Vanderbloemen Heading Executive Director Search for Martin Luther School

March 22, 2024 – Vanderbloemen, which finds leaders for churches and ministries, is currently leading the executive director search for Martin Luther School in Queens, NY. The executive director, functioning as the chief executive officer of New York Corporation The Martin Luther School, is responsible for carrying out the policies of the association through its board of directors. S/he shall be responsible for the daily operation of the school and the welfare of the faculty and staff. ensure that people and resources are allocated appropriately to achieve the mission and vision of Martin Luther School. They will model and give witness to the Christian faith with the integrity, character, and enthusiasm of a disciple of Jesus Christ, giving ultimate concern for the spiritual lives of all staff, students and families.

This lead has the ultimate responsibility and authority for the operation of Martin Luther School. They will oversee the functions related to personnel, admissions, recruitment, education, finance, development, buildings and grounds, through the administrative staff offices. This executive establishes and leads an effective administrative team and staff in a manner that engages and empowers others to take action and responsibility to achieve results, maintaining a climate of excellence, accountability and respect.

Candidates should bring a deep understanding of current educational best practices and a commitment to Christ-centered education. They must have the ability to develop and implement a strong academic program that aligns with the school’s mission and values. Those applying will have a commitment to student growth and development, both academically and spiritually. Prior school administration experience preferred.

Martin Luther School is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents, New York State Association of Independent Schools, and the Middle States Association. From its beginning in the 1960’s, the school has developed a student body rich in ethnic, religious, economic, and social diversity underpinned by our deep respect for the beliefs of all others – a tradition that continues today.

Serving Faith-Based Organizations

Vanderbloemen is a pastor-focused search firm that helps churches and faith-based organizations find mission-driven leaders. It has completed hundreds of searches serving churches and ministries from 70 to 70,000 in size, including nearly 100 denominations and tribes. The firm was founded in 2010 by Mr. Vanderbloemen, who has combined over 15 years of ministry experience as a senior pastor with the best practices of executive search to provide churches with a unique, and some would say, inspirational offering.

William Vanderbloemen is founder and CEO of the firm. He has been able to combine over 15 years of ministry experience as a senior pastor with the best practices of executive search to provide churches with a unique offering: a deep understanding of local church work with knowledge and practices of professional executive search. Prior to his founding The Vanderbloemen Search Group, he studied executive search under a mentor with over 25 years of executive search. Adrienne Vanderbloemen is the co-founder and co-owner of Vanderbloemen.

Recently Called In

Children’s Homes in North Carolina recently retained Vanderbloemen to lead in its search for a senior pastor. The CEO is responsible for executive leadership and management of all Baptist Children’s Homes NC programs. The CEO will strengthen and advance the work of the organization by cultivating meaningful relationships with the staff, strategic partners, donors, and churches. The CEO is devoted to sharing hope and changing lives in a Christ-honoring way that exemplifies transparency, integrity, and accountability.

The search firm is seeking candidates with five-plus years of management/administrative experience in child care/family services or an equivalent related field. Experience leading a large, multi-faceted organization, preferably in the non-profit sector is also a must. In addition, fundraising and major gift donor management experience is preferred.

Related: Vanderbloemen Search Group Places Executive Pastor at Grace Community Church

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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