Brooklyn private independent school

Employment Opportunities

Lower School Director

The Berkeley Carroll School seeks nominations and applications for the position of Lower School Director to begin July 2023. The preferred candidate will be an
experienced educational leader with an appetite for collaborative decision-making, diligent communication, and a passionate student-centered perspective.

Berkeley Carroll is a vibrant, independent, coeducational day school serving almost 1,000 students in Prekindergarten through 12 th grade. Centrally located in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, Berkeley Carroll brings together students from 60 New York City zip codes as well as New Jersey. Throughout the School’s evolution from the original Berkeley Institute, founded in the late 19 th century, to its present- day iteration, Berkeley Carroll has been committed to providing a rigorous college preparatory program and a hands-on approach to
education that focuses on critical, ethical, and global thinking. Admission to the school is competitive, and both our parents/guardians and students value achievement and community.

The Lower School Director will report to Head of School Dr. Lisa Waller and be responsible for developing, promoting, and implementing the educational vision of the Lower School as well as managing its day-to-day operations. The successful candidate will bring direct and successful experience in education leadership within a PreK-Elementary environment, as well as a passion for engaging stakeholders in discussion and strategies to cultivate a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. A bachelor’s degree and MS/MA in a related field is required, with a preference for Elementary Education or Educational Leadership.

The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience; the expected range is $175,000 - $210,000. This role also offers a comprehensive benefits package. Please see the detailed position profile for additional information. The search committee for Berkeley Carroll’s Lower School Director will begin accepting nominations and reviewing applications immediately. Requested application materials letter of interest, résumé, and statement of educational philosophy. Candidates should submit materials—electronically and in confidence— to:

Staci Williams Seeley, Managing Director
Lisa Solinsky, Senior Associate
Storbeck Search | Diversified Search Group

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All employees of Berkeley Carroll are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

It has been, and will continue to be, the policy of the Berkeley Carroll School that there shall be no discrimination with respect to employment or any of the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual and reproductive health decisions, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, immigration or citizenship status, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, lactation, marital or partnership status, caregiver status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, military status, arrest or conviction record, credit history, salary history, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law (collectively, the “Protected Characteristics”).