Academy of the Holy Names in Albany, New York, seeks a Head of School to build on its tremendous and extensive legacy. As the Capital Region’s only all-girls, private, Catholic, college-preparatory school for grades 6–12, Holy Names believes in the limitless potential of girls and develops confident women who are inspired to lead lives of purpose and impact.
Since it first opened its doors as the Academy of Notre Dame on September 10, 1884, the school has been a symbol of superb education and faith formation. Sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, Holy Names is recognized for its unique advisory structure, a full four-year college counseling program, middle school access to 9–12 courses, stellar AP results, University in the High School college credit courses, three years of hands-on guided research experience in the Science Research Program and much more.
The Head of School for the Academy of the Holy Names will be a…
passionate advocate for young women, ready to lead Holy Names to the next level of excellence;
visionary and energetic leader who exemplifies the mission of the school;
creative, strategic thinker who can articulate a compelling future;
successful team leader of individuals with varied levels of experience;
visible presence both within and outside of the school, possessing proven experience as a fundraiser; and,
Ideal candidates for this position must…
possess a minimum of a master’s degree in either education or an area of study relevant to the management of an educational institution;
demonstrate significant leadership and management experience in education, nonprofit, corporate or civic environments;
be a practicing Catholic who embraces the Catholic identity and values of AHN; and
serve as an inspiring role model for students, faculty and staff.
The full position profile is available at https://www.cbservices.org/current-csm-admin-searches.html. Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically a letter of introduction; a resume; five professional references (names, email addresses and telephone numbers); and a written essay of no more than 500 words answering the question “What are the benefits of attending a girls’ school that will resonate with prospective students and parents?” to:
Academy of the Holy Names Head of School Search Catholic School Management Attn: Mary J. Foley at firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for applications is January 12, 2022. Academy of the Holy Names reserves the right to hire prior to the deadline date should an ideal candidate apply. Learn more about Academy of the Holy Names at www.ahns.org.