Head of School

Job Description: Head of School

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Julie Smith, HFS Board Vice President, at jmsmithhfs@gmail.com

The Head of School is responsible for the operation and instructional leadership of Holy Family School.  They train and supervise teachers and staff and work to build a rapport with parents, families, and the community.  

Date Posted: 7/10/2017
Closing Date: Until Filled

Reports to: President, Holy Family School Board of Trustees

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise all aspects of Holy Family School in conjunction with the mission of Holy Family School
  • Maintain direct oversight of all financial aspects of Holy Family School
  • Develop open communication and working partnership with Director of Operations to facilitate smooth operations
  • Provide Early Childhood Educational Leadership
  • Lead Educational First Steps partnership and national certification process
  • Hire, train, support, and evaluate staff
  • Develop and implement age appropriate academic curriculum
  • Oversee and manage operating budget, write grants
  • Communicate regularly with staff, families, board, and community
  • Meet with other early childhood administrators, families and community organizations
  • Develop and maintain appropriate daily chapel program
  • Create an open, welcoming, and positive climate for staff, children, families, and community


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field
  • Meets director qualifications as set by the state of Texas
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Positive and encouraging outlook
  • 2-3 years experience in early childhood setting
  • 2-3 years management experience

Schedule and Salary: 

  • Full time – 40 hours per week/8 hours per day at HFS
  • Schedule ensures administrative coverage from 6:30-6:00 daily
  • Salary commensurate with experience