Head of School Search

Delaware County Christian School (DC) is identifying candidates interested in becoming Head of School. DC continues to build upon its rich 68-year history and is well positioned to attract strong candidates to lead our school into the future.

The Head of School serves as the Chief Executive Officer and academic and spiritual leader of the school and reports to the Board of Trustees. The Head of School will need to build upon the existing strengths of DC and to provide strategic, visionary leadership as the school enters into the next phase of its development.

Key characteristics of the right candidate will include a demonstrated and articulate Christian faith, strong relational, listening, and team-building skills, a clear comfort in advancement and development work, and the ability to communicate and implement a strong, Christ-inspired vision for the school. The ideal candidate also will possess excellent academic credentials. An earned doctorate or another advanced degree in a relevant field is preferred.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should review the Head of School profile below and submit the following materials as separate MS Word or pdf attachments in one email:

    • Cover letter expressing interest in this leadership position;
    • Current resume;
    • Statement of Christian beliefs;
    • Statement of educational philosophy and practices;
    • List of four references, including the name, phone number, and email address of each reference (references will be contacted only with the candidate's permission), to:

Chuck Berwick Chair, Head of School Search Committee
Delaware County Christian School

Jim Adare CEO/Search Consultant
Jim Adare Consulting, LLC


Download Head of School search profile

Upper Campus (grades 6-12) + Admin
462 Malin Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073

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905 South Waterloo Road
Devon, PA 19333

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