Aug 7, 2017

Position Opportunity > Edison High School (Portland, Oregon)

Edison High School seeks a passionate educator, experienced leader, and innovative thinker to step into the challenging role of President.  Edison High School will look to the new President to further strengthen its sense of community and to enhance communication among faculty, students, parents, and alumni families. The school will look for someone who models an unconditional acceptance and respect of the differences in others, as well as a commitment to playing an integral role in the greater community. Edison’s president will play an active leadership role in development and fundraising, including solicitation of major gifts, and cultivation of relationships with the school’s supporters and potential supporters.

Edison High School, located in Beaverton, Oregon, empowers students with learning differences to experience academic success and personal growth while preparing them for the future. Edison is guided by a set of student-centered core values characterized by attunement, collaboration, dedication, accessibility and organization. Edison students become future-ready. 
Edison High School is the only high school in Oregon and Southwest Washington dedicated to serving students with complex learning differences or learning disabilities. Because no two students are alike, Edison takes a customized approach to learning, o ering individual attention when and where it is needed. Within a small and supportive academic environment, students develop strong
relationships with faculty members who become familiar with their learning styles. Edison students gain self-discipline and organizational skills, practice self-advocacy, and build confidence in their ability to learn alongside their academic studies. The school’s work is powerful and profound, helping every student to reach his or her full potential. 
As a small private school, Edison High School offers an individualized curriculum that meets each student’s unique needs while maximizing their ability to learn. Edison also provides emotional support that builds confidence and maturity in its students. By empowering students with learning differences to experience academic success and personal growth, Edison does more than prepare
teens for the future: it changes lives.

ISA is handling this search exclusively for Edison High School.  Questions regarding the search will only be accepted by Kelly Laboe at Ian Symmonds & Associates,,, 503.843.8300.  Download a full position description here

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