Winchester Public Schools seeks an experienced, dynamic educator with outstanding professional and interpersonal skills to lead John Handley High School, a privately endowed, diverse public high school of approximately 1,200 students. The school enjoys a legacy of tradition, pride and accomplishment created through innovation and excellence in redesigning the high school experience for students. Embracing the diversity of students as a strength that unifies our learning community, this visionary leader will inspire a culture of learning and achievement for this historic, iconic high school, with a rich heritage of teaching and learning for over 90 years.
Winchester Public Schools is comprised of one high school, one middle school, four elementary schools including a Pre-K program, and one alternative education program serving over 4,300 students, supported by approximately 700 full time employees. Winchester is situated in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, 65 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. Its location, rich history, and diverse economic base make it an attractive community in which to live.
Qualifications: Possess a Virginia Postgraduate Professional license (or ability to attain) with an endorsement in educational administration. Minimum of three years of successful administrative experience at the school level with experience at the secondary level. The position requires outstanding personal and professional characteristics; dynamic and proven leadership in a high achieving secondary school; ability to work effectively with school personnel and members of the community; superior writing and speaking skills; strong instructional knowledge and demonstrated leadership in the management of instructional programs; and a master at team development to achieve results.
Additional Salary Information: Additional $8,460 for earned
Internal Number: 1004
About WINCHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
OUR MISSION at Winchester Public Schools, a vibrant and diverse community of learners, is to have the courage and commitment to inspire every student’s passion for excellence in learning. This is accomplished through innovative instruction and the empowerment of every student by a dedicated staff, committed families, and dynamic community partnerships. This educational experience is indicative of the community that supports it. The City of Winchester knows that every student’s success is paramount to the success of the city, creating a richly supportive environment between the school, and the community as a whole.