Founded as the Creative Children’s Academy in 1982, with 11 students and two faculty members, Quest Academy is now celebrating 40 years of providing a dynamic learning environment for gifted children. Quest Academy, fully accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), now serves 260 boys and girls in grades PS-8.
The next Head of School will be an engaged, kind, and high-energy individual with considerable financial acumen and a strategic vision to shepherd Quest Academy during his/her tenure. This is a role for a charismatic leader and experienced administrator who can effectively leverage and develop the talents and passions of community members while maintaining a practical approach to opportunities and challenges.
The ideal candidate will have most, if not all, of the following experience and skills:
Prior professional experience working within a gifted school
Prior experience as an administrator, preferably with an independent school
Classroom experience (preferably within the last 10 years) and experience with innovative curriculum design
Quest Academy provides gifted children with a challenging curriculum and a nurturing environment.
Our program emphasizes sound character along with scholarship and creativity in both the academics and the arts.
The Quest community values the individuality of each child and encourages each to strive for personal excellence.