Hawken School is excited to share news of a new open role - the Director of Human Resources.
Based in Cleveland, OH, the Director of Human Resources will play a lead role in ensuring the ongoing engagement and professional development of faculty and staff, overseeing the HR function for the school's community of 365 employees. More information and a link to the position are below. If you're interested in continuing the conversation, apply here.
Founded on the ideal that "the better self shall prevail, and each generation introduce its successor to a higher plane of life," Hawken School is a coeducational independent day school with over 1,400 students serving toddlers through grade 12. Hawken's three campuses within 25 minutes of downtown Cleveland, an urban extension center, and a new high school in the city's museum district provide students with five campuses in total, offering a demanding and integrated course of study in a diverse and dynamic environment.
Hawken School is a talent rich environment. The Director of Human Resources plays a lead role in ensuring the ongoing engagement and professional development of faculty and staff, Hawken's greatest asset. Reporting to the Associate Head of School (primary) and the Chief Financial Officer (secondary), the Director of Human Resources will oversee the HR function for the school's community of 365 employees, both thinking and acting in a long-term, strategic manner, and ensuring the seamless execution of daily operations. This dichotomy of hands-on day-to-day effort combined with strategic contribution is unique to Hawken and offers a rare and fulfilling opportunity to make an important impact.
Hawken School seeks teachers comfortable taking risks and embracing a growth mindset. Our faculty members are constantly looking for new ways to inspire student curiosity while remaining dedicated to nurturing compassion and kindness in our students. We are committed to using time differently and want faculty members to expand their definition of a classroom. This means designing learning experiences for students that deepen their learning, engaging their emotions as well as their intellects.
We desire culturally competent candidates who clearly appreciate a community of teachers and learners from diverse backgrounds and perspectives and are committed to equity and social justice. If you are a teacher who is committed to the ideals of progressive education, we encourage you to read on to learn more about this position and our school.
Founded on the ideal that “the better self shall prevail and each generation introduce its successor to a higher plane of life,” Hawken School is a coeducational independent day school with 1,400 students in toddler through grade 12. Our four campuses within 25 minutes of downtown Cleveland and an urban extension center in the city’s museu...m district provide a demanding and integrated course of study in a diverse and dynamic environment.
To learn more, visit www.hawken.edu