Head of School

Job Posting

Head of School for New Covenant Christian School to begin in the 2018-2019 school year

School Description and Job Summary:

New Covenant Christian School is a classical school serving Harford County, Maryland, as a formal ministry of New Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA). Currently in our 17th year, we serve more than 200 students in grades pre-K through 12th. We hold memberships in ACCS (Association of Classical, Christian Schools), ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) and ERB (Educational Records Bureau). Our Head of School serves as Upper School Principal (Seventh — Twelfth Grades) and Grammar School Principal (Preschool — Sixth Grade).

We are searching for someone who is committed to classical, Christian education, to building a community of educators and learners, and to advancing the vision and mission of the school. The Head of School functions as the academic and organizational leader of our school.


  1. Leadership of the School:
  • Supervision, Development and Management of Teaching Staff
  • Implementation, Evaluation and Revision of School Curriculum
  • Praying Regularly with and for Staff and Students
  • Assisting School Staff in Integrating a Biblical Worldview in the Classroom
  • Biblically Resolving Conflict in the School Community
  • Supervision, Discipleship and Discipline of Students
  • Partnership with Parents
  1. Management of the School:
  • Supervision, Development and Management of Support Staff
  • Supervision and Management of School Operations, Including Business Management
  • Supervision and Management of Extra-Curricular and Elective Activities
  • Supervision and Management of College Guidance Counseling and Preparation for High School Students
  • Working with the Board on the Implementation, Evaluation and Revision of School Policies and Strategic Plan
  • Effective School-wide Communication with Parents, Teachers, Staff, Students and Administration
  • Articulating the school’s Vision and Plan


  • Subscribes to the Westminster Standards
  • Serves as an active member of a Reformed, evangelical church
  • Believes strongly in or is willing to embrace classical Christian education
  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Degree in related field, preferred)
  • Holds at least one degree in education
  • Has formal classroom teaching experience
  • Has school administrative experience
  • Relates well to a variety of people of all ages, backgrounds and ethnicities
  • Places high priority on clarity, professionalism and excellence in work

Responsibilities will begin no later than July 1, 2018.

Contact Information:

New Covenant Christian School

128 St. Mary’s Church Road

Abingdon, MD 21009


Click below to apply online or to print the application. 

Head of School Application -PDF
Please send to nccs.search@ncpres.org

Head of School Application– Online