Pee Dee Academy, an independent non-profit Christian K3-12 school in Marion County, South Carolina is seeking experienced educators, administrators and leaders to apply for the role of Head of School to start July 1, 2020.

Role Description

  • Lead the body of approximately 400 students and 45 faculty/staff in a Christ-centered place of learning
  • Perform administrative, finance, budgeting and personnel management duties
  • Enforce all academic, athletic and disciplinary standards as set forth by the State of South Carolina, the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) and the School Board
  • Engage the local community as the face of Pee Dee Academy
  • Provide vision for long-term planning and growth
  • Consult and advise the School Board and attend monthly meeting
  • Attend athletic events and other extracurricular activities
  • Ensure upkeep and improvement of building/grounds and associated infrastructure
  • Execute other duties and commitments required as the senior school administrator


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university (Master’s Preferred)
  • Experience in
    • Budgeting and finance
    • Personnel management
    • Education and technology
    • Relationship development
  • Personal characteristics
    • Family focus
    • Positive attitude and energy
    • Professionalism and commitment
    • Effective communication and listening skills
    • Respect for tradition balanced with ambition and curiosity

Pee Dee Academy was chartered by the state of South Carolina in 1965 and offers the opportunity of a private school education in grades K3-12. Pee Dee Academy attracts students from not only Marion County but also from Dillon, Florence and Horry counties in South Carolina and several contiguous counties in North Carolina. PDA is designed to function as a college preparatory school, seeking to provide challenging instruction and a safe, patriotic atmosphere based on Christian principles. PDA is designated as an eleemosynary corporation with full tax-exempt status.

Applicants should send a résumé along with a statement of educational philosophy to Applicants will receive a notification of receipt. All applications should be received by March 31, 2020.

Pee Dee Academy
2903 E. Hwy 76
Mullins, SC 29574