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Upper School Division Head

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Brentwood, TN - Brentwood, TN

The mission of Currey Ingram Academy is to provide an exemplary JK-12 day and boarding school program that empowers students with learning differences to achieve their fullest potential.

The primary role of every person at Currey Ingram Academy is to embrace and uphold the mission of our school. As an employee of CIA, you will serve as a role model for leadership in maintaining mission-driven endeavors of Currey Ingram Academy.

Currey Ingram Academy is currently accepting applications for an Upper School Division Head (grades 9-12 + post graduate year) with a passion to support the mission of the school and the ability to lead the strategic vision as a member of the leadership team. This is a 12-month position that reports to the Head of School and works in collaboration with other administrators including the Assistant Head of School, the Director of Admissions, and other Division Heads to support all-school initiatives. Responsibilities include functioning as the chief articulator of division programs, expectations, behavioral guidelines, and other information necessary to ensure that all constituencies are fully informed. The Upper School Division Head represents the Division in meetings that decide the direction of the school, school goals, Division goals, course objectives, and method and means of assessment. Additionally, this position provides continuing opportunities for the professional growth of staff and offers support to the faculty, parents, and students of Currey Ingram Academy. 

Salary: $100,000 or more depending on qualifications and experience

Currey Ingram Benefit Options and Structural Advantages
•    Health Plan Coverage
•    Dental Coverage
•    Vision Coverage
•    Health Savings Account
•    Flexible Spending Plans
•    Company-Paid Life Insurance
•    Accidental Death and Dismemberment
•    Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
•    403(b)/Roth Retirement Plan and match @ 5%
•    Paid time off including leave bank and bereavement leave
•    Paid holidays and breaks
•    Worker’s Compensation
•    On-site Child Development Center
•    Strength & conditioning center
•    Free fitness classes
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Voluntary Benefits
•    Professional Development
•    Graduate Courses at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University - covered at 50%
•    Afterschool Boost service at no charge
•    Lunch is at no charge

If you are interested in this position, please complete the online application on our website: 


  • At least a graduate degree in educational leadership, special education or another related field.
  • At least five years experience in teaching and/or in an educational leadership role in a public or independent school, with preferred experience with students with learning differences in an LD school.
  • Required Suicide Prevention training, CPR and Child Abuse Report Trainings (provided by the school).                                                                       

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, problem solve and carry out tasks without direct supervision.
  • Ability to make decisions in the best interest of the school.
  • Time management and flexibility with job duties.
  • Creative, self-starter attitude; ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Desire to be a lifelong learner, seeking and participating in professional development opportunities.
  • Desire to participate in school-related extracurricular activities.
  • An overall positive demeanor.
  • Capable of utilizing technology in instruction and in communication with others.     
  • Ability to respond professionally to pressures, deadlines, and changing priorities in our environment.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.