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Deadline extended!

Given the national emergency that is rapidly unfolding, we understand that some applicants were unable to complete their materials on time.  Dawson will accept and fully review applications submitted by March 18 at 5pm PDT.  The semifinal round will occur on March 23.  The final round is still scheduled for March 30 and 31.

To Apply:

Download and read the opportunity statement, which contains complete application instructions.  You will need to prepare several documents in advance and then email those to us following the instructions in the opportunity statement.


Not far from Red Rock Canyon in Southern Nevada sits a mature-for-its-years early childhood to grade 8 independent school with an amazing history behind it and an exciting trajectory in front of it.  The Alexander Dawson School, located on 33-acres in the beautiful community of Summerlin—about fifteen minutes west of the Las Vegas airport—has had the financial and operational support of the Alexander Dawson Foundation since its doors opened in 2000. In the last twenty years, the school has embraced all aspects of student-centered education and modern learning as it continues to build and improve upon an exceptional core academic program.

Dawson has created a new role—director of co-curricular programs—to oversee three essential programs outside the core academic day: Athletics, Summer Camp, and After School Enrichment. As the assistant head of school for teaching and learning becomes Dawson’s next head this July, the director of co-curricular programs will be integral in designing and expanding co-curricular offerings to align with the progressive, innovative, and experiential academic program for which Dawson is nationally known. The director of co-curricular programs reports to the director of teaching and learning and starts July 1.

Key dates:

  • Post Date: February 20, 2020
  • Application Deadline: March 18, 2020 at 5:00pm PDT
  • Remote Semifinal Round: March 23, 2020
  • On-site Final Round: March 30 and 31
  • Decision Announced: April 10, 2020
  • Start Date: July 1, 2020, or earlier by mutual agreement


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Areas of Responsibility:
After School
Summer Camp
Job Level:
Senior position
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