Mother Caroline Academy and Education Center (MCAEC) invites nominations and applications for the position of Head of School. The next Head of School will be an experienced, visionary, mission-driven leader with clear devotion to the education of girls and young women.
The mission of Mother Caroline Academy and Education Center is centered on transforming the lives of underrepresented girls in the city of Boston through a rigorous, independent middle school education. With a renewed commitment to lift and empower young women to become leaders of the community and beyond MCAEC prepares its students to become global citizens for the future. Emphasis is placed on a skills-based curriculum including language arts, reading, mathematics, science, social studies, world religions, and world language. With attention to implementing the 21st century skills, students are challenged to include creativity, problem solving, and innovation in their academic endeavors.
Mother Caroline Academy and Education Center (MCAEC) is the only tuition-free, private all-girls’ school (grades 3-8) in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1993 and located in the heart of Dorchester, MA, Mother Caroline Academy serves young women and their families from traditionally under-resourced Boston neighborhoods. Mother Caroline is a fully independent school that honors the educational traditions of its founding mothers while holding faith as a central pillar in the community and respecting the many religious traditions that MCAEC families come from. Instilling a sense of pride with a focus on academic excellence and integrity, Mother Caroline is a mission-driven school with a dedicated, holistic approach to education and to family services. Currently, Mother Caroline’s twenty dedicated faculty and staff serve sixty-five girls in grades 3-8 with long-term goals of expanding to serving a student body of one hundred girls. The next Head of School will have an opportunity to continue Mother Caroline’s commitment to cultural, religious, and ethnic inclusion while taking the lead in amplifying its profile in the local and greater Boston areas.
Mother Caroline Academy’s next Head of School will work collaboratively with a dedicated and enthusiastic community of faculty, staff, students, and community members. The Head of School leads the entire school community both internally as a role model for students, a trusted team member for staff and faculty, and as an ally to students’ families. The Head of School is the Chief Executive Officer and reports to the Board of Trustees to develop policies that guide Mother Caroline, and collaborates with the Mother Caroline Academy’s administrative team to implement those policies. This is a full-time, exempt position, requiring significant time, attention, commitment, and energy. The Head keeps the Board fully informed on all matters pertaining to Mother Caroline Academy. The successful candidate will demonstrate a deep commitment to service and to mission-driven all-girls private education. The Head of School is supported by the senior leadership team which currently includes:
- Admissions/Operations Manager
- Business Manager
- Director of Development
- Dean of Academics