reports to the head of school and is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Middle School learning community at Nashoba Brooks School.


  • Serve as an active and collaborative member of the administrative leadership team to maintain and enhance a positive, mission-driven and student-centered school culture.
  • Communicate effectively the School’s mission, philosophy, core values, and program.
  • Develop and facilitate employee orientation and professional development, including the planning of professional development days and management of the professional development budget.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Communicate and model the School’s core values of diversity, service learning, and character development
  • Supervise 6/7/8 advisors.
  • Manage the Middle School program, including coordination with team leaders, establishment of program goals, employee evaluation, and coordination of curriculum.
  • Work closely with the director of academic support and the assistant head of lower school to ensure effective student support services and implementation of learning plans.
  • In conjunction with the assistant head of the lower school and the student support team plan and facilitate a comprehensive program for parent education and partnership.
  • Participate as a member of the Middle School admission committee.
  • Support initiatives to enhance a positive School culture (e.g., participation in assembly committee, ad hoc task forces, leadership teams, etc.).
  • Coordinate with the assistant head of lower school to oversee the scheduling committee.


  • An optimistic outlook and demonstrated skill in creative problem-solving.
  • A proven track record as a positive, effective, and inspiring leader of students, parents, and teachers.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and the willingness to contribute to the School community.
  • A proven track record of efficient project management with the ability to initiate and complete multiple tasks, independently or collaboratively, as required.


  • Master’s degree required.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in teaching and administration in independent schools, particularly with Grades 4-8

The assistant head of middle school will model integrity, professionalism, curiosity, responsibility, creativity and respect for all persons, as well as a demonstrated commitment to advancing the School’s core values of integrity, collaboration, inclusivity, empathy, and resilience.


Applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé to:

Danielle Heard, Head of School

Email:                                                                                                                                                 February 2020

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