Becoming Part of the Team


ASMS values a flexible learning environment that supports the development of the whole child. Candidates must therefore possess a comprehensive understanding of and deep commitment to employing varied instructional strategies to guide all students toward the realization of their potential as learners. Successful candidates will also be creative, collaborative, technologically proficient, and excited to engage fully in the extra-curricular programs of the school.

Statement of Non-Discrimination


The Alternative School for Math and Science prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. 

Employment Opportunities


2022/2023 Academic Year


ASMS, a national leader in middle-level education, seeks a proven educational leader and inspiring communicator to become its next Academic Head of School.




The Academic Head of School will be responsible for the academic program and student learning at the school.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a learning environment that promotes academic progress for all students

  • Maintaining a high-quality, future-focused, standards-based curriculum

  • Support of digital initiatives designed to enhance student learning

  • Supervision, performance assessment, and professional development of faculty

  • Establishing relationships within the community to provide enhanced opportunities for student learning

  • Partner with the Administrative Head and Executive Head of School; serve as a member of the leadership team




  • Comprehensive background and understanding of middle school curriculum, instruction, and assessment

  • Teaching experience in middle or high school with subject matter expertise in a core academic discipline

  • Background and experience in standards-based instruction and assessment with a focus on student learning

  • Experience in using student performance data to assess the effectiveness of instructional programs, and develop appropriate modifications to improve student performance

  • Advanced degree or experience as an instructional leader or school leader; experience supervising or mentoring teachers is preferred

  • Desire and ability to lead within a collaborative team environment


The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to the vision, mission, and objectives of the school, and a strong belief in its academic values.  They will have a passionate interest in adolescent development, and an understanding of and commitment to pursuing excellence in middle-level learning.


Qualified candidates interested in this opportunity are invited to submit a resume and the names of three references in digital format (WORD or PDF) to