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Head of School Search

Start Date: July 1, 2018


Miami Shores Presbyterian Church School is seeking a Christian educator who is a strong, experienced, and an innovative instructional and operational leader for the position of Head of School.


The mission of Miami Shores Presbyterian Church School is

“To offer a Christ inspired educational experience where academic excellence is nurtured and students are treasured and respected.”


The school is a mission and ministry of Miami Shores Presbyterian Church, a vibrant PCUSA congregation.  A School Commission established by the church governs the school. The Head of School leadership position is considered an important part of the overall campus ministry team.


Miami Shores Presbyterian Church School is located in Dade County, Florida and nestled in the beautiful town of Miami Shores to the west of Biscayne Bay. We offer students and families a safe Christian setting, exceptional teachers, small class sizes, and professionally accredited academic excellence. Our school serves approximately 250 students in grades Preschool (Infants through Prekindergarten) to Elementary (Kindergarten-Fifth Grade).


MSPCS is fully accredited by Florida Council of Independent Schools, Florida Kindergarten Council, and AdvancEd.





Minimum Educational Qualifications: Masters Degree in Educational Leadership (or related field).  Undergraduate Degrees in Early Childhood Development or Elementary Education (or related fields).


Preferred Qualifications:

Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership (or related field)


Required Experience:  A minimum of 3 years administrative experience as Head of School, Principal, or Director at an independent school and a minimum of 3 years full-time teaching experience at the Elementary or Preschool levels.


Special consideration will be given candidates who possess the following additional experience:


Christian School Administrative and Teaching Experience

Understanding Special Needs Students

Implementing Educational Technology

Curriculum Development

Grant Writing


Partnership Building

Educational Assessment

Early Childhood Education


The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary package.




Send a current Resume with a Cover letter, a detailed Philosophy of Education statement, and Three Current References to Dr. Cindy McCoy, MSPCS Chairperson, at
Candidate screening will begin November 15, 2017.




Equal Opportunity Employer

Miami Shores Presbyterian Church School 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.

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