Principal – Andover Public Schools, MA

January 16, 2024
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Job Description

Andover High School (AHS) is accredited by the New England Association of College and Secondary Schools (NEASC).  It is a four-year suburban public high school which offers a comprehensive and diverse curriculum. With an enrollment of almost 1700 students, AHS provides an array of academic and extracurricular programs designed to meet the needs of every student. In the 2022-23 school year, AHS offered 24 Advanced Placement courses. From the class of 2023, 95% of graduates made a commitment to higher education.  

Andover Public Schools (APS) is dedicated to providing creative and high-quality instruction that educates the whole child to prepare students for success in college, career, and life. APS has one preschool, five K-5 elementary schools, three middle schools, and a senior high school. 

Andover prides itself as one of the highest performing school districts in Massachusetts, with a current total school enrollment of approximately 5,600 students. Located just 20 miles from Boston, the town of Andover is a suburban community of 32 square miles with a population of over 31,000 residents. Andover is home to many high technology firms such as Hewlett Packard, Raytheon, Schneider Electric, Fresenius and Pfizer. The quality of education attracts students from throughout the United States and the world.

More information about Andover School District and Andover High School can be found at:  


  • Must hold School Principal/Assistant Principal licensure in the Commonwealth  of Massachusetts or be eligible to obtain;
  • Prior high school principal experience preferred

A regionally competitive salary range, based on experience and education, with an excellent benefit package is offered. A base salary in the range of $150,000-$163,000. 

January, 2024 Completion of stakeholder engagement and focus groups
February, 2024 Presentation of Leadership Profile/Desired Characteristics to Superintendent
February, 2024 Applications for Andover High School Principal open
Early March, 2024 Presentation of slate of qualified candidates by HYA to Superintendent
Late March/April, 2024 First and Second round interviews conducted
May, 2024 Announcement of the new principal of Andover High School
July 1, 2024 NEW Principal of Andover High School begins