Responsibilities begin July 1, 2024 or when the right person is found.
Stuart Hall School for Boys, serving boys in grades PK3 – 7th, the only independent Catholic school of its kind in New Orleans, is seeking a dynamic leader as its next Head of School. The successful candidate will be an experienced educational leader devoted to the school’s mission and programs. In seeking its next Head of School, Stuart Hall is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic visionary leader with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills who can inspire the confidence and respect of the entire school community. Stuart Hall’s Head of School serves as the school’s chief executive officer, raising the profile of the school in the community while fostering a climate of excellence and character growth among students, faculty, and staff. This is an exceptional opportunity to lead a high-quality independent school with an unwavering commitment to excellence. Candidates must be practicing Catholics.
The mission of the Stuart Hall School community is to live the words of Catholic educator Janet Erskine Stuart, R.S.C.J, “Education is formation, not just information.” The school’s philosophy is based on four pillars: faith, scholarship, leadership, and honor.
Well regarded in the New Orleans community, Stuart Hall graduates boys who are prepared to succeed and to lead as they advance to high school. There is great pride and loyalty within the school community, and the school welcomes boys from a multitude of backgrounds. The spirit of community at Stuart Hall is palpable. The faculty “gets boys” and understands the developmental needs of boys across the grade spectrum.
The Stuart Hall campus is located in the Carrollton Historic District of New Orleans. The neighborhood consists of beautiful tree-lined streets and stately homes. The Mississippi River is a dozen blocks to the southwest of the campus. The famous street cars of New Orleans pass in front of the school.
Stuart Hall is affiliated with the Archdiocese of New Orleans, is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest and is a member of the International Boys’ School Coalition and the National Association of Independent Schools.
Interested candidates should submit the following materials electronically as a single PDF email attachment to one of the search consultants listed below.
• A cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position;
• A current résumé;
• A one-page statement of educational or leadership philosophy and practice;
• A list of five professional references with name, phone number, and email address of each (references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission)