Head of School
Start Date: July 1, 2023
Girls Boarding & Day School, Grades 7-PG
127 Students
574 Bernardston Road, Greenfield, MA 01301 

About the School

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is a boarding and day school for girls in Grades 7 – 12 and Postgraduate (PG) situated in an idyllic setting in Greenfield, MA.


Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an academic community that fosters an international perspective. They inspire girls to pursue meaningful lives based on honor, respect, and intellectual curiosity. Each student is challenged to discover her best self and graduate with confidence to think independently and act ethically, secure in the knowledge that her voice will be heard.

Stoneleigh-Burnham’s students are described as multi-dimensional learners who find joy and power in learning. They take risks, knowing that they are in a supportive space to push their own limits, and they are highly engaged with faculty and fellow students in this strong community.

Although small, Stoneleigh-Burnham offers a number of Signature Programs ranging from their highly recognized Equestrian Program, Visual Arts and Performing Arts, VOICE 10 program focusing on students’ discovering their authentic voice and training them to deliver their unique point of view to the world, Debate and Public Speaking, and deep commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Justice.

About the Position


Stoneleigh-Burnham School presents a unique leadership opportunity. A forward-looking girls’ school with a deep and rich history, diverse student body, dedicated faculty and strong community, Stoneleigh-Burnham prepares students to move confidently and successfully into the world. The school community has the key elements of a strong independent school serving the wants and needs of today’s students. The school’s challenges are not unlike those facing most independent schools, and the next leader will ideally bring a strong set of experience, skills, and personal qualities.

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How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following documents in a single merged pdf to Mary Seppala as soon as possible.

  • EC Candidate Summary (request from Mary Seppala)
  • Letter of interest to Stoneleigh-Burnham School Search Committee
  • Current Resume
  • Statement of leadership philosophy
  • List of five references with e-mail addresses and telephone contact information

Please address any inquiries or expressions of interest to:

Mary Seppala, Partner, Educators Collaborative, LLC, maryseppala@gmail.com, 610-772-7625

Candidate dossiers will be reviewed upon receipt.

Listing Date: November 28, 2022