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San Luis Obispo Classical Academy
April 11, 2023
1111 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, California
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SLO Classical Academy is looking for a seasoned education professional to oversee a thriving learning environment for students and staff during our transition. Classical education inspires who we are and how we work! The HS Director embodies this inspiration as our face to the public and the school community.  The right applicant is energetic, organized and a servant leader.


The Interim High School Director is charged with temporary oversight of our high school program and thriving of the high school program and people in line with SLOCA’s classical mission and vision.  In collaboration with leadership and other SLOCA teams, the HS Director will continue to advance SLOCA HS growth initiatives.


  • College degree required
  • Advanced degree in a field(s) related to the functions of the position preferred
  • 6+ years in educational leadership; oversight of HS preferred
  • Experience supervising and mentoring direct reports and teachers
  • Experience guiding the professional learning and development of educators



  • oversight, management and development of teachers/staff - including support, observations, job evaluation, disciplinary actions, regular team meetings and team building
  • ownership of HS budget
  • collaborate with staff to ensure policies and procedures are consistently followed
  • uphold our culture through student and family care to ensure stated student outcomes are achieved - social, emotional and academic
  • support family recruitment at all levels with particular focus on HS
  • support HS teacher recruitment as required


  • practical involvement with Leadership on HS expansion both academic and extracurricular
  • provide input on teacher training and development
  • work with leadership to strengthen HS curriculum, deepening classical methods and elements
  • actively support and participate in school wide events
  • support recruitment of long-term HS Director and other leadership positions


  • Exempt Employee Status
  • Full-time desired; open to part-time for the right person
  • Expected timeline: July 2023-June 2024
  • Reports to the Executive Visionary Director
  • Oversees HS Teachers, Student Life Director, Assistant to HS Director
  • Serves on the Broader Leadership Team and Education Leadership Team


$40K-$80K based on PT/FT status and experience; paid time off, benefits, tuition discount


Send a resume and a brief letter or video sharing your interest in this role and our school to  We look forward to hearing from you!

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