Jackson Academy (Jackson, MS) seeks a Head of School who is an innovative thinker who possesses strong communication skills and the ability to inspire those around him/her. One of the premier independent schools in Mississippi, Jackson Academy was founded in 1959. JA educates more than 1,100 students in grades Preschool (age 3) to twelve. Located in Northeast Jackson, JA attracts students from the entire Metro Jackson area. JA’s strong academic program establishes a foundation for success throughout a student’s journey at JA and beyond. Graduates attend a prestigious list of colleges and universities. A nondenominational school with Christian values, JA places an emphasis on faith development. The school’s mission states: Within our nurturing and spiritual community, Jackson Academy inspires and equips each student to lead a life of purpose and significance. Jackson Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and AdvancEd and holds memberships in the National Association of Independent Schools, The College Board, the Midsouth Association of Independent Schools, and the Cum Laude Society. JA offers a full program of extracurricular activities including varsity and junior varsity sports, instrumental and choral music, theater arts, and publications.
- experience in a senior leadership position in an independent school or college
- Master's degree strongly preferred
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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