Head of School

Galileo Preparatory Academy - Franklin, Tennessee - Full time

The Head of School is responsible for the daily operations of Galileo Preparatory Academies in-person learning, clubhouse and tutoring services.

This position is guided by the principles of Servant Leadership by building positive, professional, and productive relationships with all staff, consistently employing accountability measures and support techniques to ensure success and achievement of personal and company goals. Galileo is a grade 7-12, year-round school. We employ a personalized learning model to join the best of in-person and virtual learning to provide challenging, tech forward curriculum to educate future leaders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead a group of Academic Advisors and teachers in building a welcoming, learner-centered environment where core curriculum is completed virtually and learners can connect and are supported by in-person advisory groups in a model of personalized, mastery-based education for each learner
  • Nurture a consistent dialogue with learners and their families
  • Support a multidisciplined group of educators
  • Be available to confidently step in and support and encourage learners in their day-to-day responsibilities on an as-needed basis
  • Own the daily operations of a learning facility
  • Represent Galileo to the community at large


  • Reform minded teaching professional excellent in one on one and group situations
  • A strong background in education and administration
  • Strong collaboration skills with professionals across varying disciplines
  • Ability to recruit, lead, and motivate an interdisciplinary team
  • Experience adopting, using, and rolling out new technologies and systems
  • Ability to present the Galileo model effectively to learners and families
  • Impeccable time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Self-motivated and self-sufficient
  • Must have a lifelong love of learning

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K12 School Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

Galileo Preparatory Academy

Our team is collegial, grounded in servant leadership, and firmly believes that our success is interdependent. We provide incredible professional growth opportunities, stock options to eligible employees, and best in class compensation and benefits.
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