Search for Associate Head

The Search for the Next Associate Head of School for UWC-USA

United World College-USA, a two-year, independent, co-educational boarding school, seeks to identify an exceptional leader to serve as its next associate head of school. The associate head of school is a senior-level leadership position, reporting directly to the president, with responsibility for implementation and oversight of UWC-USA’s strategic priorities in educational and residential life programming.

The Mission

UWC-USA makes education a force to unite people, nations, and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.

The Opportunity

Please visit the Opportunity Statement page of this website for a comprehensive view of this exciting position and the qualities an ideal candidate should possess.

The Process

The Strategic Leadership Team has developed a comprehensive process and timeline for identifying the school’s next associate head of school. After collecting important feedback and perspectives from the UWC-USA community, they have produced an Opportunity Statement and opened the position for applications. Following the application deadline, the Screening Committee will narrow the applicant pool to a group of semi-finalists. UWC-USA’s president, Dr. Victoria J. Mora, will lead the Search Committee which will conduct and identify the finalists for on-campus interviews. The finalist(s)  identified after the on-campus visits will be invited to meet with members of the Education Committee of the Board of Trustees. 

If you have any questions or are interested in serving as the next associate head of school, please email

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