Providence School – Middle & Upper School Principal

Providence School
Santa Barbara, California

Job Summary

The Providence School search is underway to appoint a new Middle and Upper School Principal who will begin on June, 2024. 

The Middle and Upper School Principal is responsible for advancing the mission of the school, under the direction of and in collaboration with the Head of School. This person will achieve this by providing visionary leadership and oversight of the Middle and Upper School programs.

Academic Leader

Ability to inspire a diverse team with integrity, honesty, and a positive attitude. A leader who champions people and invests in them personally, professionally, and spiritually.

Strategic Decision Maker

Strategic and innovative thinker, able to make thoughtful decisions in support of the school’s mission. Exceptional problem-solving skills coupled with strong emotional intelligence and teamwork while still having the ability to be decisive and make difficult decisions.

Strong Biblical Character

Mature Christian whose relationship with Jesus Christ results in strong biblical character and integrity.


Committed to contributing positively to the life of the school community and the greater Santa Barbara community.

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Expression of Interest

To express your interest in this position, please complete the form and be prepared to upload your current and complete resume/CV; a Statement of Christian Testimony (please limit to 500 words); and a Cover Letter introducing your candidacy to the search committee.