Head of School
Start Date: July 1, 2024
Co-ed Day and Boarding School

Grades K – 12, 680 students with 140 boarding students
1500 Butterfield Rd, San Anselmo, CA

About the School

San Domenico School located in San Anselmo, California holds the unique distinction of being certified as California’s oldest certified independent school. Founded in 1850 by the Dominican Sisters, the school currently enrolls 680 boys and girls in Grades Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade. The expansive 515-acre campus serves a truly global student community and provides extensive options for studying, activities and adventure. As Marin County’s only K-12 school with boarding and day options in the high school, the unique program attracts students from diverse backgrounds and communities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area as well as more than 26 countries around the world.

While San Domenico is no longer a religious school, the school’s mission and educational program are firmly grounded in the Dominican philosophy to inspire students to develop character and integrity and to apply their knowledge to create a better world. The core values of study, reflection, community, and service are at the heart of all school programs and equip students with a lifelong passion for learning and a deeply global perspective. The faculty and staff encourage students to discover meaning, purpose and joy as part of every endeavor, and in turn, a San Domenico education creates more than just great students, it develops great people equipped with empathy, motivation, and knowledge to become tomorrow’s leaders. In keeping with San Domenico School’s mission and core values, San Domenico is a community of belonging where students, staff and families are dedicated to inclusion and respect for all.

Click here to view the Information for Candidates report.  You may read more about San Domenico on the school’s website, www.sandomenico.org

The Search Committee expects to complete the search in the Fall of 2023. Interested candidates should submit their materials by July 15th, 2023.

About the Position

With the Interim Head of School appointed for the 2023-2024 school year the San Domenico School Board of Trustees has turned their attention to the recruitment of the next Head of School who will start the summer of 2024.

The San Domenico School Board of Trustees is looking for a Head of School who embraces the school’s mission and has the experience and leadership style to both celebrate and build on the significant accomplishments of recent years.

How to Apply

Candidates interested in this position are asked to submit the following materials in a Single Merged PDF Document by July 15th.

  • EC Candidate Summary Sheet and Disclosure Form (contact Marcus Hurlbut and/or Joan Beauregard for the documents)
  • Letter of interest addressed to the Search Committee
  • Current resume
  • Statement of Educational Leadership
  • A list of five or more references with contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses)
  • Up to three letters of reference (optional)

Application materials are to be sent electronically via email, as a single WORD document to:

Marcus Hurlbut, Partner, Educators Collaborative

mhurlbut@educatorscollaborative.com – 949-279-3084

Joan Beauregard, Partner, Educators Collaborative

jbeauregard@educatorscollaborative.com and jbeau@comcast.net – 206-851-6616

Candidates are encouraged to speak personally with

Marcus Hurlbut (949-279-3084) or Joan Beauregard (206-851-6616)

San Domenico School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, disability, medical condition, religion, veteran status, marital-status or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

Listing Date: June 9, 2023