The Middle School Head has responsibility for the oversight and daily operation of the Middle School which has185 students in grades 6-8 and 30 faculty and staff. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a deep love of middle school children, and a keen understanding of how students learn are essential qualities. Candidates need expertise in curriculum development, educational practice, as well as in faculty supervision and support. A graduate degree is preferred.
The Director of Admission and Financial Aid is responsible for maximizing the exposure, visibility, demand for and understanding of the School with both internal and external audiences; maintaining capacity enrollment of mission appropriate students; and providing access to economically diverse students through financial aid programs. This includes establishing strategic direction, goals, policy, work plans, work flow, and budget; overseeing the admission team’s day-to-day activities; and ensuring effective attainment of admission and financial aid results.
The Athletic Director is responsible for the leadership, organization and administration of athletic programs and events in all divisions of the School. The Catlin Gabel Athletics Program is open to all Middle and Upper School students. A “no cut” policy with the exception of varsity-level teams encourages wide-ranging participation in sports, consistent with the School’s belief that physical activity is perforce important and that athletic competition is vital to the formation of the young person. Catlin Gabel’s athletics program includes soccer, cross country, and volleyball in the fall; basketball and racquetball in the winter; and baseball, track, golf, and tennis in the spring. It is a vibrant, healthy, well subscribed and high profile school program.
Catlin Gabel offers a challenging course of study based on a progressive philosophy that is strongly student centered and predicated on an informal, highly interactive environment in which young people are valued for themselves and their ideas.