List of 2 items.

  • Assistant Head of School for Academics

    The Assistant Head of School for Academics is a member of the Kent School administrative council and is responsible for the oversight of the Little, Lower and Middle School faculty and the PK-8 curriculum. The Assistant Head is expected to oversee curricular content, design, development and assessment while possessing a deepknowledge of the latest research in the areas of teaching and learning. Also reporting to the Assistant Head is a learning specialist, a librarian and a technology coordinator. This is a full-time, twelve-month position reporting to the Head of School.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
    • To maintain congruence between the School's mission and all academic activities.
    • To assist the Head of School with the academic leadership of the Little, Lower and Middle Schools and be the expert on curricular development, design and assessment, interdisciplinary work, cross-divisional opportunities and educational pedagogy.
    • To observe, supervise, and help evaluate the faculty in the development and implementation of curriculum; to supervise the teaching process, and to review and evaluate the academic programs.
    • To partner with faculty to ensure excellence in teaching and engagement in student learning.
    • To make recommendations to the Head of School regarding the hiring and retention, and the assignment of faculty.
    • To create and oversee a New Faculty Mentor program.
    • To create and oversee faculty committees as needed.
    • To establish programs for the orientation of new teachers, for in-service training of all teachers, and for the evaluation of classroom teachers, to ensure that teachers are familiar with and adhere to School policies in all areas of the operation.
    • To conduct regular meetings with faculty, which will deal both with routine School matters and with the stimulating exchange of ideas on issues of educational/philosophical interest and concern.
    • To formalize the professional development program for faculty.
    • To oversee the coordination of the co-curricular and extracurricular activity programs of the School; to assist in the planning and the presentation of assemblies and programs; to assist in maintaining a comprehensive calendar of school events.
    • To prepare a master class schedule for both Lower and Middle Schools.
    • To serve as a consultant to teachers in matters of classroom management, teaching methods, and general school procedures.
    • To keep the Head of School informed of the general programs, activities, and issues.
    • To perform other duties as assigned.

    • Passion for the School’s mission
    • Strong record of classroom teaching. Lower and Middle School preferred but not required.
    • Administrative/leadership experience ideally in reviewing, designing or implementing curriculum and managing faculty.
    • Understanding of the developmental needs of students in PK - 8th grade.
    • Strong knowledge of current educational, pedagogical and current research as well as academic technology.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent listener and skillful communicator
    • Lifelong learner
    • Master’s preferred
    • Solid role model for students and faculty

    How to Apply
    Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy and list of 5 references to Nancy Mugele, Head of School at by March 15, 2019. The position is a 12 month senior administrative position beginning on July 1, 2019.
  • Second Grade Teacher

    Kent School, an independent day school located on the bank of the Chester River in historic Chestertown, Maryland serving girls and boys in Preschool through Grade 8, seeks a full time Second Grade teacher for the 2019 - 2020 academic year. The ideal candidate should love working with young children and have the ability to work cooperatively with the Lower School faculty.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Providing daily instruction in English/Language Arts, Math and Social Studies
    • Designing learning activities to promote intellectual and creative growth
    • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with students and parents
    • Creating a fun and safe learning environment
    • Other duties as assigned

    • Passion for the School’s mission
    • Three to five years teaching experience in elementary education
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Excellent listener and skillful communicator
    • Lifelong learner

    Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and three references to Michelle Duke, Assistant Head of School for Academics at by March 15.

Non-Discrimination Statement
Kent School admits students or hires employees of any race, color, national or ethnic origin with all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students or employees at the School.