About the School

The Quad Preparatory School is a young, innovative and successful school in the middle of a period of rapid growth and expansion. Beginning with 3 students in the basement of an East Village Synagogue six years ago, Quad Prep currently serves 113 twice-exceptional students in grades K-12 in Lower Manhattan. Founded by Kim Busi, a physician psychiatrist and mother of a 2e child, the school’s highly innovative, personalized and integrated (academic and clinical/SEL) model has met a huge unmet need for families with gifted children who learn differently. Quad Prep is also the preeminent center of 2e excellence and training in New York City.

About the Position

The Quad Preparatory School seeks a creative, innovative academic educator to solidify, monitor, oversee and continually refine the academic curriculum, teaching and learning at the Lower School and assure the success of the integrated, personalized model of the school.

The Lower School Academic Director – a new position at the school – is in a collaborative co-leadership position with the Lower School Clinical and SEL Director.  This position reports to the School Head.

This position represents an opportunity to significantly influence the academics of our Lower School and lead a dynamic, energetic, committed and highly collaborative staff in expanding its vision and program design.  The Lower School Academic Director will join a collaborative and distributive leadership team and help build Quad Prep to full capacity.

The Lower School Academic Director will have the once in a life-time opportunity of working with truly outstanding students who have the minds and dispositions to become the next generation’s change makers, visionaries and revolutionary thinkers.

How to Apply

Candidates should submit ASAP and no later than January 21, 2019 an application package including the following:

  • A cover letter indicating why you are particularly interested and qualified for this position.
  • A current Resume.
  • A Statement of Leadership Philosophy.
  • The names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references.
  • A writing sample.

Please submit applications to:

Deirdre Ling, Partner, Educators’ Collaborative – daling@comcast.net