Dear Jarrow Community Member,

As we move forward with our Head of School search, we would welcome your input and thoughts.  We are most interested in the values and leadership qualities you would like to see in our next Head.  Feel free to reflect on what you appreciate most about Jarrow and how you think our new Head can help best carry out our mission.

Jarrow's Mission: “Jarrow Montessori School nurtures the development of the whole child through quality Montessori education.  Our community supports each child’s joyful discovery of self in the journey to becoming a confident lifelong learner and compassionate citizen.”

The Search Committee thanks you for your participation in helping to inform the direction of our collective journey at this exciting and aspirational time of transition.

Most Sincerely,

Jarrow’s Head of School Search Committee

* 1. Please choose your association with the school.  Check all that apply.

* 2. What do you currently value most about Jarrow?
Please list the top 3-5 things.  Feel free to add others and to comment in detail.

* 3. What areas should the next Head focus on most?
Please list the top 3-5 things. Feel free to add others and to comment in detail.

* 4. What professional experiences should our next Head have?
Please list the top 3-5 things. Feel free to add others and to comment in detail.

* 5. What personal characteristics or qualities would you most desire in our next Head?
Please list the top 3-5 things. Feel free to add others and to comment in detail.

* 6. What strengths of the school should Jarrow build or expand on?

* 7. What are the main challenges you believe the school needs to address over the next 3-5 years?  And the next 5-10 years?

* 8. Do you have any other comments you wish the Search Committee would take into consideration?

* 9. Do you have a candidate to recommend? If so, please provide his/her contact information.

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