Head of School

Head of School

Trafalgar Castle School invites applications and nominations for the position of Head of School.

Trafalgar Castle School is an independent day and boarding school for girls grades 4 to 12, located in Whitby, Ontario, just a 45 minute drive east of Toronto. With an enrolment of approximately 240 students Trafalgar is a dynamic, diverse, and tight-knit community, providing a strong foundation for students to develop into innovative, courageous, and compassionate global citizens who achieve remarkable outcomes every day.

Reporting to the Board of Governors, the Head of School has overall responsibility for the academic and administrative leadership of Trafalgar Castle School. Through executing on the School’s current strategic priorities, leading and advising on longer-term strategic direction, fostering a culture of philanthropy and alumni engagement, and attracting and retaining the very best faculty and staff, the new Head of School will ensure that Trafalgar stays innovative and continues to offer transformational learning. The Head will continue to nurture the deep sense of community and the values that members of the Trafalgar Castle School family treasure. As the face of Trafalgar, the Head will build and sustain enduring relationships with both internal and external constituencies.

The new Head of School will be a well-rounded and respected educational leader, with the ability to provide inspiration, support, and leadership to the entire community. They will have significant administrative experience earned in a school environment, a track record of moving complex initiatives forward, and a passion for the education of students across the grades. The Head will be strategic, innovative, and visionary. They will possess a collegial and inclusive style that allows them to connect with all Trafalgar stakeholders. Above all else, they will be a person of character, principles, warmth, and humour.

Applications are encouraged immediately at https://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/18651. Consideration of candidates will commence in late January 2023, with the new Head of School to take office in the summer of 2023. Nominations and inquiries should be directed to Julia Robarts and Priya Ganesh of Odgers Berndtson at [email protected]

In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

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