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12M Recruiting specializes in retained searches for senior leadership positions in mission-aligned organizations.

We maintain a network of thousands of professionals across the globe.  Many of our searches are for newly created leadership positions. For every search, we maintain an unparalleled commitment to diversity, intentionality, and longevity. Here are a few of our success stories.

Assistant Head of School for Academics

Phillips Brooks School
Search dates
Oct 2020 to Jan 2021
Start date
Jul 2021
Location
Menlo Park, CA

Phillips Brooks School (PBS) is hiring for an assistant head of school to start next year on July 1, 2021.  PBS views this time in its history as a transformative opportunity.  The school is poised to leverage its strengths and build an ambitious and aspirational future.  As a top-notch elementary school, PBS wants to be an educational model that others schools look to for inspiration.

The PBS community looks forward to welcoming a new senior leader to achieve this exciting future: assistant head of school for academics (AHoS).  Reporting to the head of school, the AHoS will lead the academic program, engage other school leaders as a strategic thought-partner, and drive academic strategy.  This position will be an essential member of the administrative team, oversee daily academic operations, and partner with faculty and other leaders. PBS is excited to onboard this new position on July 1, 2021.

Applications are now accepted and will be due on November 30 at 5pm PST.  For more information, please visit www.12MRecruiting.com/jobs/PBS to download the opportunity statement and begin the application process.

Executive Director

Bay Area Teacher Training Institute
Search dates
Apr 2020 to Dec 2020
Start date
Jul 2021
Location
Oakland, CA

The Bay Area Teacher Training Institute (BATTI) is hiring for an executive director to start next year on July 1, 2021.  For the last two decades, BATTI has graduated nearly 500 future teachers through a two-year Master’s program, which combines immersive classroom apprenticeship with formal pedagogical training.

BATTI is a nonprofit association that was founded on the principle of public/private partnership, and it has been living out this mission through its service to independent, charter, and public schools.  Now, BATTI seeks an executive director with not only a passion and expertise for teacher development, but also a systematic and relational mindset for running and growing a coalition of K-8 schools, a university partner, as well as supervisors, instructors, mentors, employees, and students.

Applications are now accepted and will be due on October 12 at 5pm PDT.  For more information, please visit www.12MRecruiting.com/jobs/BATTI to download the opportunity statement and begin the application process.

Director of Co-Curricular Programs

Alexander Dawson School
Search dates
Jan 2020 to Apr 2020
Start date
Jul 2020
Location
Las Vegas, NV

The Alexander Dawson School, an early childhood - grade 8 independent school in Las Vegas, NV announces the hiring of Marc Leonor as its inaugural director of co-curricular programs, to oversee the athletics, summer camp, and after school programs. Throughout his career, Mr. Leonor has been in many co-curricular leadership roles for educational and youth organizations.  He has served as site director for the Point Reyes National Seashore Association, baseball league director for the Los Angeles City Parks and Recreation Department, and sports director (and later day camp director) for Camp Sharwood in Los Angeles.  In addition, he founded a summer camp program in the Philippines, which grew from 40 students to over 500 in its most recent year.

This position reports to the director of teaching and learning.

 

Chief Financial Officer

Alexander Dawson School
Search dates
Jan 2020 to Apr 2020
Start date
Jul 2020
Location
Las Vegas, NV

The Alexander Dawson School, an early childhood - grade 8 independent school in Las Vegas, NV announces the hiring of Michelle Eckmann as its next chief financial officer. Ms. Eckmann has a long and distinguished career as a financial leader in both the for-profit and nonprofit industries.  For fifteen years she worked at Bank of America in their CFO group, overseeing core finance functions for different business units.  From 2016 to 2020 she was CFO for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada.  Ms. Eckmann has been active in Nevada as a philanthropic leader, which includes her long service within the Junior League since 2007.

This position reports to the head of school.

Director of Teaching and Learning

Alexander Dawson School
Search dates
Jan 2020 to Mar 2020
Start date
Jul 2020
Location
Las Vegas, NV

The Alexander Dawson School, an early childhood - grade 8 independent school in Las Vegas, NV announces the hiring of Brandon Wiley as its next director of teaching and learning.  Mr. Wiley most recently served as the chief program officer of the Buck Institute for Education, a nonprofit consulting firm that helps schools and districts design and sustain quality project based learning initiatives.  Mr. Wiley has also worked for GlobalEdLeader and previously Asia Society, where he was the executive director of the International Studies School Network.  Mr. Wiley has an EdD from the University of Pennsylvania in educational and organizational leadership

This position reports to the head of school.

Lower School Head

Live Oak School
Search dates
Dec 2019 to Feb 2020
Start date
Jul 2020
Location
San Francisco, CA

Live Oak School, a K-8 independent school in San Francisco, CA, announces the hiring of Victoria Ladew to oversee its lower school, which spans kindergarten through grade 4. For the previous nine years, Ms. Ladew worked at Escuela Bilingüe Internacional in the East Bay, serving as lead teacher, head of lower school, and later as director of teaching and learning.

The lower school head reports to the head of school.

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