• Full Time
  • San Mateo
  • This position has been filled

Website The Nueva School

Director of Teaching and Learning

Position Overview

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The Director of Teaching and Learning at the Nueva is an integral part of the school’s leadership team, serving as the main coordinator of all items related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Working closely with division heads, other school leaders, and all faculty and staff, the Director of Teaching and Learning is the leading advocate for excellence, aspiration, and coherence in the learning experience for all students at the school. As part of this, the person in this role empowers those responsible for student learning, faculty and staff, to utilize their best professional practice at all times.

The person in this position reports directly to the Head of School.

Please note that applicants for this position should have significant experience in a PreK-12 school setting- at least five years in a senior level leadership role and several years of teaching.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. The Nueva School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, your résumé, and the contact information for at least three professional references at APPLY.  For specific questions, contact Scott Bowers, Director of Human Resources, at sbowers@nuevaschool.org.


About The Nueva School

The Nueva School, an internationally recognized, nonprofit, independent day school, has served gifted learners since 1967. Today, Nueva serves nearly 1000 students in grades PreK–12. Nueva is located in the neighboring towns of Hillsborough and San Mateo, equidistant between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, serving six counties throughout the Bay Area of Northern California.

A constructivist school, Nueva is known for its distinctive inquiry-based interdisciplinary studies, project-based learning, and pioneering work in social-emotional learning and design thinking. The Nueva community instills a passion for lifelong learning, fosters social and emotional acuity, and develops the imaginative mind. Our school has received the US Department of Education National Blue Ribbon Award, the US Department of Education National Green Ribbon Award, and the American Institute of Architects Award for School Design and Sustainability; has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program and appointed an Ashoka Changemaker School; co-founded the Common Ground Speaker Series; hosts the biennial Innovative Learning Conference, and was highlighted by the Pulitzer Prize–winning and New York Times best-selling author Thomas Friedman in his book That Used to Be Us in the chapter “Average Is Over.”

For more information about The Nueva School, visit our website: www.nuevaschool.org

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