Head of School Search

May 12, 2022
Moravian Academy is seeking a new Head of School to lead the ninth oldest independent school in the nation and the premier independent school in the entire Lehigh Valley. Founded in 1742, Moravian traces its historical roots to the Moravian Church whose tradition affirms that young people best realize their potential in an atmosphere of love and understanding. Since 1742, Moravian Academy has promoted a child’s full development in mind, body, and spirit and its tradition has encouraged sound innovation to meet contemporary challenges while recognizing the permanence of human values.

Moravian Academy 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: https://rg175.com/
Applications include:
  • Letter of interest (cover letter)
  • Resume or CV
  • Personal statement (educational/leadership philosophy)
  • Name of four current references and contact information (optional)
The deadline for receipt of full application materials is July 8th, 2022.
Please note that the Moravian Academy search committee plans to interview semi-finalists on August 13 and will invite finalists to visit campus in September.
Please plan accordingly. For any questions or further information about the position, please contact:
John Green                                           Rebecca Upham
Resource Group 175                            Resource Group 175
John.green@gr175.com                      Rebecca.upham@rg175.com
609-937-2565                                     857-998-7479
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Adrianne Finley Odell as Interim Head of School for the 2022-23 School Year.

Search Commitee

Lori Schoeneman - Trustee, Parent
Amy Ahart  - Trustee, Parent

Committee Members:
Mike Hilton, Parent ’97, Grandparent ’27, ’29, ’36, trustee
Sima Hodavance, Parent ’30, ’31, ‘35
Fatima Jaffer, Parent ’19, ’22, ’26, ’29, trustee
Kristin Noonan, ‘02SS, ‘06MA, trustee
Christian Rice, Parent ’29, trustee
Scott Seymour, Parent ’27, ’29, trustee

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