TAMPA – After a nationwide search, St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School announced the appointment of Robert S. Stephens Jr. as head of school, effective July 1.
Stephens joins St. John’s from The Heritage School in Miami, where he has served as director since 2006.
Beginning in August, the school’s search committee, working in conjunction with independent school search firm Resource Group 175, conducted a national search, reviewed numerous applications, and interviewed several candidates.
Stephens will become St. John’s eighth head of school and has 25 years of teaching and education administration experience at a variety of independent schools.
Stephens, 46, graduated with a bachelor of science degree in education from the University of Alabama. He also holds a Master of Science in Administration – Education Leadership from Florida International University. He also Spanish fluently.