The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW) was founded in 1942, and for nearly 75 years has worked to support independent non-profit schools in Washington, D.C., and its environs. AISGW has grown to a community of 78+ schools educating 33,000 students from early childhood through high school in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
AISGW seeks a new executive director to begin work on July 1, 2018.
Click here to view the complete AISGW Executive Director Profile. The profile indicates key elements that would align with success for our next leader, but we acknowledge that no candidate is likely to be equally skilled in all of them and would rely, as heads of schools do, on capitalizing upon complementary skills within the staff and board.
Highlights of the Executive Direct Profile include the following leadership characteristics:
Click here to view the complete AISGW Executive Director Job Description.
Highlights of the Job Description include the following responsibilities:
Operations and Management
Throughout the search process until the finalist stage, candidates’ engagement with the search shall be kept confidential, and candidates will receive regular updates on their status and the progress of the search.
Interested candidates are asked to submit the following documents:
Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee expressing interest in and qualifications for the position
A current resume
A writing sample on a topic of your choice
List of references who can be contacted confidentially
Three letters of reference
Applications should be sent as soon as possible, but no later than October 20, 2017.
About The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington
The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW) is an association of 78 independent, non-profit schools serving nearly 30,000 students in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. These schools – elementary, secondary, day, boarding urban and rural – are as diverse as the communities they serve. Founded in 1951 and headquartered in Washington, DC, AISGW is a resour...ce for both our member schools and families seeking to learn more about independent education.
The Mission of AISGW states that the association “advances the collective interests of member schools in the national capital region by promoting high professional standards and exemplary practices, encouraging cooperative endeavors, enhancing member schools’ standing and safeguarding their independence.