Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey and share your thoughts with the search committee.

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* Please select your association(s) with Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. Check all that apply.

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* What do you value most about the SCH experience? Please rate.

(1 = least valued, 2 = somewhat valued, 3 = valued, 4 = highly valued, 5 = most valued)

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Academic excellence
Arts program
Athletic program
Close student-teacher relationships
Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Committed teaching staff
Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL)
Outdoor Learning
Physical campus
Single-sex learning experiences
School-to-family communication
Small class sizes and low student-teacher ratio
The school’s sense of community
Readiness for life beyond the School

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What should the new SCH Head of School prioritize in the first three years on the job? Please rate.

(1 = least important, 2 = somewhat important, 3 = important, 4 = highly important, 5 = most important)

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Enhancing academic excellence
Admissions standards
Learning Support
Expanding the global outlook for the school and its programs
Improving school-wide communication
Increasing the diversity of our school community
Increasing the diversity of our teaching staff
Making SCH a more equitable and inclusive community
Recruiting and retaining high-quality faculty
Renovating and enhancing school’s current buildings and infrastructure
Renovating and enhancing the school’s outdoor spaces
Strengthening the sense of community
Growing the school’s endowment
Public/Private Partnerships

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* What do you believe are the top challenges facing SCH in the next five years? Please rate.

(1 = least important, 2 = somewhat important, 3 = important, 4 = highly important, 5 = most important)

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Achieving/maintaining academic excellence
Recruiting top academic students and teachers
Recruiting top student athletes and coaches
Competition within the local private school market
Brand recognition
Fundraising/achieving and maintaining financial stability
Diversity, equity, and inclusion among faculty and students
Building connections within the SCH community
Preparing students for changing college admission requirements
Improvements to SCH buildings and surrounding campus
Building connections with Chestnut Hill and the City of Philadelphia

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* What prior experiences do you believe are most important for the next Head of School to have had? Please rate.

(1 = least important, 2 = somewhat important, 3 = important, 4 = highly important, 5 = most important)

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Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) work
Board relations
Budgeting and financial management
Collaboration, team-building
Curriculum development
Diplomacy and negotiation
Effective communication
Fundraising
Leadership/management experience in a school
Navigating various constituencies
Public speaking
Strategic planning and development
Teaching experience
Change Management

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Which characteristics or qualities would be MOST IMPORTANT for the ideal Head of School to possess? Please rate.

(1 = least important, 2 = somewhat important, 3 = important, 4 = highly important, 5 = most important)

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Accessible
Visionary, Innovative, forward-thinking
Business and financial acumen
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
Consensus builder
Team player
Energy, enthusiasm, passion
Inspiring and motivational
Excellent communicator/listener
Fair, understanding, and empathetic
Friendly, warm, genuine
Knowledgeable about the field of education
Relatable; connects with students, families, staff
Sense of humor
Thoughtful, insightful
Integrity, strong moral compass

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* What point(s) of pride do you think every candidate for Head of School should know about SCH?

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