Posted Job Description Lowell High School – Head of School

Job Description Lowell High School Head of School


The successful applicant for this position must possess:

1. A Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university (Doctorate preferred)

2. Documented teaching experience for a minimum of five (5) years, High School preferred

3. Licensure by MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as Principal/Assistant Principal (9-12)

4. A minimum of five years successful administrative experience

5. Demonstrated administrative experience in an educational organization and ability to exercise strong consistent leadership in all facets of the operation of the high school

6.Demonstrated ability to inspire, lead, and work collegially with faculty and staff

7.Evidence of leadership as a teacher, academic leader, supervisor, and administrator that created a positive environment for continuous school improvement

8.Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with an ethnically rich group of teachers, administrators, parents, students and community members

9.Evidence of the ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment

10.Evidence of a strong record of working effectively with a diverse community

11.Demonstrated ability to clearly develop and execute short and long term goals to achieve the organizational mission and vision

REPORTS TO: Superintendent



SALARY Regionally competitive salary, commensurate with experience

Posting effective Tuesday, March 28, 2017 through Friday, April 27, 2017.
Applications may be submitted to the Lowell Public Office of Personnel & Recruitment via our online application system found at
Required submissions include a letter of application, resume, official transcripts, and Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education license.

Anne K. Sheehy
Lowell Public Schools Office of Personnel & Recruitment
155 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA 01852
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Job Category: Administrator > Principal/Dean/Head of School
Equal Opportunity Employer

Lowell Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.