Beacon Academy, Evanston

Head of School

Adolescents (12-18)

Listed 5 September 2022

Beacon Academy, a coeducational Montessori high school, invites applications and nominations for the position of Head of School.

Beacon Academy brings together independent school best practices and challenging International Baccalaureate curriculum with independence, freedom, and a student-centered approach. Students experience a learning community that inspires self-motivation and personal challenge and celebrates intellectual, cultural, and socioeconomic diversity. Based in Evanston, Illinois, Beacon Academy is home to approximately 200 students in grades 9-12.

While a full position specification will follow shortly, we welcome initial inquiries, nominations, recommendations, and individual applications.  Requested application materials include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a professional reference list. References will not be called without explicit permission. Applications will be welcomed until a new Head of School is selected. Although applications will be welcomed until a new Head of School is selected, for best consideration all candidates should submit materials by October 15, 2022 or until a top candidate has been identified to: [email protected].

Beacon Academy is being assisted in this search by Storbeck Search. For additional information, please contact:

Lois Mufuka Martin, Managing Director
Peter Gillin, Managing Director
Melissa Scott, Senior Associate
Storbeck Search
[email protected]

Non-discrimination Policy
Beacon does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, or ethnic origin, sexual identity, gender, or religion, in the administration of its hiring policies, educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.