Acton Academy

Head of School - Acton Academy at Serenbe

Acton Academy at Serenbe is hiring a Head of School who is a lifelong learner with a growth mindset and a proven leader with an eagerness to explore and implement new educational models and approaches.

Acton Academy at Serenbe is an innovative, learner-driven community serving ages 6 weeks – 18 years, with a mission to “inspire each child who enters outdoors to find a calling that will change the world.” At Acton we share a corebelief that every child has greatness within them, and it is the school’s roleto create an environment where they can discover and nurture that greatness.Acton’s model engages students in real-world projects, educational quests, andSocratic discussions in multi-age classrooms focused on the “Hero’s Journey” ofeach student – helping students develop their academic skills while seekingtheir calling in life.

Theexceptional location and the relationships within Serenbe set the school apart.Nestled in the woods with private access to miles of nature trails, studentsare steps from green space for outdoor classrooms and play. The children’slearning experience is deepened and broadened by participating with all theamenities that Serenbe has to offer. Learners enjoy visiting artists who teachclasses, local residents who perform in the classroom, and visits to theSerenbe Farm where they participate in planting and harvesting.

The Head of School at Acton Academy at Serenbe should be a dedicatededucator familiar with and supportive of the Acton philosophy. This leader willbe responsible for implementing the vision, mission and strategic objectives ofthe school while building community and a culture reflective of the uniqueprinciples of a learner-led community school immersed in nature.

Acton Academy at Serenbe retained the firm Resource Group 175 (RG175) to support its search for a new Head of School. If you wish to submit your application, please do so at: The deadline for receipt of full application materials is Friday, March10, 2023. For any questions or further information about the position, please contact: Marcia Prewitt Spiller

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