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Jesuit education in the heart of New York City

Xavier High School Invites applications and nominations for Headmaster/Headmistress

Start date July 1, 2021

Founded in 1847, Xavier High School is an academically rigorous, Catholic, Jesuit, college preparatory school in New York City that educates intelligent, motivated young men of diverse backgrounds and means in grades 9-12. Xavier enrolls 1065 boys.

The headmaster/headmistress reports to the president and is responsible for oversight of the academic program and student life. He/she actively works to ensure the Jesuit identity and Ignatian character of Xavier and works collaboratively with the dean of faculty, dean of academics, dean of students and dean of studies. In addition to the deans, the directors of admissions, athletics, campus ministry, college placement and guidance report to the headmaster.

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Dr. James Wickenden is leading the Xavier search. To learn more about the position and to apply for the position, please visit

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