About the School

The Headship of Charles Armstrong School is an exciting opportunity to lead an exceptional school committed to “Unlocking the unique potential of students with dyslexia and related learning differences.”

For 50 years, Charles Armstrong faculty have nurtured and celebrated individual strengths and talents, cultivated self-confidence, and promoted a joyful learning community. With an instructional approach that embraces neuro-diversity and a commitment to actively partnering with parents, Charles Armstrong students are well prepared for secondary school life and beyond.

Situated in Belmont, in the San Francisco Bay area, Charles Armstrong attracts students from a variety of zipcodes. A hallmark of the culture of Charles Armstrong is the sense of belonging and the meaningful, lasting relationships between families, faculty and staff.

Fully enrolled, financially well-positioned and a recently completed Strategic Plan, promise an exceptional opportunity for a new leader to work together with an outstanding Board to realize a bright future.

Charles Armstrong School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in any of its personnel policies or procedures against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability or religious belief.

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How to Apply

Candidates interested in this position are asked to submit the following documents: in a single merged Word Document or PDF Dossiers will be reviewed upon receipt and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis.

  • EC Candidate Summary (request from consultant)
  • Letter of interest to the Charles Armstrong School Search Committee
  • Resume
  • Statement of leadership philosophy
  • List of five references (name, contact information, relationship)

Application materials are to be sent in a single merged Word Document or PDF. Dossiers will be reviewed upon receipt and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis.

Please contact:

Mary Seppala, Partner, Educators’ Collaborative

mseppala@educatorscollaborative.com or maryseppala@gmail.com – 610-772-7625